Paly Link

A PTSA publication

Sunday, September 20, 2015
tower building drawing

The Paly Link is distributed on Sundays, except during school breaks and holidays.  Changes will be highlighted as New/Updated/Corrected.  To submit an article, see Submissions Guidelines.
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College Visits (C&CC ) New 
Sept. 22
UC Application Essay Case Study, 1:50pm, LCR (C&CCNew
Sept. 24
Friends of Paly Choirs Dessert Social, 7:30pm, MAC (PalyNew
Sept. 25
Sophomores Parent Network Meeting, 8:30am, 2599 Louis (PTSA
Sept. 29Yearbook Senior Portrait Free Sessions (Paly)
Thurs-FriSept. 25-263rd Annual Fiery Arts Fall Glass Sale, in front of Tower Bldg (Paly)
ThursdayOct .1Volunteers Needed to Count Bikes, 9am, Paly (PTSA) New
Oct. 2
Paly Sports Boosters' Golf Tournament (Paly)
Week ofOct. 5Volunteers Needed for Wlak, Bike & Roll Day, Paly (PTSA) New
Oct. 6
An Evening with Dr. Tom Hehir, 6:30pm, PAUSD Boardroom (PAUSD) New
Oct. 7
Junior Parent Night, 7pm, Haymarket (Paly) New
Oct. 8
Coffee with Dr. Tom Heir,  8:30am, JLS Middle School (PAUSD) New
Oct. 8
Student Services Fair,  6pm, Jordan Middle School (PAUSD) New
Oct 12
College Fair, 6:30-8:30pm, Library & Student Center (C&CC)

PTSA and PTA AnnouncementsPTSA
Paly PTSA Needs You! Check out these open positions
PTSA still has some open slots, and most important open position is that of Auditor, so we can continue to provide services to Palo Alto HS students, teachers, parents, and community.  Grab a friend and co-lead an event or job! 
Open Positions:
Auditor--audit the finances of PTSA twice a year
PTA Council Rep 2 (to join Susan Usman, PTA Council Rep 1)
Traffic Safety Co-Chair (share with Judd Volino)
Monthly Latte Cart (Latter Cart already reserved for set dates, list of volunteers available)
Staff Holiday Luncheon Coordinator --December (2 positions open)
Food for Thought-Evening Coordinator (food for students during finals study week)
Field Day Co-Chair (share with Faezeh Ghaffari)
Questions on the position, time commitment? Ask Linda van Gelder, PTSA President (, (650) 813-0135 or Chris Chang (, (650) 326-6916)

Class of 2018 (Sophomores) Parent Network Meeting  
Fri, Sept. 25, 8:30-10 am, home of Touria Javid, 2599 Louis Road (corner of Louis and Moreno)
Our guidance counselor, Charles Taylor, will go over issues of importance to 10th graders and their families. A representative of PiE (Partners in Education) will also speak briefly. We look forward to seeing you there!

Volunteers Needed to Count Bikes New
Thurs, Oct. 1, 9am, Paly
Judd Volino, Paly's PTSA Transportation Safety Rep, requests your help in performing a count of bikes in the racks at Paly.  We need about 5 people, and if we get that many the count should take no more than 30 minutes. We'd especially love to see some fathers take this opportunity to volunteer on campus. Treats provided! Email Judd at or call 301-943-1764 to sign up. Judd's also still seeking a co-rep for Transportation Safety.

Volunteers Needed to Welcome Students to Paly on Wall & Roll Day New
Week of Oct. 5 (exact date TBD), 7:30am-8:30am
We're asking families to make a special effort to avoid solo driving the week of Oct. 5. To recognize students using those alternatives, one day that week we will hand out Hershey's Kisses to as many kids as possible coming to campus on foot, bike, bus, or carpool. We need about 14 volunteers for just 1 hour, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., to do the distribution and offer smiles to students at various entry points around campus. If you can help, please email Judd Volino with the days of that week you're available at, or call 301-943-1764. Dads especially encouraged to help!

