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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Colleagues, students say M-A teacher Jim MacKenzie will be missed in his retirement

Classroom B2 at Menlo-Atherton High School will have the same number on the door next fall, but longtime inhabitant Jim MacKenzie...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by Josh Edelman, on Jun 17, 2007 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 6190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If school goes, save Hillview murals

This letter by Cecelia Daye was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: It would be tragic if the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by hillview parent, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 5055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Safety at Laurel Elementary School

Is bike safety for children really an issue? To many people it is not, because they feel it is not safe for children to bike...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Manfred Kopisch, on Jun 14, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 70 comments | 10613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Roberts School Celebrates More Than 30 Years in Menlo Park

This month, as schools across the Bay Area conduct graduation ceremonies, so too will the Roberts School, a pre-school and...

Original post made by Kim Amsbaugh on Jun. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magic show at Atherton library June 25

Magic show with Gerald Joseph at the Atherton Library The Atherton Library will be hosting a program for children with...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 13, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A Principal Denise Plante's remarks to the Class of 2007

Below are the remarks of Menlo-Atherton High School Principal Denise Plante in speaking to the graduating seniors of the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Jun. 11, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A pitch to head off artificial turf in Woodside

By Patrick Noonan Am I the only person in Woodside who cares that soon two of our beautiful natural turf playing fields...

Original post made by Patrick Noonan on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 29, 2007 at 3:09 pm | 11 comments | 6077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school plan on wrong track

On April 4, trustees of the Menlo Park City School District voted to proceed to the design phase for Laurel and Encinal...

Original post made by Dave Montague on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by Oak Knoll parent, on May 16, 2007 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 4800 Views

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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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 | 5040 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 | 4096 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
There are no comments yet. 4605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4337 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 | 4480 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 | 4605 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
There are no comments yet. 4529 Views

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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 | 4837 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
There are no comments yet. 4432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5241 Views
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