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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Changing the tide' on youth mental health

More than 300 local parents, educators, clinicians and community members gathered Tuesday morning to discuss ways to combat...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 8, 2016 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 1190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside's Kate Laubscher to compete on 'Jeopardy' Tuesday

Kate Laubscher of Woodside, a 2014 graduate of Woodside Priory School and a sophomore at Northeastern University in Boston,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2155 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 | 621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax is subject of special Menlo Park City School District meeting

A possible parcel tax election is the subject of a special meeting of the governing board of the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 26, 2016 at 11:24 pm | 10 comments | 1702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MPCSD Parent Education Presents: From Control to Connection

From Control to Connection by Kiran Gaind, Modern Parent Coach @ The Connected Family: Raising Great Parents. Learn basic...

Original post made by Menlo Park City School District on Jan. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confronting challenges of teen mental health, stress, suicide

More than 350 people gathered Monday night to hear a panel talk about topics that make many uncomfortable: the mental health...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 9, 2016 at 2:14 am | 5 comments | 3213 Views

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Menlo Park Eagle Scouts to be honored Jan. 9

Robert Lane and Anders Chiang have earned the rank of Eagle Scout and will be recognized at a Court of Honor Jan. 9 at Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Dec 29, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1325 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 | 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tarlton Properties to match up to $20K in donations to Belle Haven Bikes

Last year, John Tarlton, a self-proclaimed "bike nut," participated in the 3,000-mile "Bike Across America" cross-country...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Great job, on Dec 17, 2015 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 2645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside Elementary is a district with resources

Teacher dismissal hearings in California are expensive. Even a winning district has to pay for an attorney and half the costs...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 3, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 2571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park searches to define, prioritize 'public benefits'

During its review of the El Camino Real/downtown specific plan Nov. 17, the City Council decided the city needs to prioritize...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 29, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 2224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Nov 20, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 21 comments | 29020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come to a Holiday Faire!

Waldorf School of the Peninsula presents our Annual Holiday Faire! Saturday, December 5th from 10 am to 4 pm 11311 Mora...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good news for taxpayers in Menlo Park City School District

The Menlo Park City School District has some good news for local taxpayers -- after being given the highest possible long-term...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by stats, on Nov 14, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 2960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On stage: An elegant 'Proof'

David Auburn's "Proof" is a slim, sneaky wonder of theatrical storytelling. TheatreWorks stages an outstanding production...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 622 Views

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Parents ask for new charter school to serve East Palo Alto and Belle Haven

A leading charter school organization said Monday it would seek to open a new elementary school in East Palo Alto in the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly contributing writer, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 2024 Views

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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

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Atherton gets permit for new stoplight

Atherton has finally received the encroachment permit it has been waiting for from Caltrans to install a pedestrian-activated...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by alpio barbara, on Oct 22, 2015 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Martial Artists are World Champions

Original post made by Richard Quintana on Oct. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 254 Views

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Zamora's family to go to England for brain tumor treatment

A Woodside 8-year-old, diagnosed in July with an up-to-now untreatable and always fatal brain tumor, has been accepted into...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4952 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
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Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
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Feelin’ the Bern … (or, A bad year for Party Establishments )
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 79 views