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LAEF raises $3.3 million for LASD schools


Colleen Hawk/Special to the Town Crier 
The Los Altos Educational Foundation funds music instruction in elementary schools in the Los Altos School District.

The Los Altos Educational Foundation recently reached its annual fundraising goal of $3.3 million for the Los Altos School District.

The foundation raises funds to supplement the financial resources of the district to support additional academic and enrichment programs that improve the overall education of students in district schools.

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LASD hires new assistant superintendent

The Los Altos School District hired Edsel Clark, Ed.D., as assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, effective Tuesday.

Clark replaces Nancy Davis, who retired at the end of the school year.

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Egan celebrates 20 years of Portfolio Day


Traci Newell/Town Crier
Egan Junior High School students, from left, Reese Toomre, Elodie Rebesque, Aline Wu and Valeria Munteanu present their work during Portfolio Day earlier this month.

Egan Junior High School eighth-graders marked the end of their time in junior high by presenting their work and reviewing their progress in seventh and eighth grades for an audience of adults.

The students participated in the 20th annual Portfolio Day June 5. Through personal interviews with community members, the students showcased their academic achievements during their studies at Egan.

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BCS hosts Junior Olympics for area charter schools


Ellie Van Houtte/ Town Crier
Bullis Charter School students cheer on classmates and other charter school athletes during a race at the Bullis Charter School Invitational Junior Olympics June 1.

The fourth biennial Bullis Charter School Invitational Junior Olympics drew a crowd of nearly 1,000 student-athletes and spectators June 1 at Foothill College.

The event is the only athletic competition of its kind in the area for students who attend charter schools. In addition to Bullis Charter School, participating schools included Charter School of Morgan Hill, Livermore Valley Charter School, Voices College-Bound Language Academy, Rocketship Discovery Prep and Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary School.

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Local teens sponsor newspaper camp

Students from St. Francis and Homestead high schools have joined forces to host a free newspaper summer camp.

The Sunnyvale Youth Newspaper Camp is scheduled 1-4 p.m. July 7-11 at Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church, 728 W. Fremont Ave.

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Homestead High School Class of 2014 (local residents)

homestead grad 2014

The Town Crier last week inadvertently ran the 2013 list of local Homestead High School list of graduates. We regret the error and will print the correct list in the June 18 issue. This year’s list of local graduates follows.

Peyjmon Ahmad

Giancarlo Alfano

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Pinewood School Class of 2014

Madeline Corbett Augustine

Leeana Christylle Bade

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