The Burlingame Spirit Run, raising money for the Burlingame Community for Education, will take place virtually during Labor Day weekend. Registration costs $35, and the revenue will benefit local schools. Visit for more information.


The Missfits FRC Team, an all-girls robotics team, is hosting a free summer workshop Friday, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m. The target demographic is middle and high school students. Visit for more information.


A shoe drive is being hosted by local students to fight climate change from 11:45 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15, in San Mateo’s Central Park at Fifth Avenue and Laurel Street. Visit for more information.


The San Mateo-Foster City Education Foundation met its mark of raising $1 million for local students. But with the pandemic, more financial assistance is needed for the local school community. Visit to contribute.

Class notes is a column dedicated to school news. It is compiled by education reporter Austin Walsh. You can contact him at (650) 344-5200, ext. 105 or at

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