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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 | 4517 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. 4485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4771 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. 4389 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
There are no comments yet. 4988 Views

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 | 5177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Praise for Manfred Kopisch, Almanac for biking-to-school article

The following letter by C. D. Randall was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: The recent article...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wishing for a better outcome on playing fields

The following letter by Lee Duboc was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: At this time, I don't...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 12, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 3 comments | 4664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Motorists are the problem, not cyclists

<B>The following letter by Robert Cronin was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Let's turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Positive Solutions, on Apr 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 4996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal turf

I'm surprised that this topic hasn't been raised already on this board (but then, this isn't Palo Alto, whose Town Square...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by II, on Apr 9, 2007 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 5441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The homework myth

I'm disappointed to see Menlo Park school officials backpedal on the District's homework "ban." It seems to me they have...

Original post made by Menlo mother on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by a former oak knoll parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 5611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Kite Day

The City of Menlo Park will host the annual Kite Day on Sunday, April 22 at Bayfront Park from 12 noon - 3PM. A Kite, a hot...

Original post made by Rosetta Fort on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 6, 2007 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 4908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For kids' safety, it's time for action on Ringwood parking

<B>The following letter by Susan Bryan was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Thanks for spotlighting...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why biking to Laurel is a bad idea

<B>The following letter by Jerry Leugers was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Your editorial...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

America's Pastime-M-A's 1st annual car show

The Menlo-Atherton Baseball team is hosting it's 1st annual car show, America's Pastime, on April 28th. The show starts at...

Original post made by Mike Amoroso on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why put your child in danger?

<B>The following letter by Maria Ploeger was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: Last week's...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 28, 2007 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 4718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview boy competes in state geography bee

Kurt Kessler of Atherton, an eighth-grader at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, has qualified to represent the school...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor has theory for improving grades, study habits

A group of junior high school students were able to markedly increase their grades and study habits after being told that...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Academic411.com, on Mar 22, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 4689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Robotics: Rack ‘n Roll

Following is a press release from JoAnne Goldberg, spokesperson for the M-A High Robotics Team: Menlo-Atherton Robotics...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia UHSD Visioning Session 3/24 in East Palo Alto

The Sequoia UHSD has been holding community visioning sessions with All our communities.The last 2 sessions will be this...

Original post made by sally stewart on Mar. 22, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 22, 2007 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 4633 Views
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