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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 Margaret Wilmer, 6 hours ago | 16 comments | 19753 Views

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'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 | 2080 Views

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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 | 3372 Views

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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. 3369 Views

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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 | 3556 Views

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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 | 52 comments | 59848 Views

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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 | 3077 Views

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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 | 6973 Views

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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 | 5430 Views

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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. 692 Views

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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. 517 Views

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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 | 3010 Views

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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. 1588 Views

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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 | 3526 Views

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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 | 5146 Views

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Sequoia district cautiously begins search for new superintendent

The Sequoia Union High School District has begun the task of replacing Superintendent Mary Streshly, who was ousted this...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2020
Last comment by susannahID, on Nov 16, 2020 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 3613 Views

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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 | 2078 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 | 2437 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 | 1477 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 | 28406 Views
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