The nonprofit Mentor Tutor Connection seeks volunteer mentors for high school students and tutors for K-8 students in Mountain View and Los Altos schools.
All volunteers must be high school graduates, and high school mentors must be at least 22 years old.
The first recipients of the Foothill College Interventional Pulmonology Assistant Certificate recently completed the program at El Camino Hospital.
Twelve students earned the inter-professional education certificate and graduated at a ceremony at El Camino Sept. 12.
Seeds are coming soon to the Los Altos High School library, thanks to the school’s Bee Club.
Founded last year by Jayde Meng, now a senior, the Bee Club is collecting seeds to create a seed library for students to access. While returns might take longer than the typical library book, Meng is hoping that once those seeds grow into plants, students will harvest some of the seeds and return them to the library to keep the inventory stocked.
It took Los Altos High School sophomore Angelina Lue only five minutes to become inspired to save elephants from the poaching crisis.
After a classmate at Khan Lab School, which Lue attended in 2016, delivered a five-minute presentation on how to save elephants by fostering them through a conservation organization, Lue was hooked.
The Los Altos School District Board of Trustees not only discussed the 10th-school-site decision at its Sept. 10 board meeting, but also decried a lack of transparency from the Bullis Charter School Board of Directors.