Those interested in running in the Nov. 8 election for one of the two open seats on the school board of the Menlo Park City School District are invited to a candidate information night at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, at the district office in the TERC building, 181 Encinal Ave. in Atherton.
The board oversees Oak Knoll, Laurel and Encinal elementary schools and Hillview Middle School. The new Upper Campus of Laurel Elementary is expected to open in October.
Current board members are Jeff Child (president), Stacey Jones (vice president/clerk), Maria Hilton, Joan Lambert and Terry Thygesen. The terms of Mr. Child and Ms. Hilton end this year.
At the June 1 meeting, Ms. Jones and Ms. Lambert will talk about expectations for serving on the board, what's going on in the district, and general information about the election process.
The candidate filing period is from July 18 to Aug. 12.
Two candidate seminars are scheduled at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, and 10 a.m. Thursday, July 21, at San Mateo County Elections Office at 40 Tower Road in San Mateo.
Call the school district office at (650) 321-7140 or visit the district's website for more information.