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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park police officer honored for work with kids

Going to school pays off, both for the students and for the Menlo Park police officer whose mission it is to make sure the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 2662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STEM, career tech could be focus at new Menlo Park high school

Academic paths through high school typically lead students toward college, with career technical education as an option....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 11, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four teens arrested in pistol-whipping, robbery

Two 18-year-olds and two juveniles were arrested for allegedly pistol-whipping and robbing a man in unincorporated Redwood...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 2280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Corte Madera and Hillview schools win state honors

Two local middle schools, Hillview in Menlo Park and Corte Madera in Portola Valley, have been named Gold Ribbon schools...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on May 14, 2015 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former students, teachers, families say farewell to Portola Valley School

The spirit of the long-closed Portola Valley School, known affectionately as "PVS," soared again Oct. 12 when the town of...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rebecca Maldonado, on Jun 16, 2015 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids read on long commutes

Kindergartners Benjamin and Daniel used to take naps on their 30-minute-plus bus rides between Omondale School in Portola...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jun 23, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kindles let students read on long school commutes

A pilot program to lend Kindles to Ormondale School students who have long commutes has resulted in more than 1,600 books...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by a very good read, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local 4-H Club members prepare for fair

Several Menlo Park 4-Hers have been raising livestock for the San Mateo County Fair, being held June 11-19. ==B Photo:==...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by me, on Aug 31, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 2132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan to become first-time parents

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Caol, on Oct 25, 2015 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 3641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A bumpy reorganization for Sequoia district board

The board of the Sequoia Union High School District earlier this month reorganized with new officers, installing Alan Sarver...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Calypso41, on Dec 29, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for stressed-out students

By the time they graduate from high school, as many as 25 percent of students will have experienced some form of depression,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Richard Duda, on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 625 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 | 5048 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 | 5619 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 | 3465 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 | 3718 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton HS Roller Hockey Club Wins Championship!

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 | 3941 Views

SPORTS

Sports Notes: Cheerleaders go to world championships

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by rebecca nagy, on Jul 18, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 3957 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 | 3492 Views

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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 | 3237 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 | 3353 Views
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