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Schools Briefs February 8 2017

Loyola K-Kids launch eyeglasses drive

The Loyola School K-Kids Club, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Los Altos, is collecting eyeglasses for its annual “Share Old Spectacles” drive. Students hope to collect more than 1,200 pairs of eyeglasses during this year’s campaign.

The K-Kids Club, comprising second- through sixth-graders, has collected more than 1,000 pairs of glasses each year with help from the public and local storeowners, who offer space for collection buckets.

Schools Briefs February 1 2017

MVHS parents host swing dance

The Mountain View High School Instrumental Music Parents Association has scheduled its fourth annual swing dance 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave.

Tickets are $20 general, $10 for seniors and free for employees of the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District. Tickets are available online and at the door. Tickets include refreshments and a dance lesson at 7 p.m. An open dance featuring big band music by the Mountain View High Jazz Band will follow at 8 p.m.

Schools Briefs January 11 2017

Mentor Tutor Connection seeks volunteers

Mentor Tutor Connection, a nonprofit group that has provided mentors and tutors to local students for 20 years, has scheduled a volunteer open house and luncheon noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 18 at the El Camino YMCA, 2400 Grant Road, Mountain View.

The organization seeks mentors for high school students and tutors for students in kindergarten to eighth grade.

Schools Brief January 4 2017

Mentor Tutor Connection seeks volunteers

Mentor Tutor Connection, a nonprofit group that has provided mentors and tutors to local students for 20 years, has scheduled a volunteer open house and luncheon noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 18 at the El Camino YMCA, 2400 Grant Road, Mountain View.

The organization seeks mentors for high school students and tutors for students in kindergarten to eighth grade.

Schools Briefs December 21 2016

JustREAD seeks volunteer tutors

JustREAD plans to serve more local students by adding to its volunteer pool.

The nonprofit organization provides academic support for middle and high school students in the Mountain View Whisman and Mountain View Los Altos Union High school districts, including one-on-one tutoring for students struggling in math and English.

Schools Briefs December 14 2016

Living Classroom recruits volunteers

The Living Classroom Program seeks volunteers who enjoy working with students and appreciate nature.

Volunteer docents lead interactive, hands-on lessons to teach students the interconnectedness of the world. The program reaches all grade levels in the Los Altos School District and includes hands-on education in science, math and social studies. The program now also serves schools in the Mountain View Whisman and Palo Alto Unified school districts.


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