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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP sends a top volleyball duo to the Ivy League

Ellie Shannon and Payton Smith have been a formidable duo during their three varsity seasons on the Sacred Heart Prep girls'...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Is this news???, on Dec 16, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 1878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High stages 'Legally Blonde'

"Legally Blonde, The Musical" is being staged at Woodside High School's Performing Arts Center through March 16, with a Sunday...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by WHS mom, on Mar 11, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 3789 Views

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A page from our history

Menlo Park Grammar School was built in 1893 to serve residents of Fair Oaks (now Atherton) and Menlo Park on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2137 Views

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Editorial: Enrollment surge may alter attendance boundaries

It appears that some Menlo Park, Atherton and Ladera parents planning on sending their teenagers to Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Menlo mom, on May 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

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Saturday: Peninsula Debutante Ball

Twenty young women will bow at the 53rd Peninsula Debutante Ball to be held Saturday, June 15, at the Crowne Plaza Cabana...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 3004 Views

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Menlo student, 14, wins high music honors

Pianist Anna Boonyanit, a ninth-grader at Menlo School, was the winner of many awards, including an invitation to perform...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

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Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 2092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas foundation gives $2.8 million to schools

The Las Lomitas Elementary School District's quest to maintain small class sizes and support educational programs with new...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Las Lomitas parent, on Jul 23, 2013 at 1:09 am | 1 comment | 2300 Views

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Portola Valley: Child-porn sentencing delayed

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, who in March pleaded no contest to possession of child pornography, was to be sentenced...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 26, 2013 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1961 Views

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Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by false, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

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Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1875 Views

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Letter: Who will pay for mess at playing field?

I read with interest your July 31 article "More problems at Hillview playing field." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14439...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by A worried citizen of Menlo Park, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1795 Views

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Castilleja School Violations

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30649 http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23874966/palo-alto-private-schoo Castilleja...

Original post made by Old PA on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Old PA, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 2001 Views

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County manager John Maltbie responds to grand jury report on budgets

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14067 posted Monday, July 22, 2013, 3:50 PM...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 2483 Views

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Grand jury: County misled public about its finances

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury issued a report July 22 that says the county did not publicly report the true condition...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 6746 Views

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Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 2048 Views

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Ormondale is launch pad for science project

A newly installed telescope was the star of a recent community event at Ormondale School, where it was introduced by representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by ann haley, on Sep 27, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 5961 Views

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"Know Your Neighbors" block party

All religions ask their followers to love their neighbors but to love our neighbors we must know them. Pls bring your...

Original post made by Samina on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Samina, on Oct 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1347 Views

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Head-of-line privileges likely for East Palo Alto kids (expanded story)

(This is an expanded version of a story previously posted.) A change in policy is increasingly likely for eighth-graders...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by MP parent, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 11501 Views

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Voter Guide: Big educational issues faceĀ  Sequoia board candidates

Perhaps a middle-aged hermit sequestered in the Santa Cruz mountains, someone with uncanny powers and unpleasant high school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mr. Gail Ortega, on Oct 18, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 8578 Views
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