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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school districts score among top 20 in state API test

Academic Performance Index scores are up and down, but overall, still very good at local elementary schools. And one district,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 1, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 2331 Views

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Teachers' letters pushed board member to resign

A teachers' union letter-writing campaign to lobby Las Lomitas Elementary School District board members over stalled contract...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 3461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Las Lomitas teachers out of line

Teachers at Las Lomitas schools stepped out of character last week in an apparent effort to convince board members to give...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 2668 Views

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High school district redesigns its Web site

The Web site for the Sequoia Union High School District has a new look, and some new content, including a listing of district...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stephen, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 2337 Views

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POST to sell 4,262 acres near Montara and Moss Beach to National Park Service

The Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to sell Rancho Corral de Tierra, a large tract of land surrounding Montara and Moss...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Nov 17, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 2647 Views

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Bursting at the seams

If closing a school is the hardest decision a school board ever has to make, then the second most difficult is deciding whether...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 2125 Views

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Enrollment surge: Schools face unpleasant options

Menlo Park City School District delayed its decision on opening a new elementary school at the O'Connor campus as officials...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by heresy, on Dec 17, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 2698 Views

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Las Lomitas principal to retire in June

Gerald Traynor, the principal of Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton for the last 10 years, has announced his retirement,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Another Las Lomitas Parent, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 3087 Views

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Train death identified as Gunn grad Brian Taylor

The young man who stepped in front of a Caltrain Friday night has been identified as Brian Bennion Taylor, 19, a 2008 graduate...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Active Resident, on Jan 25, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 2 comments | 2742 Views

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Saturday: Memorial service for Gunn graduate Brian Taylor

A memorial service for Brian Bennion Taylor, 19, will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, at noon in Menlo Park at The Church of Jesus...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Daniel, on Jan 29, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 2614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Revenues down, enrollment up in K-8 district

Voters will be asked to help the Menlo Park City School District bridge a projected $2 million budget shortfall with a $178...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fix it right, on Feb 18, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 2614 Views

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My View: Our so-called lives -- Is techno-chatter replacing relationships?

<I>About the author: Samantha Bergeson of Portola Valley is a freshman at Menlo School in Atherton.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marice George, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2631 Views

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Momentum grows in threat to sue school district

The district attorney will not go to battle for Peter Carpenter, the open-government crusader and Atherton resident, who...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 17, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 3111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"M-A on eBay" On-Line Auction Opens Friday 4/23!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s third annual M-A on eBay ON-LINE auction goes live this Friday, April 23rd! Up for bid are...

Original post made by Kim Sommer on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Apr 20, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 2973 Views

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Warren Buffet to Jennifer Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 3687 Views

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Basic changes needed to fix schools, Assembly candidates agree at Saturday forum

Basic changes are needed to fix California's ailing K-12 education system, Democrats vying to succeed Ira Ruskin in the state...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on May 10, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 2995 Views

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Farewell to longtime M-A Jazz Band leader Frank Moura

After 39 years as the director of the Menlo-Atherton High School Jazz Band and a music teacher, Frank Moura will retire in...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bryce, on Nov 11, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 20579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New year brings changes to high schools

There is significant newness to be found in programs and plans for the 2010-11 school year at Woodside and Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Sep 2, 2010 at 12:37 am | 2 comments | 3331 Views

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Woodside High teachers re-bond in wake of 'Superman'

As military veterans know, the feelings that develop after a group has been attacked often create strong bonds of loyalty...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Woodside teacher, on Oct 31, 2010 at 12:27 am | 2 comments | 3297 Views

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Bike lane all but certain at intersection of Alpine and I-280, where cyclist died

Bikes heading westbound on Sand Hill Road as they approach Interstate 280 have the option of merging with traffic into a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 2, 2011 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 2751 Views
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