Student launches website connecting consumers with mask makers

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Mountain View High freshman Ariela Libova created a free platform that links people who need masks to mask makers.

A Mountain View High School freshman has launched a free website to connect consumers with mask makers across the nation.

Mountain View High freshmen build website to boost school spirit

Without typical student body activities like spirit weeks and rallies, three Mountain View High School freshmen have created a website to bolster school spirit from afar.

High school seniors mourn loss of graduation rituals

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Mountain View High School seniors participate in their 2017 graduation ceremony. This year, the coronavirus pandemic has made the traditional end-of-high-school rituals impossible.

Walking across the stage clad in a cap and gown, looking out and seeing his parents in the crowd, receiving his diploma – these images have all been in Isidro Zuniga Vazquez’s mind since his freshman year at Los Altos High School. Now, the coronavirus pandemic has made that traditional graduation ritual impossible.

Los Altos twins win grand prize at Synopsys science fair

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Twins Josh and Anushka Sanyal were grand-prize winners at the Synopsys Science & Technology Championship.

Anushka and Josh Sanyal have a lot more in common than just being twins. Both Los Altos residents are extremely passionate about STEM, have had their research published and became grand-prize winners at the Synopsys Science & Technology Championship.

Santa Rita keeps International Week tradition alive by taking it online

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Gayle Mujica and her son Andy present on Venezuela for Santa Rita School’s International Week in a video uploaded on YouTube.

The coronavirus pandemic didn’t prevent Santa Rita School from hosting its annual International Week, a tradition celebrating the school’s diversity.

YMCA child care supports hospital workers

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The El Camino YMCA hosts a child care program for the children of essential workers at El Camino Hospital.

Marissa Szyslowski, single mother of three and a nurse at El Camino Hospital, recalls panicking the moment she heard schools were closing due to the shelter-in-place orders. But the El Camino Health Foundation, in partnership with the El Camino YMCA, rapidly established a child care program to support essential workers at the hospital.

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