Welcome Back!!

We hope that you all had a great summer vacation and are refreshed and ready to start the 2019-20 school year!

There are have been a few Principal changes in PAUSD for 2019-20. Chris Grierson is moving from Duveneck to JLS, and we have
new principals at Duveneck (Annora Lee) and Palo Verde (Leslie Crane). The district also has new Chief Business Officer, Carolyn Chow.

Welcome Annora, Leslie and Carolyn!!

Here is the official PAUSD Press Release welcoming the newcomers.

Stanford GUP Info

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Now is the time to speak up or we might end up with overcrowded schools and less resources for staff and students. Please help PAUSD parents and staff know how the Stanford General Use Permit (GUP) could impact our schools. What we do now will have an impact for many years to come!
The Latest News…

The Santa Clara County Planning Commission recommended approval of Stanford University’s development application. You can read more here.  The next step in the process is for the Planning Commission’s recommendation to go to the Board of Supervisors for its consideration. This is expected to happen this fall, starting in late September with public hearings continuing through October and into November.  This is our next opportunity to make our case for full mitigation.

Earlier News Articles…

Continue reading Stanford GUP Info

PTA Council Honorary Award Recipients 2019

The Palo Alto PTA Council honored five outstanding people and one group this year for their amazing service to the Palo Alto community.

The honorees are:

Stacey Ashlund for her work on inclusion
Ana Reyes for advocacy for the HPV vaccine
David Shen and Susan Usman – Led the Measure Z campaign that passed a $460 million dollar bond to upgrade and enhance our schools
Alva Spence for her work on student nutrition and health
Gunn Culture Connection Club for their volunteer translation services

In addition, incredible volunteers were honored by Palo Alto’s 17 PTAs. Congratulations to these wonderful people whose countless hours of service are greatly appreciated.   Click here to learn more.

The PTA is the oldest and largest child advocacy association in America. Today’s PTA is comprised of more than 4 million parents, teachers, grandparents, caregivers, foster parents and other caring adults who share a commitment to improving the education, health, and safety of all children. We speak with one voice for every child.