Latte Cart Volunteers Needed
Nov. 18, Jan. 20, Mar. 16, Apr. 20
The PTSA provides for a Latte Cart vendor to come to Paly each month for faculty and staff. There are five events in total and this years dates are as follows: Sept. 16, Nov. 18, Jan. 20, Mar. 16, and Apr. 20. At these five events, parents provide treats for the faculty and staff beginning at 7:00 a.m. through 10:30 a.m. If you would like to volunteer to bring in snacks ranging from breakfast baked goods, fruit, juice, water, etc., please email me for more information, Andrea Lamb ( Your help and support for this tradition is greatly appreciated! The position for Latte Cart Coordinator is currently open and I will help transition the new volunteer. Please contact Linda Van Gelder (, (650) 813-0135 or Andrea Lamb ( for more information.
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Friends of Paly Choirs Dessert Social New
Thurs, Sept. 24, 7:30pm, Media Arts Center
Join fellow choir members and their families for a night of fun and song!  Hear performances from Paly's own a capella groups: Vikapella, Folk Yes!,Heart Beats and Heart Breakers. Test your skills of 80's rock and pop ina rousing game of at Name that Tune as you enjoy yummy desserts.  All choir students and their families are welcome.  There is no charge for the event but please let us know if you will be joining us so that we can order appropriately.  Please RSVP to

Paly Gym Floorboards for Sale New
Your last chance to own a piece of Paly history! Multiple sizes of these commemorative pieces of the Paly gym floor available. Proceeds benefit Paly Athletics. Contact Melissa Anderson or see flyer for more details.

Challenge Success Survey administration for all students
End of September during class
The Stanford Survey of Adolescent School Experiences is an online survey that measures middle and high school students' perspectives on homework, extracurricular activities, sleep, physical health, stress, parent expectations, academic engagement, academic integrity, and teacher support. Over 40,000 students from more than 55 schools have taken the survey since 2009, and schools have gained a great deal of information from the results, including what students see as stressful and challenging as well as sources of support within the school. Survey findings help to guide schools in their decisions about which policies and practices may be effective and which are in need of improvement. 
*If you do NOT want your child to participate in the survey, go to your Infinite Campus Parent Portal for the "Waiver of Consent" form in the message regarding the Challenge Success survey or look for the form on (it will available starting Monday, Sept. 14).
Please sign and return the "Parent Waiver of Consent" to Kathie Laurence's box in the Main Office by Tuesday, September 22.*

Support Paly Athletics!  
Fri, Oct. 2 (golf tournament) 
Tee off with the Paly Sports Boosters!  Mark your calendars to join us for "The Earl Hansen" Golf Tournament Fundraiser, on Friday, October 2nd.  Several contests will provide ample opportunity for glory and prizes.  $200/per player, $1000 for a foursome (with sponsorship) and/or $250 for hole sponsorship.  The Paly Sports Boosters is charged with raising the necessary funds to ensure Paly's competitiveness on the field, on the court and in the pool.  Come have fun and help us raise some money!  Register Now!

Paly Sports Booster Passes good for all Paly home games!  
See for more information.  Purchase passes for admittance to all home games so that you don't have to stand in ticket lines!  Students, $30, Single $40, Family $60; Seniors $20

Yearbook Senior Portrait Free Sessions
Tues, Sept. 29, during Tutorial, TWO SESSIONS ONLY 
Seniors must use Paly approved photographer for Yearbook pictures. Flyers in the Main Office listing options. ALL Yearbook photos are DUE October 15, 2015. Questions contact

Junior Parent Night New
Wed, Oct. 7, 7-8:30pm  Haymarket Theater
Come join us for an informational evening about junior year.  Topics will include:
  • Graduation vs 4 Yr College Eligibility
  • Available support for all students
  • Post High School Options
  • How college applicants are evaluated
  • Teacher vs Teacher Advisor Letter
  • Timeline for Juniors
  • Testing sequence
  • GPAs and more....
Fiery Arts Glass Workshops at Palo Alto High School 
Oct. 10-11, Nov. 14-15, or Dec. 12-13, 9-3 pm at Paly's Glass Studio
Yes, we have a glass studio at Paly.  These workshops are open to the public, students and parents. Here's your chance to learn to blow glass at Paly. Workshops do fill up, so, do not hesitate, sign up for a date. The 2 day weekend workshop will focus on beginning glass blowing techniques. It's an incredible, fun, hands-on experience.  Repeating  students progress from their last session.  Advanced Sign up required. Class limit is 4. Teens and adults.  $375 per person. Proceeds benefit the Palo Alto High School Fiery Arts. Workshop flyer
To sign up, contact: David Camner, founder of Paly Glass, 

