Ice Skating at Winter Lodge

Join your Nixon friends for two fun-filled hours of socializing, skating and eating! Pizza, baked goods and drinks will be available for purchase. 

When: Wednesday, November 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Winter Lodge, 3009 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto

Cost: $17/skater including skate rental; non-skaters free

IMPORTANT: All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 

Sign-up/waiver forms can be picked up in the office, found in the friday folder or downloaded here. Complete forms may be dropped off in the office until Tuesday, Nov 18.  After that, just bring your form and payment directly to the rink.

Nixon is still in need of two volunteers to assist with check in at Winter Lodge.  Help is needed from 5:10 to 6:15pm and from 6:15 to 7:15pm, just one person for each shift. If you can pitch in to help with this fun event please contact Mallika Ranjan at:

Donation Days


Double the impact of your donation November 12 through  21 thanks to our $225,000 Donation Days Challenge offered by generous PiE supporters. Your gift matters in funding over 250 caring adults and 97,500 hours of instruction in our schools. Nixon uses PiE funds to pay for classroom aides, computer instruction, Spectra Art,  and counseling. PiE is also funding math enrichment instructors at Nixon enabling teachers to provide more small group instruction.  Our campaign is shorter this year so please help us reach our goal by donating or pledging TODAY at:   If you have questions please reach out to Julie Wissink, Mary Falcon or Audrey Gold.

2014 Book Fair

bookfairThe Nixon Book Fair will be November 7–14.

During the Book Fair, the Nixon Theater is transformed into an amazing book store filled with great reads for everyone.

If you would like to help, please click here to sign up for a volunteer shift. No experience is necessary!

Click here for the book fair’s hours.

What happened at Halloween?

Photo credit: Emilie P
What do the teachers, staff, principal and superintendent do when it’s raining outside and it’s Halloween?

We flashmob the students!

With many thanks to Superintendent McGee for being such a great sport!