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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Details emerge about investigation of East Palo Alto preschool director

The director of Ravenswood City School District's preschool was formally disciplined for releasing the wrong child to an...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by In response to "Denise" :, 7 hours ago | 14 comments | 5802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss new bond

Palo Alto Unified is eyeing the physical upgrades its schools might need in the next 20 years, with the school board set...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by Samuel L., 10 hours ago | 15 comments | 1300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on SELF program at Gunn

Hi. I'd like to hear feedback on the SELF program at Gunn. My daughter has many interests, but the schedule at Gunn has gotten...

Original post made by High school in 2019 on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Apr 23, 2018 at 4:11 pm | 9 comments | 377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood school board could discuss principal's transfer

As East Palo Alto parents continue to rally against the sudden removal of a popular principal last month, school board members...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Concerned Parent/Resident not choosing Ravenswood, on Apr 21, 2018 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police: Threat against Palo Alto High was a hoax

A threat against Palo Alto High School has led to a lockdown at Paly and the Palo Alto school district this afternoon, according...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by disheartened, on Apr 21, 2018 at 1:20 pm | 47 comments | 28759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two declare candidacies for Palo Alto school board

The race for two open seats on the Palo Alto school board is starting to heat up, with one incumbent planning to run for...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 18, 2018 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 5379 Views

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Nearly half of Belle Haven students boycott school

More than 44 percent of students attending Belle Haven Elementary School boycotted classes on Wednesday to protest the East...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous , on Apr 17, 2018 at 9:33 pm | 36 comments | 4819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood school district to appoint new principals

Ravenswood City School District's superintendent has proposed an internal shuffling of school leadership that will result...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 16, 2018 at 7:20 am | 15 comments | 1946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advisory group to interview superintendent finalists

A panel of 10 community members, five school administrators and two students will confidentially interview finalists for...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Direct Reports, on Apr 13, 2018 at 11:08 pm | 7 comments | 1969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Complaint against Ravenswood superintendent alleges discrimination

The sudden mid-year removal of a principal credited with turning around a long-struggling elementary school in the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 11, 2018 at 9:44 pm | 37 comments | 5788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Violence-prevention expert to visit schools

Jackson Katz, who is nationally known for his work on gender violence, will visit Palo Alto this week to work with high school...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2018 at 4:52 pm | 16 comments | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford agrees to Title IX reforms under federal resolution

A yearslong federal probe into Stanford University's handling of campus sexual violence has come to an end, with the university...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by Stanford alum, on Apr 11, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of local note: Skiing, lacrosse and baseball results

Menlo School freshman Gabriela Kogler placed 24th overall in the Giant Slalom at the U16 National Skiing Championships on...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 4, 2018 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford admit rate lowest in university's history

Stanford University accepted 2,040 students to its incoming class for Fall 2018, the undergraduate admissions office announced...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2018 at 10:10 pm | 7 comments | 3409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public debates Paly solar panels

A plan to add solar panels to the parking lot in front of Palo Alto High has prompted some residents -- concerned that the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 1, 2018 at 4:53 pm | 24 comments | 3349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In Parkland's wake, district reviews school safety

A lockdown at Palo Alto High School on Thursday was an all-too-real test of important safety procedures the school district...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Any security cameras?, on Apr 1, 2018 at 6:10 am | 22 comments | 4306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pinewood girls fall short in state hoops title contest

After an electric game for the ages when Pinewood took down undefeated and nationally top-ranked Mitty in a triple-overtime...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by David, on Mar 31, 2018 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 1154 Views

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David Mamet's uncomfortable 'Race'

The latest in Dragon Production Theatre Company's 2nd Stage mentoring series is a production of David Mamet's 2009 play "Race,"...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Mar 28, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to vote on proposed school names

With a final vote on new names for Jordan and Terman middle schools scheduled for Tuesday night, both sides of what has become...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 28, 2018 at 8:08 am | 35 comments | 3657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School renaming sparks protest, division

A proposal to rename a Palo Alto middle school after Fred Yamamoto, a Japanese-American Palo Altan who enlisted in the U.S....

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by John Koster, on Mar 28, 2018 at 6:43 am | 220 comments | 14561 Views
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2018 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2018 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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