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Mtn. View school raises money for hurricane victims


Courtesy of Yew Chung International School
A student-organized bake sale at Yew Chung International School generated more than $1,000 for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Students at Yew Chung International School in Mountain View raised more than $1,000 for Hurricane Harvey survivors by mobilizing their classmates to host a bake sale at school.

The Yew Chung fourth-graders wondered what they could do to help hurricane victims, proposing fundraisers such as a bake sale or a lemonade stand.

LASD trustees schedule office hours

The Los Altos School District Board of Trustees has scheduled open office hours today, noon to 2 p.m. 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 high school bands perform 'Community Thank You' Oct. 7

The Mountain View High School Spartan Marching Band is scheduled to host its annual “Community Thank You” performance 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the school’s football stadium, 3535 Truman Ave.

The Spartan Marching Band will perform its field show, as will the marching bands from Los Altos, St. Francis and Santa Clara highs.

CSMA concert features Russian string quartet


Courtesy of CSMA
The Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet is set to perform at the Community School of Music and Arts next month.

The Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet is scheduled to perform 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Community School of Music and Arts’ Tateuchi Hall, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.

The Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet, formed in 1939 and based in St. Petersburg, Russia, honors the rich history of classical music in Russia. The quartet comprises four graduates of the St. Petersburg Conservatory: Mikhail Bondarev and Ekaterina Belisova on violin, Alexei Popov on viola and Anton Andreev on cello.

Public forum scheduled today to address 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. today 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.

MVLA kicks off speaker series

The Mountain View Los Altos Union School District’s 2017-2018 Parent Education Speaker Series launches with Sally P. Springer, Ph.D., UC Davis Associate Chancellor Emerita, discussing “Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting into College” 7 p.m. Thursday at Mountain View High’s Spartan Theater, 3535 Truman Ave.

Springer, who authored a book with the same title as her presentation, aims to help students and families better understand and navigate a process that has become an ordeal rather than a journey to be undertaken with excitement.


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