2011 Featured Trees

December 25th

The Italian American Heritage Foundation

The Italian American Heritage Foundation chose decorations that celebrate the Carnival of Venice, including masks that different social classes wear hide their identity.

December 24th

Heroes Taekwondo Academy

Students placed pictures of themselves on blue glitter circles that were then laminated for ornaments on their tree.

December 23rd

Moms Club of Blossom Hill/Santa Teresa

Mothers and their children from the Moms Club have decorated their tree as a creative outlet for the last four years.

December 22nd

San Jose School of Highland Dancing

Sheep and roadsigns warning about sheep decorate this tree themed after the group's show "On the Road to Cowal," a town in Scotland.

December 21st

Piedmont Hills High School Portuguese American Club

Members of the Portuguese American Club decorated their tree with colors from the Portuguese Flag.

December 20th

First Presbyterian Chruch San Jose

The Angel decorations on this tree represent the diversity that can be found in their congregation and in San Jose.

December 19th

Children's Discovery Musuem of San Jose

Children made paper dolls that looked like themselves with fabric, paper, and pictures of their heads while others painted colorful pine cones.

December 18th

R.J. Fisher Middle School Lunchtime Buddies

Students created wreaths for their tree while building positive social skills and rapport and reinforcing their creative strengths.

December 17th

Akbayan of SJSU

The decorations on this tree represent the Pilipino/Pilipino-American culture that Akbayan represents.

December 16th

St. John Vianney Catholic School

Angels on this tree were made of recyclable items that did not add to the carbon footprint.

December 15th

Angels on Stage

The decorations on this tree are white rabbit clocks with pictures of the characters in the upcoming production of Alice in Wonderland.

December 14th

Habitat for Humanity Silicon Valley

Tools and a hard hat on this tree represents the affordable homes families and volunteers help to construct in Silicon Valley.

December 13th

AIM Early Intervention Program

Ornaments on this tree celebrate the faces of the children from the Early Intervention Program.

December 12th

Wilcox High School - New Life Campus Outreach

Students from Wilcox High School chose Joy to the World as the theme for their tree.

December 11th

Valle Vista Elementary - Mrs. Pereira's Kindergarten

Students from Mrs. Pereira's Kindergarten class made reindeer ornaments by tracing their hands and foot.

December 10th

CCOC Interior Design - Interior Design

Students from the Interior Design program decorated their tree after the movie "Despicable Me."