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June 3-6: 'Kilroy Was Here' at Hillview

The Hillview Players will present the World War II musical, "Kilroy Was Here," June 3-6 at Hillview Middle School, 1100 Elder...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Actor's parent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2204 Views

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Literacy 'declaration' at Menlo Park Library

Menlo Park Library patrons will have a chance, beginning on Friday (July 9), to put their John Hancock on a document passing...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 2724 Views

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Grand jury: school districts need to improve effectiveness of school bond oversight

School districts in San Mateo County need to do a better job of recruiting and training members for committees that provide...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2969 Views

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Menlo Park youth named to national advisory board on childhood obesity

The crunch of a bag of potato chips and the sizzling fizz of a can of soda constitute a daily symphony for many children...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 2385 Views

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Sequoia high school district salutes teachers, staff

As the 2010-2011 school year shifts into gear, the Sequoia Union High School District has announced its annual awards to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Rachel Andres, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2691 Views

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Four vie for three seats on Menlo Park school board

Growing enrollment, shrinking revenue. Increased pressure on school districts to find ways to slash spending without harming...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Current parents please, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1793 Views

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Dribbling a basketball ... for 26 miles

The 2010 Napa Valley marathon had begun. Hundreds of running shoes hitting pavement did their rubbery shuffle as the athletes...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jose Grullon, on Nov 7, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 3461 Views

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Obituary: Hal Cenedella

Attilio Harold "Hal" Cenedella, who operated the real estate company, Cenedella & Co. Inc. in Menlo Park from 1969 to 1995,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Harriet Kaplan, on Nov 22, 2010 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2726 Views

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EPA sports field approved amid heated debate

Despite residents' concerns about traffic impacts, the East Palo Alto Planning Commission approved a $3 million playing field...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 2445 Views

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Atherton girl is "Annie" at Castilleja Middle School Production

Gabby Occhipinti of Atherton a 7th grader at Castilleja Middle School, will be starring as Annie in the musical of the same...

Original post made by Ellin Carpenter on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gabby Occhipinti, on Mar 28, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2230 Views

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Sunday: St. Raymond holds open house

St. Raymond School in Menlo Park will offer a new class to prepare children for kindergarten. People can learn more at an...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bravo!, on Jan 28, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 2205 Views

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Today: Sen. Joe Simitian to hold 'education update'

The public is invited to an "education update" by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, from 10 a.m. to noon today (Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alice H. Hansen, on Feb 6, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 2272 Views

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'Life is Pandemonium' on the M-A stage

Navigating the world of pre-adolescence is tough enough, but when you factor in all the stresses of competing in the "The...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Mar 21, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2200 Views

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Film strikes chord

Insights often have the most value after the occasion has passed and one has had time to ponder the deeper meanings, so it...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Woodside community member, on Mar 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2112 Views

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Allies in education

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula has expanded its reach to improve opportunities for young people in stressed communities....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Michael Rattray, on Mar 31, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 2149 Views

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No safe Haven

If you had to cut childcare for 45 families out of 300, how would you decide which families lose? That's a question child...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Whatev, on May 19, 2011 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

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Saturday: Simitian to discuss state of education

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

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Bridging gender gap in science

Menlo School has launched a pilot program to boost the number of girls who study science, technology, engineering and math...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2190 Views

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Youth, 17, charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Des, on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1958 Views

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Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2089 Views
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