Menlo Park City School District

Curious about education in Menlo Park and Atherton? Sup & Sandwich is back and the community is invited!

Join Superintendent Erik Burmeister for a town hall style event on Friday, October 25, 11:30 am-1:00 pm at Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 701 Laurel St, Menlo Park.

Superintendent Burmeister will update you on the state of our neighborhood schools and be available to answer your questions. Lunch will be served. RSVP here.

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Menlo Park City School District refinances bonds, securing savings for local taxpayers

The Menlo Park City School District has secured savings of over $3.7 million for local taxpayers by refinancing bonds previously approved by voters. The School Board had voted at its August 29 meeting to approve the refinance, and the action was implemented on September 10, 2019. The District took advantage of the current low interest […]

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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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School board member Caroline Lucas switches hats to become part-time teacher

Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Erik Burmeister announced this week the hiring of School Board Member Caroline Lucas as a part-time Spanish teacher.  As California law prohibits district employees from simultaneously serving on the School Board, Lucas, who is vice president of the Board, has resigned from her Board position effective August 1, 2019. […]

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Two Menlo Park City School District students become Superintendent for the Day

Menlo Park City School District hosted guest superintendents for two days earlier this month. Laurel School third grader Jacob Atkins (pictured above) and Hillview sixth grader Arhaan Gupta-Rastogi won the “Superintendent for the Day” item at the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation’s annual auction. The students shadowed MPCSD Superintendent Erik Burmeister, who planned activities of interest […]

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Menlo Park City School District announces community connection opportunities before the end of school year

The current year may be drawing to a close on June 14, but there are still plenty of chances to share your input and connect with the Menlo Park City School District before then. June 4: School Board meeting with end of year staff celebration. You are invited to attend our regular School Board meeting […]

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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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Hillview students team with preschoolers at the Early Learning Center on art projects

Hillview Middle School art teacher Anna Kogan took her students across town on a field trip to visit the three through five-year-olds at the district’s Early Learning Center for a special joint art project. The preschoolers used their whole bodies to pose as their favorite animal while the middle school artists traced them. Together, the […]

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Menlo Park City School District is looking for substitute teachers

Menlo Park City School District is seeking substitute teachers. If you’re looking for an engaging was to spend the day, remain active with the youth of our community, and earn some extra income, come join the MPCSD team as a substitute teacher with our wonderful students. A Bachelor’s degree, the California Basic Education Skill Test, […]

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Families gather at welcome event in advance of new Menlo Park City School District preschool

Next month, the Menlo Park City School District is opening its long-planned preschool, offering full and part day programs for children ages 3-5. Jessica Mihaly, Director of the Early Learning Center, hosted a welcome event at Laurel School last weekend for enrolled students and families to meet each other and their new teachers, enjoy some […]

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Community’s input needed for MPCSD’s annual survey

Your feedback is requested in the Menlo Park City School District’s annual survey, whether or not you have children attending school in the district. Please take the survey here before June 1. “We value your feedback and hope to hear from as many people as possible,” emailed Parke Treadway. “Please share the survey link with friends […]

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