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Menlo Park talk: 'Raising Teens Without Losing Your Mind'

Hillview Middle School Principal Erik Burmeister will give a talk on "Raising Teens Without Losing Your Mind" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Hillview Performing Arts Center at 1100 Elder Ave. in Menlo Park.

The talk is part of the Hillview Middle School PTO parent-education series that is open to the public. Free onsite childcare is provided.

Future programs in the series are:

● Devin Prouty, researcher, on "Sleepy Students: the Adolescent Circadian Shift," Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 6:30 p.m.

● Erica Pelavin and Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet on "My Digital TAT-2, Parenting the Media Generation," Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m.

● Christine Carter, author, on "Raising Happiness, Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents," Wednesday, March 19, at 6:30 p.m.

● Katie Cotton, Apple Computer, on "The Media's Influence," with the film "Miss Representation," Wednesday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m.

● "Race to Nowhere" film and panel on the topic "Are We Pushing Too Hard," Wednesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m.

For more information about the Hillview parent-education speaker series, email jessica.r.raines@gmail.com.

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