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Bullis Charter School schedules open house

Bullis Charter School's open enrollment period for kindergarten through sixth-grade runs through Jan. 20. Parents of prospective students are invited to learn more about the school at an open house 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Bullis Charter School is a small public elementary school serving Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and surrounding areas. It emphasizes individualized learning, academic excellence and enrichment through electives during and after school. Spaces are available in every grade.

For enrollment instructions, forms and more information, visit www.bullischarterschool.com or call 947-4939. Sign up to receive e-mailed updates and more information about the school at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Be sure to include your name, address, phone number and grade level(s) of interest.

Bullis Charter School is located at 102 W. Portola Ave., on the Egan Junior High School campus.

Egan sets dates for campus tours

Egan Junior High School has scheduled one-hour campus tours for Jan. 25 and 26 and March 20 and 30. Parents of sixth-graders are encouraged to attend.

Tours are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Jan. 25 and March 29 and 1:30 p.m. Jan. 26 and March 30.

Visitors are asked to check in at the school office, where the tours will begin. Principal Brenda Dyckman will greet visitors, explain the program and conduct the tour.

Egan is located at 100 W. Portola Ave., Los Altos. For more information, call 917-2200.

Blach schedules tours for parents

Parents of sixth-graders are invited to visit Blach Intermediate School during its annual tour week. Principal Arthur Harris and the school's counselor and psychologist, Judy Rothenberg, will conduct tours of the campus and provide visitors opportunities to observe a variety of basic and elective classes, focusing on the seventh-grade program. There will be time for questions afterward.

Tours are scheduled for 9:52 a.m. Jan. 30, 1:16 p.m. Jan. 31, 9:42 a.m. Feb. 1 and 1:16 p.m. Feb. 2. Tours leave from Room A5. Parents are asked to arrive 15 minutes before starting time.

The school is located at 1120 Covington Road, Los Altos. For more information, call 934-3800.

SELPA schedules forum on parent resources

SELPA 1 CAC has scheduled a coffee and panel on "Resources for Parents, Discovered by Parents," 8:45-11 a.m. Jan. 25 in the Covington Elementary School multipurpose room, 205 Covington Road, Los Altos.

The panel will present information on service providers for educational assessments, occupational therapy, tutors, life coaches, behavior consultants, medications, speech, auditory processing, social skills and specialized private schools.

For more information, call Karen Mueller at 964-3689 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Right from the Start workshop series set

Parents Helping Parents announces a Right from the Start workshop series 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays through Feb. 15 at the Children's Creative Learning Center, 2310 Homestead Road, Los Altos.

These free, weekly skill-building workshops are for parents, guardians and caregivers of children through age 5 who have special needs. The presentations will focus on the health and welfare of the children and the adults who care for them.

Register for any or all workshops. Child care will be provided at every event.

For more information or to register, visit www.php.com and click on Right from the Start under Programs or call (408) 727-5775. The series is funded by FIRST 5 Santa Clara County.

Interlochen Arts Camp scholarships available

Top high school musicians around the country can apply for an Emerson Scholarship Award to the world-famous Interlochen Arts Camp in northern Michigan. Fifty-two students from across the United States will receive full scholarships for the 2006 camp.

The $5,802 award provides full tuition, private lessons, and room and board for the six-week summer program. Interlochen's 79th camp runs from June 24 through Aug. 7.

Applicants must be in grades 9 through 12 and demonstrate exceptional proficiency on harp, string, wind or percussion instruments. An audition submitted on tape or CD is required with application. Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 15. Winners will be announced by April 15.

For more information or to obtain an application, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call (231) 276-7472 or write the Emerson Scholars Program, Interlochen Center for the Arts, P.O. Box 199, Interlochen, MI 49643. Complete information is also available online at www.interlochen.org.

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