Town Square

Post a New Topic

Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Original post made on Aug 6, 2012

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher at Harvest Park Middle School. Gatehouse, on her own, created a 501(c)(3) charity and put together her own program, holding two two-week sessions and bringing in more than 160 students from San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore with some coming from as far away as Fremont, Santa Clara and Cupertino.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, August 3, 2012, 1:38 PM

Comments (1)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Grandma
a resident of Alamo
on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:18 am

Wonderful idea, wonderful kids! Middle school and high school volunteers are the CREAM of the Student Crop. Hope they receive some recognition from the District and from the teachers of this program, a letter to go into the cum or to be used as a reference for college.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,489 views

Not Endorsements
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,084 views