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Bear Service Clubs


Bear Service Clubs are student-led groups recognized by M-A Student Leadership and the M-A SLC. By becoming an M-A SLC Service Club, student leaders receive additional support to make sustained service commitments to the local community.

Service Club Offerings

Interested in a particular social justice challenge in the Menlo Park community? Join one of the SLC Service Clubs and visit the Service Calendar. Each SLC Service Club is focused on a specific issue in our community.
Civic Engagement → M-A Votes
Environment →  Surfriders
Homelessness → Key Club
Language Exchange → Intercambio
US Border Support -- Care Bears
Peer Mentor Support-- FAB
STEM → Curieus
Veterans → Leo Club
Youth Mentoring → Step Up!
Animal Rights -- 
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A service club focused on bringing energy around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to underserved students in the community.


Tuesday Lunch at P-5

A service club dedicated to empowering students through service, with a hint of feminism. We have discussion pertaining to current political and social issues regarding gender equity, as well as service opportunities outside of school.


Wednesday Lunch at D-15

A service club designed to facilitate a language exchange between Spanish and English learners. @ma.intercambio

Key Club

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A service club dedicated to challenges around houselessness and food insecurity, the Key Club works closely with EHP (Ecumenical Hunger Program) and their Wednesday Night Dinners. 

Leo Club

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A service club focused on veterans issues, works with the local VA and Lion's Club.

M-A Votes

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A service club dedicated to civic engagement and voter registration, especially EARLY registration at 16 and 17, the M-A Votes team is dedicated to ensuring all students exercise their voice.

Pride Pals

Friday Lunch at E-25

A service club that works to integrate the special education student population at M-A into the high school environment and with the rest of the student body. We do this through planning school wide events for the students as well as weekly activities. To end each year, we throw the highly anticipated "Pride Pals Prom."


Wednesday Lunch at D-21

We establish mentoring relationships with future M-A students to enrich their education now and for the future. Tutoring, mentoring and teaching students about academics as well as service, we hold weekly tutoring at the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula and monthly service projects.


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Surfriders is a service club partnered with the Surfriders Foundation. Every other Sunday we go to a local beache and pick up trash. Students are welcome to surf and hangout after. @masurfriders
The Surfriders submitted a VR (virtual reality) video about the SDG's (Sustainable Development Goals) in the UN Global Initiatives "MY World 360" competition and won! The 360 video entitled, "Beach Warriors," documents how one community in California is working to address the crisis affecting our oceans and beaches. Read more here.