3rd Annual Fiery Arts Fall Glass Sale at Palo Alto High School 
Fri, Sept. 25, 3-6pm and Sat, Sept. 26, 11am-4pm, in front of the Tower Bldg. 
Come see exquisite new glass designs hand-blown by instructors, alumni and students.  Over 1000 unique glass pieces - pumpkins, pears, seashells, elephants, acorns, vases and more on sale to benefit Paly's Fiery Arts program. Come learn about the craft with live glass blowing demonstrations. Fall Sale flyer.  For more information contact or
College & Career Center CCC
Keep up-to-date with Paly College and Career Center news and events by "liking" us on Facebook. The C&CC holds an open-house after each parent night in the Fall. There is also a wealth of information in Naviance and on the C&CC page.

UC Application Essay Case Study  New
Tues, Sept. 22, 1:50pm (during Tutorial), LCR
A workshop where students will take a sneak peek inside the admissions process of the UCs by analyzing a student's essay; also helpful tips for writing your UC essays. Bring paper and pen! Space limited to 50 students; the first 50 who arrive can participate.  The workshop will run approximately 1.5 hrs.

Nursing Career Night for High School Students
Wed, Sept. 23, 6-8pm, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Main Auditorium 
Stanford Health Care is sponsoring a Nursing Career Night for high school students.  Come explore the different nursing career opportunities: 
  • Emergency/trauma nursing
  • Nursing informatics
  • Clinical nurses
  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Nurse practitioners
For more information or to RSVP by Sept. 16, contact Amber Kottwitz at

UC Davis Pre-Health Alliance conference  New
October 10-11
Interested in a health profession?  Attend the UC Davis Pre-Health Alliance conference! There are over 300 workshops offered so there's bound to be a topic relevant for you.  This national conference always sells out so for more info and to register, go here now: 

College Fair at PALY 
Mon, Oct. 12, 6:30-8:30 pm, Library & Student Center 
Palo Alto Senior High School will host the Palo Alto College Fair. Due to new gym construction, the fair will be hosted in two (2) locations on campus: the library and student center, which are adjacent to each other and located off the quad.
Meet representatives from private California colleges and universities as well as out-of-state public and private institutions.  Receive general information, brochures and answers to your questions. College Fairs can be great opportunities to get more information about colleges that interest you and to discover schools you may not have considered.
Please follow the attached link for planning tips to help you get the most out of the college fair: For a quick preview of colleges that have signed up to participate this year:
Pre-registration is not required. Questions? Contact Beth Keller( OR Dara Knoblock(

College Rep Visits

Students must have their teacher's permission one day in advance if missing class. Pick up a form in the C&CC, or download it.  Bring the signed form the day of the visit to ensure the absence from class is cleared and marked as an activity rather than a truancy.  College visits scheduled for the next two weeks are listed below.  For a full list of all visits through Spring, login to Naviance using your user ID and password or login as a Guest with no password.  Click on the "Colleges" tab then click "view all upcoming college visits" within the "my colleges" section.
Due to increased student attendance and limited space in the College Center, we are no longer able to permit parents to attend college representative visits, please click to read more information about this policy.

On-Campus Visits:

Week 9/21
     Maryland Institute College of Art   9/21/15   8:15 AM
     Whitman College   9/21/15   9:00 AM
     Worcester Polytechnic Institute  9/21/15 10:00 AM
     School of Oriental and African Studies, 
     University of London   9/21/15   11:00 AM
     Chapman University   9/21/15   1:00 PM
     Monmouth University   9/21/15   2:40 PM
     Bowdoin College   9/22/15   8:15 AM
     Wagner College   9/22/15   9:00 AM
     Wellesley College   9/22/15   10:00 AM
     Rice University   9/22/15   10:45 AM
     Claremont McKenna College   9/22/15   12:15 PM
     Hofstra University   9/22/15 1:00 PM
     University of British Columbia   9/23/15 8:15 AM
     Santa Clara University   9/23/15 10:45 AM
     University of Vermont   9/23/15 12:15 PM
     University of California, Los Angeles   9/23/15   1:00 PM
     Bentley University   9/24/15   8:15 AM
     Harvey Mudd College   9/24/15   9:00 AM
     Bard College     9/24/15   10:00 AM
     University of California, San Diego   9/24/15   12:15 PM
     Indiana University at Bloomington   9/24/15   1:00 PM
     Georgetown University 9/24/15 1:50 PM   NEW

