Castilleja School’s ACE Center provides a number of co-curricular and curricular experiential learning programs, aimed to promote leadership development for all students. Please use this site to get an update on a number of projects.

Happy Chinese New Year

Come and celebrate Chinese New Year in the ACE Center all week long.  Make a paper dragon and read your fortune (if there are any left by the time you get here).

Dutch girl’s journey to circumnavigation

Sixteen year-old Laura Dekker’s solo journey around the globe did not come without resistance from authorities in her native Netherlands. The government sought to prevent her from sailing around the globe, citing threats to her safety and time away from school. Throughout the trip, Dekker [...]

Meghalaya, India

In Meghalaya, a state in India, power and wealth is passed down through females. Unlike many areas that have women’s rights movements, Meghalaya has Syngkhong-Rympei-Thymmai, the men’s rights movement. Leaders of the movement assert that men are continually pushed down and [...]

Mountain View High School Ocean Film Night

Mountain View High School  Environmental Club is presenting the second annual  Save our Seas ocean film night at Mountain View High School (3535 Truman Avenue Mountain View)  on Friday, January 20th beginning at 6:30 p.m.   The films will include: Turtle Incredible Journey: In the Wake of [...]

Breakthrough Silicon Valley

Breakthrough Silicon Valley is a summer program for highly motivated middle school students who have limited educational opportunity. The program helps prepare students to succeed in high school and college, and all classes are taught by high school and college-age student. If you are [...]

Smoopa Internship

The Palo Alto-based company Smoopa which “pays people for shopping smarter” is looking for a paid, full-time summer intern. The internship is appropriate for High School Students, College Age Alumnae, College Graduates, Alumnae Making A Career Change Or Re-entering The Work Force [...]

Elephant Seals Up Close and Personal

It’s that time of year – the baby elephant seal calves are here and it’s peak breeding season at Ano Nuevo State Park.   On Saturday, January 28, 2012, the San Mateo Coast Natural History Association (SMCNHA), and California State Parks will host Seal Adventure Saturday, a [...]

Summer opportunity for Juniors and Seniors

THE WORLD ONLY CHANGES BECAUSE SOME BELIEVE
 IT Juniors and seniors: apply by January 25, 2012 If you’re committed to making a positive impact in your community, Bank of America can help. Our Student Leaders® Program includes both a weeklong summit in Washington, D.C. and an eight-week [...]

Looking for Something To Do on Jan. 16th to Honor Dr. King?

Celebrate and Honor the Memory of MLK, Jr. by volunteering/engaging on Jan. 16th. Lick Wilmerding has an option for you! Meet teens from all over by joining them there.  Or, alternatively, you can look up local activities using the U.S. government site that explains the purpose of the national [...]

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