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La Entrada School closed as deputies search for suspect in domestic dispute

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office say that La Entrada School at 2200 Sharon Road in Menlo Park is closed...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by LE mom, on May 7, 2018 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 4650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

La Entrada Lockdown ?

Any specifics available?...

Original post made by parent123 on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by Julia Brown, assistant editor, on May 7, 2018 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The 'Garbage Patch Kids' speak out for a better future

Our fifth-graders at Laurel Elementary recently completed a project based learning unit in which we asked, "What can we do...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by Nicholas Keller, on Apr 26, 2018 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1213 Views

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High school officials question 'tighter message control' plan

Sequoia Union High School District officials are pushing back against a draft communications plan proposed recently by a...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2018
Last comment by WP, on Apr 23, 2018 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Practicing for the unthinkable

It's a scenario no one ever wants to encounter — a shooter on a school campus. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2018/04/18/practicing-for-the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Shelly, on Apr 20, 2018 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 1006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How one school prepares for the worst

Sacred Heart Schools' 64-acre Atherton campus has nearly 1,200 students, from 3-year-old preschoolers to 18-year-old high...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by James Madison, on Apr 19, 2018 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2529 Views

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Nearly half of Belle Haven students boycott school

More than 44 percent of students enrolled in Belle Haven Elementary School in Menlo Park boycotted classes on Wednesday to...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2018
Last comment by I Agree, on Apr 7, 2018 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 4374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Well-Balanced Student with Challenge Success

LLESD Parent Education Series welcomes Challenge Success in "The Well-Balanced Student" on Tuesday, April 17, 6:30pm, Las...

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Apr. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mayor alleges 'culture of corruption' at Ravenswood school district

East Palo Alto's mayor blasted Ravenswood school district leadership in two separate letters Friday and Saturday criticizing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2018
Last comment by Libel, on Mar 27, 2018 at 9:55 pm | 12 comments | 4265 Views

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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 | 1059 Views

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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 | 2573 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 | 3250 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 | 2539 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 | 3691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2377 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. 667 Views

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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 | 1040 Views

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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 | 2951 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 | 3956 Views
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