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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
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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 | 4728 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
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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 | 4702 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
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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 | 4650 Views

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Woodside-Carolmont robotics team wins seven of eight matches

This report is from the Sequoia Union High School District: Team 100, Woodside/Carlmont Robotics Teamrobot performed extremely...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 21, 2007
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Woodside-Carlmont Robotics Team in Local Competition

The Woodside Carlmont High Schools Robotic Team won the “Delphi Driving Tomorrow's Technology Award" at the Davis Regional...

Original post made by Karen Rago on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rago, on Mar 17, 2007 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 5328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A presents the 50s musical GREASE!

Menlo-Atherton High School's International Thespian Society will present the hit musical Grease! Come enjoy the fast pace...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Mar. 15, 2007
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Should a new Hillview Middle School be built, and the old one torn down?

Please post your comments below. The school board of the Menlo Park City School District plans to meet Tuesday, March...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Mar 8, 2007 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 5013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Galileo Inspires Next Generation of Educators; Offers 1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships

Question: What would inspire a former Navy submarine officer to detour his plans for medical school, opting instead to pursue...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 5, 2007 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 7753 Views

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Triumphing Over Adversity; Local Students Honored at Winners Breakfast

Two local students were honored on March 1st at the Family Service Agency of San Mateo County and Oracle’s 12th Annual...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 2, 2007 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 4917 Views

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Parents to meet over lack of onsite, after-school child care in Menlo Park school district

Katherine Bailey (kjscafe@earthlink.net) e-mailed this message to the Almanac on Feb. 17, 2007: I wanted to let your newspaper...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 22 comments | 5220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas election: Voter registration closes Feb. 20

<i>Here is a Feb. 16, 2007, press release from the San Mateo County Elections Office: </i> San Mateo County's Chief Elections...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 19, 2007
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MAHS presents The Winter Fantasyland: Winter Arts Festival

Menlo Atherton High School presents The Winter Fantasyland: Winter Arts Festival on Saturday, February 24 from noon to 4...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Feb. 13, 2007
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Check out the M-A High School Wikipedia entry

Check out the Menlo-Atherton High School Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menlo-Atherton_High_School...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 5057 Views

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Kepler's news and book reviews for young readers: Post your own picks below

For young readers: Check out the news and book picks by Kepler's reviewers. Share your favorite reads in the comment box...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 10, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Feb 12, 2007 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 5703 Views

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See bats -- upside down and in high-tech

Enter the neo-gothic portal into the new bat exhibit at Coyote Point Museum in San Mateo and you see the world as a bat...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Feb 9, 2007 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 4639 Views

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Neighbors fear 'serious consequences' of Hillview rebuild

A petition signed by 80 neighbors of Hillview Middle School raises concerns about the proposed expansion plans at the school...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 9, 2007 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 5271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Las Lomitas school district increases parcel taxes by 59 percent

The school board of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District is proposing to increase the district's parcel tax by 59 percent,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by Anna, on Feb 8, 2007 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 4878 Views
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