Transitional kindergarten information night in Moraga
An information night for parents of children who qualify for transitional kindergarten in the Moraga School District will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 13.
The meeting will be held in the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School Auditorium, 1010 Camino Pablo.
Transitional kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year is open to children who will turn 5 between Nov. 2 and Dec. 2. Residency and proof of immunization documents are required.
For information on the meeting or where to register, call 925-376-5943 or visit www.moraga.k12.ca.us.
Be host for foreign exchange students
Host families are needed for incoming foreign exchange high school students. Students are 15-18 years old, English-speaking, have their own spending money and carry health insurance.
Host families are eligible to claim a monthly charitable contribution deduction on their tax returns for each month they host a sponsored student.
For more information, call Pacific Intercultural Exchange at 866-546-1402.
Summer youth bus pass at County Connection
The County Connection is offering a discounted summer youth bus pass to help students get around during the summer.
The "20-Ride Summer Youth Pass" sells for $15 and is available
County Connection allows more than one person to use a single bus pass, making it easier for families with multiple children, or for those planning group outings, according to a news release.
The pass is valid through Sept. 30, and is available through the mail and at most of the agency's sales outlets throughout the service area or online. For more information, call 676-7500 or visit www.cccta.org.
Families needed to host international students
The International Education Center at Diablo Valley College is looking for local families to host international students on a temporary basis while they improve their English skills. All students speak basic English.
Participating families are paid a monthly stipend of $750 per student.
For information, contact Fia Parker at 925-876-0080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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