Elementary schools begin to reopen

Kindergarten and first grade students returned to district campuses and began in-person learning on Oct. 12, with other grades to follow in the coming weeks. This decision was voted on by the Palo Alto Unifi...

School board race introductions

Katie Causey Katie Causey is a 2012 Palo Alto High School graduate and nonprofit employee who is running on the platforms of student voices, equity and the physical and mental wellbeing of students which she s...
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Foothills Park may allow non-residents

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the City of Palo Alto on Sept. 15 over the residents-only policy that Foothills Park has put in place since 1969. In May of 1959, the city of Palo ...

Online education presents challenges

On a normal school day, junior Cate Dyer wakes up about 30 minutes before class, has breakfast and then walks over to her desk and logs into Zoom. PAUSD has made the switch from asynchronous to synchronous lear...

Ethnic studies bill awaiting approval

As more Americans begin to question commonly accepted cultures, systems and norms for their bias against marginalized groups, some of the country’s seemingly most trivial practices — no matter their scope — hav...