Miguel Frid, a student at Kehillah Jewish High School in Palo Alto, is headed to Israel next year. His primary focus this year, however, is leading the Kehillah Rams varsity basketball team.
Sacred Heart Prep coach recalls teaching the successful offensive play “the fly” to then Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh. He was surprised to see Harbaugh’s new team – the 49ers – using the play, too.
San Jose’s Lynbrook High School celebrates math and science students the way many schools celebrate athletes. Science teacher Amanda Alonzo shares why inquiry-based learning is great for students and test scores.
After a successful 2008 bond measure, field, track and stadium renovations are nearing completion at Fremont Union’s five district high schools, including Cupertino High, host of a 41-year-old band competition.
Menlo School’s mock trial program teaches high school students to present arguments for fictitious court cases and be judged by real judges and trial lawyers. The school won the San Mateo County championship.
After five classmates committed suicide last year, students at Palo Alto’s Henry M. Gunn high school banded together to form a support group of trained peer counselors.
The Palo Alto school district’s proposed new academic calendar, designed to alleviate stress among high school students, has met varying levels of support and resistance from the community.
Superintendent Kevin Skelley would like to see Palo Alto students at all grade levels start classes a week earlier, on Aug. 16. First-semester finals would be shifted to December to prevent high school students from spending their winter break studying for exams.