The Slice – October 2013

The Slice

New Construction + PiE Donations = Magic At Our Schools

Palo Alto schools are going through a construction boom, thanks to funds from the Strong Schools Measure passed by over 70% of the city’s voters in 2008. The new buildings and facilities are amplifying the impact of PiE-funded programs and staff in exciting and innovative ways. This edition of the Slice explores how these remodeled campuses are improving the school experience for students, staff and parents in Palo Alto.

HighSchoolIN OUR HIGH SCHOOLS

Building for the Next Generation

Paly and Gunn are both designing their campus construction efforts to serve the students of 2014 as well as those of 2054. When the rebuilding is complete, Palo Alto’s high schools will offer students new high tech libraries and classrooms, athletic facilities, and dedicated space for career and college counseling.
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MiddleSchoolIN OUR MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Building Community and Connection

Palo Alto’s middle schools are focused on building community and making big schools feel small for their students. So it’s no surprise that the new facilities at JLS, Jordan and Terman are creating new avenues for the students to gather, share ideas and learn together.
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ElementarySchoolIN OUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Building Engagement and Collaboration

From Ohlone’s flex room to Fairmeadow’s clocktower-topped classroom building, Palo Alto’s elementary schools are using their new spaces to facilitate project-based learning, collaboration and engagement for all students.

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CarolAndNicoleDONOR PROFILE

Carol Carnevale and Nicole Aron

Carol and Nicole believe in investing in the long-term because it builds a strong foundation and makes their work more rewarding.
 

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