Schools Briefs

Living Classroom seeks volunteer docents

The Living Classroom program is recruiting volunteer docents to help deliver hands-on garden-based lessons to students in the Los Altos School District.

Training sessions are scheduled 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 4 and 11 and Jan. 8 and 22 in the district’s iLearn Studio, 201 Covington Road. Apprentice-style training is available for those who can’t make the training sessions.

For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call 947-1103 or visit

MVHS sponsors holiday sing-along fundraiser

The Mountain View High School wind ensemble has scheduled a Holiday Sing-along Concert fundraiser 4-6 p.m. Dec. 3 at the school, 3535 Truman Ave.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children. Admission includes a songbook and refreshments during intermission.

Proceeds benefit the Instrumental Music Parent Association and Mountain View High’s instrumental music program.

For more information, visit

Waldorf School hosts Holiday Faire

Waldorf School of the Peninsula has scheduled its annual Holiday Faire 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at its Los Altos campus, 11311 Mora Drive.

The event will feature activities such as beeswax candle dipping, wreath making and handicraft workshops for all ages. Items available for purchase will include more than 10,000 unique toys and handicrafts. Oaxacan Kitchen will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, visit annual-holiday-faire.

MVLA hires Adult School director

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District recently hired Brenda Harris as the new director of its Adult School. She replaces Keith Moody, who is set to retire next month.

Harris has 26 years of experience in education. For the past 13 years, she has been assistant director of MVLA’s Adult School.

Harris earned a doctorate in education administration, a master’s in administration and supervision and an MBA in finance. She has extensive experience in curriculum development, management and accounting.

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