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Taste of the Mountains Wine Walk set for June 1 in downtown Menlo Park

The Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association and Station 1300, a Greenheart Land Company project, present Taste of the Mountains Wine Walk on Saturday, June 1 in Downtown Menlo Park. All ticket proceeds from the event will benefit the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation (MPAEF). Enjoy wines from small, local boutique wineries of the Santa Cruz […]

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Willow Oaks 4th graders team with Quinteto Latino for end of year concert

Fourth graders from Willow Oaks School took to the streets on Wednesday, May 29, walking together to Café Zoë where they performed compositions they’d written with members of Quinteto Latino. Classical musician, Quinteto Latino founder, and Menlo Park resident Armando Castellano has been working with the school children and their music teacher for the past […]

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M-A wins PAL Commissioner’s Cup for the 11th year in a row

Menlo-Atherton High School won the Peninsula Athletic League Commissioner’s Cup again this year, the school’s 11th consecutive and 12 of the 13 years of its existence. This year was extremely close with Carlmont only 5 points behind. Points are earned from how varsity teams finish in league play, and there is also a sportsmanship aspect […]

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M-A student Audrey Ha wins first place in California Science and Engineering Fair

Menlo-Atherton High School student Audrey Ha capped off her Freshman year by taking first place in the California Science and Engineering Fair in the behavioral science category among a field of 800 middle and high school students. This followed wins at the county and regional level. Audrey’s topic was titled “Fostering Racial Tolerance in High […]

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Hillview Service Team 5th annual Relay for Life slated for May 31

Last year more than 300 students raised over $90,000 for the American Cancer Society walking the track at this evening event. This year’s Relay for Life takes place on Friday, May 31, from 8:00 to 11:00 pm. You can support the Hillview student community in their mission to fund cancer research by donating to the […]

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Menlo Park City School District wants to hear from you!

It’s time again for MPCSD’s annual community survey. The district uses your feedback as it plans for the future. MPCSD schools are Encinal, Laurel, and Oak Knoll Elementary and Hillview Middle and serve nearly 3000 students and their families. Whether you have children currently in the district schools or not, please help MPCSD by taking […]

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Eight M-A seniors receive scholarships from the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club

The Menlo Park Kiwanis Club awarded $57,000 in scholarships to eight graduating seniors from Menlo-Atherton Hight School. Each scholarship winner was selected because of his or her outstanding academic record and service to many M-A and community organizations. Pictured here are John Martin, Chair of the Kiwanis Club’s Scholarship Committee; Luciano Perez Hernandez who will […]

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Local Design Tech students plan TedX Design Tech High School with theme “Press Play”

Design Tech High School will host its second TedX Design Tech High School event at the Oracle Conference Centre in Redwood Shores on Friday, May 24, at 4:00 pm. The conference topic this year is “Press Play.” Adelyn Chen (pictured at last year’s, President of the TedX Design Tech High School Board said, “This year’s “Press […]

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Lily’s Wings: An Anti-Trafficking Community Project and Play on May 15

Lily’s Wings: An Anti-Trafficking Community Project and Play, part of the M-A Parent Education Series, will take place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the M-A Performing Arts Center (PAC). Open to parents, youth 13+, educators, and community members! Register for this free event online. Lily’s Wings is an original project […]

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Local high school students named National Merit Scholarship winners

Six local high school students were among those receiving National Merit Scholarship’s of $2,500 each. The six are: Anna E. Quinlan, Atherton resident, Menlo-Atherton High School; Probable career field: Bioinformatics Thomas M. Woodside, Atherton resident, Menlo School; Probable career field: Computer Science Caleb M. Dittmar, Menlo Park, The Nueva School of San Mateo; Probable career […]

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Locals take the field at Levi’s Stadium as part of the US Women’s National Soccer Team

Sacred Heart Prep grads Tierna Davidson (SHP ’16) (pictured top) and Abby Dahlkemper (SHP ’11) (below right), along with  the rest of the US Women’s National team, will play South Africa on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium. Both Tierna and Abby grew up in Menlo Park. Tierna was drafted first overall by the Chicago Red Stars in […]

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