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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Peninsula Debutante Ball

Twenty young women will bow at the 53rd Peninsula Debutante Ball to be held Saturday, June 15, at the Crowne Plaza Cabana...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2995 Views

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Menlo student, 14, wins high music honors

Pianist Anna Boonyanit, a ninth-grader at Menlo School, was the winner of many awards, including an invitation to perform...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

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Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 2083 Views

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Las Lomitas foundation gives $2.8 million to schools

The Las Lomitas Elementary School District's quest to maintain small class sizes and support educational programs with new...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Las Lomitas parent, on Jul 23, 2013 at 1:09 am | 1 comment | 2281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Child-porn sentencing delayed

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, who in March pleaded no contest to possession of child pornography, was to be sentenced...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 26, 2013 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1958 Views

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Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by false, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

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Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1858 Views

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Letter: Who will pay for mess at playing field?

I read with interest your July 31 article "More problems at Hillview playing field." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14439...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by A worried citizen of Menlo Park, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

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Castilleja School Violations

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30649 http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23874966/palo-alto-private-schoo Castilleja...

Original post made by Old PA on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Old PA, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 1990 Views

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County manager John Maltbie responds to grand jury report on budgets

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14067 posted Monday, July 22, 2013, 3:50 PM...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 2481 Views

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Grand jury: County misled public about its finances

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury issued a report July 22 that says the county did not publicly report the true condition...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 6733 Views

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Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 2044 Views

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Ormondale is launch pad for science project

A newly installed telescope was the star of a recent community event at Ormondale School, where it was introduced by representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by ann haley, on Sep 27, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 5960 Views

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"Know Your Neighbors" block party

All religions ask their followers to love their neighbors but to love our neighbors we must know them. Pls bring your...

Original post made by Samina on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Samina, on Oct 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

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Head-of-line privileges likely for East Palo Alto kids (expanded story)

(This is an expanded version of a story previously posted.) A change in policy is increasingly likely for eighth-graders...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by MP parent, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 11495 Views

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Voter Guide: Big educational issues faceĀ  Sequoia board candidates

Perhaps a middle-aged hermit sequestered in the Santa Cruz mountains, someone with uncanny powers and unpleasant high school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mr. Gail Ortega, on Oct 18, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 8569 Views

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Editorial: Thomsen, Sarver for Sequoia district board

Three candidates are running for two seats on the Sequoia Union High School District board: incumbents Alan Sarver and Chris...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 10898 Views

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Big win for Menlo Park City School District's Measure W

Voters overwhelmingly approved the $23 million bond measure that will fund a fifth campus in the Menlo Park City School District. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by accuracy counts!, on Nov 6, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 10284 Views

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Woodside: Safe routes to school a priority for Mayor Dave Burow

Councilman Dave Burow, the new mayor of Woodside, puts the highest priority for the year ahead on making it safer for children...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Woodside Parent, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2412 Views

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Menlo Park district school board to appoint new member

Residents of the Menlo Park City School District interested in serving an eight-month term on the school board have until...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by MP Parent, on Jan 21, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2011 Views
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