The Slice (Winter 2023-24)

February 7, 2024

Update on PiE-Funded CTE Initiatives PAUSD’s Career Technology Education (CTE) department—which is part of the Innovation and Agility Department, and partially funded by PiE—has been very busy lately! For this…

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The Slice – Spring 2023

April 23, 2023

PiE-Funded Innovation Grants Awarded Since 1987, PiE has awarded $1.4 million to PAUSD teachers, staff, and affiliated PAUSD groups for innovative and collaborative projects that benefit multiple classes, grades, and…

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The Slice – Fall 2022

November 9, 2022

Spotlight on PAPiE Volunteers It’s that time of year! Our PiE “Rally Days” are taking place this week throughout PAUSD. Spirited PiE volunteers in bright blue PiE shirts and caps…

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The Slice – Spring 2022

April 18, 2022

PiE-Funded Spectra Art Program Expands in New Directions PAUSD’s elementary art program, Spectra Art, is unique to our district, funded by PiE, and beloved by K-5 students and teachers alike!…

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The Slice – Winter 2021-22

January 19, 2022

PiE-Funded Short Story Dispenser Inspires Fletcher Students The first time Fletcher Librarian Kristen Lee saw a Short Story Dispenser at Greene Middle School, on loan from the Palo Alto City…

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The Slice – Spring/Summer 2021

May 8, 2021

PiE Innovation Grant: “Equity in Photojournalism” When Paly photography teacher Margo Wixsom attended two professional development courses on anti-racism last summer, she realized that even as a self-described “feminist in…

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The Slice – Winter 2020/21

January 11, 2021

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…

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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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