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Schools Briefs for the week of Aug. 8

LAHS issues call for volunteers

The Los Altos High School Parent, Teacher and Student Association seeks volunteers for the week beginning Monday.

Two-hour shifts are available throughout the week to help with textbook and laptop distribution, freshman orientation day and the staff appreciation breakfast, among other activities.

The PTSA is also looking for volunteers to assist in the office, staff the lunchtime pizza cart and help with the snack bar throughout the school year.

To sign up for a shift and for more information, email Ria Friedman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

JustREAD seeks volunteer tutors

The nonprofit JustREAD is looking for volunteer tutors for the 2018-2019 school year.

The organization has a new program, JustMATH, that provides remedial math tutoring for fourth- and fifth-graders throughout the school year.

To volunteer and for more information, email Libby Karol- czac at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit justreadcenters.org.

Downtown Green hosts math mixer

Los Altos Friends for Life has scheduled its second social mixer 4-6 p.m. Sunday on the Downtown Green, the pop-up park on Third Street between Main and State streets.

The event – designed for families with children ages 1-5 – will feature the theme “Math, Music and Motion.”

For more information, visit nextdoor.com/events/2305158.

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.

To contribute and for more information, call the donation coordinator at 323-7781, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop off donations at 2411 Pulgas Ave., East Palo Alto.

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