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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District raises concerns about school site

Officials from the Sequoia Union High School District are criticizing the efforts of Everest Public High School to set up...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 28, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 50 comments | 9054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 6379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 48 comments | 8844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lots of comments, but no changes on Oak Knoll School project

The Menlo Park City Council at its Oct. 7 meeting had the unusual -- and frustrating -- role of hearing all about permits...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by truancy officer, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 48 comments | 6836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia board revises charter school offer

The board of the Sequoia Union High School District voted 4-1 Wednesday (April 1) to approve a revised and "final offer"...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Paul Goeld, on Apr 10, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 48 comments | 7429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas, Woodside High parents spar

There was both faint and full-throated praise for Woodside High School at the May 29 public forum to consider strategies...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 13, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 47 comments | 25790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: Trying to get in

A tiny neighborhood near Woodside High School is petitioning to be included in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District....

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 5, 2011 at 6:08 am | 45 comments | 7843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Authorities declare Woodside High campus safe after bomb threat

Investigators and a bomb-sniffing dog from the San Mateo County bomb squad have completed their search of the campus of...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 8, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 45 comments | 10443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board discusses spending cuts after tax measures fail

A week after two parcel tax measures failed to gain the needed two-thirds majority in the May 3 election, the board of the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 20, 2016 at 6:00 am | 44 comments | 5952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: O'Connor Street transfer request denied by county committee

Residents of Menlo Park's O'Connor Street who want to move their 31 homes from the Ravenswood to Menlo Park school district...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 43 comments | 7389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange many acres of property -- including its...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Zip, on May 5, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 43 comments | 6165 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 | 7276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax election: Backers raise more than $80K for campaign

Backers of the March 7 parcel tax measure in the Menlo Park City School District had reported raising more than $80,000 by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 5, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 41 comments | 9567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are Ghysels and the MPCSD Board up to now?

Per the district website, the Board is holding yet another Special Meeting with a Closed Session. The meeting is scheduled...

Original post made by A parent who wants to know... on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by A parent who wants to know..., on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 40 comments | 8376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voting starts Feb. 6 on Menlo Park school district parcel tax

Voting by mail or in person at voting centers starts Monday, Feb. 6, on a ballot measure asking Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Jarrod, on Feb 7, 2017 at 5:36 pm | 40 comments | 8108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes, Daily Post, there is a 'divident'

An open note to the MPCSD community, I don’t usually post on the Almanac Town Square Forum. In fact, this is the first...

Original post made by Erik Burmeister on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mark D., on Feb 6, 2017 at 12:25 am | 40 comments | 5590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford coach, local residents among dozens indicted in college-admissions scandal

A Stanford University coach and numerous local residents, including some from Menlo Park and Atherton, are among the dozens...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by Rosy, on Mar 20, 2019 at 6:34 pm | 40 comments | 19229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education director forced out

The school board approved the removal of the Menlo Park City School District's director of special education from her job...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by onlooker, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 39 comments | 12754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Continue the legacy of supporting our local schools by supporting parcel tax

It's fair to say there is a bit more vigor in political discourse on the San Francisco Peninsula these days. Regardless of...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Interested, on Feb 21, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 39 comments | 5112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GAIS is at it again

The profit making "non profit" GAIS school has applied for another use permit revision. It seeks to place three so-called...

Original post made by X. Lieu on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 38 comments | 6437 Views
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