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Montclaire hosts e-waste drop-off site

Montclaire Elementary School is slated to host an electronic waste drop-off site 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27 in the school’s front parking lot, 1160 St. Joseph Ave., Los Altos.

Eligible items include recyclable electronics, phones, wires, cables, TVs, laptops, desktop computers, CDs, DVDs, printers, monitors, metals, batteries, dishwashers, microwaves and lawn mowers (without gasoline).

Schools Briefs

St. Nicholas students perform ‘Peter Pan Jr.’

Students at St. Nicholas Catholic School are scheduled to present “Peter Pan Jr.” 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the school, 12816 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

Fourth- through eighth-graders will perform in the show, which is open to the public. Meg Fischer-Venuti, St. Nicholas drama coach and director at Peninsula Youth Theatre, directs the production.

Schools Briefs: E-waste, eye glass collections and a search for STEM volunteers

Montclaire hosts e-waste drop-off site

Montclaire Elementary School is scheduled to host an electronic waste drop-off site 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27 in the school’s front parking lot, 1160 St. Joseph Ave., Los Altos.

Eligible items include recyclable electronics, phones, wires, cables, TVs, laptops, desktop computers, CDs, DVDs, printers, monitors, metals, batteries, dishwashers, microwaves and lawn mowers (without gasoline).

Schools briefs for the week of Feb. 27

Los Altos High seeks STEAM Week volunteers

Los Altos High School’s STEAM Week Committee seeks a speaker coordinator and other volunteers. The committee organizes STEAM Week each fall, which brings science, technology, engineering, art and math speakers to the school.

The speaker coordinator communicates with all speakers to gather and relay information – including logistics, biography and technology needs – and to answer any speaker questions. The coordinator is also responsible for coordinating between the STEAM Speaker Committee and individual speakers to craft talk titles and abstracts. The majority of work occurs six weeks prior through the end of STEAM Week, at a rate of approximately three to five hours per week.

Schools Briefs for the week of Feb. 13

FLEX College Prep hosts admissions expo

FLEX College Prep is scheduled to host a college admissions expo 1-3:30 p.m. March 3 at the Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.

Speakers will include the founder and CEO of FLEX College Prep and former undergraduate admissions officers from Yale University, USC, UCLA and Santa Clara University. The event will feature a variety of workshops for students, including one on how to write a standout personal essay.

Schools Briefs for the week of Feb. 6

Flamingo fundraiser supports AVID students

Watch out for flocks of plastic flamingos landing on lawns in Los Altos, Sunnyvale and Cupertino through Feb. 15.

As part of a fundraiser organized by the Homestead High School AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Class of 2020, students and other local residents purchased a flock of flamingos that will “roost” on a friend’s lawn for 24 hours.


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