Board considers renaming schools

Steps are now being taken to address the controversy surrounding the renaming of Jordan Middle School, which has been a hot topic in the District for over a year. A meeting about renaming Jordan as well as Term...
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Weighted GPA system to be reconsidered

Following complaints about the 5-0 decision to include both weighted and unweighted grade point averages on mid-year transcripts for the Class of 2017 at the students’ request, the Palo Alto Unified School Dist...

Students hold peaceful protest downtown

Several hundred students from schools in and around Palo Alto participated in a student-organized walkout and peace protest in Lytton Plaza on Nov. 15, belting out uplifting chants along the way and cementing the youth presence in the community. The event w...
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Paly-Jordan joint concert held in PAC

The audience settles down in Paly’s recently constructed Performing Arts Center (PAC) as a harmonious note fills the air, exuding a euphonic atmosphere. When the crowd grows silent, the band springs into life a...
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Achievement gap after graduation

New data presented to the Board indicates that Palo Alto Unified School District’s (PAUSD) achievement gap persists after high school. College graduation data shows that historically under-represented (HUR) students from PAUSD who enrolled in college receiv...

Potential new bike bridge

Assuming more grants come in, plan for the construction of a new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 is scheduled to begin construction in 2019 and should be finished and ready to use by 2020. There has been a...