Schools

Sophie’s Scholars at Sacred Heart School enjoy summer camp experience

The Sophie’s Scholars Program at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton serves students from underserved and underrepresented communities. In the summer after 5th grade, they spend six weeks in a rigorous academic program with the hope that they’ll enter the upper school as freshmen. Currently, there are 45 Sophie’s Scholars graduates at the high school and 45 […]

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Menlo School Water Polo does #ALSIceBucketChallenge in support of M-A parent

Emails Lesley Heller, wife of Kevin Heller, an M-A parent who was recently diagnosed with ALS: “The Menlo [School] boys water polo team did the ALS ice bucket challenge on Saturday morning. It was a terrific event. Jack Bowen, the Menlo head coach, is a class act! The M-A boys team came to support the […]

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Spotted: New M-A math teacher sporting Bears booster shirt

Dining in downtown Menlo Park last night, we spotted a man wearing a fun, Hawaiian themed shirt with the initials “M-A.” Turns out he is first year math teacher Roger Migdow. The Bears Athletic Booster Club is selling the shirt along with a lot of other Bear Wear.

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Ice Bucket Challenge comes to Menlo-Atherton High School in support of parent who has ALS

M-A parent Kevin Heller was recently diagnosed with ALS. His son, Michael, is a junior on the Varsity water polo team, which took the the Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday before practice. It coincided with  the 5th anniversary of the initial Ice Bucket Challenge. There is talk of another ice bucket challenge on Saturday when M-A […]

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Get bike safety swag at Belle Haven Community Mobile Market on Aug. 25.

Facebook is providing bike repair and lunch boxes at its Belle Haven Community Mobile Market on Sunday, Aug. 25, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The free bike repair clinic will be held at the Belle Haven branch of the Menlo Park Library located at 413 Ivy Dr. The aim is to get students’ bikes […]

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Spotted: Izola the crossing guard back at her post

As a household on the path to a local school, it’s been great to have Izola the traffic guard helping kids and parents cross two different cross walks. While there are stop signs at all the intersections, some impatient motorists do a rolling stop at best. But not with Izola on duty! So, it was […]

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Ravenswood Education Foundation “Adopt a Teacher” program looking for volunteers

Make a difference in a teacher’s life and impact students by “adopting” a K-8 teacher in East Palo Alto or eastern Menlo Park for a school year. Provide your adopted teacher with encouraging notes and/or small gifts of appreciation, school supplies, and possibly help with classroom parties. Financial commitment is approximately $500. Time commitment is […]

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Menlo-Atherton football will play at Levi’s® Stadium on Sept. 6

Menlo-Atherton High School’s football team will take part in the Levi’s® Stadium High School Football Series presented by U.S. Bank on Friday, Sept. 6. The sixth annual installment features a double-header with San Benito (CA) vs. Wilcox (CA) at 5:00 p.m. followed by Menlo-Atherton (CA) vs. Serra (San Mateo) at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets in […]

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Successful transitions from college to career is topic of Aug. 20 talk

Learn tips for an easier transition from college to career in a talk sponsored by the Stanford Alumni Peninsula Club on Tuesday, August 20, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at Trinity Church (330 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park). Tricia Dolkas, a Stanford alumna in Human Biology and Engineering-Economic Systems and founder of KickStart Career, and Valori Stitt, […]

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Spotted: M-A students back on campus

Students were back on the Menlo Atherton High School campus yesterday for the start of the 2019-2020 school year. InMenlo contributing photographer – and M-A senior – Lena Kalotihos captured the enthusiasm of one identified goofy guy along with a quartet of gals: Kylie Wong left, Emily Zurcher on the bottom, Toni Shindler-Ruberg right, and Alise Johnson […]

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Reminder to drive safely and cautiously with schools opening

Menlo-Atherton High School starts this Wednesday, Aug. 14, followed by the Las Lomitas Elementary School District, the Woodside School District, the Portola Valley School District, and the Ravenswood School District  on Wednesday, Aug. 21, and the Menlo Park City School District on Thursday, Aug. 22. The Atherton Police Department sent out a list of reminders for […]

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