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Board searches for new superintendent

The Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) Board of Education has selected four firms as semifinal candidates to search for a new District Superintendent for the 2018-19 school year. The firms will present ...
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Civility policy stirs up contreversy

In hopes of promoting orderly conduct and alleviating tensions between parents and teachers, the teachers union has proposed that the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) adopt a Civility Policy. Put fort...

Car incidents arise in span of two days

Just days after a terrorist rammed into a busy New York bicycle path, killing eight people, Palo Alto High School students had their own close calls with rogue vehicles. In one incident, last Monday, an unidentified motorist sped through campus and onto Embarc...
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Prisoners escape from local courthouse

Two inmates have evaded police custody after escaping the Santa Clara County Superior Court in Palo Alto on Nov. 6. Since then, two alleged accomplices have been found, but the inmates remain on the loose. The...
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Special education documents rescinded

Although the U.S. Department of Education recently rescinded 72 documents that protect the rights of disabled students, two special education teachers say Palo Alto High School is expected to continue to protec...

Bill provides free year of community college

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Oct. 13 that would provide a free year of full-time community college enrollment to California students, effective from the 2018-19 school year. Assembly Bill No. 19 (AB 19), originally proposed by Assemblyman Antonio Santiag...

Club hosts first community service fair

For the first time, the Youth Community Service (YCS)-Interact Club hosted a Service Fair on the quad on Nov. 8. The event featured over a dozen different local service organizations, raffle games and prizes, ...