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Menlo Park school superintendent to join Ravenswood district

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 19, 2017 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2223 Views


Menlo Park council appoints 10 to city commissions

The Menlo Park City Council has filled four city commission and committee seats and reappointed six commissioners. Read...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by volunteer, on May 19, 2017 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views


Qualified by life

Ginny Maiwald, the Menlo Park City School District's director of student services, is qualified not just by her education...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Jeriann Hirsch, on May 27, 2017 at 6:23 am | 2 comments | 2187 Views


Menlo Park man arrested in police sting operation involving marijuana sales

A Menlo Park man was arrested May 23 after undercover police officers conducted a sting operation involving marijuana sales...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Jun 2, 2017 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 3308 Views


Tonight: Stanford proposal for Menlo Park office building reviewed

A proposal by Stanford University to build a two-story, 40,000-square-foot office building at 2131 Sand Hill Road and annex...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 19, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1739 Views


Under threat of a lawsuit, Sequoia high school board opts for by-district elections

By a unanimous vote on Wednesday, the board of the Sequoia Union High School District authorized attorneys to prepare maps...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Not so much, on Jul 3, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 2253 Views


ID theft suspect arrested on explosives possession

A man under investigation for identity theft in Menlo Park was arrested in Stockton July 6 after law enforcement agents said...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 13, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1728 Views


Menlo Park: Commission can't assemble quorum to consider eight-story biotech building

The commission was unable to assemble a quorum to consider the matter because three of the seven commissioners must recuse...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Interesting , on Jul 19, 2017 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 771 Views


"Hillview Robotics" wins 2nd place at Northern California Championship

Are 12 year old 7th graders too old to still play with Lego? Not if you throw in some motors and sensors and ask them...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Jan. 22, 2007
Last comment by Arthur Hogan, on Jul 8, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 4675 Views


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, on Mar 22, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 4238 Views


Kepler's news and book reviews for young readers: Post your own picks below

For young readers: Check out the news and book picks by Kepler's reviewers. Share your favorite reads in the comment box...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 10, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Feb 12, 2007 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 5048 Views


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 | 6956 Views


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 | 4283 Views


Wishing for a better outcome on playing fields

The following letter by Lee Duboc was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: At this time, I don't...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 12, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 3945 Views


How local teens are raising funds for homeless children

<b>EVENT:</b> A fundraising event, a 5K “Step by Step” Walk/Run, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Heather Hopkins, on Apr 21, 2007 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 4593 Views


Academic honors: Report the information here

Report information about academic honors and scholarships in the comment box below. ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Newshound, on May 16, 2007 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 4243 Views


Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 4020 Views


School communities take up climate change on their own

California's official campaigns against global warming may be taking a hands-off approach to K-12 public school greenhouse...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Nov 28, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 3551 Views


Ravenswood wins 'inclusive' school award

Ravenswood City School District, in East Palo Alto and east Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it has been named as the nation's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Lucille Strong, on Dec 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 4500 Views


Menlo Park trustees say "si" to Spanish immersion kindergarten

Young parents passionate about launching a Spanish immersion program for kindergartners at a Menlo Park school next August...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPCSD mother, on Dec 21, 2007 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 4272 Views
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