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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 4584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 2740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman Superintendent Goldman to resign

A special meeting for the Mountain View Whisman school board has been called to discuss the resignation of Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 56 comments | 6428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen center debuts in Mountain View

The grand opening of the new Mountain View teen center is set for Friday, Nov. 14, but kids took a tour through the still-under-construction...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Excellent, on Nov 15, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 2105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After parent outcry, board shifts stance on Castro school split

Castro Elementary School families spoke out last week against the school district's proposal to turn Castro into two separate...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 15, 2014 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 2949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District taps into Shoreline funds for new buildings

New building designs could mean a change of pace for Mountain View students starting next year. The Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 2113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Architect leads the way in sustainable schools

In an effort to get away from dark, dreary classrooms and stuffy gymnasiums, the Los Altos School District modernized its...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Trish, on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:36 am | 5 comments | 2345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Liz, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates face tough questions from students

Students at Stevenson Elementary are getting an up-close look at school board candidates for the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 12 comments | 2447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

You are invited to a Holiday Faire at Waldorf School of the Peninsula

Saturday, December 6 10 am - 4 pm 11311 Mora Drive, Los Altos 94024 For one day, the Waldorf School of the Peninsula...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 71 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Try our Twos Class at St. Timothy’s Preschool for free on Nov. 13

Try our Twos Class at St. Timothy’s Preschool for free on Thurs., Nov. 13, from 9:15 -10:45 am. Please RSVP to 650-967-4724...

Original post made by St. Timothy\'s Preschool on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 95 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School PTAs rally behind Measure N

While no one knows how Measure N will fare at the ballot box, lop-sided campaign spending shows school bond supporters appear...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 2422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Personal Endorsement from a LASD Board Member

Endorsements 2014 http://lasdobserver.blogspot.com/2014/10/endorsements-2014.html It's election time, and like most folks...

Original post made by Thank You Doug on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by LASD Citizen, on Nov 2, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 9 comments | 387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers agree to district's salary offer

The Mountain View Whisman School District is one step away from approving a salary increase of 7 percent for its teaching...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Pay Range?, on Oct 28, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 2021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All about the budget

Class was back in session at the Oct. 9 Mountain View Whisman School District board meeting, as members of the community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by SVTA Robo-calls, on Oct 21, 2014 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 1213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most MVLA trustees cost more than $20,000 a year

From the Bay Area News Group public salary database for 2013 http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2013 $27,218...

Original post made by Data driven on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voice editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure N

The Voice editorial board recommends a yes vote on Measure N, the Los Altos School District bond measure. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Wait, on Oct 18, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 13 comments | 2895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay impasse triggers district budget meeting

Amid heated discussions over teacher compensation, the Mountain View Whisman School District will host a special meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 18, 2014 at 9:34 am | 33 comments | 3351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool racks up funds for new site

The Mountain View Parent Nursery School has raised big bucks in an effort to move to a new location next year, coming up...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Lynda, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Coach K, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:33 am | 27 comments | 2276 Views
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