MV's Youth Drama For All launches new programs

 

Youth Drama For All, the Mountain View-based nonprofit theater group comprising students with disabilities, plans to launch two new programs this spring, using the Kiwanis Club of Los Altos grant it received. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time, with its first branch established in Los Altos in 1947.

Schools Briefs

LASD trustees hold office hours

Los Altos School District trustees Jessica Speiser and Bryan Johnson have scheduled office hours to answer questions and listen to parents’ concerns.

Speiser’s office hours are slated 9-11 a.m. Feb. 14, March 8 and April 4 at Starbucks at Rancho Shopping Center, 654 Fremont Ave., Los Altos.

Schools Briefs: Transfer deadline, volunteers sought

MVLA extends deadline for transfers

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has extended the deadline for applying for an intra-district transfer from Los Altos High to Mountain View High for the 2018-2019 school year to 4 p.m. Monday.

The open enrollment transfer capacity for intra-district transfers at Mountain View High will be no more than 78 students. No intra-district transfers will be accepted for students requesting to transfer from Mountain View High to Los Altos High at this point, according to district officials.

Bullis Charter students hit a high note


Courtesy of Kenny CHung
Bullis Charter School students sing at the Winter Choral Concert at First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto.

 

Bullis Charter School students in grades K-8 and across five different choir ensembles performed at various concerts and festivals over the holiday season.

The fourth- and fifth-grade advanced choir, Sonore, performed John Williams’ “Somewhere in My Memory” at the downtown Los Altos Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony Dec. 1. The following week, 270 students from the school’s elective choirs sang at the Winter Choral Concert at  First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto. In addition to Sonore, Treble Voices (first- through third-graders), G Clef (fourth- and fifth-graders), Cambiata (sixth- through eighth-graders) and Melodia (the sixth- through eighth-grade advanced choir) performed a variety of winter choral music with the theme “What Sweeter Music.”

Schools Briefs: MVLA transfers and Foothill workplace honor

MVLA extends deadline for transfers

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has extended the deadline to 4 p.m. Jan. 8 to apply for an intra-district transfer from Los Altos High to Mountain View High for the 2018-2019 school year.

The open enrollment transfer capacity for intra-district transfers at Mountain View High will be no more than 78 students. No intra-district transfers will be accepted for students requesting to transfer from Mountain View High to Los Altos High at this point, according to district officials.

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.


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