Recent News

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    That’s the motto of the Special Olympics, and every year Menlo students cheer on the brave San Mateo athletes.
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    Menlo’s Future Business Leaders of America team advances to State!
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    Learning Spanish at Menlo? You’ll learn not just how to say “amor” but also how to write it in Japanese.
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    A pirate’s life for me! Upper School Drama presents The Pirates of Penzance, the wacky story of sentimental pirates and dewy-eyed daughters.
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    Menlo’s boys’ tennis team will track its aces this season, and not just for the stats. They’ll be raising money to benefit East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring.
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    Menlo’s Bridge to Engineering, Science and Technology (M-BEST) program encourages students to study science. At a recent workshop, one alum led a water filtration activity for sixth graders.
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    Spring is the time for arts events! Check out this year’s final photography and AP Arts exhibits along with chorus, orchestra and jazz performances.
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    Menlo’s Mock Trial team deftly argued constitutional law and upset the three-time defending champion. What’s next? Nationals!
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    Senior takes second in the 400 and 200 at Arcadia Invitational
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    Like to dance hip hop? Want to try your hand at recording music, or writing fiction, or making comics, or taking photos? SummerArts@Menlo has the class for you.

Student Story

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    With a behind-the-scenes look at Menlo’s young musical talents, this issue of student-run online magazine The Bard continues its tradition of excellent student writing and design.
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    Based on the Humans of New York project, this student-run Facebook page showcases the lives of Menlo students.
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    Elena Ariza ’16 and her trio take part in a master class with cellist David Finckel, Artistic Co-Director of Music@Menlo, hosted by Young Chambers Musicians.
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    Movement, line, space, shape: the fundamentals of dance. Over 100 students performed in the annual Spring Dance Concert. Read the Coat of Arms review by Becky Swig ’15.
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    Junior Tristan Tom leads the band–well, the orchestra–as concertmaster for both the Menlo Orchestra and the Peninsula Youth Orchestra. And he’s a master at competitions, as well.
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    Four underclassmen tried their hands at building robots and competing in the FIRST Tech Challenge. Read the Coat of Arms story by Brooke Hammarskjold ’15.
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    Juniors Brandon Rabaria and Jessica Fry danced their way to titles in the Dance Masters of California competition.
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    Monica Juan ’16 wowed the crowd at the Oracle Arena with a beautiful rendition of the national anthem at the Golden State Warriors game. Watch the video!

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