The local chapter of Abrahamic Alliance International completed a pre-walk to prepare for an upcoming fundraising and unity march. (Rod Cardoza / AAi Photos)

LGHS Names Schubert Assistant Principal

The Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District has announced Lindsay Schubert will be the new assistant principal of Los Gatos High School. She brings 13 years of experience teaching at LGHS, as well as administrative experience in the Campbell Union High School District and Santa Cruz City School District.

Lindsay Schubert has been named assistant principal of Los Gatos High School. (Courtesy of Los Gatos-Saratoga Union School District)

Most recently, Schubert was the Branham High School principal in San Jose. She says she’s looking forward to working directly with students and their families.

“We are excited to welcome Lindsay back to the school where she began her educational journey,” shared Superintendent Bill W. Sanderson.

Schubert holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Oregon, a Master of Arts degree in History from San Francisco State University, and a Master of Arts degree in Education from UC Santa Cruz.

Schubert’s first day is July 1.

Plant-Based Advocates Teams-Up with Adobe

Los Gatos-based nonprofit Plant-Based Advocates recently collaborated with the Adobe, Inc.’s San Jose Sustainability Team to show the environmental documentary Eating Our Way to Extinction on Tuesday, April 30 at the San Jose Adobe campus.

“The sustainability team at Adobe was pleased to collaborate with local nonprofit Plant-Based Advocates (PBA) to host an enlightening screening of ‘Eating Our Way to Extinction’ at Adobe,” said Portia Neal of Adobe’s Sustainability Team in a release. “I have personally made changes in my diet since first seeing the film. This is an important film that merits a wide audience.”

The event included a cooking demonstration by the Adobe Culinary Team, who offered samples of delicious White Bean & Quinoa Meatless Balls with marinara sauce.

plant-based advocates at Adobe
Plant-Based Advocates members Deepthi Reddy and Kathleen Willey discussed plant-based eating with Adobe employees. (Courtesy PBA)

Sophia Ramacciotti Added to Belmont University Dean’s List

Sophia Ramacciotti was named among the students who qualified for Belmont University’s spring 2024 Dean’s List.

“Earning a place on the Dean’s List is a testament to the unwavering diligence, tenacity and commitment to scholarly distinction exhibited by Belmont’s promising students,” said Belmont University Provost Dr. David Gregory.

DMU Student Earns Service Award

Haley Cornelison, a Des Moines University student from Los Gatos, was among 146 students honored in May by Des Moines University Medicine and Health Sciences for volunteering more than 50 hours during the 2023-2024 academic year.

Cornelison is enrolled in DMU’s Doctor of Podiatric Medicine program.

Abrahamic Alliance pre-walk
On Thursday, AAi members got a preview of the walk being held to support charity work and fuse bonds between people of different faiths. (Rod Cardoza / AAi Photos)

Interfaith Alliance Holding 5K Walk

On Sunday, June 9, Abrahamic Alliance International is planning a 5K Walkathon to Vasona Park in Los Gatos to raise money for its charity initiatives.

“Our walkathon will succeed when we all unite in gratitude and support of each other and those less fortunate in our community,” a spokesperson told the Los Gatan.

Since 2008, AAi has been uniting Abrahamic faiths for poverty relief and peace-building in the region.

“We envision a world where all Jews, Christians and Muslims co-exist peacefully, uniting to save lives and alleviate poverty,” the spokesperson said. “Together, we’ve built lasting bridges of understanding and respect between our communities while collaborating in compassion.”

Students Complete Intensive Research

For her senior thesis, Alistair Gilmour, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute student from Los Gatos, created “Team Sparks Blast-Off! – Concept Artbook,” her Interactive Media and Game Development Major Qualifying Project.

“It’s inspiring to see the creativity and skills that our students bring to these projects, as well as the professionalism with which they present their research,” says Arne Gericke, interim dean of undergraduate studies.

Jamie Rapal, a class of 2025 Computer Science major from Los Gatos, was part of a project titled Preliminary Evaluation of Public Rescue Equipment. Alessandro Brianti, a class of 2024 Computer Science major from Los Gatos, was part of a project titled Simulating the Stock Market.

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