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Freestyle presents student exhibition

Freestyle Academy of Communication Arts & Technology has scheduled its annual End of the Year Student Exhibition 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 29 at the Freestyle campus, behind the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District offices, 1299 Bryant Ave., Mountain View.

The exhibition will feature students’ work, including documentary, conceptual and narrative productions and the senior portfolio showcase.

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The Loyola K-Kids Club sorts through eyeglasses they collected. The community service club continues to accept donations of used glasses through the end of May.

CHAC sponsors teen forum

The Community Health Awareness Council has scheduled a forum with local high school students sharing what it’s like to be a teenager in Silicon Valley 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 7 in the CHAC office, 590 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View.

The forum will offer an opportunity for students from high schools in Los Altos and Mountain View to express to their parents, grandparents, friends and school staff their frustrations, struggles and dreams for the future.

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Foothill hosts discussion on mental illness

Foothill College has scheduled a presentation on mental illness, “Psychology of Depression and Suicide,” noon to 2 p.m. April 30 in the Hearthside Lounge at Foothill, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

In response to the Germanwings crash, in which the plane’s co-pilot reportedly killed 150 passengers and crew, Paul Marcille, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist and professor at Palo Alto University, will dispel myths about mental illness and violence.

Schools Briefs April 15

MVLA foundation hosts parent education event

The Los Altos-Mountain View School Speaker Series has scheduled Ryan McKelley, Ph.D., to discuss “Unmasking Masculinity: Helping Boys Become Connected Men” 7-9 p.m. Thursday in Mountain View High School’s Spartan Theater, 3535 Truman Ave.

McKelley, associate professor of clinical counseling psychology at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, will explore the impact of societal norms that cause boys to mask their emotions of joy, compassion, sympathy, fear and vulnerability. To counter the trend, McKelley encourages parents to teach boys about the richness and importance of social connection.

Schools Briefs April 8

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Students and families view student artwork at Springer School during last year’s Los Altos School District Art Docent Art Show.

Los Altos Art Docents display student artwork

The Los Altos Art Docents are scheduled to display the artwork of students in the Los Altos School District 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Covington and Loyola schools.

Art Docents volunteers teach approximately 800 appreciation and practical art lessons at seven district schools annually.


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