 Week of 9/28 (all NEW)
     University of San Francisco   9/28/15   8:15 AM
     Colorado State University   9/28/15   10:15 AM
     University of California, Riverside   9/28/15   1:45 PM
     Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott   9/29/15   9:00 AM
     The Evergreen State College   9/30/15   8:15 AM
     Babson College   9/30/15   9:00 AM
     Whittier College   9/30/15   12:15 PM
     Purdue University   9/30/15   2:00 PM
     Dartmouth College  9/30/15   2:45 PM
     Tufts University   10/1/15   10:00 AM 

Off-Campus Visits:
For more information and to RSVP (if required), login to Naviance and click the 'information' hyperlink.

      California State University - CSU College Night   9/24/15   6:00 PM   Oakland
     Georgetown University    9/24/15   7:00 PM   San Francisco   NEW
     Dartmouth College   9/28/15   7:00 PM   Atherton   NEW
     Johns Hopkins University    9/28/15   7:00 PM    Mountain View   NEW

Scholarships and contests/competitions expiring through September 26 
Paly deadlines may be 2-4 weeks prior to public scholarship deadlines to allow for Paly TA and Guidance lead times. To learn about scholarships listed below and others login to Naviance using your user ID and password or login as a Guest with no password.  Click the "Colleges" tab, scroll to the  "scholarships and money" section, then click on the "scholarship list" link.  Click here for more information about scholarship resources. 

Davidson College - Belk Scholarship - Paly deadline 10/24, official deadline 11/6 
Bennington Young Writers Awards - 11/1
Montana State University Presidential Scholarships - official deadline 12/4
CCS Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Program - deadline 2/1
Joyce-Ridgway Scholarship -  deadline 2/1
Community ServiceCommSvc
Is your Paly student looking for a meaningful community service opportunity or internship?
Check out the  resources at, managed and implemented by Paly's Get Involved Project interns! Great for Living Skills hours, transcript recognition goals, President's Award, and simply something fun to do. 
Now accepting student applications for the following community impact internships: 
  • Georgetown Energy Saving Competition
  • Water Bottle Filling Station
  • Web Page Design Internship
  • PAHS Career Month Committee Member. 
See individual postings at for details, more internships coming soon! 

Paly Career Center Hours
Tues: 2:30-5:00pm
Weds: 1:00-5:00pm
Thurs: 3:30-5:00pm

FUN Volunteer Opportunity - Duveneck Elementary Harvest Carnival 
Sat, Sept. 26, 12-3 pm, Duveneck Elementary School, 705 Alester Ave.
Duveneck Elementary School is looking for fun, enthusiastic student volunteers to help at its annual Harvest Carnival. We need help with set-up (starting at 9:00 am), staffing game booths (12:00-3:00 pm) and clean-up (3:00-5:00 pm). Students will be given Community Service credit for their volunteer hours. Please sign up at:  Questions?
Inclusive Schools: Every Student, Every Day  New
Tues, Oct. 6, 86:30-8pm, PAUSD Board Room, 25 Churchill Avenue
Parents, educators and staff are welcome to join us for a lively discussion with Dr. Tom Hehir of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  An advocate for children with disabilities in the education system, Dr. Hehir will join the district in partnership to review our systems of support for all students. For more information.

Thurs, Oct. 8, 8:30-9:45am, JLS Middle School Room 730
Join us for morning coffee with Dr. Heir. 

PAUSD Student Services Fair  New
Thurs, Oct. 8, 6-8pm, Jordan Middle School
PAUSD promotes school settings in which students, staff, parents and the community work collaboratively to ensure that each student is emotionally and physically healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged. Please join us to learn more about how you can support your child's journey to success! Spanish and Mandarin translation will be offered. Street Parking Available. For questions about the Student Services Fair please contact Student Services at 650-833-4208 or  Click for more information
Volunteering Opportunity at Foundation for a College Education's STEAM Middle School Program
Tuesdays and/or Thursdays 3:30-6pm, September 2015 - June 2016
Foundation for a College Education: 2160 Euclid Ave, East Palo Alto
STEAM is looking for Volunteer Tutors to work with middle school students from East Palo Alto on homework assignments and enrichment projects. We hope that volunteers will serve as role models and encourage students to attend college. This a great opportunity to build your network, serve your community, and positively affect the learning experiences of our middle school students. Please contact for more information or to sign up!

