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SCHOOLS & KIDS

34 to graduate from Mid-Peninsula High

Thirty-four students are graduating June 2 from Mid-Peninsula High School, a private high school for grades 9 to 12, located...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ellis A. Schoichet AIA, on May 17, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 2132 Views

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Portola Valley School District may lay off classroom aides

Thirteen part-time classroom aides may lose their jobs in the next school year as the Portola Valley School District struggles...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Matt Richter, on May 26, 2012 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1852 Views

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Bike route closes for 18 days, except Sundays

The stretch of Crystal Springs Road that connects Polhemus Road and Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo closed to all vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sawyer Camp Trail user, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1577 Views

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Portola Valley schools: looking for more cuts

The 2012-13 budget is balanced, with $2.1 million in spending cuts, but the Portola Valley School District board and staff...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by hmmm..., on Jul 1, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views

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Peninsula Bridge now reaches 400 students

Peninsula Bridge, which for 22 years has conducted summer enrichment programs for motivated kids from under-resourced communities,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Bebop more, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:55 am | 1 comment | 1892 Views

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Struck strikes gold and bronze while rowing in Mexico

Sacred Heart Prep senior Danni Struck of Portola Valley will have some interesting stories to tell when she returns to school...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dupi, on Jul 25, 2012 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 1839 Views

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Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1660 Views

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Misson (soon to be) Accomplished

A totally transformed campus will greet Hillview Middle School students when they return to school on Sept. 4. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:23 am | 1 comment | 1709 Views

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School district races not contested

There will be no contests for two open seats each on the Las Lomitas and Menlo Park City school district boards, with only...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by David Henig, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1820 Views

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Cyclist injured near Hillview campus

A bicyclist was injured Aug. 28 on Santa Cruz Avenue near Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park when the occupant of a parked...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by citatation?, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1853 Views

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Education secretary starts tour at Sequoia High

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was at Sequoia High School in Redwood City on Wednesday (Sept. 12) to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Former Cherokee, on Sep 13, 2012 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 1857 Views

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In search of high-quality preschool for all

With a Stanford University education and decades of hands-on experience with kids, Carol Thomsen of Menlo Park is something...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Clarke, on Sep 17, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 3929 Views

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Today: Woodside's Day of the Horse

More than 300 riders are expected to dress in Arthurian costumes for this year's Day of the Horse on Saturday, Oct. 13, in...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Woodside Vaulters, on Oct 12, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 2621 Views

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Semifinalists named in National Merit competition

Local high school seniors showed their academic talents by being named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sharie Geaghan, on Oct 23, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1738 Views

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Small school is lab for innovative learning

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Smailey, on Nov 16, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 5100 Views

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SHP sends a top volleyball duo to the Ivy League

Ellie Shannon and Payton Smith have been a formidable duo during their three varsity seasons on the Sacred Heart Prep girls'...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Is this news???, on Dec 16, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 1629 Views

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Woodside High stages 'Legally Blonde'

"Legally Blonde, The Musical" is being staged at Woodside High School's Performing Arts Center through March 16, with a Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by WHS mom, on Mar 11, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 3502 Views

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A page from our history

Menlo Park Grammar School was built in 1893 to serve residents of Fair Oaks (now Atherton) and Menlo Park on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1744 Views

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Editorial: Enrollment surge may alter attendance boundaries

It appears that some Menlo Park, Atherton and Ladera parents planning on sending their teenagers to Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Menlo mom, on May 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 2065 Views

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Saturday: Peninsula Debutante Ball

Twenty young women will bow at the 53rd Peninsula Debutante Ball to be held Saturday, June 15, at the Crowne Plaza Cabana...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2658 Views
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