We Need a Business Programs Chair!

We Need a Business Programs Chair! Since our current chair is relocating with her family, we need a new Business Chair! This is a wonderful opportunity to join the Kiddo! Board of Directors and to help cultivate new parent and …

Are You a Better Broadsword Fighter Than a Fourth Grader?

Kiddo!-funded teacher grant affords William Shakespeare Unit at Old Mill School and has kids studying tragedies, comedies and some pretty epic soliloquies. Oh yeah, and broadsword fighting. By Candace Murphy Kiddo! Staff It’s mid-morning on the Old Mill School playground, …

Kiddo! Spotlight: Chalk Art on the Plaza 2017

By Candace Murphy Kiddo! Staff   Those who ventured over to Mill Valley’s downtown plaza this past Friday were treated to the sight of almost a fifth of the entire Mill Valley Middle School’s student population as they hunkered down …

Are You a Parent and Own a Business?

The Kiddo! Business Partnership Program supports our schools and simultaneously promotes your business through a variety of platforms: Store-front decals identifying you as a supporter of our local schools Placement in the Business Partner Directory, a go-to parent resource Promotion on …

Kiddo! Spotlight: Young Authors’ Fair

By Candace Murphy A dust jacket with a chunky, hand-lettered and heavily inked title warns, “If You Give a Chick Some CHIPS!!!”  In another corner, a sleek, manga-styled graphic novel lures those wanting to know what happens when a tiger follows a …

In Their Own Words

Almost every week, Kiddo! receives unsolicited comments and stories from parents, alumni, teachers, and children… “It’s with a big smile on my face that I’m writing this email to you! I can’t believe it’s time for Annie again! My daughter …

“Take this knowledge and change the world.”

8th graders wrote essays about art… “Art can spark a memory, represent a thousand words with a simple brushstroke.” — O., 8th “Art is an opportunity to be yourself, but also be someone else. You can be a quiet person, …

Cellist Zuill Bailey Visits Music Students

by Candace Murphy, Kiddo! Staff It was an excerpt from a Saint Saens concerto that premiere cellist Zuill Bailey played for the members of Mill Valley Middle School’s orchestra and band students on an otherwise humdrum Monday morning in October. …