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Video: Possible with PiE

July 2, 2020

Why do Palo Alto schools need an education foundation? To provide the enriched education we want for our kids! In two short minutes you can see why it’s only possible with PiE. (Scroll down for English, Mandarin, and Spanish versions!) English Version Mandarin Version Spanish Version

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COVID-19 Relief for Palo Alto Families

March 27, 2020

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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Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) Announces Innovation Grants for 2019-2020 School Year

May 3, 2019

Teachers to receive grants to bring new ideas to PAUSD elementary, middle, and high schools. (May 8, 2019) PALO ALTO, CA – Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) announces that it is awarding over $70,000 to fund 10 Innovation Grants for the 2019-2020 school year. In addition to providing $5.5 million for essential programs and…

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Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) Gives $5.5 Million to Palo Alto Public Schools

April 24, 2019

Community continues outpouring of support for nonprofit foundation powered by parent volunteers. (April 24, 2019) PALO ALTO, CA – Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE), announced they will give $5.5 million to the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) for use in the 2019-20 school year. The gift was made possible by to donors and…

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Video: Thank you, PiE!

November 19, 2018

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

November 15, 2018

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

November 15, 2018

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

September 19, 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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Partners in Education (PiE) Launches $5.85 Million Fundraising Campaign

August 13, 2018

PiE funds critical programs and staffing positions for all PAUSD schools, with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), the Arts, and Wellness and Support. (August 11, 2018) PALO ALTO, CA – Partners in Education (PiE) announced today the launch of the 2018-19 fundraising campaign, which aims to secure $5.85 million in donations…

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Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) Gives $5.75 Million to Palo Alto Public Schools

March 29, 2018

Nonprofit foundation powered by parent volunteers aims to overcome challenge of funding an excellent public school education (March 20, 2018) PALO ALTO, CA – Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE), announced today they will give $5.75 million to the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) for use in the 2018-19 school year. The gift was made…

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