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There are about 100 students in the Rincon Valley Unified School District in Santa Rosa, who have lost their homes and all their belongings. The students can no longer play music because they have lost their instruments in the fires as well.

Menlo School’s musicians are collecting funds to help these students purchase beginner level band instruments and staging a benefit concert on Monday, Nov. 20from 5:00 to 6:30 pm in Spieker Ballroom, Stent Hall, Menlo School: 50 Valparaiso Ave, Atherton

Suggested donation of $10, sold at the door. Donations of all amounts (and of new or used beginner-level band instruments) are more than welcome!

Please also consider donating to the online fund for this cause:

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Menlo School students team with VillageTech Solutions to bring affordable technology to Nepal

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For the 6th year in a row, students from Menlo School (plus a few others) worked at Haydi and David Sowerines‘ home this summer on projects for the couple’s non-profit, VillageTech Solutions, which provides safe, clean and affordable technology solutions to rural communities in Nepal and other developing countries. Most of the Menlo volunteers are working on VTS’s […]

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Sacred Heart to host forum on the morality of the nuclear age on April 3

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In partnership with the Technology for Global Security and Menlo School, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS) will host the first of a two-part forum on morality and geopolitics in the nuclear age on Monday, April 3 at 7:00 pm in the Harman Family Assembly Hall. The panel discussion will focus on the morality of the […]

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Menlo Knights capture first state volleyball championship in school history

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It was a year of firsts for Menlo volleyball, and on Saturday, Dec. 3., the Knights picked up the ultimate first: a state championship. Through all the years of successful volleyball teams, this year’s team took the first CIF title in Menlo history. On the road to the state final, the Knights dropped just one […]

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Audience decides how Menlo School production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood ends

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Menlo Drama is presenting the five-time Tony Award-winning interactive, musical whodunit The Mystery of Edwin Drood, based upon the unfinished Charles Dickens novel of the same name. Performances run Friday, November 11 at 7:30 pm, November 12 at 2:00 and 7:30 pm and Sunday, November 13 at 2:00 pm in Florence Moore Auditorium at Menlo School. […]

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Menlo School freshman Aaron Morgan is semifinalist in international video competition

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Menlo School freshman Aaron Morgan is a semifinalist in the Breakthrough Prize Junior Challenge. The community is asked to vote  on Facebook to help him reach the finals. The Breakthrough Prize Junior Challenge is an international math/science video competition founded by technology leaders including Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Sergey Brin (Google), and Sal Khan (Khan Academy) to inspire creative thinking […]

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Menlo School’s Robert Miranda runs the Summer Scamper to raise money for music therapy program

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Menlo School’s Robert Miranda, who is coming off a sophomore season in which he had a podium finish at state in cross country and took fourth in the 3200 at CCS, has been preparing for his next run for months. This Sunday, Robert will run the Summer Scamper at Stanford to benefit Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. […]

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Menlo School is hosting MenloHacks this weekend

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Menlo School students are hosting a 24-hour hackathon this weekend in the Athletic Center. Dubbed MenloHacks, the event brings together about 250 high school students to build anything pertaining to software or hardware. MenloHacks encourages students of all experience levels to collaborate to create apps, websites, and other code-based projects. The event also features games, such as a Tapé […]

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Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep host New York Times columnist Frank Bruni

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Menlo School in partnership with Sacred Heart Preparatory is presenting a conversation with New York Times columnist and best-selling author Frank Bruni and Denise Pope of Challenge Success about today’s college admissions process. The event, scheduled for Monday, March 21, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the Menlo School athletic center, is free and open […]

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Vocalist and performer Lucas Loaiza inspired the launch of two popular glee clubs at Menlo School

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With more than decade of singing experience, Menlo School senior Lucas Loaiza was motivated by a friend to launch The Menlodies (Men of Menlo + Melodies) men’s a cappella group. Striving for an elite level of quality, he invited 10 singers and a beatboxer to comprise the inaugural ensemble. “We’ve already had a ton of […]

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Steve Young keynotes community-based concussion conference on Aug. 18 at Menlo School

Parents, coaches, students and educators are invited to a free, community-based concussion conference to learn about the latest evaluation and management of mild traumatic brain injuries in youth sports. The event will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm Aug. 18 at Menlo School’s Athletic Center. Space is limited, please RSVP. The conference is hosted by Menlo Sports […]

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