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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pirates and Musketeer Fencing Summer Camps

Pirates and Musketeer Fencing Summer Camp Open to young fencers of all levels from beginner to competitive fencers....

Original post made by Valerie Rosenblatt on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by , on Feb 1, 2008 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 4085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tense time for kindergarten signups

Signing up for kindergarten is an anxious time for most parents, and this year's registration for the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Feb 1, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 4777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election 2008: It takes a village to spend school bond-measure funds

If voters approve Measure J on Feb. 5, thereby giving the high school district some $165 million to further improve its campuses...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by John, on Jan 31, 2008 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 4791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School Kindergarten Registration

Woodside Elementary School announces: We are now registering new students in grades K-8 to attend school in the fall of...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jan. 31, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4130 Views

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We have books coming out of our ears!

COME TO ORMONDALE'S USED BOOK FAIR ON FEBURARY 11-14 That's right Portola Valley friends, Ormondale has more books, videos...

Original post made by Karen Katz on Jan. 31, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3690 Views

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Winter Arts Festival

This weekend at Menlo-Atherton High School... Even though it is cold outside, this weekend will be HOT at Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Jan. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3669 Views

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La Entrada Spelling Bee

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SPELLING BEE WINNERS! Eighth grader Andra Bailard took top honors in the eighth annual La Entrada...

Original post made by G. Principe on Jan. 28, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4314 Views

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'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 | 4567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3672 Views

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Menlo-Atherton Bears to Move to Action to Help Alleviate Blood Shortage

The Bay Area faces a dire shortage of blood, this Friday, January 18, the Menlo-Atherton Bears will be working with the Blood...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Jan. 14, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3631 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 | 3744 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 | 4070 Views

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Menlo Park trustees say "si" to Spanish immersion kindergarten

Young parents passionate about launching a Spanish immersion program for kindergartners at a Menlo Park school next August...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPCSD mother, on Dec 21, 2007 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 5186 Views

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The soccer team that wasn't supposed to be

Dr. Mark Sontag promised his family he would not coach again. But when another dad approached him with a deal -- if Mark...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by chad sefcik, on Dec 19, 2007 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 5042 Views

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Ravenswood wins 'inclusive' school award

Ravenswood City School District, in East Palo Alto and east Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it has been named as the nation's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Lucille Strong, on Dec 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 5285 Views

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Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 4539 Views

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School communities take up climate change on their own

California's official campaigns against global warming may be taking a hands-off approach to K-12 public school greenhouse...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Nov 28, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 3972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Uphill challenge for Phillips Brooks School

It is no secret that Phillips Brooks, the private elementary school that has been located on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by A neighbor, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 4397 Views

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Local Boy Scouts collect a ton of food

Menlo Atherton Boy Scout Troop 206 collected over a ton of food for the needy in the annual pre-Thanksgiving Scouting for...

Original post made by Phil McHale on Nov. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4425 Views

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Safe routes to Laurel School: Council sets special meeting

With a deadline for state funding approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, Nov. 16,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by free oconnor school, on Nov 18, 2007 at 7:42 pm | 15 comments | 5820 Views
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