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Schools - October 30, 2013

Hillview holds parent-education series

The Hillview Middle School PTO holds a parent education speaker series that is open to the public. Free onsite childcare is provided.

The programs are held in the Hillview Performing Arts Center on the Hillview campus, at 1100 Elder Ave. in Menlo Park.

Upcoming speakers are:

• Lenore Skenazy, author of "Raising Free Range Kids — Raising Self-reliant Kids," Sunday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 pm.

• Erik Burmeister, Hillview principal, on "Raising Teens Without Losing Your Mind," Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 pm.

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

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

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

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

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

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


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