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M-A Drama Dives Into Neverland With Peter and the Starcatcher
Friday, November 11, 2022, 9:06 am | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
M-A Drama presents Peter and the Starcatcher, a play that highlights a young orphan who ultimately becomes Peter Pan. The show will run November 13... Read More >>
Girl’s Volleyball Loses to Branham in CCS Finals
Thursday, November 10, 2022, 1:16 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Photo credits to Marcus Blunt On Saturday, the girl’s volleyball team lost to the Branham Bruins in five sets, 25-20, 26-24, 20-25, 22-25, and 8-15,... Read More >>
Varsity football shuts out Cupertino for Homecoming and senior night
Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 2:11 pm | Talon, Los Altos High School
The Los Altos High School varsity football team rebounded with a 28–0 Homecoming night victory over Cupertino High School, following a 35–0 shutout loss against The King’s Academy. The senior night win keeps the Eagles in third place in the El Camino division and within reach of the CCS playoffs. “It’s the game where the... Read More >>
Bears Overpowered by Los Gatos on Senior Night
Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 2:31 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Photo credits to Bernice van der Meer On Senior Night this past Friday, the Bears fell to the Los Gatos Wildcats in a heartbreaking loss,... Read More >>
Scoreboard

Girls Water Polo:
Menlo - Atherton 15, Carlmont 4, Oct 12, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 10, Woodside 4, Oct 11, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 5, Hillsdale 4, Oct 6, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Carlmont 8, Woodside 6, Oct 4, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo Atherton 19, Aragon 1, Oct 3, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 8, Menlo-Atherton 4, Oct 1, 2022
Boys Football:
Homestead 14, Palo Alto 10, Sep 30, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Los Altos 14, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 30, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 8, Aragon 6, Sep 28, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Burlingame 8, Menlo- Atherton 5, Sep 28, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 18, Terra Nova 4, Sep 26, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Menlo-Atherton 14, Carlmont 3, Sep 26, 2022
Boys Football:
Menlo 18, Palo Alto 0, Sep 24, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Woodside 7, Menlo-Atherton 5, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Gunn 10, Palo Alto 7, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Los Gatos 3, Palo Alto 1, Sep 22, 2022
Girls Golf:
Monte Vista 208, Palo Alto 239, Sep 21, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Hillsdale 9, Woodside 6, Sep 20, 2022
Girls Water Polo:
Palo Alto 11, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 17, Lynbrook 3, Sep 20, 2022
Boys Football:
Freedom (Oakley, CA) 38, Menlo School 14, Sep 16, 2022
Boys Water Polo:
Palo Alto 12, Los Altos 9, Sep 15, 2022
Girls Volleyball:
Palo Alto 3, Gunn 2, Sep 15, 2022

Female Athlete Profile: Helen Barkley, Softball, Soccer, Track
Sunday, November 6, 2022, 6:42 pm | Coat of Arms, Menlo School
Once a student-athlete chooses their high school, everything else is essentially set for their athletic career: schools cannot recruit athletes to their high school and some schools don’t offer specific sports. For senior Helen Barkley, her main sport, softball, is not offered at Menlo.  Barkley has been playing softball for 12 years. She played recreationally... Read More >>
Serena Williams, Roger Federer retire
Sunday, November 6, 2022, 1:30 pm | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
Just weeks after Serena Williams announced her retirement in August, 20-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer followed suit, affecting students who have long admired the tennis icons. Federer announced his retirement in an Instagram post on Sept. 15.  “I am 41 years old, I have played more than 1500 matches over 24 years,” Federer said in the Instagram post. “Tennis has treated me more generously than I ever would have dreamt, and now I must recognize when it is time... Read More >>
Girls water polo overcomes rough start
Sunday, November 6, 2022, 11:00 am | Campanile, Palo Alto High School
With a 3-8 overall record (3-4 in league), the girls varsity water polo team hopes to increase team chemistry and bonding in order to reach CCS, Coach Roderick Rowell said.  Rowell said despite the hurdle of integrating freshmen into the team, his athletes are growing as both individuals and as team players through hard work.  “But what I really am looking forward to is to see how the team comes together and plays their best water polo at the end... Read More >>
Football Senior Night rescheduled to first round of CCS
Thursday, November 3, 2022, 1:18 pm | Paly Voice, Palo Alto High School
Varsity Football Senior night will be next Thursday during the first round of the Central Coast Section playoffs after Jefferson High School’s varsity team forfeited today’s game due to a lack of players. Before the cancellation, the game was scheduled for 7 p.m. today at home in a non-league game. The junior varsity game is... Read More >>
Girl’s Volleyball Advances to CCS Semi-Finals
Thursday, November 3, 2022, 12:21 pm | M-A Chronicle, Menlo Atherton High School
Tuesday night, the Bears dominated the Los Gatos Wildcats, winning 3-1 in the Quarter-Finals round of Division 1 Central Coast Section. This win guarantees the... Read More >>
Football Meets Sacred Heart in 20th Annual Valpo Bowl
Thursday, November 3, 2022, 12:36 am | Coat of Arms, Menlo School
Nov. 4 marks the 20th meeting between the Menlo and Sacred Heart football programs in the annual Valpo Bowl. The teams will meet at 7 P.M. in the final regular season game before playoffs. The Knights are coming off a 21-7 playoff-clinching win against Burlingame High School last Thursday. On the other side, Sacred Heart... Read More >>