The presented a $5,300 check to Thursday to fund several mental wellnes programs during the 2011-12 school year.
Directly benefitting from the money will be the school's Peer Counseling, Cheetah Chat, and Healthy Transitions—A Parent/Teen Dialogue programs.
According the school's application for the funding, while the campus in the Los Gatos mountains has a record of strong academic achievement and high API scores, it's also isolated from support services.
Eighth-graders also have a huge adjustment to make when they move on to , according to the funding proposal presented to the Lions Club.
School funding has also decreased, while class sizes have increased and student support services have been reduced, it said.
"Our relative distance from outside support services found in city settings makes the school-based interventions more critically important," the proposal said.
The amount donated by the local service club will pay for training, materials and supplies and other expenses associated with the programs.