Menlo-Atherton High School

Type: Organization
Name: Menlo-Atherton High School
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Thursday: Portola Valley holds summer concert at Town Center

Swing sounds of the 20-piece Legacy Band can be heard at a free outdoor summer concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road.Many members of Legacy Band grew up in Portola Valley and attended Menlo-Atherton ... [Published Almanac Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Music@Menlo spotlights Dvorak

By Tiffany Lam | Special to the AlmanacIt's difficult to imagine the Bay Area chamber music scene without the Music@Menlo summer festival. Each year, a theme is selected as the festival's centerpiece. And, each year, it's a little different.The twelfth ... [Published Almanac Online - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

In transition programs, local teens prepare for high school

With both her parents incarcerated, Adrian Sledge, who was in the care of her grandmother, faced tough odds when she entered Menlo-Atherton High School.Heroic support from a math teacher, Jennafer Carson, saved her, she said."Jenna Carson pushed me; she ... [Published Almanac Online - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Farewell from the publisher: Guiding the Almanac has been a rewarding adventure

By Tom GibboneyAs I retire from the Almanac after more than 20 years as publisher, it is rewarding to look back at what a fascinating job it has been and how warmly I was received by the staff and the communities we serve.When I arrived in September 1993, ... [Published Almanac Online - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Boundary map affirms intact school communities

By a 4-0 vote on June 25, the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District made significant changes to the high school boundary maps, changes that will affect the lives of thousands of high school students in the years ahead.The new map, ... [Published Almanac Online - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Peninsula College Fund provides more than scholarships

By Emma Marsano | Special to the AlmanacAmong low-income students who are the first in their families to go to college, less than 50 percent graduate from college in six years, according to the Peninsula College Fund.Such a statistic makes the work of ... [Published Almanac Online - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Today: Sequoia district board votes on new boundary map

The board of the Sequoia Union High School District, at its Wednesday, June 25, meeting, will consider and likely vote on a new boundary map for assigning households to high schools. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. at 480 James Ave. in Redwood City.The boundary ... [Published Almanac Online - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Memorial for Menlo Park couple killed by drunken driver

These ceramic gardenias, located in the hallway of the administration building on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus, are the work of more than 150 students, teachers and parents.The gardenias are a memorial to Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh, who were ... [Published Almanac Online - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Kids raise funds for effort to build village health center

In the era of big-buck philanthropy in which six-figure donations get you a seat at the table and eight figures will mean your name's on the building, a $1,300 check almost doesn't seem worth mentioning. Unless the money was raised, a few coins at a time, ... [Published Almanac Online - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Three soar to Eagle Scout rank in Portola Valley

Submitted by Elianne Frenkel-Popell.Portola Valley Troop 64 held a Court of Honor recently to recognize three new Eagle Scouts: Theodore "Teshie" Bronk, Lucas Harris and Wesley Holthous.One of the final requirements to becoming an Eagle Scout is to lead ... [Published Almanac Online - Jun 16 2014]

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"It will start off with 'The Union' from Louis Moreau Gottschalk, and you'll feel like you're going to a Fourth of July party. It ends with 'American Songbook II' from George Crumb, who is still alive today. He puts four percussionists in the accompaniment part, and then sets folk songs on top of his own accompaniment" noted Wu Han
The classes are "about what we'd like for our students to embody as citizens coming into M-A" said teacher Tara Charles, who has led Compass for the past three summers

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Thursday: Portola Valley holds summer concert a... [Published Almanac Online - Jul 23 2014]
Music@Menlo spotlights Dvorak [Published Almanac Online - Jul 15 2014]
In transition programs, local teens prepare for... [Published Almanac Online - Jul 14 2014]
Farewell from the publisher: Guiding the Almana... [Published Almanac Online - Jul 02 2014]
Boundary map affirms intact school communities [Published Almanac Online - Jul 01 2014]
Peninsula College Fund provides more than schol... [Published Almanac Online - Jun 30 2014]
Today: Sequoia district board votes on new boun... [Published Almanac Online - Jun 25 2014]
Kids raise funds for effort to build village he... [Published Almanac Online - Jun 23 2014]
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Three soar to Eagle Scout rank in Portola Valley [Published Almanac Online - Jun 16 2014]
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