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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Stop Being Negative, on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 5022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Surprised by tone of Phillips Brooks story

This letter was published in the Sept. 26, 2007, issue of the Almanac. I am somewhat surprised by the tenor of the article...

Original post made by Editor, The Almanac Online on Sep. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saint Raymond BBQ Review

Saint Raymond's recent back to school BBQ event provided an opportunity for families to gather and gear up for the coming...

Original post made by Nimpa Nunn on Sep. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School buys 10 acres near Portola Valley, town official says

Phillips Brooks School, the private preschool-through-grade-5 school now operating at 2245 Avy Ave. in Menlo Park, has purchased...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2007
Last comment by A Comment, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 6021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Girls are Champions' holds writing, art contest

The nonprofit Girls are Champions is seeking entries for a writing and drawing contest for girls from third grade through...

Original post made by Poster on Sep. 25, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nativity School Looks Forward to New "Home Field Advantage"

Nativity School celebrated its 50th anniversary this past summer by breaking ground on a new, state-of-the-art multipurpose...

Original post made by J Morgan on Sep. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oak Knoll School plan gives 'minimal attention" to pedestrian and bike access

Menlo Park parent John Fox says that the new plan for the Oak Knoll School campus at 1895 Oak Knoll Lane has given "minimal...

Original post made by School Poster on Sep. 8, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Dreading the traffic logjam at Hillview School

I wonder if others who live or work in Menlo Park are dreading the return of students to school, as I am. From now until...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by traffic control, on Sep 8, 2007 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 5068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton HS Jazz Band Releases CD

The Menlo-Atherton HS Jazz Band is excited to announce the release of a CD entitled, "One Last Time?". The band toured Europe...

Original post made by Perryn Rowland on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by go jazz band!, on Aug 30, 2007 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 4248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family Service Welcomes Pre-K Enrollments; Hiring Teachers

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County is now accepting applications for enrollment of four-year old preschool children...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 2, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 3 comments | 4941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad and Me event at Atherton library

From DeAnn Okamura: Calling all fathers or other significant caregivers! Bring your children to the Atherton Library onĀ ...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by , on Jul 23, 2007 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 4270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical storyteller Ira Levin at Atherton library

From DeAnn Okamura: On Monday, July 30, 2007 at 4 PM, Ira Levin, also known as Uncle Eye, will present a storytelling program...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 18, 2007
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"Hillview Robotics" wins 2nd place at Northern California Championship

Are 12 year old 7th graders too old to still play with Lego? Not if you throw in some motors and sensors and ask them...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Jan. 22, 2007
Last comment by Arthur Hogan, on Jul 8, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 5256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wild animals at Atherton library

Monday, July 9, 2007 at 4 p.m., Wildlife Associates will present a wild animal program entitled "California Wild" for kids ages...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4708 Views

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Movie Special Effects Show at the Atherton Library

from DeAnn Okamura of the Atherton library: Monday, July 16, 2007 at 4:00 PM, Mad Science will present a movie special...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 2, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Music with ZunZun at the Atherton Library

From DeAnn Okamura of the Atherton library: Monday, July 2, 2007 at 4 PM, ZunZun will present the Musical Watershed program...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 18, 2007
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Colleagues, students say M-A teacher Jim MacKenzie will be missed in his retirement

Classroom B2 at Menlo-Atherton High School will have the same number on the door next fall, but longtime inhabitant Jim MacKenzie...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by Josh Edelman, on Jun 17, 2007 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 6178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If school goes, save Hillview murals

This letter by Cecelia Daye was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: It would be tragic if the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by hillview parent, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 5047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Safety at Laurel Elementary School

Is bike safety for children really an issue? To many people it is not, because they feel it is not safe for children to bike...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Manfred Kopisch, on Jun 14, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 70 comments | 10602 Views
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