College and Career Day in Review

College and Career Day in Review

Danielle Balestra, Reporter
October 27, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Last Wednesday, M-A experimented with its first annual College and Career Day. Despite being a new addition to M-A, it was generally a success and can only improve moving forward. The guiding idea... Read more »

Measure M: How Will it Affect Menlo Park?

Measure M: How Will it Affect Menlo Park?

Kelly Woods, Reporter
October 27, 2014
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On November 4th, voters will have the opportunity to support or oppose an initiative regarding amendments to the current El Camino/Downtown Specific plan with Measure M... Read more »

Exciting Halloween Events in the Community

Exciting Halloween Events in the Community

Elizabeth McColloch, Reporter
October 27, 2014
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Menlo Park and Palo Alto will be holding various Halloween-themed events.

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Homecoming Dance Unites Students of All Grades

Homecoming Dance Unites Students of All Grades

Kyra Sheeper, Reporter
October 27, 2014
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M-A's homecoming dance brought the 2014 homecoming week to a close with a bang. Students from every grade were able to enjoy a night of energetic music and dancing. With 280 tickets sold prior to Saturday, and another 200 bought at the door, this year’s homecoming dance was overall a success. Activities... Read more »

Community Members Voice Opinions Regarding Mandarin Immersion Charter

Community Members Voice Opinions Regarding Mandarin Immersion Charter

Natalie Silverman, Copy Editor
October 20, 2014
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Last Tuesday, over 100 people attended a public hearing regarding a Mandarin immersion charter school petition at Encinal Elementary School, which was opposed by the majority of the members of the community who attended the event.

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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Infects M-A

Lexi Lobdell, Copy Editor
October 19, 2014
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Over the past few weeks, cases of the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease have arisen on the M-A campus. The disease has manly affected students using the pool and the locker rooms on a regular basis due to the increased amount of contact between students. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFM) usually affects... Read more »

Homecoming Spirit Week and Rally Recap

Homecoming Spirit Week and Rally Recap

Natalie Silverman and Siena Hooper
October 17, 2014
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M-A Homecoming Spirit Week was a blast! Check out all the photos here.

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Man Breaks North American Record with 2,058lb Pound Pumpkin

Lauren McLaughlin, Reporter
October 16, 2014
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On Monday October 13, a Napa man broke the North American record for biggest pumpkin; his prized pumpkin weighed a whopping 2,058 pounds.

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Menlo Park Completes Plan to Line El Camino With Trees

Menlo Park Completes  Plan to Line El Camino With Trees

Joey Martin, Reporter
October 15, 2014
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A 15-year-long plan to install 350 trees along El Camino Real in the city of Menlo Park has finally been completed. Chuck Kinney, with the help of friends, created the plan to turn the concrete strip that ran through the city into a carpet of green.

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New Advanced Biology Class for Freshmen and Sophomores

New Advanced Biology Class for Freshmen and Sophomores

Alex Brieger, Reporter
October 15, 2014
Filed under News, science, Top Stories

Advanced biology is a new, higher-level biology class this year for students who are self-motivated, want to have a career in science, or are more interested in biology than the average student.

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Leadership Launches Class Spirit Competition

Leadership Launches Class Spirit Competition

Miranda Simes and Danielle Balestra
October 13, 2014
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In an effort to both revitalize last year's spirit and provide new energy, leadership will implement M-A's first ever spirit competition between classes. Beginning Monday, the four grades will vie for the greatest points, earned throughout the year in a variety of activities. These will range... Read more »

M-A Pushes For Safe Driving

Annie Harrier and Elizabeth McColloch
October 12, 2014
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M-A leadership is partnering with State Farm in the “Celebrate My Drive” campaign.

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