11th Annual Math Enrichment Summer Program at Leland High School

Registration is now open for the 11th Annual / 2012 Math Enrichment Summer Program at Leland High School in Almaden Valley.

Math Enrichment is an independent Summer program for students going into Kindergarten through 11th Grade. It offers a challenging educational environment to all students, while creating an atmosphere that inspires a lifelong love of learning and helps each student to reach his or her fullest potential.

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Free SAT Essay Writing Workshop from Kaplan Test Prep

Almaden Valley teens have the opportunity to learn how to write a great essay for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).

In this workshop presented by Kaplan Test Prep, get advice about what essay graders are looking for, as well as strategies on writing effective essays.

This workshop will include practice essay writing and evaluation.

The workshop is at Almaden Branch Library on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 from 6:30-8:30pm.

Almaden Valley Private Schools Winter 2012 Open House Schedules

At the beginning of every year the private schools in Almaden Valley hold open house and open enrollment for prospective and returning students.

Almaden Valley is home to a number of private schools for students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, and middle school.

Following is the Winter 2012 Open House Schedule for Almaden Valley Private Schools:

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Almaden Library Now Offers E-book for iPads, Kindle, and Other Devices

Almaden Library now offers collections of e-book titles for downloading on iPads, Soni Reader, Kindle, and other devices.

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San Jose Unified School District’s Community Meeting in Almaden Valley

This is your opportunity to provide input on your child’s education and resetting of SJUSD’s Strategic Plan based on SJUSD’s New Vision and Mission.

Superintendent Dr. Vincent Matthews and the SJUSD Board of Education are seeking input on what 21st century skills students should be able to know and do in order to be a productive member of a global society.

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Open House at Kumon of San Jose – Almaden

logo: Kumon Almaden ValleyKumon gives your kids the power of knowing. If your child needs extra help in math or reading, or is ready to be challenged, come see what Kumon has to offer. Kumon’s specialized learning program provides children of all abilities in pre-K through 12th grade with the confidence to achieve more on their own.

Come visit Kumon during their open house, Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 10am – 2pm. If you enroll between October 8th and October 31st, your child will receive free registration.

2011 Walk-a-Thon and Silent Auction for Los Alamitos Elementary School

logo: Los Alamitos Walk-a-Thon and Silent AuctionLos Alamitos Elementary School is holding its Walk-a-Thon and Silent Auction. This is the major fundraiser of the year for Los Alamitos.

The Walk-a-Thon and Silent Auction raise funds for Los Alamitos and the programs supported by its PTA, including the school’s S.M.A.R.T. programs (Science, Music, Art, Reading Lab, and Technology).

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E.nopi Almaden: Enroll in One Subject – Get 2 Free Lessons in Second Subject

logo: e.nopi almaden valleyE.nopi Almaden is offering a special back to school promotion. When you enroll in one subject you get two free lessons in a second subject.

Take advantage of this special offer from E.nopi in Almaden Valley. Also included is a free diagnostic test ($45 value). This offer ends September 30, 2011.

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New Hours for Almaden Branch Library

photo: Almaden Branch LibraryWe know our loyal readers enjoy participating in events and activities at Almaden Branch Library from time to time.

We wanted to inform all of you that the Almaden Branch Library hours have changed. The library is now open four days per week. Following are the new hours:

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The Princeton Review is Proctoring a Free ACT Exam for Almaden Valley High School Students

logo: The Princeton ReviewThe Princeton Review is proctoring a free ACT test and offering a free personalized performance report for high school students in Almaden Valley. (ACT is a national college admissions examination.)

Don’t miss this opportunity to see how you will score on a full-length practice ACT exam that simulates real test conditions.

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