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News from Parents for Public Schools of Truckee-North Tahoe, Inc.

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; TAHOE/TRUCKEE and#8212; Do you have a educational topic you are passionate about? If so, let Parents for Public Schools know so they may incorporate your passion into planning for the coming year.

The Parents for Public Schools local website is live and#8212; check it out at

If your child will be looking at attending college in the near future, consider attending the Exploring College Options Session Sunday, Oct. 2, 7: 30 p.m., Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nev. Admissions personnel from Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn and Stanford will speak about their institutions and selective admissions. This event is open to the public, so individual conversation is unlikely, however, the information will be valuable. Visit

Closer to home, the College and Career Night at Truckee High School Cafeteria is slated for Monday, Oct. 10, 6-8 p.m. Find out more about colleges, universities, vocational schools, and the military in California, Montana, Idaho, Nevada and more.

The Odyssey of the Mind and#8212; Coach Training Workshop (for adults only), will be held at Alder Creek Middle School Library, Monday, Oct. 3, 5-8 p.m., food will be served so please RSVP to Join them if you are interested in coaching a team, using these strategies in your classroom or learning about how to use OOTM at home with your children. The class is free with no obligation to coach. Learn more at

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