Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) gives $4.875 Million to Palo Alto Public Schools

Community continues outpouring of support for nonprofit foundation powered by parent volunteers. (May 10, 2021) PALO ALTO, CA – Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE), announced they will give $4.875 million to the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) for use in the 2021-22 school year. PiE also awarded $35,913 in Innovation Grants during the…

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The Slice – Winter 2020/21

Supporting Wellness in Difficult Times Wellness and support continues to be a core priority for PiE funding. This year has demonstrated just how important it is to provide wellness support through our schools.  All PAUSD staff have been trained to identify students who are struggling with mental or emotional health issues and connect them to…

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The Slice – Spring/Summer 2020

Practicing What They Teach: PiE-funded teachers demonstrate resilience, innovation, collaboration, and creativity With school campuses closed, and students now learning from home, teachers, counselors, and staff for all grade levels and disciplines have taken on the challenge of bringing meaningful learning opportunities into a virtual environment. We bring you a sampling of how PiE-funded staff…

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COVID-19 Relief for Palo Alto Families

If you would like to help Palo Alto families who are struggling due to the COVID-19 health crisis, PiE encourages you to donate to local organizations positioned to meet that challenge. Below are a few suggestions of reputable nonprofit organizations. Please click on the names below to be directed to each of their websites: Palo…

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The Slice – Winter 2018

Music education is superfood for the brain, enhancing brain development, focus, and decision-making. Students, even at early grade levels, also benefit from social awareness and the enhanced listening and motor skills developed by participating in group music learning. Donations to PiE help fund excellence in education through K-12 music instruction at every school in the…

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Video: Thank You, PiE!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words—a PAUSD parent volunteer created a video that is worth far more. It demonstrates in 97 seconds what your gift accomplishes by the people it affects every day.

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Slides from Middle and High School Preview Nights

Slides from the Middle and High School Preview Nights Whether you missed the evenings or attended and want to see the slides in detail, please find below a link to each of the slide sets. We hope you found the evenings to be informative and helpful! Middle School Preview Nights For parents with kids entering…

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Helpful Tips for Parents of 5th and 8th Graders

Tips and Tricks for Parents with Kids Transitioning from 5th and 8th Grades From PiE Parents for Parents! Read this in Mandarin or Spanish! Moving from Elementary to Middle School: Practice the route to/from school a few times over the summer. Allow your child to do it solo at least once before the first day.…

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Middle and High School Preview Nights 2018

Read this in Mandarin or Spanish! Slides from: JLS Middle School Preview Night Fletcher Middle School Preview Night Greene Middle School Preview Night Slides from: Gunn High School Preview Night Paly High School Preview Night Wondering about the next big step in school? Come for a preview of what to expect for the move to…

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The Slice – Spring 2018

This year’s campaign represents a tremendous effort, involving 137 volunteers, thousands of volunteer hours, and over 4,000 donors—truly a community endeavor. As a result, PiE was able to give Palo Alto schools $5.75 million for next school year. As we look forward to next year, it is important to take a moment to reflect on…

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