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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal turf

I'm surprised that this topic hasn't been raised already on this board (but then, this isn't Palo Alto, whose Town Square...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by II, on Apr 9, 2007 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 5568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The homework myth

I'm disappointed to see Menlo Park school officials backpedal on the District's homework "ban." It seems to me they have...

Original post made by Menlo mother on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by a former oak knoll parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 5785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Kite Day

The City of Menlo Park will host the annual Kite Day on Sunday, April 22 at Bayfront Park from 12 noon - 3PM. A Kite, a hot...

Original post made by Rosetta Fort on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 6, 2007 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 4998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For kids' safety, it's time for action on Ringwood parking

<B>The following letter by Susan Bryan was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Thanks for spotlighting...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why biking to Laurel is a bad idea

<B>The following letter by Jerry Leugers was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Your editorial...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

America's Pastime-M-A's 1st annual car show

The Menlo-Atherton Baseball team is hosting it's 1st annual car show, America's Pastime, on April 28th. The show starts at...

Original post made by Mike Amoroso on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why put your child in danger?

<B>The following letter by Maria Ploeger was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: Last week's...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 28, 2007 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 4806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview boy competes in state geography bee

Kurt Kessler of Atherton, an eighth-grader at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, has qualified to represent the school...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor has theory for improving grades, study habits

A group of junior high school students were able to markedly increase their grades and study habits after being told that...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Academic411.com, on Mar 22, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 4783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Robotics: Rack ‘n Roll

Following is a press release from JoAnne Goldberg, spokesperson for the M-A High Robotics Team: Menlo-Atherton Robotics...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia UHSD Visioning Session 3/24 in East Palo Alto

The Sequoia UHSD has been holding community visioning sessions with All our communities.The last 2 sessions will be this...

Original post made by sally stewart on Mar. 22, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 22, 2007 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 4733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside-Carolmont robotics team wins seven of eight matches

This report is from the Sequoia Union High School District: Team 100, Woodside/Carlmont Robotics Teamrobot performed extremely...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside-Carlmont Robotics Team in Local Competition

The Woodside Carlmont High Schools Robotic Team won the “Delphi Driving Tomorrow's Technology Award" at the Davis Regional...

Original post made by Karen Rago on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rago, on Mar 17, 2007 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 5462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A presents the 50s musical GREASE!

Menlo-Atherton High School's International Thespian Society will present the hit musical Grease! Come enjoy the fast pace...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Mar. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should a new Hillview Middle School be built, and the old one torn down?

Please post your comments below. The school board of the Menlo Park City School District plans to meet Tuesday, March...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Mar 8, 2007 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 5104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Galileo Inspires Next Generation of Educators; Offers 1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships

Question: What would inspire a former Navy submarine officer to detour his plans for medical school, opting instead to pursue...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 5, 2007 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 7897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Triumphing Over Adversity; Local Students Honored at Winners Breakfast

Two local students were honored on March 1st at the Family Service Agency of San Mateo County and Oracle’s 12th Annual...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 2, 2007 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 4990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents to meet over lack of onsite, after-school child care in Menlo Park school district

Katherine Bailey (kjscafe@earthlink.net) e-mailed this message to the Almanac on Feb. 17, 2007: I wanted to let your newspaper...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 22 comments | 5310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas election: Voter registration closes Feb. 20

<i>Here is a Feb. 16, 2007, press release from the San Mateo County Elections Office: </i> San Mateo County's Chief Elections...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MAHS presents The Winter Fantasyland: Winter Arts Festival

Menlo Atherton High School presents The Winter Fantasyland: Winter Arts Festival on Saturday, February 24 from noon to 4...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Feb. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4678 Views
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