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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituary: Wendi Haskell, a force in children's sports

Wendi Hammond Haskell, a teacher, champion of children's athletic programs and community volunteer, died quietly on June...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 20, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure at park

A 34-year-old Watsonville man was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure Tuesday at Portola Redwoods State Park near...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by gross, on Jul 13, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Problem solvers: Woodland School places third in state

Woodland School's Future Problem Solvers team of fifth- and sixth-graders -- made up of Ella Aspinall, Zachary Sayyah, Ryan...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scenes from Woodside Junior Rodeo

Here are photos from the Woodside Junior Rodeo, held at the Mounted Patrol Grounds in Woodside on July Fourth. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jul 5, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A freshman facing medical emergency dies; community rallied to raise funds

Update: The young man described in this story, Aisea Mataele, was taken off of life support in the early evening of Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Andrea, on Jun 26, 2017 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 25294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suspect charged in online hacking case

A 34-year-old San Francisco man was arraigned April 11 in federal District Court on charges in connection with the Sept....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 478 Views

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Menlo Park school district administrator wins state award

Ginny Maiwald, the Menlo Park City School District's director of student services, has won the California Special Education...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by previous MPCSD staff, on Jun 22, 2017 at 2:51 am | 3 comments | 3446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-grader qualifies for international competition

After winning second place in a statewide competition, Nikhil Chand, a fifth-grader at Woodland School in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Jun 6, 2017 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students learn about energy, environment, chocolate

What can you learn about coal mining from a chocolate chip cookie? Does dark chocolate or milk chocolate have a bigger environmental...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by yeah.... uh, no, on Jun 1, 2017 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 1070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Superintendent's actions roil school district

For a superintendent who is reputed to be fond of applying the latest business techniques to improve the performance of local...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by former Ghysels colleague, on Jun 1, 2017 at 9:24 am | 58 comments | 629735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Time to register for AYSO in Menlo Park, Atherton

Signups for AYSO fall 2017 soccer in Menlo Park and Atherton are on Saturday, May 20, at the Hillview Middle School Library. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Daniel Fughs, on May 20, 2017 at 11:17 pm | 1 comment | 936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials break ground for tech high school in Menlo Park

A ceremonial groundbreaking took place Wednesday for a new tech-oriented public high school in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by J.E.M., on May 20, 2017 at 11:40 am | 3 comments | 2665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Windmill School to move ahead with construction of new campus

Windmill School, a play-based preschool, recently received a building permit to move ahead with construction of a new campus...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by really?, on May 17, 2017 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district considers fee-based preschool program

Attempting to offer its most disadvantaged students an opportunity for early childhood education, the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by FRANCES GRIFFIN, on May 11, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood teachers, superintendent face breakdown in trust

Festering teacher concerns in the Ravenswood City School District came to a head last week when the teachers union announced...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by Sigh, on May 8, 2017 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park bike route plan hits speed bump

Plans to move forward with a one-year pilot program of a bike route on Oak Grove Avenue in downtown Menlo Park will likely...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Reid Powers, on May 6, 2017 at 11:43 pm | 42 comments | 3144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New east-west bike route trial moves forward

Who knew that a proposal to add some white paint on some roads could induce at least 20 people to wait through hours of...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Apr 30, 2017 at 10:53 pm | 30 comments | 4243 Views

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Youth mental health clinic opens in Menlo Park

More than four months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a youth mental health center, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by LCCRuns, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 3020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory 2017 Access Group

WANTED: a team of high school actors with cognitive and/or learning disabilities to explore, create, and perform with us...

Original post made by Madeline Napel on Apr. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary schools host big science, engineering events

Science and engineering are taking center stage at local elementary schools this week, with a STEAM night Wednesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Janet Meister, on Apr 26, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1367 Views
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