Schools Briefs: Wildfire Aid, Principal retirement


courtesy of STefi Ganesan
Santa Rita School student Sofia Coburn makes a blanket for victims of the North Bay wildfires.

Santa Rita students help wildfire victims

Second- and fourth-graders at Santa Rita School made “bundles of joy” last week for North Bay children who lost their homes in October’s wildfires.

The school plans to deliver the bundles Monday to Hidden Valley Elementary School in Santa Rosa and the Anova campus for children with autism in Sonoma.

Schools Briefs: Holiday crafts and living classroom

Egan Junior High hosts Holiday Craft Faire

Egan Junior High School has scheduled its annual Holiday Craft Faire 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday at the school, 100 W. Portola Ave., Los Altos.

More than 300 students will host 170 booths featuring original homemade crafts, gift items and food.

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 Monday and Dec. 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.

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.

Schools Briefs

Los Altos High seeks STEAM volunteers

Los Altos High School teachers are recruiting volunteers to participate in the new STEAM Academy, aimed at creating a pathway for students to engage in a four-year course of study in science, technology, engineering, arts and math that enables them to gain career technical experience and skills needed to be successful in college.

Teachers seek professionals from local industries, universities and the community to participate on an advisory board supporting the development and direction of the academy.

Schools Briefs

Los Altos High seeks STEAM volunteers

Los Altos High School teachers are recruiting volunteers to participate in the new STEAM Academy, aimed at creating a pathway for students to engage in a four-year course of study in science, technology, engineering, arts and math that enables them to gain career technical experience and skills needed to be successful in college.

Teachers seek professionals from local industries, universities and the community to participate on an advisory board supporting the development and direction of the academy.


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