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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton holds grand opening for new STEAM wing

Menlo-Atherton High School celebrated its new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) wing on Oct. 30. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by John Gruner, on Nov 12, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2148 Views

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Editorial endorsement: Yes on Portola Valley district school bond, Measure Z

Should residents of the Portola Valley School District support Measure Z, the $49.5 million bond measure that will raise...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by active volunteer, on Nov 6, 2018 at 9:56 am | 5 comments | 426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher charged with engaging in sex acts with minor

A teacher from Redwood City has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in sex acts with a minor, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3259 Views

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Election 2018: $49.5 million bond for Portola Valley schools on ballot

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by No on Measure Z, on Oct 25, 2018 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 501 Views

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Firm names more priests accused of sex assault

A Minnesota-based law firm on Tuesday morning released the names of 33 men connected with the Diocese of San Jose who have...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Oct 25, 2018 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

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Detectives investigating assault at Oak Knoll School

Menlo Park police detectives are looking into a claim by a 17-year-old boy that a girl he planned to meet at Oak Knoll School...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4688 Views

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Election 2018: $49.5 million bond for Portola Valley schools on ballot

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by Frustrated, on Oct 4, 2018 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 1483 Views

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Today: State board reviews appeal by Menlo Park residents to transfer school districts

For the second time in the past 30 years, the California State Board of Education is deciding the fate of an appeal to transfer...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Machiavelli , on Oct 2, 2018 at 7:14 pm | 9 comments | 2975 Views

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Enrollment continues to dip in area schools

Enrollment slightly declined this school year for local elementary school districts, continuing a recent area trend. The...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Sep 21, 2018 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 2955 Views

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Street Smarts: Whether pedaling or water paddling, safety training is crucial for kids

Introducing Street Smarts, a new column by Katie Behroozi and Jen Wolosin dedicated to transportation-related issues in and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by MPer, on Aug 15, 2018 at 9:52 am | 4 comments | 1056 Views

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Vandal punctures tires in La Entrada School parking lot

Someone has been forcing metal screws into the tires of vehicles belonging to the staff of La Entrada School over the last...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 11, 2018 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 1678 Views

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Coach arrested on suspicion of sex crime with teen student

A 37-year-old San Jose man who coaches badminton in Menlo Park was arrested July 12 and booked into the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by Clunge, on Jul 21, 2018 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 3565 Views

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Tonight: Las Lomitas School driveway location on agenda

Whether or not the Las Lomitas School should change its driveway to align with Walsh Road will be discussed by Atherton's...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by PeninsulaGirl, on Jul 10, 2018 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 1296 Views

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Woodside school seventh-grader designs award-winning, cost-efficient solar device

Woodsider Georgia Hutchinson has come up with a way to make producing solar energy more efficient and less costly -- and...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2018
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 21, 2018 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 3740 Views

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Laurel families gang up to bike to school

Jen Wolosin said she wanted to make sure her son had the chance to ride his bike to school at the Laurel School Lower Campus...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by Not a helicopter parent, on Jun 21, 2018 at 9:01 pm | 5 comments | 1925 Views

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$70 million bond measure passing in Las Lomitas school district

The first election night results show voters in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District approving a $70 million bond measure,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Don’t You Love It, on Jun 8, 2018 at 7:17 am | 9 comments | 5232 Views

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Editorial: Support Measure R to finish campus projects

Las Lomitas school district officials are asking voters to support Measure R, a $70 million bond measure on the June ballot...

Original post made on May. 21, 2018
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jun 3, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 8 comments | 5070 Views

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Bond, parcel tax are on June 5 ballot in Ravenswood district

The K-8 Ravenswood City School District, which includes East Palo Alto and parts of Menlo Park,is seeking voter approval...

Original post made on May. 31, 2018
Last comment by No Way!, on Jun 2, 2018 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 1212 Views

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Local foundation brings science to Ravenswood

Thanks to a volunteer-led effort and funding from the nonprofit Ravenswood Education Foundation, there is a fledgling but...

Original post made on May. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sybille, on May 14, 2018 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 1780 Views

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Windmill School, now in a permanent home, celebrates grand opening

Windmill School just opened its new and permanent home at 900 Portola Road -- the grand opening was Sunday, April 28 -- and...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Happy Resident, on May 9, 2018 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 5162 Views
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