Schools brief for the week of Nov. 11

Flex College Prep hosts admissions seminar

Flex College Prep is scheduled to host a free educational seminar, Extracurricular Development: Standing Out from the Competition, 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at 4600 El Camino Real, Suite 201, Los Altos.

The seminar will cover the relevance of extracurricular activities for college admissions and how to incorporate extra- curricular activities into an application.

Schools Briefs for the week of Oct. 31

MVLA hosts Math Night for future students

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has scheduled its second Math Night for the families of future high schoolers 6:30 p.m. Nov. 27 in Los Altos High’s Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave.

The event – designed for the families of kindergartners through eighth-graders who will attend Mountain View High or Los Altos High – will provide information on math pathways available to students and details on computer science and engineering courses.

Schools Briefs for the week of Oct. 24

Leukemia society seeks Students of the Year

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society seeks applicants for its Students of the Year program.

Program participants will engage in a seven-week fundraising competition to generate donations for cancer research.

Schools briefs for the week of Oct. 17

Tutorfly hosts coding camp

Tutorfly, a service founded by Homestead High School students, is scheduled to host a web development coding camp for children ages 10 and up for 20 paying students and 10 low-income students.

The monthlong course is slated 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Tuesday, at Homestead High, 21370 Homestead Road, Cupertino.

Schools Briefs for the week of Oct. 3

Preschool hosts lecture on balanced children

Children’s Center Preschool has scheduled the presentation “Challenge Success: The Well-Balanced Child” 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Children’s Center Multipurpose Room at Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave.

Mary Hofstedt, Ed.M., community education director for Stanford University’s Challenge Success program, will discuss research-based strategies for raising healthy preschoolers in a high-pressure culture.

Schools Briefs for the week of Sept. 19

Mentor Tutor Connection seeks volunteers

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.


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