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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton Bears to Move to Action to Help Alleviate Blood Shortage

The Bay Area faces a dire shortage of blood, this Friday, January 18, the Menlo-Atherton Bears will be working with the Blood...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Jan. 14, 2008
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Former student finds fault with Woodside High story

As a former student, I am appalled by the portrayal of Woodside High School and public schools in general in the Jan. 2 issue...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Galen Rosenberg, on Jan 11, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 3722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zero tolerance on gunfire, illegal fireworks

There will be no tolerance for celebratory gunfire or fireworks within the city of Menlo Park, the police department said...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by courtney, on Jan 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 4043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park trustees say "si" to Spanish immersion kindergarten

Young parents passionate about launching a Spanish immersion program for kindergartners at a Menlo Park school next August...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPCSD mother, on Dec 21, 2007 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 5146 Views

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The soccer team that wasn't supposed to be

Dr. Mark Sontag promised his family he would not coach again. But when another dad approached him with a deal -- if Mark...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by chad sefcik, on Dec 19, 2007 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 5015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood wins 'inclusive' school award

Ravenswood City School District, in East Palo Alto and east Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it has been named as the nation's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Lucille Strong, on Dec 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 5253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 4521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School communities take up climate change on their own

California's official campaigns against global warming may be taking a hands-off approach to K-12 public school greenhouse...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Nov 28, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 3956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Uphill challenge for Phillips Brooks School

It is no secret that Phillips Brooks, the private elementary school that has been located on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by A neighbor, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 4375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Boy Scouts collect a ton of food

Menlo Atherton Boy Scout Troop 206 collected over a ton of food for the needy in the annual pre-Thanksgiving Scouting for...

Original post made by Phil McHale on Nov. 27, 2007
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Safe routes to Laurel School: Council sets special meeting

With a deadline for state funding approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, Nov. 16,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by free oconnor school, on Nov 18, 2007 at 7:42 pm | 15 comments | 5805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton Feed Our Families

Feed Our Families – our annual food drive On Tuesday, November 13, Menlo-Atherton High School kicked off Feed Our Families...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 14, 2007
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Big topics for school meeting: master plan, Spanish program

The Menlo Park City School District's complete master plan for facility projects at the four schools will be presented at...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by accountability, on Nov 13, 2007 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 4349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are your schools dealing with the challenge of global warming?

Almanac staff writer David Boyce has written a cover story this week on how local schools are taking initiatives to teach...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by , on Nov 13, 2007 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 3801 Views

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SIlicon Valley Moms Blog is tackling the topic of EDUCATION - TODAY!

Hello. I thought many of you would be interested. Silicon Valley Moms Blog http://www.svmoms.com is tackling the topic...

Original post made by SVMom on Nov. 8, 2007
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Community Resource Center Opens at Menlo-Atherton High School

On Thursday, November 8, Menlo-Atherton High School will be holding the grand opening of our Community Resource Center (CRC)...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 8, 2007
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Woodside Priory Goes "Green" and Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Founders Day

Woodside Priory School Goes "Green" and Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary What: Woodside Priory's Fiftieth Anniversary When:...

Original post made by Sean Mclain Brown on Nov. 6, 2007
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Mona Lisa lives

A motley collection of costumed characters march in a Halloween parade at Las Lomitas Elementary School on Oct. 31. Among...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 1, 2007 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 5206 Views

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E-thanks? No, thanks!

Never have I been so tempted to write to Miss Manners. I just received an Evite mass e-thank-you note for a birthday party...

Original post made by Writer\'s cramp on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 26, 2007 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 4410 Views

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Oak Knoll Bond Measure, Not What We Voted For

What is proposed for the revamp of Oak Knoll School is not what we voted for. Of course those of us who believe in good schools...

Original post made by Nancy Palmer on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by , on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 4133 Views
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