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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prioritizing the safe reopening of schools

Dear Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees, Interim Superintendent Crystal Leach, and Sequoia District Teachers...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2021
Last comment by Boy Howdy, on Feb 17, 2021 at 9:39 am | 14 comments | 1430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher vaccines in California determined by location, luck

Vaccinating teachers has become a central sticking point in talks between districts and unions for returning students in...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2021
Last comment by Heather Hopkins, on Feb 11, 2021 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 3792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

George Shultz, former secretary of state, dies at 100

Former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz, who served three American presidents and played a pivotal role in shaping...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park police: No violent crime increase in 2020

When it comes to policing, 2020 was a unique year, according to an annual report from the Menlo Park Police Department detailing...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local middle school parents upset over lack of face time with teachers

Middle school parents want their children more engaged with their teachers amid a pandemic that's isolated many. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Encinal, Hillview, SUHSD mom, on Jan 22, 2021 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 4533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School sophomore dies from injuries from Sharon Heights car crash

A Portola Valley teen who was a sophomore at Menlo School died Monday night after being injured in a car accident in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Michael, on Jan 21, 2021 at 8:35 pm | 19 comments | 34907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Let them play' say youth sports advocates during Friday rally

About 20 student athletes and their parents gathered in front of Sequoia High School in Redwood City Jan. 15 to plead with...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by Local Parent, on Jan 19, 2021 at 10:29 pm | 6 comments | 3671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas school board appoints two trustees

The Las Lomitas district governing board picked new members after high profile trustee and trustee-elect departures. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by akylle, on Dec 30, 2020 at 9:11 pm | 2 comments | 4619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school students won't go back to classrooms next semester

Sequoia Union High School officials say they don't want to send students back to a "bad version of school." Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district paid superintendent over $250K to leave post

The Sequoia Union High School District paid former Superintendent Mary Streshly $256,276 to leave her position, after teachers,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2020
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 23, 2020 at 5:47 am | 5 comments | 5005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas board president resigns over wife's racist and misogynistic tweets about Kamala Harris

Jon Venverloh resigned Sunday after his wife posted racist and misogynistic tweets about Kamala Harris. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2020
Last comment by Chris MD, on Dec 10, 2020 at 6:53 pm | 51 comments | 63102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Opening Woodside Elementary campus like a '100,000-piece puzzle'

Masked first graders lined up in areas marked with orange traffic cones in the Woodside Elementary School parking lot on...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Sean, on Dec 9, 2020 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas parents call for recall of board member

Las Lomitas community members are asking a school board member to step down for not displaying leadership in denouncing racism. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2020
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 5, 2020 at 7:10 am | 23 comments | 8165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district parents, teachers and students at odds over returning to classrooms

As Sequoia Union High School District officials make plans for a return to in-person learning, teachers say "no." Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Leila Dowden, on Dec 3, 2020 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 6400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district parents, teachers and students at odds over returning to classrooms

Some Sequoia Union High School District students are pleading to return to classrooms next semester, but necessary upgrades...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Virus outbreaks unavoidable as school campuses reopen, experts warn

As schools inch closer to reopening campuses in some parts of California, medical experts are warning that the spread of...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2020
There are no comments yet. 863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All the fixings: Sequoia district hands out Thanksgiving meal kits to families

The Sequoia Union High School District provided turkey, mashed potatoes, blueberry crumbles and more to families this year...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by nan, on Nov 25, 2020 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 3488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community college district races bring new perspectives to county board

The 2020 elections will bring new faces to the San Mateo County Community College District Board of Trustees. While the Area...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Defeat of Prop. 15 denies schools more revenue

Voters have rejected Proposition 15, a large tax increase on commercial properties, depriving schools of what could have...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2020
Last comment by pogo, on Nov 21, 2020 at 11:34 am | 18 comments | 4096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

From 10 to zero: Local school districts report their COVID-19 since campuses reopened to students

COVID-19 cases are cropping up at local public school districts which have reopened classrooms to students, and some districts...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
Last comment by La Entrada Parent , on Nov 20, 2020 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 6011 Views
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