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Class notes
November 16, 2013, 05:00 AM

There is a First Lego League robotics competition 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 at Bayside STEM Academy, 2025 Kehoe Ave. in San Mateo. Many schools will be represented in this event.

Teams of 9- to 16-year-old children and coaches will demonstrate their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship and sense of community.

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Dr. Katie Mach, co-director of science with the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, will be lecturing at Cañada College 3:10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 in Building 3, Room 148 on the Cañada campus, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. The group has been in the national news as the group’s most recent report was leaked on the Internet. It describes a future world in chaos because of climate change.

It is free and open to the public.

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The San Mateo-Foster City School District will have a fifth grade math competition 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Bayside STEM Academy, 2025 Kehoe Ave. in San Mateo. Goals of the event include: increasing students’ interest in mathematics, developing students’ problem solving skills, inspiring students to excel in math.

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Mercy High School, Burlingame, announced that Victoria K. Bradley, Pauline E. Campos and Annalise N. Simonson have been named Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Held annually, The San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District’s Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Information Night will be on 6 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Bayside Performing Arts Center, 2025 Kehoe Ave. in San Mateo.

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Computer science student Mariko Wakabayashi, a Belmont native, was just awarded a college scholarship from the Entertainment Software Association Foundation.

Class notes is a column dedicated to school news. It is compiled by education reporter Angela Swartz. You can contact her at (650) 344-5200, ext. 105 or at angela@smdailyjournal.com.

 

 

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