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Rotary Club accepting grant applications for nonprofit education programs

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation is now accepting 2019 grant applications from nonprofits. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Luqman Michel, on Jan 18, 2019 at 11:53 pm | 1 comment | 826 Views

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Teen arrested for sexual battery at Woodside High School

A 17-year-old boy was arrested after allegedly grabbing a girl's buttocks while riding a bicycle at Woodside High School...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by My thoughts, on Jan 18, 2019 at 9:55 pm | 8 comments | 1649 Views

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Thygesen, Lambert step down from school board dais after years of service

Joan Lambert and Terry Thygesen, who have more than two decades of experience as school board members between them, stepped...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by Laura Rich, on Jan 10, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1421 Views

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Fiscal responsibility, high academic standards are key priorities for new board members

There will be some new faces looking out from the dais at Menlo Park City School District board meetings starting Dec. 11,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Enough Of The Nonsense, on Dec 30, 2018 at 6:11 pm | 6 comments | 1891 Views

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Four teachers, four stories

The many area teachers who are struggling to remain in their classrooms while keeping a roof over their heads despite the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Dec 24, 2018 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 2264 Views

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Middle school floods for second time in five weeks

A water main break at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park on Thursday, Nov. 29, flooded the campus for the second time...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by IAQ IQ, on Dec 2, 2018 at 2:50 am | 3 comments | 2800 Views

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M-A wrestler files retaliation lawsuit against school district

A Menlo-Atherton High School student is suing the Sequoia Union High School District, district administrators, the M-A athletic...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2018
Last comment by Patton M, on Nov 23, 2018 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 3435 Views

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School closures due to Camp Fire smoke could continue next week

With smoky conditions from the Camp Fire expected to last through Tuesday, school officials are in the process of deciding...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2018
Last comment by Kinde N Rockr, on Nov 18, 2018 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 2505 Views

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PV schools superintendent announces resignation

Portola Valley School District Superintendent Eric Hartwig announced that he will be leaving his post at the end of the school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 17, 2018 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 1929 Views

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Menlo Park: Bike lanes on Oak Grove Avenue to stay

A little over a year ago, temporary bike lanes were installed on segments of Oak Grove Avenue, Crane Street and University...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sorry..was out of town, on Nov 16, 2018 at 12:25 am | 5 comments | 4265 Views

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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 | 2527 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 | 572 Views

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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. 3926 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 | 744 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 | 1528 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. 5487 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 | 1866 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 | 3229 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 | 3321 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 | 1185 Views
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