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The Slice – Spring/Summer 2020

May 15, 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…

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The Slice – Winter 2019

December 17, 2019

From Donation to Disbursement Perhaps you know that PiE funds support staffing in the arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), and wellness and support. Perhaps you have heard from…

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The Slice – Spring/Summer 2019

May 10, 2019

Big Gift Announced for 2019-2020 School Year The community of Palo Alto families and friends worked together to bring PiE’s 2018-2019 campaign to fruition. As a result, PiE was able…

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The Slice – Winter 2018

December 4, 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…

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The Slice – Spring 2018

May 24, 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…

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The Slice – Fall 2017

December 14, 2017

PiE is such an integral part of our schools, that it is hard to imagine them without it. Yet many PiE-funded programs that are a core part of a PAUSD…

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The Slice – Spring 2017

May 19, 2017

A Well-Rounded Education In interviews, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning creator of Hamilton: An American Musical, often says, “Art saved my life.” Miranda is an ardent supporter of funding for the…

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The Slice – Winter 2017

February 13, 2017

PiE Teacher Grants – Seeding Innovation in the Classroom Many Silicon Valley success stories were started with a small investment, but did you know that several PAUSD innovations have also…

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