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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seeks Student of the Year applicants

Applications are open for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Students of the Year program, which emphasizes youth empowerment, leadership development and philanthropy.

The program engages local high school students in a seven-week fundraising competition to support the fight against cancer.

MVLA students show improvement in statewide test scores

Students in the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District showed marked improvement on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test, conducted by the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress system.

At Los Altos High, the percentage of all tested students who met or exceeded English standards totaled 81 percent, up from 70 percent last year. Math scores also showed improvement, rising from 67 percent to 69 percent.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seeks Student of Year applicants

Applications are open for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Students of the Year program, which emphasizes youth empowerment, leadership development and philanthropy.

The program engages local high school students in a seven-week fundraising competition to support the fight against cancer.

Mentor Tutor Connection to hold informational open house

Mentor Tutor Connection has scheduled an informational open house for potential volunteers 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the MVLA District Office, 1299 Bryant Ave., Mountain View.

The nonprofit organization is recruiting volunteers to serve as tutors and mentors in Los Altos and Mountain View schools. All volunteers must be high school graduates.

Yikes Tikes! holds open house

Yikes Tikes!, a Los Altos preschool, has scheduled an open house 9 a.m. to noon Friday at the school, 1577 Carob Lane.

According to instructors, Yikes Tikes! is a tuition-free co-op providing an “inclusive learning environment” for children ages 2 to just under 5.

MVHS Carbon-Free Commute recruits volunteers

Mountain View High School’s Carbon-Free Commute supporters seek volunteers one morning a month to help encourage students to walk, bike or take the bus to school.

Abandoning their cars for a day would boost students’ opportunities for exercise, reduce pollution and mitigate traffic and parking congestion at Mountain View High.


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