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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rally For Gun Reform - March 24 Redwood City

Please join us! A student-led rally will be taking place on March 24, 2018, at Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood...

Original post made by E. Kratzer on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by teen in the 60s, on Mar 22, 2018 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 1018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district puts hold on new artificial turf studies

A proposal to spend $43,000 to further study the possible health hazards of artificial turf playing fields at Hillview Middle...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2018
Last comment by Steve_J, on Mar 15, 2018 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 2484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students join nationwide school violence walkouts

In just one of many observances in local schools of the nationwide student protest against gun violence, many students from...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2018
Last comment by Steve_J, on Mar 14, 2018 at 5:59 pm | 3 comments | 3178 Views

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Tuesday: School board to consider further research of artificial turf fields

Parents asked the Menlo Park City School District to look more closely at whether the crumb rubber used in artificial turf...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2018
Last comment by Gobsmacked, on Mar 13, 2018 at 2:11 pm | 9 comments | 2456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighbors question proposed traffic signal at Alameda and Walsh

A proposal to put a traffic signal at Alameda de las Pulgas and Walsh Road in Atherton is being questioned by some neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2018
Last comment by PeninsulaGirl, on Mar 9, 2018 at 10:55 am | 10 comments | 3594 Views

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High school district hires spokesperson

The Sequoia Union High School District has hired Ana Maria Pulido, an elected member of the Ravenswood City School District...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2018
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Mar 1, 2018 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 4405 Views

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Ravenswood school board approves layoffs, parcel tax renewal

Ravenswood City School District's Board of Education took two steps toward maintaining fiscal solvency Thursday, approving...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by EPA resient 2, on Feb 26, 2018 at 6:52 pm | 2 comments | 2307 Views

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Students Need Host Families for Short Visit

Public Service Announcement Japanese Students Need Homes in the mid-peninsula area March 24 to April 4 Hosting a foreign...

Original post made by Suzanne Autry on Feb. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district downsizing--Facing up to declining enrollment

Declining enrollment provides school districts with an opportunity to put their finances in order without going to the taxpayers...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 21, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Feb 21, 2018 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State Sen. Hill proposes medical cannabis in schools on opt-in basis

State Sen. Jerry Hill has introduced legislation that would let local school districts pursue policies to allow K-12 students...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Very Bad Idea, on Feb 16, 2018 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments | 2854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district looking at its financial future

As the Menlo Park City School District nears the one-year anniversary of voter approval of a parcel tax that helped balance...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2018
Last comment by Train Fan, on Feb 10, 2018 at 11:35 am | 20 comments | 3833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Mr. Clements

There was the time before, and then there was the time after that day. Lee Clements would thereafter refer to it only as...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Suzan, on Feb 8, 2018 at 9:09 pm | 14 comments | 6901 Views

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Ravenswood faces financial crisis

After discussing pressures that would lead to a budget shortfall for more than a year, the Ravenswood school district now...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 30, 2018 at 4:51 pm | 8 comments | 3176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: 'Inappropriate contact' with student under investigation

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is investigating allegations by a former student at Corte Madera School in Portola...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2018
Last comment by PV PARENT, on Jan 22, 2018 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 4006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: Enrollment drops in all local elementary school districts

The high prices of local housing may be pushing young families away from local school districts, a demographer's report says,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jan 18, 2018 at 6:13 pm | 22 comments | 7489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park brothers are chess champs

Shawnak and Sahil Shivakumar, Menlo Park brothers and Laurel School students, both placed recently in the national grade-level...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Edward, on Dec 22, 2017 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 3237 Views

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Bail restored for Menlo Park man charged with possessing child pornography

Bail has been restored for Matthew Emilio Coda, the Menlo Park man recently arrested on charges of possession of child pornography,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2017
Last comment by Puzzled, on Dec 3, 2017 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 3472 Views

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Hot chocolate with Mayor Mike

Atherton Mayor Mike Lempres read holiday stories to students at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton as part of the school's...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 2, 2017 at 2:16 am | 2 comments | 3821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Doctor shares secret for teen mental health: sleep

Dr. Jacob Towery told parents attending his recent talk at Hillview Middle School how they can do one thing to improve their...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Start school later, on Nov 15, 2017 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 5025 Views

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School board to review safety of Hillview's artificial turf field

A study of the safety of the artificial turf playing field at Hillview Middle School, commissioned by the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 10, 2017 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2327 Views
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