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Bridging two worlds

Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza, who will be a first-generation college student at Harvard University this fall, is a current...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by Congratulations , on Feb 16, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 2094 Views


Ravenswood district could ask KIPP to share middle school campus

More specific ideas for how to accommodate KIPP Valiant Community Prep's request for more facilities coalesced at a school...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by willowschool1969, on Feb 13, 2019 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 890 Views


Las Lomitas superintendent announces retirement

Las Lomitas Elementary School District Superintendent Lisa Cesario will retire at the end of this school year. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Charlene, on Feb 8, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views


Off to a good start

After a single semester in operation, Menlo Park City School District's new preschool is already "a home away from home"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by don't worry about it,, on Feb 8, 2019 at 1:37 am | 22 comments | 2818 Views


Ravenswood to hold public meetings on charter school expansion request

The Ravenswood City School District is hosting a series of community meetings through next week to inform the public about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 5, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 2 comments | 1459 Views


Rotary Club accepting grant applications for nonprofit education programs

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation is now accepting 2019 grant applications from nonprofits. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Luqman Michel, on Jan 18, 2019 at 11:53 pm | 1 comment | 1220 Views


Teen arrested for sexual battery at Woodside High School

A 17-year-old boy was arrested after allegedly grabbing a girl's buttocks while riding a bicycle at Woodside High School...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by My thoughts, on Jan 18, 2019 at 9:55 pm | 8 comments | 2012 Views


Thygesen, Lambert step down from school board dais after years of service

Joan Lambert and Terry Thygesen, who have more than two decades of experience as school board members between them, stepped...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by Laura Rich, on Jan 10, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views


Fiscal responsibility, high academic standards are key priorities for new board members

There will be some new faces looking out from the dais at Menlo Park City School District board meetings starting Dec. 11,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Enough Of The Nonsense, on Dec 30, 2018 at 6:11 pm | 6 comments | 2063 Views


Four teachers, four stories

The many area teachers who are struggling to remain in their classrooms while keeping a roof over their heads despite the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Dec 24, 2018 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 2420 Views


Middle school floods for second time in five weeks

A water main break at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park on Thursday, Nov. 29, flooded the campus for the second time...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by IAQ IQ, on Dec 2, 2018 at 2:50 am | 3 comments | 3263 Views


M-A wrestler files retaliation lawsuit against school district

A Menlo-Atherton High School student is suing the Sequoia Union High School District, district administrators, the M-A athletic...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2018
Last comment by Patton M, on Nov 23, 2018 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 3723 Views


School closures due to Camp Fire smoke could continue next week

With smoky conditions from the Camp Fire expected to last through Tuesday, school officials are in the process of deciding...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2018
Last comment by Kinde N Rockr, on Nov 18, 2018 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 2612 Views


PV schools superintendent announces resignation

Portola Valley School District Superintendent Eric Hartwig announced that he will be leaving his post at the end of the school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 17, 2018 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2120 Views


Menlo Park: Bike lanes on Oak Grove Avenue to stay

A little over a year ago, temporary bike lanes were installed on segments of Oak Grove Avenue, Crane Street and University...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sorry..was out of town, on Nov 16, 2018 at 12:25 am | 5 comments | 4413 Views


Menlo-Atherton holds grand opening for new STEAM wing

Menlo-Atherton High School celebrated its new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) wing on Oct. 30. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by John Gruner, on Nov 12, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2617 Views


Editorial endorsement: Yes on Portola Valley district school bond, Measure Z

Should residents of the Portola Valley School District support Measure Z, the $49.5 million bond measure that will raise...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by active volunteer, on Nov 6, 2018 at 9:56 am | 5 comments | 635 Views


Teacher charged with engaging in sex acts with minor

A teacher from Redwood City has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in sex acts with a minor, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4091 Views


Election 2018: $49.5 million bond for Portola Valley schools on ballot

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by No on Measure Z, on Oct 25, 2018 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 814 Views


Firm names more priests accused of sex assault

A Minnesota-based law firm on Tuesday morning released the names of 33 men connected with the Diocese of San Jose who have...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Oct 25, 2018 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views
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