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Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Original post made on Oct 2, 2007

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near Portola Valley "is not even on our planning horizon," Scott Ryles, chair of the school's Board of Trustees, told the Almanac last week.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, October 3, 2007, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Stop Being Negative
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm

The Almanac and David Boyce do a disservice to the community with the negative tone of this article. In particular it is offensive to characterize Mr. Ryles' comment about Phillips Brooks $10M investment that accrues to the Las Lomitas School District at the end of their lease period. I.E. "It is a gift to the state," Mr. Ryles said lightly. This investment truly benefits the local school system.

The characterization of Mr. Ryles' remarks implies a bias in Mr. Boyce's writing that pervades the negative tone of the entire article. If the Almanac insists upon stirring trouble, at least you could refrain from negative characterizations of individuals who are volunteers working to make our community better for families.