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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Carnegie Event Examines Technology-Empowered Education

<I>This press release is from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.</I> Stanford, CA, May 2007— “Engaged...

Original post made by Newshound on May. 16, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Academic honors: Report the information here

Report information about academic honors and scholarships in the comment box below. ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Newshound, on May 16, 2007 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 5170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Library launches Summer Reading Program

Monday, May 14, 2007 Super sleuths and daring detectives are invited to join Get a Clue@Your Library at the Menlo Park Public...

Original post made by Menlo Park Library on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on May 14, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 4194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off-Campus Student Photo Exhibition

The Advanced Photography Students of Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton, California are pleased to announce: An Exhibition...

Original post made by Lars Howlett on May. 14, 2007
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Tragic consequences of teen drinking, driving: What to do about it

The Menlo School student pictured in a staged car crash on Page 5 of last week's Almanac was participating in Every 15 Minutes,...

Original post made by Janet Gardiner on May. 11, 2007
Last comment by , on May 11, 2007 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 4414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Raymond Jogs for Technnology

Menlo Park’s St. Raymond School held its 10th annual Jogathon at its campus on Santa Cruz Avenue on April 27. Over 250...

Original post made by Gayelyn on May. 9, 2007
Last comment by , on May 9, 2007 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 4604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do you think of the new plan for Oak Knoll School?

The Menlo Park City School District has proposed a new plan for Oak Knoll School that attempts to address some of the concerns...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park neighbor, on May 8, 2007 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 4755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supervisor Gordon Celebrates Week of the Young Child with At-Risk Preschoolers

San Mateo County Supervisor Richard Gordon stopped by Family Service Agency of San Mateo County’s Child Development Center...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on May. 4, 2007
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German International School presents Animal Art Show

The Animal Art Show, an annual event hosted by the German International School of Silicon Valley, presents paintings, drawings...

Original post made by Artlover on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by Lily, on May 3, 2007 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 4978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug awareness seminar at Corte Madera School

Corte Madera School in Portola Valley will hold a "Drug and Alcohol Awareness" seminar on Wednesday, May 9, from 6:30 p.m....

Original post made by Newsboy on May. 3, 2007
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Corte Madera science students head for state science fair

<i>This story is by Treena Joi, science teacher in grades 6-7 at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley:</i> Corte Madera...

Original post made by Treena Joi on May. 2, 2007
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How local teens are raising funds for homeless children

<b>EVENT:</b> A fundraising event, a 5K “Step by Step” Walk/Run, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Heather Hopkins, on Apr 21, 2007 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 5427 Views

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Praise for Manfred Kopisch, Almanac for biking-to-school article

The following letter by C. D. Randall was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: The recent article...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
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Wishing for a better outcome on playing fields

The following letter by Lee Duboc was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: At this time, I don't...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 12, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 3 comments | 4819 Views

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Motorists are the problem, not cyclists

<B>The following letter by Robert Cronin was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Let's turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Positive Solutions, on Apr 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 5116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal turf

I'm surprised that this topic hasn't been raised already on this board (but then, this isn't Palo Alto, whose Town Square...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by II, on Apr 9, 2007 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 5605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The homework myth

I'm disappointed to see Menlo Park school officials backpedal on the District's homework "ban." It seems to me they have...

Original post made by Menlo mother on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by a former oak knoll parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 5832 Views

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Menlo Park Kite Day

The City of Menlo Park will host the annual Kite Day on Sunday, April 22 at Bayfront Park from 12 noon - 3PM. A Kite, a hot...

Original post made by Rosetta Fort on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 6, 2007 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 5026 Views

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For kids' safety, it's time for action on Ringwood parking

<B>The following letter by Susan Bryan was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Thanks for spotlighting...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
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Why biking to Laurel is a bad idea

<B>The following letter by Jerry Leugers was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Your editorial...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
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