Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement
Original post made on Nov 20, 2007
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on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:13 am
While Mr. Gemma may claim that the district would arrange for extra security, "just as it has for events at Woodside High School's new performing arts center", there have been numerous non-school events at Woodside High in the last month that have caused significant traffic and parking problems, with widespread parking in no parking zones, fire lanes, and the like, and there has been no visible security presence to control this in any way. Based on the district's behavior with respect to non-school events at Woodside High, I can't imagine why anyone would trust them to behave better at M-A.
on Nov 27, 2007 at 7:16 pm
Unfortunately for the people who live near Menlo Atherton High School they got what they paid for. As far as I can remember (over 50 years) MA High School has been around and for those that are most vocal on this issue you knew the school was near you and that the town would always be growing. Did you not think that with the growing area that the schools would not at some point be impacted! Are we not trying to help educate our children and give them a place to go besides the streets! Please people of the surrounding area get off your high horses and see this is not just about YOU! Where did all of you send your kids to school? I am truly embarrassed at our town council and how they have acted on this issue and many others in the last year. Shame on you too...
on Nov 28, 2007 at 6:11 pm
It is a shame how we treat education in this town of plenty.
M-A is the only public school we all have in common. The school is a source of pride for the students, parents and alumni. Unfortunately, the accomplishments of this fine school go largely unnoticed by the town population.
The Circus Club has large events, the values on Isabella, Faxon and the other fine streets in West Atherton have not been hurt; in fact most people want a home in the Circus Club location.