Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, a local Palo Alto haven for special and exotic plants, houses a huge variety of plants that range from colorful flowers to succulents and cacti from many different countries and geographic regions. Volunteers come daily to maintain the plants and educate interested... Read more »
After walking around school and asking different seniors what their intended major is going to be in college, it became evident that M-A really does have strength in diversity. With most people undecided, it is important to acknowledge that most 17- and 18-year-olds do not know what they... Read more »
Wednesday at lunch, Mr. Powell put on a funk concert for his environmental science students. Using a variety of instruments including bass, keyboard, and guitar, Powell performed several original and cover songs. His funky style gave students a unique look into music of decades past, and provided a fun... Read more »
Last Thursday, May 22nd, marked M-A’s 4th annual Film Festival, showcasing student produced films to an enthusiastic audience of 142 people. Students in the Video Production and TV Computer Production classes each directed, produced, edited, and acted in their own films. These short movies, ranging... Read more »
High school students from Arhus, Denmark tell us about their impressions of M-A and America in general.
Many know Menlo Park as one of the more affluent towns in the country, with its high percentage of wealthy neighborhoods, high-budget buildings and downtown areas, and an abundance of expensive cars. The town began to grow in 1867 as a popular destination for wealthy businessmen and their families, and... Read more »
Senior Zach Plante has proved himself as the strongest sprinter on the M-A varsity track team, coming close to beating the school's fastest record. Since freshman year, Plante has been running track and cross country, but now, three years later, he is sure he has found his passion as a sprinter.... Read more »
Modern language is teeming with idiomatic expressions, many of which are seemingly unrelated to their meaning when analyzed from a literal perspective. Every idiom, however, has an origin, and often discovering the origin can add value to the given expression, or at the least, make it more interesting. So... Read more »
A quick slideshow about the best places to get boba in the area!
The weekly farmer's market on California Avenue recently expanded to add a block of 25 more vendors including sellers of kale chips, juice, dim sum, and wild game birds. ... Read more »