Loyola Kind Club makes Valentine's lunch bags for Hope's Corner

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Loyola’s Kind Club members, above, decorate Valentine’s lunch bags for Hope’s Corner lunch recipients.

Regan Pan and Olivia Spaulding are best friends in the transitional kindergarten at Loyola School and members of the school’s Kind Club.

“We do everything together,” Olivia said. “So we come to the Kind Club meetings together.”

Schools Briefs: BCS Exchange Students & More

Courtesy of Stacey Walter
Bullis Charter School physical education teacher Joseph Stark, left, teaches archery to exchange students from China last week.

St. Francis president submits resignation

St. Francis High School President Simon Chiu recently resigned.

The school’s board of directors has launched a search to find Chiu’s successor. In the meantime, Father Tony Mancuso will serve as interim president.

ALearn announces merger with SVEF


The Los Altos-founded nonprofit ALearn and the Silicon Valley Education Foundation are merging their efforts to offer math and college readiness programs to underserved students.

KCI offers Tech Camp for teens over break

Students learn engineering and programming skills at the KCI Tech Camp in December at Foothill. Courtesy of KCI

Over winter break, students will have a new opportunity to flex their creativity at a camp hosted by the Krause Center for Innovation at Foothill College.

The KCI Tech Camp, open to students ages 12-16, will be taught by professional instructors with engineering experience. Students will have access to technology such as 3-D printers, laser cutters, vinyl cutters, microcontrollers, LED lights and PCs to create their own designs.

Schools Briefs: Talking with teaens and more

Kiwanis Kids collect used eyeglasses

Loyola School’s K-Kids Club recently launched its annual Share Old Spectacles drive.

The K-Kids, sponsored by the Los Altos Kiwanis Club, collects used eyeglasses and donates them to Direct Relief International, which identifies the prescriptions, repairs them and distributes them around the world to those who can’t afford glasses.

Loyola students create colorful collage


Loyola School second-graders help docent Maria Liu of the Los Altos Arts Docents, top center, with a class project, a “Matisse-like” collage, after completing individual collages last month.

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