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SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A protest planned in Palo Alto today at noon

Some 25 to 40 students from Menlo-Atherton High School are planning to show up to today at noon outside Gunn High School...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sal, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1899 Views

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High school district board seeks community input on new superintendent

With the planned June 30 departure of the superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, the governing board...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by full search advocate, on Feb 24, 2010 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 1801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo students shape new speaker series

The school has hosted prominent speakers for years, but the programs were primarily talks, followed by a short Q&A. With...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Johnathan Wamblat, on Mar 10, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 2077 Views

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At Woodside High: Murder mystery drives musical comedy

Fans of just about every theater genre should find something to like in Woodside High School's upcoming production of "Curtains,"...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dan B., on Mar 12, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2051 Views

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PV school district staff volunteer to forgo pay hikes next year

Facing layoffs and a serious budget shortfall, staff in the Portola Valley School District voted to forgo salary increases...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by A mom, on Apr 12, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1877 Views

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April 24: School foundation hosts auction to help offset district deficit

Leaders of the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation are hoping the foundation's annual auction, set for Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

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James Flood Magnet School vandalized

Police are investigating an apparent vandalism early Tuesday morning at the James Flood Magnet School in East Palo Alto in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on May 26, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rotary awards $114,000 in scholarships

Local high school students took home a record $114,000 in scholarships May 17 during an awards ceremony that also included...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on May 26, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 2249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores up again for high schools

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools, continuing their upward trends as measured by the state's Academic Performance...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Wildcat Fever, on May 31, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 2575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprise of a lifetime

Longtime M-A High jazz band director Frank Moura responds to a surprise concert made up of four decades of alumni jazz bands...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by MAParent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2514 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park City School District hosts meeting for prospective candidates

District residents who are interested in running for the Menlo Park School District Board of Education in the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo Resident, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2317 Views

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June 3-6: 'Kilroy Was Here' at Hillview

The Hillview Players will present the World War II musical, "Kilroy Was Here," June 3-6 at Hillview Middle School, 1100 Elder...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Actor's parent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

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Literacy 'declaration' at Menlo Park Library

Menlo Park Library patrons will have a chance, beginning on Friday (July 9), to put their John Hancock on a document passing...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 2878 Views

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Grand jury: school districts need to improve effectiveness of school bond oversight

School districts in San Mateo County need to do a better job of recruiting and training members for committees that provide...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 3098 Views

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Menlo Park youth named to national advisory board on childhood obesity

The crunch of a bag of potato chips and the sizzling fizz of a can of soda constitute a daily symphony for many children...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 2457 Views

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Sequoia high school district salutes teachers, staff

As the 2010-2011 school year shifts into gear, the Sequoia Union High School District has announced its annual awards to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Rachel Andres, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2791 Views

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Four vie for three seats on Menlo Park school board

Growing enrollment, shrinking revenue. Increased pressure on school districts to find ways to slash spending without harming...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Current parents please, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1893 Views

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Dribbling a basketball ... for 26 miles

The 2010 Napa Valley marathon had begun. Hundreds of running shoes hitting pavement did their rubbery shuffle as the athletes...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jose Grullon, on Nov 7, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 3553 Views

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Obituary: Hal Cenedella

Attilio Harold "Hal" Cenedella, who operated the real estate company, Cenedella & Co. Inc. in Menlo Park from 1969 to 1995,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Harriet Kaplan, on Nov 22, 2010 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2886 Views

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EPA sports field approved amid heated debate

Despite residents' concerns about traffic impacts, the East Palo Alto Planning Commission approved a $3 million playing field...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 2580 Views
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