What's there to do in this town? How
do Milpitas and other Silicon Valley cities treat their teenagers?
Most of the attention given to teenagers in Santa Clara County
comes in the form of restrictions driven by law enforcement,
instead of what kids really need. Can society ever learn to love
its teens? By Traci Hukill.
FLY - Fresh Lifelines
Since 1998, FLY, a nonprofit organization designed by troubled
teens themselves, has been providing programs for more than 1,000
at-risk and disadvantaged youth, their parents and guardians,
and community members. 568 Valley Way.
Public Allies identifies talented young adults from diverse backgrounds
and advances their leadership through full-time, paid apprenticeships
in nonprofit organizations, weekly leadership trainings and team
service projects. Contact Dana, 514 Valley Way, 586-7633.
Established to advise the Council on matters pertaining to youth
and teens in Milpitas. Commissioners must be in grades 7 through
12 and live in Milpitas. Members and alternates are appointed
to one-year terms.
Tips for job-seeking teens
Many teens are working in unsafe conditions without the proper
training or supervision. Too many are injured or killed on the
job because they were performing tasks prohibited by federal
or state labor laws.
If you're looking for part time jobs in Milpitas, California
or even student jobs and jobs for teens in Milpitas, California,
you've come to the right place!
Hills High School
Our mini-high school serves 220 9-12 students. 1331 East Calaveras
Milpitas High School has a web site to keep teens and their parents
abreast with events and activities at the school.
The Union ~ Student Voice of Milpitas High School
Online version of the Milpitas High School Newspaper. [Link on the high school site is incorrect. This link is up to date with stories from 2012.
Drivers Ed A GO MILPITAS RESOURCE
For teens and others new to driving in California here are links
for driving schools, driving test practice sites and safety tips.
Homework Help A GO MILPITAS RESOURCE
Schools and local businesses help you bring home those good grades.
Explorations 4 Kids helps you learn and practice on your own.
A collective of young workers, writers, and artists organizing
to improve Silicon Valley.
Fun Inside A GO MILPITAS RESOURCE
Quiet and active things to do inside. Teen Club information.
Community Center Youth Programs
Art & Creative Writing to Bollywood-style dancing. Learn
to sing or play an Indian instrument. More.
Youth Sports A GO MILPITAS RESOURCE
This site's section for public and private sports opportunities
for community youth.
An association of marketing students. The students run a ship-shaped
cart called the TIE-TANIC in the Great Mall. Contact is Tonette
Rancadore, at 408-941-9603.
Kids' Clubs A GO MILPITAS RESOURCE
From scouting to sport teams, Milpitas has lots of groups for
kids and teens.
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