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Menlo Knights capture first state volleyball championship in school history

It was a year of firsts for Menlo volleyball, and on Saturday, Dec. 3., the Knights picked up the ultimate first: a state championship. Through all the years of successful volleyball teams, this year’s team took the first CIF title in Menlo history. On the road to the state final, the Knights dropped just one […]

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Audience decides how Menlo School production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood ends

Menlo Drama is presenting the five-time Tony Award-winning interactive, musical whodunit The Mystery of Edwin Drood, based upon the unfinished Charles Dickens novel of the same name. Performances run Friday, November 11 at 7:30 pm, November 12 at 2:00 and 7:30 pm and Sunday, November 13 at 2:00 pm in Florence Moore Auditorium at Menlo School. […]

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Menlo School freshman Aaron Morgan is semifinalist in international video competition

Menlo School freshman Aaron Morgan is a semifinalist in the Breakthrough Prize Junior Challenge. The community is asked to vote  on Facebook to help him reach the finals. The Breakthrough Prize Junior Challenge is an international math/science video competition founded by technology leaders including Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), Sergey Brin (Google), and Sal Khan (Khan Academy) to inspire creative thinking […]

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Menlo School’s Robert Miranda runs the Summer Scamper to raise money for music therapy program

Menlo School’s Robert Miranda, who is coming off a sophomore season in which he had a podium finish at state in cross country and took fourth in the 3200 at CCS, has been preparing for his next run for months. This Sunday, Robert will run the Summer Scamper at Stanford to benefit Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. […]

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Menlo School is hosting MenloHacks this weekend

Menlo School students are hosting a 24-hour hackathon this weekend in the Athletic Center. Dubbed MenloHacks, the event brings together about 250 high school students to build anything pertaining to software or hardware. MenloHacks encourages students of all experience levels to collaborate to create apps, websites, and other code-based projects. The event also features games, such as a Tapé […]

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Menlo School and Sacred Heart Prep host New York Times columnist Frank Bruni

Menlo School in partnership with Sacred Heart Preparatory is presenting a conversation with New York Times columnist and best-selling author Frank Bruni and Denise Pope of Challenge Success about today’s college admissions process. The event, scheduled for Monday, March 21, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the Menlo School athletic center, is free and open […]

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Vocalist and performer Lucas Loaiza inspired the launch of two popular glee clubs at Menlo School

With more than decade of singing experience, Menlo School senior Lucas Loaiza was motivated by a friend to launch The Menlodies (Men of Menlo + Melodies) men’s a cappella group. Striving for an elite level of quality, he invited 10 singers and a beatboxer to comprise the inaugural ensemble. “We’ve already had a ton of […]

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Steve Young keynotes community-based concussion conference on Aug. 18 at Menlo School

Parents, coaches, students and educators are invited to a free, community-based concussion conference to learn about the latest evaluation and management of mild traumatic brain injuries in youth sports. The event will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm Aug. 18 at Menlo School’s Athletic Center. Space is limited, please RSVP. The conference is hosted by Menlo Sports […]

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Menlo School stages Fiddler on the Roof the first two weekends of May

In honor of the Menlo School Centennial and the 50th anniversary of one of the staples of American musical theatre, Menlo Drama is presenting the nine-time Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece, Fiddler On the Roof. Performances run the first two weekends in May: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd and May 8th and 9th at 8:00 pm outdoors in the quad at […]

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The Laramie Project is Menlo School Drama Department winter production

“I think that the high school years are a time in a person’s life when important issues come to the fore with greater awareness,” explains Menlo School director Steven Minning about the selection of The Laramie Project as the upper school’s winter production. “Teenagers tend to love issues — they are very committed.” The play by Moies Kaufman and […]

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Spotted: Friendly (?) rivals court side at Stanford’s Maples Pavilion

Emailed Menlo Park resident Judy Horst: “Stanford Women’s Basketball team topped Washington State 75-56 yesterday, but the outcome of this [Menlo vs Menlo] matchup is still in question.” Whatever the outcome, we’re hoping they enjoyed their courtside seats.

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