La Entrada School

Students from La Entrada School in Menlo Park will be performing Peter Pan Jr. at Woodside High School this Saturday, April 20 at 1:30 and 3:30 pm. Tickets are available online.

Photo by Laura Hamilton (c) 2019

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New two story, 21-classroom building debuts at La Entrada School in Menlo Park

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday afternoon marked the opening of a new building at La Entrada School in Menlo Park, followed by a look around at what’s inside Collaboration is the primary goal of the building. Explained InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most who was on scene: “The building was designed to be flexible so that […]

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Spotted: Aladdin Jr. being performed by La Entrada School students

For the school’s spring musical, La Entrada is performing Aladdin Jr. There’s a performance tonight (Friday, April 20) at 7:00 pm at Hillview Middle School (corner of Santa Cruz Avenue and Elder) in Menlo Park. Fun for the entire family. Tickets are available at the door or online. Photo by Laura Hamilton (c) 2028

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La Entrada student Andrew Tan wins first place in national essay contest

La Entrada Middle School student Andrew Tan of Menlo Park was recently named one of the winners of the 2013 Making Democracy Work Student Essay Contest. Andrew was awarded First Place in the Junior Division and earned a cash prize of $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C, with his parents and younger brother. “…Andrew’s […]

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1976 Winter Olympic speed skating champion Sheila Ochowicz keeps competitive juices flowing

Sheila Young Ochowicz can only speculate what the outcome would have been if she hadn’t remarked to someone that the bronze Olympic medal was the “prettiest.” Competing in speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, she’d already won a gold and silver medal — and sure enough she added a “pretty” bronze one. “Sometimes […]

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La Entrada teacher Janet Gregori keeps her students in the dark(room)

The aroma of chemicals emanates from the La Entrada classroom occupied by Janet Gregori. It’s that distinctive smell of developer, stop bath and fixer known to people who are partial to film photography, which she teaches to her middle school students in spite of the digital camera revolution. “The kids are so fired up to […]

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La Entrada School holds PTA fundraising used book fair Nov. 12-15

The La Entrada Used Book Fair is open to the community from Tuesday, November 12 to Friday, November 15, 7:30 am to to 4:00 pm. Over 6,000 books of all genres have been donated — children’s picture books, board books, young readers/young adults, adult fiction, non- fiction, mysteries, and cookbooks. Books are reasonably priced, mostly […]

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Dine at Lutticken’s After 5 and support La Entrada Girl Scout Troop 33179

Through March 16, Lutticken’s After 5 in Menlo Park will donate 20% of its proceeds to La Entrada’s 5th grade Girl Scout troop as part of their Bronze Award project. Junior Troop 33179 will earn the award by raising awareness and fundraising for two no-kill animal shelters in the community: Nine Lives Foundation and Pets […]

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La Entrada School holds PTA fundraising used book fair Nov.13-16

The La Entrada Used Book Fair is open to the community from Tuesday, November 13 to Friday, November 16, 7:30 am to to 4:00 pm. Over 6,000 books of all genres have been donated — children’s picture books, board books, young readers, teens, adult fiction, science fiction, mysteries, and cookbooks. Books are reasonably priced, mostly $1-$5. […]

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Calling all La Entrada grads: Celebrating 50 years!

Though not classmates Sue Sartor and Katie Parsons share some common ties: they both graduated from La Entrada School, their children graduated or are set to graduate from the school, and they’re both living in the family home they lived in when they were students. And, of course, they plan to attend the 50th anniversary […]

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La Entrada 5th grader hopes to bring magic to little kids’ birthday parties

Ian Peterson got his first magic set when he was six. “It was one of those cheap beginner kits, but it got me interested,” says Ian, who is a 5th grader at La Entrada School in Menlo Park. He went on to learn card and other tricks, using YouTube as one of his teaching tools, […]

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