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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New math books on school board agenda

Board plans to discuss Tuesday a new math curriculum, "California Everyday Mathethics," that has been controversial in some...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perla Ni, on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2170 Views

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Guest opinion: District likely to lose on charter school site fight

On April 1, trustees of the Sequoia Union High School District approved a final offer of facilities for Everest Public High...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Critic of SUHSD, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1974 Views

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Update: Student, 16, still hospitalized after being struck by car in Atherton crosswalk

A 16-year-old Woodside High School girl remains in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg, broken pelvis and kidney trauma after...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rush, on Apr 13, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

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MA's Big Bear Run Welcomes Alumni!

The 4th Annual Big Bear 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles) will commence at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 3. The first 50 M-A graduates to...

Original post made by Susan Mohr on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Weekend Warrior, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2203 Views

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Big changes ahead in classrooms

Portola Valley's Corte Madera School to offer choice of themed classrooms to fourth- and fifth graders. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Patrone, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 2118 Views

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Woodside School tax vote: results tonight

Results of the all-mail parcel tax election in the Woodside Elementary School District will be reported at 8:05 tonight....

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by k, on May 5, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 2167 Views

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'Asian male juvenile' is victim of train collision

Another possible suicide -- the second Caltrain-related death in two days -- stopped trains in Palo Alto at about 8:30 a.m....

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Friendoffamily, on May 5, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

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Everest directors plan to sue Sequoia district

A court battle appears likely if, as expected, the directors of Everest Public High School, a new charter school that plans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 8, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2208 Views

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Fifth-graders score high in Tech Museum challenge

A team of 5th graders from Encinal School won second place for overall solution in their age group at the Tech Museum of...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Daniel C., on May 12, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 2043 Views

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Everest and Sequoia district gird for battle

Within days, attorneys for Everest Public High School, a new charter school set to open in September, are expected to sue...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 20, 2009 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1899 Views

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What should city do about child care?

As Menlo Park works to cut its subsidy of the city-run child care center in the Civic Center complex, it's become clear to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent at MCC, on May 28, 2009 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 2262 Views

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Linda Common heads to Palo Alto

Linda Common, a former principal of Woodside High School and the director of special education for the Sequoia Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by , on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2610 Views

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Class of 2009 says farewell to Menlo-Atherton High School

Menlo-Atherton High School graduated the Class of 2009 on Thursday, June 4. Click headline or photo to view a brief summary...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by MA Senior, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 5951 Views

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Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 2141 Views

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Barbara Wood: Letter to my daughter, after her last race

To my dear daughter, Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8179 posted Wednesday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Anne Hillman, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1917 Views

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Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

==B Editor's note:== This story includes a correction to a quotation by Everest Public High School spokeswoman Diane Tavenner....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2184 Views

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A Bridge to somewhere

Not many middle school students know very much about college, let alone what school they would like to attend. Seventh-grader...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Rayme, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2189 Views

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Teen suspect in court on pipe-bomb incident

A 17-year-old boy being charged as an adult for allegedly bringing weapons and explosives to Hillsdale High School in...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Aug 26, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2150 Views

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Class of 2009: Hillview graduates move on to high school

Hillview Middle School's class of eighth-graders had their moment in the sun with a graduation ceremony at 5 p.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Temuulen, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 2699 Views

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Menlo-AthertonHigh School theater opens in style

In weekend celebrations, audiences got their first look inside the architecturally bold new theater at Menlo-Atherton High...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by MP Booster, on Oct 12, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2189 Views
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