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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Portola Valley reviews plans for new Windmill School

Plans for a new facility for Windmill School, a preschool, at 900 Portola Road at the former site of Al's Nursery, go before...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by P.V. Resident, on May 4, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New expenditure per pupil reporting requirements

Those of you who have been following the numbers in the MPCSD Parcel Tax topics will be happy to know that the district's...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 5, 2016 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park resident among service academy appointees

Rep. Anna Eshoo will host a reception on Friday, May 20, in Mountain View to honor this year's U.S. Service Academy appointees...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jbcham, on May 19, 2016 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park tonight: Learn how the city budget works

Are you curious about how finances work in the city of Menlo Park? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/05/25/menlo-park-tonight-learn-how-the-city-budget-...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Plubius, on May 27, 2016 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board endorses plan to engage public in its decisions

School board members on June 7 endorsed a proposal by Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels to form...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Triona, on Jun 16, 2016 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jenna Carson: a force in helping at-risk students succeed

It's uncommon to encounter an advocate for narrowing one's choices, but fewer options can sometimes be what's called for,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jun 21, 2016 at 7:07 am | 1 comment | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholarship fund honors longtime college adviser Alice Kleeman

In a first for Menlo-Atherton High School's Senior Awards Night, held this year on May 31, scholarships were handed out in...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Alice Kleeman, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation raises $900,000 for Woodside High School

Woodside High School will be participating in the Silicon Valley Urban Debate League in the 2016-17 school year, one of many...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Portola Valley parent, on Jun 22, 2016 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seven locals receive Merit scholarships

One Woodside High senior, three seniors from Menlo-Atherton High, and three from Menlo School were among the recipients nationwide...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Phoebe, on Jun 27, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Look for traffic conditions to change as students return to class

Morning and afternoon traffic conditions will be subject to seasonal change starting Wednesday, Aug. 17, as the school year...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Calypso41, on Aug 17, 2016 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Vikings score clean sweep

<b>Report by Jim Gallagher, Vikings Boosters</b> Menlo-Atherton's Pop Warner Vikings scored a clean sweep during the...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 11, 2006 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 5405 Views

SPORTS

Alpine Menlo Pumas win Silicon Valley Cup

The Alpine Menlo Pumas won the Girls Under-14 Division of the Silicon Valley Cup over Labor Day weekend. The Pumas are...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by lizzy, on Feb 13, 2007 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 5968 Views

SPORTS

New Sports Website for Girls

Tuesday, May 22, Athletic Girl Productions launches a new girls'website -- http://www.GirlsAreChampions.org . Led by Lisa...

Original post made by Girls Are Champions on May. 19, 2007
Last comment by Lisa Izzi, on May 22, 2007 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 3777 Views

SPORTS

Two Alpine Menlo soccer teams reach finals

Two teams from the Alpine Menlo Soccer Club both reached the finals at the Clovis Challenge Cup II in Clovis, California,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by Saleena, on Jun 18, 2007 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 4055 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton HS Roller Hockey Club Wins Championship!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s Franchise Hockey wins League Championship! In an absolutely stunning upset of Gilroy,...

Original post made by Perryn Rowland on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Kyle Reis, on Jun 21, 2007 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 4293 Views

SPORTS

Sports Notes: Cheerleaders go to world championships

Three girls from Focus Cheergyms in Redwood City — Chaz Fowler of Menlo Park, Nikki Cavanaugh, and Shannon Yannazzo —...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by rebecca nagy, on Jul 18, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 4266 Views

SPORTS

Local Girls Win First Place in 2007 U.S. Pony Club National Championships

A team of young riders led by Courtney Claunch of Los Altos and Kirstin Hill of Menlo Park captured the first place title...

Original post made by lisa m. krieger on Aug. 19, 2007
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 23, 2007 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3776 Views

SPORTS

Locals take first in Pony Club championships

A team of young riders led by Kirstin Hill of Menlo Park and Courtney Claunch of Los Altos captured the first place title...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2007
Last comment by Monique Hodgkinson, on Aug 26, 2007 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 3605 Views

SPORTS

Four local basketball teams head to NorCal

Four local basketball teams are headed to the Northern California playoffs, but not quite in the fashion they hoped. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by hoop fan, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 3707 Views

SPORTS

Menlo senior Alex Avery named MVP in high school water polo

Alex Avery, a senior at Menlo School, was voted Nov. 6 the Most Valuable Player of the Peninsula Athletic League in boys...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Peter, on Nov 7, 2007 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 3563 Views
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