From catching a teacher eating in front of an open refrigerator to probing a coach who forgot to cover the swimming pool, photography students use humorous situations to explore energy conservation.
Palo Alto High School
The high school plans to replace antiquated gyms with state-of-the-art facilities by August 2015. Officials are making arrangements to mitigate disruption to student activities during construction.
Spirit week, which marks the days leading up to the homecoming football game, fosters camaraderie through a series of rallies and contests.
Peninsula high school schedules maximize student learning opportunities and give teens additional sleep time. But new Stanford research suggests it’s unhealthy for students to sit for such long periods of time.
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.