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Class notes
May 03, 2014, 05:00 AM

Ninth-grade entrepreneurs from the Sequoia Union High School District are putting the finishing touches on their products and business plans for presentation on noon-3 p.m. May 4 at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. Participating in this year’s competition are 18 student business teams made up of approximately 100 freshmen from Carlmont, Sequoia and Woodside high schools.

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Skyline College’s 13th Annual Student Recognition and Award Ceremony will award scholarships to 168 students on 5:30 p.m. May 5 in the theater, located in Building 1 at 3300 College Drive in San Bruno. A reception for the scholarship recipients and families will be held immediately following the program. Skyline College students will be awarded 247 scholarships totaling $219,485.

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May 6 marks the 100th anniversary of community foundations in the Silicon Valley. On this date, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation will host “Silicon Valley Gives,” a 24-hour online fundraising event aimed at inspiring and uniting the community to support philanthropic causes. More than 500 nonprofit organizations in San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Benito counties have registered to participate in this first ever day of giving in the region.

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Mercy High School Burlingame is hosting its spring concert 7:30 p.m May 6 at Our Lady of Angels Church, 1721 Hillside Drive in Burlingame. The event is free and includes the Mercy Chorales, soloists and the Juniper Serra Men’s Chorus and the Tri-School Chorus.

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Performances for ‘Rehearsal for Murder’ are 7:30 p.m. May 3 and 2 p.m. May 4 in the San Mateo Performing Arts Center. Reserved tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students/seniors and may be purchased at smhsdrama.org or at the door one hour before each performance. Special $5 non-reserved tickets are available at the door for middle school and high school students.

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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