Hunger program seeks donations

The Ecumenical Hunger Program in East Palo Alto seeks donations for the coming school year.

Items needed include backpacks, school supplies, toiletries and gift cards.

Schools Briefs: Art, college prep volunteers needed

Los Altos Art Docents recruits volunteers

The Los Altos Art Docents program seeks volunteers to help teach art in local classrooms.

In the past year, docents taught 799 lessons, trained 10 new docents, produced four art shows, participated in several community outreach events, created six new lessons and made major revisions to three lessons and minor tweaks to four.

MVLA Scholars seeks college prep mentors

MVLA Scholars, a program of Los Altos Community Foundation, seeks local residents willing to commit a year to shepherd high school juniors and seniors through the college application and scholarship process.

Foothill official invites LASD to 'Join the Conversation'

Foothill College recently ranked No. 3 among the best community colleges in the United States based on completion rates, transfer rates and cost of attendance, according to Foothill College Vice President of Instruction Kristy Lisle.

As part of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s community outreach initiative, “Join the Conversation,” Lisle delivered a presentation on Foothill College at the Los Altos School District Board of Trustees meeting May 14.

PAMF Scholarship and More

Physicians at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation award scholarships annually to high school students who plan to pursue careers in medicine.

The Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group Pre-Medical Scholarships – $25,000 per recipient – are paid out to students over five years.

Schools Briefs: Foothill EMS and More

Foothill EMS program receives recognition

Foothill College’s Emergency Medical Services program received a proclamation at the Feb. 12 Palo Alto City Council meeting in honor of its contributions to the city’s medical services.

Foothill Board of Trustees President Bruce Swensen accepted the proclamation from Palo Alto Mayor Liz Kniss.

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