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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike lane all but certain at intersection of Alpine and I-280, where cyclist died

Bikes heading westbound on Sand Hill Road as they approach Interstate 280 have the option of merging with traffic into a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 2, 2011 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 2641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Negotiating the school playground

Some will grow up to be masters of persuasion and savvy entrepreneurs. Others will mellow into more generous sorts. For now,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dave Hadden, on Mar 14, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 3128 Views

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Guest opinion: Valley school story disputed by parents, staff

This note is a community response to last week's cover article, "Classroom Divide," which alleged confusion about and even...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by elle, on Mar 27, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 3405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Car collides with school bus in Menlo Park

An alleged drunken driver traveling south on Middlefield Road in Menlo Park collided with a school bus carrying 32 students...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by JG, on Apr 29, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 3030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High wins top prize in climate competition

Menlo-Atherton High School has been awarded the top prize in the 2011 Climate Generation competition. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by M-A, on May 26, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 2920 Views

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Portola Valley schools celebrate 150 years

Who would guess that a town that is 45 years old would be home to a school district that began 150 years ago? Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Did you read the story, on Jun 7, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2562 Views

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Graduation 2011: At M-A, one journey ends and another begins

On the Coach Park football field on Thursday afternoon, June 2, a total of 388 seniors in the Class of 2011 graduated from...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:12 pm | 2 comments | 4385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's new at local schools

As students returned to class last week, they discovered new course offerings, facilities, and staff. An increased focus...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 2932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2011 High School Football Schedules

Among high school football openers Friday, Sept. 2, Priory will host Stuart Hall at 4 p.m., Menlo-Atherton will host El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Aug 31, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 2681 Views

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Letter: Las Lomitas teachers still lack contract

As a parent of three children attending Las Lomitas and La Entrada, I am incredibly proud of the district's students for...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by district parent, on Sep 17, 2011 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 2477 Views

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Saturday: Memorial for teacher at La Entrada

A memorial service will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, for Jason Picetti, the La Entrada Middle School teacher...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 20, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 2190 Views

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'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Words like "perseverance" and "sagacious" peppered the speeches of eighth-graders vying to be named "Youth of the Year" last...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Chris Hill, on Nov 16, 2011 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 3421 Views

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Today: Changes to child safety law announced

If your child is under 8 years old or shorter than 4'9", California's child safety law now requires a backseat child restraint...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by David B, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2236 Views

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Today: Effects of Tinsley transfer program

==B School desegregation:== A Stanford researcher will discuss the effects of the Tinsley transfer program at a special meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by School Parent, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2292 Views

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Is the EPA HS on Pope st moving? What will replace it?

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22874 "Administrators at the Stanford University-affiliated East Palo...

Original post made by rodents on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 2018 Views

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Hillview Middle School Principal Mike Melton to retire

Mike Melton, who has been principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park since July 2009, announced Wednesday that he...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dina, on Jan 28, 2012 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 2695 Views

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Foundation scrambles to meet deadline

The nonprofit foundation that supports Menlo Park City School District schools has set an ambitious fundraising goal of $4...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Annie, on Jan 24, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 3532 Views

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Paws for Tales at Atherton Library

Atherton Library, in conjunction with the Peninsula Humane Society, is hosting the popular Paws for Tales program. Children...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hawk, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:31 am | 2 comments | 2158 Views

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Today: Achievement gap a focus at board meeting

The achievement gap -- the difference in academic performance between students with socio-economic advantages and students...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 2550 Views

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Woodside helps load aid for Zimbabwe

Paper hearts illustrated by Woodside Elementary School students were sent along with the more than 1,500 boxes of medical...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by ALICE, on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 3139 Views
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