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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 | 7694 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 | 4893 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 | 5189 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 4871 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 4554 Views

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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 | 5003 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 | 5660 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 | 4614 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 | 5242 Views

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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 | 4840 Views

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Free Dental Appointments Available for Kids

Several San Mateo County dentists have openings for free dental services to children ages 1 to 18 years on Give Kids a Smile...

Original post made by Beverly Thames on Jan. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4945 Views

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MP city school district: 2007-08 Kindergarten registration

January 16, 2007 Registration for fall 2007 will be accepted beginning February 1, 2007 at Oak Knoll School and February...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 17, 2007
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Local kids who trekked through Nepal post trailer of their documentary on YouTube

Local kids who trekked through Nepal and filmed their adventures have a five-minute trailer of their work-in-progress documentary...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jan. 3, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Jan 3, 2007 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 5341 Views

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No track classes at Summit Prep, unlike M-A

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac.</B> Editor: I have two children in high school, one...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4874 Views

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Considering a Year End Gift? Support the Boys & Girls Clubs

Considering a year-end gift? Your donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula would be quadrupled. The youth organization,...

Original post made by Chris Canter on Dec. 26, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4803 Views

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Double of Nothing X 3 Boys & Girls Clubs Challenges

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is currently facing several challenges. The youth organization, which has clubhouses...

Original post made by Chris Canter on Dec. 19, 2006
Last comment by , on Dec 19, 2006 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 4752 Views

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Summit Prep wants to reserve seats for volunteers' children, but high school district says no

Summit Preparatory Charter High School, the high-performing four-year-old school that enrolls about 80 children from the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Summit Parent, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:48 pm | 7 comments | 6085 Views

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Challenging Time for Peninsula Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is currently facing several challenges. The youth organization, which has clubhouses...

Original post made by Chris Canter on Dec. 16, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4898 Views

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Any news on providing bus transportation for kids going to local schools?

Is there any news on the study to provide bus transportation for kids going to local schools? See Marjorie Mader's story...

Original post made by Traffic Cop on Dec. 3, 2006
Last comment by Editor, on Dec 6, 2006 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 5535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling All Kids! New Community Service Programs

Bay Area Nonprofit Invites Students to Engage in Community Service Benefiting Homeless Children Menlo Park, CA, November...

Original post made by Heather Hopkins on Nov. 17, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5127 Views
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