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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Menlo Park classrooms to have a cow with visit from interactive agriculture program

Mobile Dairy Classroom Gives Children Firsthand Look at Farm Life WHAT: To teach children about the importance of agriculture...

Original post made by Susan Chang on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 4140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any news on providing bus transportation for kids going to local schools?

Is there any news on the study to provide bus transportation for kids going to local schools? See Marjorie Mader's story...

Original post made by Traffic Cop on Dec. 3, 2006
Last comment by Editor, on Dec 6, 2006 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 4583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor has theory for improving grades, study habits

A group of junior high school students were able to markedly increase their grades and study habits after being told that...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Academic411.com, on Mar 22, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 3814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

See bats -- upside down and in high-tech

Enter the neo-gothic portal into the new bat exhibit at Coyote Point Museum in San Mateo and you see the world as a bat...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Feb 9, 2007 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 3740 Views

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Kepler's news and book reviews for young readers: Post your own picks below

For young readers: Check out the news and book picks by Kepler's reviewers. Share your favorite reads in the comment box...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 10, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Feb 12, 2007 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 4580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Check out the M-A High School Wikipedia entry

Check out the Menlo-Atherton High School Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menlo-Atherton_High_School...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 3884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If school goes, save Hillview murals

This letter by Cecelia Daye was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: It would be tragic if the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by hillview parent, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 4112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside-Carlmont Robotics Team in Local Competition

The Woodside Carlmont High Schools Robotic Team won the “Delphi Driving Tomorrow's Technology Award" at the Davis Regional...

Original post made by Karen Rago on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rago, on Mar 17, 2007 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 4177 Views

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How local teens are raising funds for homeless children

<b>EVENT:</b> A fundraising event, a 5K “Step by Step” Walk/Run, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Heather Hopkins, on Apr 21, 2007 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 4138 Views

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German International School presents Animal Art Show

The Animal Art Show, an annual event hosted by the German International School of Silicon Valley, presents paintings, drawings...

Original post made by Artlover on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by Lily, on May 3, 2007 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 3694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Library launches Summer Reading Program

Monday, May 14, 2007 Super sleuths and daring detectives are invited to join Get a Clue@Your Library at the Menlo Park Public...

Original post made by Menlo Park Library on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on May 14, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 3261 Views

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Menlo-Atherton HS Jazz Band Releases CD

The Menlo-Atherton HS Jazz Band is excited to announce the release of a CD entitled, "One Last Time?". The band toured Europe...

Original post made by Perryn Rowland on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by go jazz band!, on Aug 30, 2007 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 3334 Views

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Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Stop Being Negative, on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 4006 Views

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Holiday Fund 2006: Gimme shelter: Teens in trouble find refuge at Your House South

When things are said that can't be unsaid, when tempers flare and fists are raised, there's a safe haven for troubled teens...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by D, on Oct 17, 2007 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 3474 Views

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Mona Lisa lives

A motley collection of costumed characters march in a Halloween parade at Las Lomitas Elementary School on Oct. 31. Among...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 1, 2007 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 3809 Views

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Big topics for school meeting: master plan, Spanish program

The Menlo Park City School District's complete master plan for facility projects at the four schools will be presented at...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by accountability, on Nov 13, 2007 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 3306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zero tolerance on gunfire, illegal fireworks

There will be no tolerance for celebratory gunfire or fireworks within the city of Menlo Park, the police department said...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by courtney, on Jan 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2938 Views

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Letter: Former student finds fault with Woodside High story

As a former student, I am appalled by the portrayal of Woodside High School and public schools in general in the Jan. 2 issue...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Galen Rosenberg, on Jan 11, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 2907 Views

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Election marks course correction for schools

Setting up a classroom for an economics or history class isn't complicated. Find a room with good lighting and ventilation...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Allen, on Jan 14, 2008 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Financial crimes' probe shuts Children's Theatre

A police investigation into "financial crimes" at the historic Palo Alto Children's Theatre has closed the theater indefinitely,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Ernest, on Jan 25, 2008 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 3340 Views
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