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Encinal boys show off Eagle spirit on Halloween

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Encinal parent Robin Buckley sent InMenlo this photo, saying “Encinal School spirit is alive and well! Some of the 5th grade jocks dressed as cheerleaders and rocked the House (and drop off line…)! Pictured L to R are Trent Yeh, Tyler Nelson, Finn Leschly, Sam Weseloh, Justin Sellers, Andrew Steere.”

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New banner asks community: “Are You In” for Menlo Park’s public schools?

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Driving down Santa Cruz Ave. near El Camino, it’s hard not to miss the eye-catching, orange banner that went up today. It’s all part of the joint fundraising campaign by the Parent Teacher Organizations (PTOs) from Laurel, Encinal, Oak Knoll, and Hillview schools and the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation (MPAEF). The effort — known as […]

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Menlo Park schools ask: “Are You In?” Joint PTO–MPAEF fundraising campaign ends today

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Students, teachers, parents, and school supporters of all kinds — including the Encinal Eagle — were a visible presence yesterday on campuses across Menlo Park. It was a sea of orange, from posters and t-shirts to wristbands and car decals. The occasion marked the conclusion of an ambitious month-long fundraising campaign that is the first […]

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Encinal and Laurel Girls on the Run learn it’s about much more than the race

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At a recent afterschool practice at the Encinal track, a dozen pairs of girls and their adult Running Buddies completed laps and earned rainbow-colored hand stamps. While the young runners loved marking their progress, they couldn’t help but talk about something better: the lollipops they anticipate getting when they participate in the real 5K! They’re […]

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What Boys Need is parent ed topic on Wed., March 2

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Is America experiencing a “boy crisis?”  Whether it’s a full-blown crisis or not, there is no doubt that boys are falling behind girls in school.  Dr. Jerry Shapiro explores the subject on Wednesday, March 2 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m in the Encinal School Multipurpose Room.  He will discuss: How to talk to boys so […]

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Eagle Express post office comes to Encinal School

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Menlo Park’s Encinal Elementary School is launching its own Post Office called Eagle Express. The project is jointly funded by the Encinal Parent Teacher Organization and the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation. The project was initially suggested by Encinal Principal Allison Liner (pictured). “The Post Office is a great way to build community, connect with […]

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It’s Encinal’s turn to show off its new campus

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Call it school ribbon cutting ceremony redux. As he did this morning at Laurel, Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Ken Ranella led the festivities this afternoon to mark the opening of the Encinal School campus at the conclusion of its $30 million renovation. Students for the 2010-11 school year will have the use of […]

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Saturday 5/8: Pancake breakfast at Encinal

The Laurel-Encinal school community is holding its fifth annual pancake breakfast tomorrow (5/8), a tradition that has become a favorite among school families and neighbors. On the menu? Pancakes, of course, plus bacon, fruit, juice, and coffee donated by Café Zoe. Breakfast will be served from 8:00 am to 10:00 am in the Encinal arbor. […]

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