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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3946 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 | 4372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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. 4398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton Feed Our Families

Feed Our Families – our annual food drive On Tuesday, November 13, Menlo-Atherton High School kicked off Feed Our Families...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big topics for school meeting: master plan, Spanish program

The Menlo Park City School District's complete master plan for facility projects at the four schools will be presented at...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by accountability, on Nov 13, 2007 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 4340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are your schools dealing with the challenge of global warming?

Almanac staff writer David Boyce has written a cover story this week on how local schools are taking initiatives to teach...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by , on Nov 13, 2007 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 3797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SIlicon Valley Moms Blog is tackling the topic of EDUCATION - TODAY!

Hello. I thought many of you would be interested. Silicon Valley Moms Blog http://www.svmoms.com is tackling the topic...

Original post made by SVMom on Nov. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Resource Center Opens at Menlo-Atherton High School

On Thursday, November 8, Menlo-Atherton High School will be holding the grand opening of our Community Resource Center (CRC)...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside Priory Goes "Green" and Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Founders Day

Woodside Priory School Goes "Green" and Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary What: Woodside Priory's Fiftieth Anniversary When:...

Original post made by Sean Mclain Brown on Nov. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 7076 Views

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Mona Lisa lives

A motley collection of costumed characters march in a Halloween parade at Las Lomitas Elementary School on Oct. 31. Among...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 1, 2007 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 5192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

E-thanks? No, thanks!

Never have I been so tempted to write to Miss Manners. I just received an Evite mass e-thank-you note for a birthday party...

Original post made by Writer\'s cramp on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 26, 2007 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 4405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oak Knoll Bond Measure, Not What We Voted For

What is proposed for the revamp of Oak Knoll School is not what we voted for. Of course those of us who believe in good schools...

Original post made by Nancy Palmer on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by , on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 4131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens today 10/18 at M-A High

M-A’s International Thespian Society presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” the next two weekends on the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Oct. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4344 Views

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Holiday Fund 2006: Gimme shelter: Teens in trouble find refuge at Your House South

When things are said that can't be unsaid, when tempers flare and fists are raised, there's a safe haven for troubled teens...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by D, on Oct 17, 2007 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 4383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ink and cinnabar: blending cultures in China

Nine California students teach English to rural Chinese students ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Eunice Chan, a senior at Castilleja...

Original post made by Eunice Chan on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by , on Oct 12, 2007 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 4865 Views
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