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 great to see her back on the first day of school for the Menlo Park City School District.

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“Anxiety and Depression in Teenagers” is topic of MPCSD Parent Education talk on Nov. 8

Jacob Towery, MD, has observed an increase in depression and anxiety his own practice. Screen time, for example, has been negatively affecting teens’ sleep and attention. He offers parents concrete advice around modeling behavior and managing screen time. He is Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry, and author of The Anti-Depressant Book: A […]

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MPAEF grants record $3.6 million to Menlo Park City School District

This week’s MPCSD School Board meeting had a full agenda, but one of the highlights was surely the presentation of a giant check—both in size and dollar amount—from smiling students. The kids delivered the check to the School Board and Superintendent Maurice Ghysels on behalf of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation (MPAEF). The grant has […]

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