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SCHOOLS & KIDS

April 24: School foundation hosts auction to help offset district deficit

Leaders of the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation are hoping the foundation's annual auction, set for Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Flood Magnet School vandalized

Police are investigating an apparent vandalism early Tuesday morning at the James Flood Magnet School in East Palo Alto in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on May 26, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2207 Views

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Rotary awards $114,000 in scholarships

Local high school students took home a record $114,000 in scholarships May 17 during an awards ceremony that also included...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on May 26, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 2149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores up again for high schools

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools, continuing their upward trends as measured by the state's Academic Performance...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Wildcat Fever, on May 31, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 2509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprise of a lifetime

Longtime M-A High jazz band director Frank Moura responds to a surprise concert made up of four decades of alumni jazz bands...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by MAParent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2366 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park City School District hosts meeting for prospective candidates

District residents who are interested in running for the Menlo Park School District Board of Education in the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo Resident, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2188 Views

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June 3-6: 'Kilroy Was Here' at Hillview

The Hillview Players will present the World War II musical, "Kilroy Was Here," June 3-6 at Hillview Middle School, 1100 Elder...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Actor's parent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

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Literacy 'declaration' at Menlo Park Library

Menlo Park Library patrons will have a chance, beginning on Friday (July 9), to put their John Hancock on a document passing...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 2728 Views

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Grand jury: school districts need to improve effectiveness of school bond oversight

School districts in San Mateo County need to do a better job of recruiting and training members for committees that provide...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2975 Views

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Menlo Park youth named to national advisory board on childhood obesity

The crunch of a bag of potato chips and the sizzling fizz of a can of soda constitute a daily symphony for many children...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 2386 Views

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Sequoia high school district salutes teachers, staff

As the 2010-2011 school year shifts into gear, the Sequoia Union High School District has announced its annual awards to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Rachel Andres, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2694 Views

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Four vie for three seats on Menlo Park school board

Growing enrollment, shrinking revenue. Increased pressure on school districts to find ways to slash spending without harming...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Current parents please, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1798 Views

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Dribbling a basketball ... for 26 miles

The 2010 Napa Valley marathon had begun. Hundreds of running shoes hitting pavement did their rubbery shuffle as the athletes...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jose Grullon, on Nov 7, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 3465 Views

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Obituary: Hal Cenedella

Attilio Harold "Hal" Cenedella, who operated the real estate company, Cenedella & Co. Inc. in Menlo Park from 1969 to 1995,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Harriet Kaplan, on Nov 22, 2010 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2732 Views

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EPA sports field approved amid heated debate

Despite residents' concerns about traffic impacts, the East Palo Alto Planning Commission approved a $3 million playing field...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 2450 Views

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Atherton girl is "Annie" at Castilleja Middle School Production

Gabby Occhipinti of Atherton a 7th grader at Castilleja Middle School, will be starring as Annie in the musical of the same...

Original post made by Ellin Carpenter on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gabby Occhipinti, on Mar 28, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2232 Views

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Sunday: St. Raymond holds open house

St. Raymond School in Menlo Park will offer a new class to prepare children for kindergarten. People can learn more at an...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bravo!, on Jan 28, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 2208 Views

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Today: Sen. Joe Simitian to hold 'education update'

The public is invited to an "education update" by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, from 10 a.m. to noon today (Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alice H. Hansen, on Feb 6, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

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'Life is Pandemonium' on the M-A stage

Navigating the world of pre-adolescence is tough enough, but when you factor in all the stresses of competing in the "The...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Mar 21, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2201 Views

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Film strikes chord

Insights often have the most value after the occasion has passed and one has had time to ponder the deeper meanings, so it...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Woodside community member, on Mar 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2114 Views
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