G-Time program distinguishes Gardner Bullis

Gardner Bullis School principal Nadia Oskolkoff accepted the California Distinguished Schools award on behalf of the school from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson last week in Anaheim.

California has 5,868 public elementary schools, as of the 2016-2017 school year. Among the ones that applied to the California Distinguished Schools program, 287 were selected for recognition.

LAHS students win national math championship

Courtesy of Elizabeth Glassen
Los Altos High seniors, from left, Justin Yu, Joanne Yuan, Michael Vronsky, Ryan Huang and Daniel Wang won the 2018 MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge championship in New York. The national competition required students to build mathematical models aimed at solving hunger problems.

Five Los Altos High School seniors returned from New York last week with the top prize of $20,000 in college scholarships from the MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge,the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM),a national competition designed to spotlight the power and relevancy of math.

Q&A with Los Altos High’s national math champions

The Town Crier conducted online interviews with three of the five Los Altos students who won the top prize of $20,000 in college scholarships from this spring’s MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge.

LAHS Green Team gives thanks for meaningful Earth Week

The week of April 16-20 was the Los Altos High School Green Team’s annual Earth Week Celebration. It took place after six weeks of planning, thanks to our amazing under- and upperclassmen.

MVHS club raises money for Puerto Rico victims

Mountain View High School’s Education for All club is raising money to send water filters to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

While it has been more than six months since the disaster hit, many communities in the Carolina region of Puerto Rico still do not have sufficient access to clean water and have no means to purify surrounding water contaminated with bacteria and debris.

AJ Tutoring offers free SAT, ACT prep classes

AJ Tutoring, a private learning center, offers free SAT and ACT preparation classes to low-income students in the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District who will be the first in their families to attend college.

To date, the center has conducted two classes and served more than 30 students from Los Altos High. Students from Mountain View High will begin classes in September.

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