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MA-Vikings Pop Warner football report

<I>This report is from Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park, a player on the Pee Wee Vikings' team. He is a seventh-grader at St....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 2002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Enrollment crunch at local schools

The two school districts serving most of Menlo Park and Atherton are bursting at the seams, which is causing a ripple effect...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 28, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 2496 Views

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State coaching honor for Sacred Heart Prep's Lavorato

==B Prep football notes== It was a big year for head coach Pete Lavorato and his Sacred Heart Prep football team. The Gators...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Lightweight, on Jan 9, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 2552 Views

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Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gymnastics teacher

City employees are often reminded that they work for the public — usually when the public wants the employee terminated....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by editor, on Feb 26, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

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Getting tough on distracted drivers

If you're not paying attention to what's happening in front of you while moving down the road, chances are that you're engaged...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Christina Feng, on Apr 4, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1974 Views

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Terminate private school lease, superintendent recommends

Superintendent Maurice Ghysels recommended that the Menlo Park City School District governing board terminate a private school's...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by gais supporter, on Apr 11, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 7090 Views

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Michelle Rhees, Superman movie and DC cheating scandals

The editors removed my post and closed the topic on the Superman movie, Woodside High School and Micelle Rhees place in the...

Original post made by False idols on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by False idols, on Apr 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2265 Views

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Helen Hausman to retire from community college board

Atherton resident Helen Hausman, a trustee of the San Mateo County Community College District for 23 years, plans to retire...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Apr 16, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 3372 Views

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Grab Bag Theater stages 'Babes in Arms'

The student-run youth theater group Grab Bag Theater will stage Rogers & Harts' "Babes in Arms" at 7 p.m. on three nights...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on May 23, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 2211 Views

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Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 4066 Views

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Helping 'Dreamers' build their futures

"I Have a Dream" is a national program whose Belle Haven/East Palo Alto chapter "adopted" an entire class of first-graders...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by JoAnne, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 3738 Views

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Hillview playing field opens

Soccer balls will soon be flying on the new playing field at Hillview Middle School, which has been closed since summer for...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Drainage, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2150 Views

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Voter Guide: Las Lomitas seeks $60 million for schools

Sixty million dollars is a lot of money. The Las Lomitas Elementary School District is hoping voters think it'll be money...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by A Concerned Voter, on Oct 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 7907 Views

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Transitional kindergarten debate

In June 2012 Phil and Christie Kiekhaefer moved from Redwood City to Menlo Park, downsizing their family of four into a tiny...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 15280 Views

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Hanretty released from prison, appeals court order for $2.7M in restitution

Tim Hanretty, the former Woodside and Portola Valley school official who was imprisoned for embezzlement and misappropriating...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wait a sec, on Dec 11, 2013 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 4863 Views

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Sequoia high school district plans new school in 'Menlo Park area'

Enrollment projections for Menlo-Atherton High School show a 31 percent increase by the 2020-21 school year. That number...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by North Fair Oaks should not be divided, on Jan 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 4338 Views

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Editorial: Senators try to close transitional kindergarten loophole

The bill is a long way from passage, but at least two influential state legislators, Sens. Jerry Hill and Darryl Steinberg,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Parent 2, on Jan 31, 2014 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2873 Views

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Youth delve into real-world problems

Debates on education often revolve around the idea that preparing the next generation to take on the challenges of tomorrow...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Kay, on Feb 24, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 3973 Views

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M-A orchestra takes the Gold

Menlo-Atherton High School's music director, Kent Kurrus, was not surprised that his student orchestra captured a coveted...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 4327 Views

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Business: Pacific Union opens new Menlo Park office

Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller will join Pacific Union executives to cut the ribbon on Pacific Union Real Estate's new office...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Terri Tiffany, on Apr 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 4046 Views
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