M-A Swim Coach Bobby Bollier Trains for the Olypmics

M-A Swim Coach Bobby Bollier Trains for the Olypmics

Lexi Lobdell, Copy Editor
September 29, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

M-A's assistant swim coach, Bobby Bollier, is currently training to represent the United States in the Olympic Games in 2016. Bollier currently holds the seventh fastest time for the 200 meter butterfly in U.S. history. In 2012 he missed qualifying for the Olympics by one place, receiving third instead... Read more »

Ann’s Coffee Shop: A Historical Landmark of Menlo Park

Ann’s Coffee Shop: A Historical Landmark of Menlo Park

Elizabeth McColloch, Reporter
September 29, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Ann's Coffee Shop, opened in 1946, is one of the oldest restaurants in Menlo Park.

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Dota 2 and League of Legends Club New to Menlo-Atherton

Dota 2 and League of Legends Club New to Menlo-Atherton

Daniel Pedreiro, Reporter
September 29, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Senior Ilya Mednick's Dota 2 and League of Legends club is new to Menlo-Atherton this year and unites fans of the videogames in a single group.

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Leadership Plans for the 2014 School Year

Leadership Plans for the 2014 School Year

Danielle Balestra, Reporter
September 26, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Coming off an excellent year of M-A spirit, leadership plans to make minor improvements and additions, and aims to build upon last year's enthusiasm moving forward. . As far as things that are the same, the leadership program is divided into two classes with Mr. Senigaglia supervising ASB and Mr.... Read more »

12th Man Maintains Momentum From Last Season

12th Man Maintains Momentum From Last Season

Miranda Simes and Annie Harrier
September 25, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

This year, the Menlo-Atherton 12th Man Club hopes to both continue the momentum from last year's 12th Man and bring their own spirit to this season.

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Worth the Wait: Bare Bowls Comes to Palo Alto

Worth the Wait: Bare Bowls Comes to Palo Alto

Kelly Woods, Reporter
September 19, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Hand crafted acai bowls and real food blends are making their way to downtown Palo Alto with the upcoming opening of Bare Bowls this fall.

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Fun Facts About M-A’s New Staff Members

Fun Facts About M-A’s New Staff Members

Elizabeth McColloch and Joey Ellefritz
September 15, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

To accommodate for one of M-A’s largest classes in recent history, over a dozen new teachers were added to the already substantial M-A staff, each with a unique personality and teaching style.

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StarVista Counseling: Free, Confidential, and Convenient

StarVista Counseling: Free, Confidential, and Convenient

Cas Pelayo and Daniel Pedreiro
September 11, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Regardless of whatever stress one is facing, StarVista is there to help. StarVista is a non-profit, San Mateo County-based counseling service that aims to improve the lives of stressed-out adolescents and adults alike. In the case of high school... Read more »

M-A Welcomes APES and Biology Teacher Ava Javid

M-A Welcomes APES and Biology Teacher Ava Javid

Sebastian Chavez and Daniel Pedreiro
September 10, 2014
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The newest APES and biology teacher on campus has brought not only her teaching skills, but also her vibrant energy and enthusiasm with her to M-A.

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The Heart of Menlo Park: Kepler’s Bookstore

The Heart of Menlo Park: Kepler’s Bookstore

Lauren McLaughlin, Reporter
September 8, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Kepler's has remained a significant part of Menlo Park for the past fifty-seven years with the help of the community's support.

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Student Groups Create New E-Wing Garden

Student Groups Create New E-Wing Garden

Natalie Silverman and Lexi Lobdell
August 26, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The new garden in the E-wing, built by various student groups and special education teacher Susan Price, is ready for enjoyment.

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New English Teacher Brings Worldly Experience to M-A

New English Teacher Brings Worldly Experience to M-A

Natalie Silverman and Lexi Lobdell
August 25, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

New AP English composition and English III teacher, Shannon Kirkpatrick, enthusiastically began her new job on campus this August.

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