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PNG seeks volunteers

Partners for New Generations, a nonprofit group that has provided mentors and tutors to local students for 16 years, has scheduled volunteer information nights and open houses 6-7 p.m. Tuesday and March 14 at Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District offices, 1299 Bryant Ave., adjacent to Mountain View High School.

PNG coordinators from both programs – elementary and middle school tutoring and high school mentoring – will provide a brief overview of the organization and how it functions locally.

Primarily teens and their mentors talk – and listen – to one another. The relationships are designed to help struggling students build self-esteem and find positive direction in their lives.

Through the information nights, PNG hopes to attract new volunteers, but there is no obligation to sign up.

To RSVP, call Carole Dorshkind at 766-2162.

For more information, visit www.pngmvla.org.

Egan Junior High offers parent info events

Egan Junior High School has scheduled information sessions for parents of new students and students currently in the sixth grade. Parents are invited to tour the campus, observe classroom activities and ask questions.

Tours are scheduled 9:30-10:45 a.m. and 7-8:15 p.m. March 27 and 1:30-2:45 p.m. March 28.

The hourlong sessions include a presentation by the principal, current student perspectives, questions and answers and a quick campus tour. All tours will offer the same information, but the evening program will not include a campus tour.

Egan Junior High is located at 100 W. Portola Ave. in Los Altos. The school serves seventh- and eighth-grade students who reside in the Los Altos School District.

For more information, call 917-2200.

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