Schools

Safe Routes to School Spring Party set for March 24

Celebrate the start of spring with a fun and interactive event to help educate residents about the Safe Routes to School Program. Come to the Sequoia Room located at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center for some informational and hands-on fun on Sunday, March 24, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Activities will include: – Access to […]

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M-A Drama presents comedy “The Man Who Came to Dinner” over the next two weekends

Presented by Menlo-Atherton High School Drama, the Broadway comedy, The Man Who Came to Dinner, will be performed on March 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24 — 7:30 pm Fridays and Saturdays and 2:00 pm on Sundays — at the Menlo Atherton Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available in advance online and at the […]

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Menlo School girls win D-II state basketball championship

The youthful Menlo Knights closed the final chapter on an historic season with a D-II state championship on Saturday,  defeating Rolling Hills Prep of San Pedro by a score of 70-63. This was the Knights’ fourth state title in program history and their first since 1991. The team finished the year with a 26-5 overall record. Sophomore […]

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St. Raymond School in Menlo Park dominates Academic Decathlon

For the sixth year in a row, the team from St. Raymond School in Menlo Park was the overall winner in the Archdiocese of San Francisco’s Academic Decathlon competition. Students in grades 6-8 from 14 schools competed in the Academic Decathlon held last weekend at St. Pius School in Redwood City. St. Raymond’s Academic Decathlon […]

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M-A Foundation for the Future auction is live online

Menlo-Atherton High School’s annual auction which raises funds for M-A Foundation for the Future is live online from March 10-17, 2019. The local high school has  a student population of 3,000 and some of the most rigorous and in-depth advanced placement (AP) and elective courses in the area, along with award-winning music, drama, debate, robotics […]

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M-A wrestler Lauren McDonnell receives CIF Spirit of Sport Award

Menlo-Atherton High School senior Lauren McDonnell is the female recipient of the prestigious “2018-2019 Winter California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Spirit of Sport Award.”  The award, which recognizes student-athletes who have demonstrated the 16 principles of “Pursuing Victory with Honor” and exemplary sportsmanship, school and community service, and leadership, comes with a $1,000 scholarship. Lauren is […]

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M-A baseball coach David Klein launches effort to reduce smart phone use among teens

When Menlo-Atherton High School grad David Klein became M-A’s baseball coach three years ago, he was immediately struck with how many kids were so “quiet and stressed out.” “They weren’t getting their driver’s licenses. There was this general blah feeling. I really didn’t understand it,” he recalled. David, who is well known for leading the […]

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Spotted: 49er greats honoring Menlo-Atherton state champion football team

To celebrate M-A’s first football championship in the school’s history, Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller reached out former San Francisco 49er and Peninsula resident Ronnie Lott to see if if he would consider doing something special for the  team. “Ronnie and the Peninsula Arts Guild were kind enough to treat the kids to dinner at […]

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“The future of corporate leadership – How transparency is key to innovation” is panel topic on Feb. 27

Menlo Park Rotary Club, Impossible, and Menlo College have put together a panel to talk about how transparency in the workplace is on the rise and why it has never been more important to a successful business model. Several studies have shown that transparency is the number one factor determining workplace happiness which is directly […]

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Ravenswood Education Foundation funds important programs for Ravenswood school students – here’s how you can help

Last year, the Ravenwood Education Foundation launched the literacy intervention program in the Ravenwood School District, which identifies third to fifth grade students reading 1-1.5 years below grade level and provides them with intensive support.  Groups of four students cycle through six weeks of four-times-per-week instruction with a literacy Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA). As […]

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Menlo-Atherton High School Girls Wrestling wins CCS Championship title for third year in a row

This past weekend, on February 15-16, the Menlo-Atherton High School Girls Wrestling team achieved a level of success that no other M-A sports team has reached in the last 25 years — a third consecutive Central Coast Section (CCS) Championship. Sixty-one girls teams from high schools throughout the Central Coast competed at the CCS Girls […]

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