Evening Saluting Acknowledge Alliance New
Wed, Sept. 23, 4-7pm, Paperwhirl Palo Alto, 230 University Avenue
Please join us to honor the great work that nonprofit Acknowledge Alliance (formerly The Cleo Eulau Center) has done for more than 20 years in our community.  Acknowledge Alliance supports students and teachers here in Palo Alto -- as well as other local school districts -- in nurturing social and emotional wellness in the classroom so that our children can build lifelong resilience.  Paperwhirl will donate 20% of total sales from the event to Acknowledge Alliance.  There will also be refreshments including special macarons courtesy of Tout Sweet Patisserie at Town & Country.  For more information:

Mindful Moms Group for PAUSD Moms of Teens and Preteens - Sponsored by Gunn PTSA
Wed, Sept.23-Nov 18 (no class Nov 11), 7-9pm, Gunn Library
All moms share a vital need for connection. Yet moms of teens are often so focused on them that they neglect their own health and wellbeing. To support our teens we must invest in our own self growth and self care. This 8-week group will empower you with evidence-based mindfulness tools to reduce stress and improve your mood so you can bring balance and stability to your home life. Andrea Castillo, PhD, has been teaching Mindfulness since 2007 and is a proud mom of a Gunn graduate.   The cost is $299. Some scholarships are available. To register please visit Preregistration is required. Mind Body Spirit Moms is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the health and wellbeing of moms in the bay area. For questions please contact Jackie at

Calling all teens!  Rock your entrepreneurial spirit and join DesignFarm! 
Wed or Thurs , Sept. 23 - Dec. 17, after school, Mitchell Park Community Center
Ever wonder how people come up with great ideas? We'll show you how using the design thinking process!  Do you have an idea but are feeling overwhelmed about how to move it forward? Connect with mentors to move your idea forward. In our program, we don't want to talk about design thinking, we do it!  Harness you natural creativity to define why and when, and our mentors will show you how and when to make it real. Whether it's a widget, a social problem, or something for your own personal development.
Join us this fall. For more information and registration visit or email

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - By Company Theater Unspeakable 
Fri, Sept. 25, 7pm & Sun, Sept 26 12pm & 2pm, Palo Alto Children's Theatre
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION takes the audience on a fast-paced journey through history in just 50 minutes!  Using only the actors' bodies, voices and (pantomimed) cannons, this production combines an engaging learning experience with imaginative physical theatre! Suggested ages: 6 and up. For more information or to purchase tickets online, go to:  Bringing a youth group? Use code FIELDTRIP to get $10 tickets! (Note: discount code valid when purchasing 8 or more tickets.)

Challenge Success Parent Ed Event: Sparking Creativity: Imagining Tomorrow's Schools
Fri, Sept. 25, 7-9 pm, Memorial Auditorium
Challenge Success invites you to our biggest parent education event of the year. This year's keynote speaker will be Tony Wagner, author and Expert in Residence at Harvard University's new Innovation Lab. He will be joined by Challenge Success Co-Founders, Dr. Denise Pope and Dr. Madeline Levine, for an interactive discussion on fostering creativity in schools and at home.  Students attend for free. Adult tickets are $10 per person. >Purchase ticket  at
Stanford YMCA Community Health Fair New
Sat, Sept. 26, 10am-3m, Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Road
This is a health and wellness event featuring: Panels & Workshops with Doctors and Medical Professionals, Group Exercise Demonstrations, Ask-a-Doctor Booth, Wellness Consultations, Children's Activities and a Nonprofit Open HouseFor more information contact: Joshua Selo at 650 842 7152 or    
Blind Date with a Banned Book New
Sun, Sept. 27- Oct. 3, Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Road  
The library will be celebrating Banned Books Week in the Teen Zone. Teens can go on a blind date with a banned book on display. Checkout wrapped up books, take them home, read and review them for a chance to win a prize. 

Chinese Star Contest for K- 12 Students New
Deadline: Sept. 28
Parents/guardians are encouraged to register their children for the 2nd Annual San Jose -Silicon Valley Chinese Star Contest for K-12 Students by September 28. Students from any language background can participate in the Painting/Drawing and Team Video categories. This contest provides an opportunity for students to develop global awareness and apply 21st century skills. First prize winner from grades 9-12 group will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a free 7-day trip to Beijing, China. The trip will begin between April 9-13, 2016. Register at .

