Local Fifth Grader Raises Money for Basketball Program

Local Fifth Grader Raises Money for Basketball Program

Lauren McLaughlin, Reporter
September 30, 2014
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Fifth grader Shay Patel raises $6,000 for the after school program at the Boys & Girls Club

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APES Classes Visit Stulsaft Park

APES Classes Visit Stulsaft Park

Sebastian Chavez, Reporter
September 25, 2014
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Last week, all AP environmental science (APES) classes attended a field trip to Stulsaft Park geared towards teaching students to observe their surroundings from an ecological perspective.

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New Writing Center Offers Support to English Students

Daniel Pedreiro, Reporter
September 24, 2014
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The Writing Center is a new tutoring program at Menlo-Atherton designed to help students with a variety of assignments and tasks in their English class.

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Stanford’s Anderson Art Collection Opens to the Public

Stanford’s Anderson Art Collection Opens to the Public

Miranda Simes, Copy Editor
September 24, 2014
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Stanford’s Anderson Art Collection opened this Saturday as the latest addition to the university’s Art and Art History Departments. For the grand weekend opening, food trucks, live music, and children’s activities presided... Read more »

M-A Orchestra Admitted to Elite Event at Carnegie Hall

M-A Orchestra Admitted to Elite Event at Carnegie Hall

Natalie Silverman, Copy Editor
September 20, 2014
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This coming April, the Menlo-Atherton Orchestra students will take advantage of an exceptional opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall in the National Band and Orchestra Festival.

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California Citizens Unite in Coastal Cleanup Day

California Citizens Unite in Coastal Cleanup Day

Cas Pelayo, Reporter
September 19, 2014
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Every year, over 60,000 California residents come together all over the state to clean up waterways their area polluted with both solid and chemical waste. That seems like a huge number, but our ecosystems and waterways need all the help they can get.

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College Applications: What to Do and When

Sarah Howell, Reporter
September 19, 2014
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Applying to college can be nerve-wracking, but keeping track of applications and deadlines and planning ahead of time can greatly relieve the stress.

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2015 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced

2015 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced

Siena Hooper, Reporter
September 18, 2014
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The semifinalists for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Award have just been announced. The PSAT cutoff score is 222.

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AP Spanish Literature Discontinued for 2014-2015 School Year

Daniel Pedreiro, Reporter
September 18, 2014
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Due to a lack of enrollment in AP Spanish literature, the class is not being taught this year.

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12th Man Holds Distribution Day

12th Man Holds Distribution Day

Annie Harrier, Reporter
September 10, 2014
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The famous M-A 12th Man Club began distribution of shirts Monday at lunch. Another distribution day will be held on Wednesday at the same time on the green.

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Vergara Plaintiffs Triumph, State Appeals

Vergara Plaintiffs Triumph, State Appeals

Natalie Silverman, Copy Editor
September 9, 2014
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On Aug. 28, Los Angeles Superior Court judge Rolf Treu reached a decision in the Vergara v. California case and ruled that various teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional.

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PTA to Recognize M-A’s Artists Through Art Reflections

PTA to Recognize M-A’s Artists Through Art Reflections

Miranda Simes
September 7, 2014
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This school year marks the beginning of the M-A PTA’s Art Reflections program, an annual art competition created to appreciate student artists and writers. The National PTA founded the program 45 years ago as a nationwide competition based upon the principles of creativity, personal expression, and... Read more »