St. Francis High School Class of 2017 (local grads)

Elena Andrada

Amelia Annen

Waldorf School of the Peninsula Class of 2017

Enzo Agnoli

Sheridan Blitz

Schools Briefs

EqOpTech, founded by Los Altos High School junior Terence Lee, seeks donations of functioning laptops (Windows or Mac) with appropriate power adapters for students in need.

Collection drives are ongoing at Blach Intermediate School and Monta Loma Elementary School.


Local students earn college honors

Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, recently recognized two Los Altos students for their academic accomplishments. Mary Albright, a biology and computer science major, received the James Malcolm Moulton Prize in Biology. David Reichert, who is majoring in computer science, received the Allen B. Tucker Computer Science Research Prize.

Meghan Perna of Los Altos made the spring dean’s list at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. To receive the honor, she earned at least a 3.5 grade-point average.

Young pianist to perform at Carnegie Hall

It was a bustling Friday morning at Ventana School in Los Altos, but students en route to their classes, and the parents dropping them off, stopped to listen.

The flowing tones of a Mozart piano sonata filled the echoing parish hall, drifting through the open doors and throughout Ventana’s small campus, drawing listeners.

Urban farm takes root at Alta Vista High School

Jane Ridgeway/Town Crier
Sophomore Alger Tovar treats Alta Vista High School’s resident goat to a garden-grown snack.

Horticulture, animal development, nutrition, sustainability: Science students at Alta Vista High School have learned a lot this year.

All that, and one more thing: When Oreo, Alta Vista’s resident goat, is mad? You get out of the way.

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