Sat04192014

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BCS presents spring production

Bullis Charter School students in kindergarten through third grade are scheduled to perform “101 Dalmatians,” based on the Disney animated classic, April 24-26.

The production features Roger and Anita, a pair of artists with wonderful problems on their hands – their dogs Pongo and Perdita, 99 Dalmatian puppies and where to put them all. But when the villainous Cruella de Vil and her hapless henchmen try to kidnap the dogs, the situation becomes even hairier.

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MVLA and MVPD host drug education event

Mountain View High School and the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District have joined forces to present “High in Plain Sight” 7 p.m. Thursday at Mountain View High’s Spartan Theater, 3535 Truman Ave.

School Resource Officer Ron Cooper is slated to present information on drugs, alcohol and the dangers local students face.

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Loyola K-Kids launch annual eyeglass drive

The Loyola School K-Kids Club, a group of second- through sixth-graders sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Altos, has set a goal to collect 1,200 pairs of eyeglasses by the end of May.

The donated eyeglasses are cleaned, repaired and their prescriptions identified by Direct Relief International in Santa Barbara. They are then distributed to those who can’t afford glasses in the U.S. and around the world. Over the past six years, the club has collected approximately 1,000 pairs each year.

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Loyola K-Kids launches annual eyeglasses drive

The Loyola School K-Kids Club, a group of second- through sixth-graders sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Altos, has set a goal to collect 1,200 pairs of eyeglasses by the end of May.

The donated eyeglasses are cleaned, repaired and their prescriptions identified by Direct Relief International in Santa Barbara. They are then distributed to those who can’t afford glasses in the U.S. and around the world.

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Parent network hosts learning events

The Parents Education Network Silicon Valley is scheduled to stream a live lecture by clinical psychologist Devora Depper 9-11 a.m. Friday at Palo Alto Preparatory School, 2462 Wyandotte St., Mountain View.

Depper will discuss how the challenges of growing up with learning differences and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can negatively impact a child and his or her family. She will examine how to foster resilience in children and families through optimism, humor and self-esteem.

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Living Classroom Program seeks volunteer docents

The Los Altos School District’s Living Classroom Program seeks volunteers who enjoy working with students and appreciate the outdoors.

Volunteer docents lead interactive, hands-on lessons to teach students the interconnectedness of nature. The program reaches all grade levels in the district, and lesson content includes science, math and social studies. The program recently expanded to schools in the Mountain View-Whisman School District.

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Living Classroom seeks volunteer docents

The Los Altos School District’s Living Classroom Program seeks volunteers who enjoy working with students and appreciate the outdoors.

Volunteer docents lead interactive, hands-on lessons to teach students the interconnectedness of nature. The program reaches all grade levels in the district, and lesson content includes science, math and social studies. The program recently expanded to schools in the Mountain View-Whisman School District.

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