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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.

Public forum addresses 10th LASD campus

Creative Facilities Solutions has scheduled a community forum on selecting a site for a 10th Los Altos School District campus 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

Creative Facilities Solutions comprises district parents, community leaders and elected officials who hope to start a dialogue about the best plan for maximizing existing public land to create a 10th school site.

LASD trustees schedule office hours

The Los Altos School District Board of Trustees has scheduled open office hours noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 at Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

According to Trustee Bryan Johnson, the intent of the session is to “increase communication with our broader community,” including residents who live within district boundaries but do not have children currently attending district schools.

Local students to share tech camp, leadership experiences at AAUW kickoff meeting

The Los Altos-Mountain View branch of the American Association of University Women is scheduled to kick off its membership year with a meeting focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math 3 p.m. Sunday at Neutra House, 181 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

Local middle school girls who attended the Grace Hopper Science Camp at Stanford University this summer – on scholarships provided by AAUW and the Los Altos Rotary and Kiwanis clubs – will discuss what they learned at camp.

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