Menlo Atherton High School

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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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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Menlo-Atherton football champs will be honored with a parade in January

The 2018 CIF Division 3-AA State Champion Menlo-Atherton Bears football team will be honored with a parade and celebration on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The parade will tentatively start at 9:00 am. “The City of Menlo Park couldn’t be more proud of our state champions, the Menlo-Atherton Bears!” said Mayor Ray Mueller. “In discussing it […]

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Menlo-Atherton High School wins first ever football state championship

The 2018 Menlo-Atherton Bears football team accomplished what no team had done since the school’s opening in 1951 when it defeated Lincoln (San Diego) 21-7 last night at Sequoia High School, winning the school’s first CIF Division 3-AA State Championship. Bolstered by a stingy defense which limited Lincoln to just one touchdown, the offense was […]

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Ninth grader Audrey Ha is eager to start a public speaking club at Menlo-Atherton High School

Menlo-Atherton High School ninth grader Audrey Ha describes herself as an “avid app developer, and dedicated advocate of human-to-human interaction.”  “Because student interaction now occurs overwhelmingly through technology platforms, I am passionate about inspiring my generation to become more powerful public speakers and in-person communicators,” she said.  That passion has led her to start a […]

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M-A senior Kelly Warren is Beach Blanket Babylon finalist in dance catergory

Menlo Atherton High School senior Kelly Warren is a finalist in the dance category for The Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon “Scholarship for the Arts.” Each of the nine finalists will perform live in front of family, friends and a panel of celebrity judges on Monday, June 4. One winner in each category […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club Awards $50,000 in scholarships to Menlo-Atherton High School seniors

Ten  Menlo-Atherton High School seniors received scholarships at the Kiwanis Club’s annual scholarship luncheon, Tuesday, May 22, at the Allied Arts Guild. For more than 40 years, the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club has provided college scholarships to Menlo-Atherton graduating seniors, based on academic performance. More than $1.1 million has been awarded to local students during the […]

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Two Menlo-Atherton High School seniors win National Merit scholarships

Menlo-Atherton High School seniors Chris Iyer (pictured left) and Maanek Sehgal both received $2,500 National Merit scholarships. They were among 2,500 Merit Scholar designees nationwide chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Maanek plans on attending UCLA to study Computer Science and Engineering. Outside of the […]

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M-A boys varsity volleyball team goes undefeated; heads to CCS quarterfinals

The Menlo-Atherton High School boys varsity volleyball team concluded their regular season with an unprecedented, undefeated record of 28-0. The Bears will continue into post season play and have earned the #3 seed in the upcoming Division I Central Coast Section Quarterfinals. They will host #6 Salinas this Tuesday, May 8, at 7:00 pm at […]

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M-A sophomore Lena Kalotihos reflects on last week’s student walkout in words and pictures

We at InMenlo are big fans of photography and blessed to have such a great crew of contributing photographers. We also try to support emerging photographers, in particular, those attending local high schools. In that spirit, we showcase some reflections on last week’s student walkout that raised awareness about gun violence on school campuses from Menlo-Atherton […]

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Bid on great items to enrich Menlo-Atherton High School through 3/25

Community members, along with M-A families, are invited to participate in the M-A Foundation for the Future’s online auction going on now. Proceeds from the auction will fund teacher salaries to enable smaller class sizes in core subjects, add electives and AP classes, and provide additional guidance counselors. Some popular items up for bid include: […]

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