Last updateWed, 19 Oct 2016 4pm

MVHS hosts marching band show

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The St. Francis High School Marching Band takes to the Mountain View High field at the Oct. 1 “Community Thank You” event.

Several high school marching bands performed their field shows for family, friends and local residents at Mountain View High School Oct. 1.

Billed as a “Community Thank You,” Mountain View High has hosted the annual event since the 1980s. This year’s performers received a rousing reception and enthusiastic applause from the crowd.

LAHS hosts presentation on transportation alternatives

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During Los Altos High’s annual Science & Technology Week, the school invites an industry expert to give a keynote presentation open to the entire community.

Los Altos High School is scheduled to host a presentation by Robert Baertsch, vice president of software engineering at skyTran, 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in the school’s Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave.

The presentation will serve as the keynote for the school’s 11th annual Science & Technology Week.

Oak celebrates its diversity

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Students march in a parade of nations.

People of diverse nationalities took center stage at Oak Avenue School last week at the school’s International Festival and Potluck.

School officials invited students’ family members and local residents to showcase a country of their choice at the event. Festival booths featured information about different countries, regional foods, flags, maps, books, games and craft projects.

Mtn. View High celebrates homecoming

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Students on parade on Truman Avenue last week to celebrate Mountain View High School’s Homecoming.

Mountain View High School students participated in a full range of events during Homecoming Week last week. Students kicked off the festivities with a parade down Truman Avenue Friday, with Homecoming Court members riding in classic cars. The parade included performances by the Marching Band and Colorguard and various dance troupes. Homecoming Queen Sophie Tobinand King Josiah Gomeswere crowned during Friday’s football game.

College admissions professional headlines MVLA parent event

College admissions expert Lloyd Thacker is scheduled to discuss “Turning the Tide: Reshaping the College Admissions Process” 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Mountain View High School’s Spartan Theater, 3535 Truman Ave.

Thacker’s presentation is part of the Los Altos-Mountain View School Speaker Series.

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