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SCHOOLS & KIDS

After trustee's resignation, Ravenswood school board to appoint replacement

The Ravenswood school board plans to make a provisional appointment rather than hold a costly special election to fill a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2020
Last comment by nancy, on Nov 2, 2020 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 2865 Views

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Fundraising for school board races slows as elections approach

Many school board candidates raised less money during the most recent campaign financing period than they did earlier in...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2020
Last comment by John Earnhardt, on Oct 28, 2020 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 3508 Views

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Leveling the ground: Yes on Proposition 15

Last year, The Almanac ran a three-part series by Kate Bradshaw, describing the lasting impacts of racial segregation in...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Yes on 15, on Oct 12, 2020 at 9:00 am | 12 comments | 2265 Views

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Community briefs: Free meals from Sequoia school district, Peninsula Clean Energy credits

Community briefs: Sequoia Union High School District providing free meals and Peninsula Clean Energy offering credits to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
Last comment by Yaz, on Oct 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 29474 Views

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COVID testing of teachers, staff hotly debated as California schools reopen

As schools throughout California tiptoe toward reopening, decisions about whether to routinely test teachers, staff and even...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2020
Last comment by Boy Howdy, on Sep 23, 2020 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 3493 Views

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High school superintendent Mary Streshly announces resignation amid calls for district to fire her

More than a month after Sequoia Union High School District's teachers union and 22 principals and top administrators called...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Angry Parent, on Sep 21, 2020 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 11510 Views

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High school district board candidate drops out of race, citing need for more elected 'voices of color'

Jacqui Cebrian, a candidate for the Sequoia Union High School District school board Trustee Area E, has announced that she...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Joan, on Sep 17, 2020 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 7170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hints at outside help in deciding whether to fire superintendent

Amid major no confidence votes from administrators and faculty, the Sequoia Union High School District board said it will...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2020
Last comment by C B, on Aug 29, 2020 at 9:47 am | 8 comments | 7574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board still weighing whether to fire superintendent opposed by teachers, principals

Teachers and principals in the Sequoia Union High School District have called for Superintendent Mary Streshly to be fired....

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by J Carson, on Aug 28, 2020 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1382 Views

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Former Uber chief security officer hit with obstruction of justice charge

Federal law enforcement authorities have charged former Uber Chief Security Officer Joseph Sullivan for an attempted cover-up...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2020
Last comment by katherine, on Aug 21, 2020 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 3539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Incomplete data': High school board debates last spring's pass/fail grading system

In a discussion at a Sequoia Union High School District board meeting Aug. 5, board members debated the pass/fail grading...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by margomca, on Aug 14, 2020 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 4309 Views

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High school principals call for board to fire superintendent

After the teachers union and 22 administrators -- including Woodside and M-A's principals -- called for the firing of Superintendent...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2020
Last comment by Kassandra, on Aug 13, 2020 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 8584 Views

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High school promises better virtual learning experience after 'less-than-optimal' spring

Menlo-Atherton High School administrators say that they're improving the school's online learning program for the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2020
Last comment by Woodside High School Student, on Aug 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm | 5 comments | 5447 Views

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With a no-confidence vote, high school teachers’ union calls for removal of superintendent

The Sequoia Union Teachers Association has “overwhelmingly” made a vote of no confidence in Superintendent Mary Streshly,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 6, 2020 at 12:14 pm | 14 comments | 18824 Views

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Menlo Park names interim police chief: David Spiller, retired Pleasanton PD chief

Retired Pleasanton police chief David Spiller will take over as Menlo Park interim chief Friday, July 31. He replaces police...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by COVID Emergency, on Jul 31, 2020 at 7:54 am | 7 comments | 5588 Views

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Citing coronavirus increase, high school district to start fall semester with full distance learning

In a packed Zoom school board meeting, the Sequoia Union High School District on Tuesday night gave its most concrete decision...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Local, on Jul 26, 2020 at 4:05 pm | 4 comments | 6042 Views

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Learn Real Estate ONLINE Now (Public, NonProfit)

Hi! College of San Mateo has moved its Real Estate (and other) classes ONLINE so everybody can sign up and take classes...

Original post made by [email protected] on Jul. 25, 2020
There are no comments yet. 852 Views

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Citing spike in coronavirus cases, Ravenswood to start school year with full distance learning

The Ravenswood City school board backed on Thursday a plan to open schools in August remotely, with the hopes of shifting...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2020
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 17, 2020 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 4341 Views

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Kepler's Books joins forces with Menlo Park Library to launch community book club

Kepler's Books and the Menlo Park Library have teamed up to start a community book club. Their first pick for the program,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online or on-campus? High school district debates how to reopen in the fall

The Sequoia Union High School District is still in wide-ranging discussions over reopening its schools in the fall, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 24, 2020 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 6348 Views
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