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Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

Original post made on Jun 24, 2013

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from his post as Menlo School headmaster after 20 years.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, June 23, 2013, 11:16 PM

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Posted by Jon Castor
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Heights
on Jun 24, 2013 at 12:19 pm

Norm will be missed. He and his team at Menlo have made tremendous contributions to the school and our community. Congratulations to Sage Ridge School and thank you Norm.

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Posted by Tim Carpenter
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Norm Colb was the central figure in transforming Menlo into a top notch school. While some may point to all the new buildings and facilities, Menlo had become a great school even before all of the new facilities were built. The most important thing to attract good teachers is good kids, and good kids who want to learn are what I believe has let Menlo attract good teachers. Frankly, I think all the lavish new facilities and the money Menlo has attracted have brought some negative aspects along with the good.

But whatever the case, the School and the community owe much to Norm Colb. He is man of vision and integrity with a true passion for educating kids.

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