Teen Banned Book to Movie New
Tue, Sept. 29, 4-6 pm, Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Road  
The library will be hosting a movie based on a banned book. Bring your friends after school. Refreshments provided.

Tutor Corps Community Service Grants New
Deadline: October 1, 2015
The Tutor Corps Foundation awards grants to support innovative student projects that make a sustainable impact in the community. Projects may address issues such as poverty, education, health or the environment.
Who: Students in grades 6 to 11 may apply
Awards: $250 - $750
Apply: Visit

Mindset: Helping Children and Adults Fulfill Their Potential New
Sun, Oct. 4, Palo Alto JCC
World renowned Psychologist Carol Dweck (her book  "Mindset"  is a #1 best seller on  Amazon) will speak. Her research shows how a growth mindset can promoted achievement in education and innovation in business. She has discovered that praise for intelligence can actually undermine performance. She will share some other common pitfalls and help you achieve a growth mindset.
Tickets: $10 member , $12 General public , $17 At the door 
For more information please

Teen Read Week New
Tue, Oct 20, 4-6 pm , Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Road  
Teen Tuesday event at Mitchell Park Library. Enjoy a break from everything to watch a newly released movie packed with adventure. Snacks provided.

Palo Alto Chinese School is Accepting New Students New
Palo Alto Chinese School has been serving the community in Chinese language instructions for 53 years, and is still accepting new enrollment. Class meets every Friday 7-9 PM at JLS Middle School. There are two tracks. The Mandarin track is offered from Preschool - Grade 12, for students from heritage families. The Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) track is offered from K - Grade 7, for students with little exposure to Chinese language. For more info, check or email

Fall Classes at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre - Register Now! 
Register today for Theatre, Music and Dance classes at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre! Highlights of the Fall Catalogue include Creative Dramatics, Intro to Acting, Shaking Shakespeare, Acting for Film, Prince and Princess Ballet, plus private acting and vocal classes - and much more! To start the registration process, please visit: and click the CLASSES link.
Buddies4Math: Help 2nd-5th Graders with Math, Earn Community Svc Hours
Most Fridays from 4:05-5:55pm, 1st semester tutoring through Dec. 4 at Castro Elementary, 505 Escuela Ave., Mountain View
Buddies4Math is a great opportunity to help elementary school students who struggle with math while earning community service hours and working with friends. The program has had incredible quantifiable (STAR test) results, due in part to the work of Paly student volunteers. Volunteering for all sessions throughout the year is roughly equivalent to half the requirements for the President's Volunteer Service Award. Buddies4Math seeks Paly students interesting in tutoring and also those willing to take on leadership positions in the program under the mentorship of current student leaders. Contact or visit for additional information.

Are you having your child (6m-13yo) vaccinated against the flu this fall?
Stanford University would appreciate your help in furthering seasonal flu research by volunteering your child for a study. Your participation will help scientists better understand the immune system by studying the responses to the flu vaccine. Your child will receive the same current FDA-licensed seasonal flu vaccine otherwise given by their pediatricians at no cost + $30 for every visit completed. A small blood sample or nasal swab may be collected.
For further information, contact:  (650) 498-7284 or

Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University Celebrates Artists at Work 
Artists at Work on view through January 18, 2016
The Cantor Arts Center presents a major new exhibition, Artists at Work, which examines how artists become inspired, how artists make objects and how place impacts artists' work. Includes works by Édouard Manet, J. M. W. Turner, Thomas Hart Benton, Sol LeWitt, Richard Serra, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston and other renowned American and European artists. Also included are loaned works by contemporary artists Trevor Paglen, Garth Weiser, Hope Gangloff and Rachel Owens, among others. The Cantor Arts Center is open six days a week, Wed-Mon, 11 AM -5 PM, Thurs until 8 PM. Admission is free. The Cantor is located on the Stanford campus. Information: 650-723-4177,

Stanford Sleep Study
We are currently conducting a study to help teens (14-18) go to bed earlier and wake up earlier.  The treatment involves use of a light device that is placed by the child's bedside and flashes periodically throughout the night. Teens also meet for four sessions with a licensed psychologist at Stanford University to learn about sleep and strategies to improve sleep. The paid study requires completing a sleep diary daily for five weeks. Please contact the Zeitzer Laboratory at teensleep@stanford.eduor (650) 725-7767.
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