Saratoga group briefs for the week of Nov. 4 – The Mercury Information


Instructor of the yr

Ann Borgia-Camp, a third-grade instructor at Saratoga Elementary College, was just lately named the 2022 Saratoga Union College District Instructor of the Yr. Borgia-Camp has been a instructor within the district for 36 years.

“Ann teaches like her hair is on fireplace,” mentioned Saratoga Elementary College principal Kristin Murphy in an announcement. “She pushes all of us to deliver out the very best educator we will inside ourselves.”

Borgia-Camp was amongst these honored Oct. 24 on the Santa Clara County Academics of the Yr Celebration on the Campbell Heritage Theater.

Guardian care convention

Saratoga Federated Church is internet hosting a Nov. 12 convention and useful resource truthful for residents caring for getting older dad and mom. The convention is ready for 1-4:30 p.m., with the truthful open from 4-5:30 p.m.

The convention will embrace speaker classes, data cubicles and different sources to assist these caring for getting older dad and mom and different family members.

Registration is $15 at

Evening gentle hazards webinar

The Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, the Sierra Membership Loma Prieta Chapter and the Sierra Membership Bay Alive Marketing campaign are co-hosting a Nov. 16 webinar on darkish sky and bird-friendly constructing and lighting design.

The webinar will tackle the organic and bodily results of LED over-lighting at evening and current methods for offering protected and sensible lighting options.

Audio system are from UCLA’s Institute of the Setting and Sustainability, the American Hen Conservancy’s Glass Collisions Program, J Darkish Sky Consulting, LLC and  the Portland Audubon Society’s BirdSafe and Lights Out program.

The free webinar is ready for 1-4 p.m. Register at


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