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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's new paradigm could come with a price

It isn't often that a school district steps out of the traditional educational mold and adopts a totally new concept of teaching. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 5234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman sets down strategic goals

Math emerged as the top priority as trustees, school principals and key administrators from the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Parent of a MVWSD student, on Sep 1, 2007 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 4943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Profiles in leadership

<I>Editor's Note: Leadership Mountain View (LMV) prepares adults who live or work in the city to take on a wide variety of...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by mary gilda sturino, on Sep 1, 2007 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 5322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back-to-school time

The first day of school came earlier this year, with high schoolers starting Monday and younger students beginning class...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Susan Hong, on Sep 4, 2007 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 5360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores make Castro proud

The Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District saw mixed results from this year's academic progress report released...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by Chris Kuszmaul, on Sep 7, 2007 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 5158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New year, new president, new Campus Center

After two years of work and $22 million spent, Foothill College is kicking off its 50th anniversary celebration this Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 24, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 5100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees put foreign language on table

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to formalize its interest in exploring foreign language instruction...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Oct 15, 2007 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 5534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuous Improvement will help students grow

I've enjoyed reading the discussion in recent weeks concerning the implementation of the Continuous Improvement educational...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Former Sudbury student, on Oct 12, 2007 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 4704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'I didn't think it would happen to me'

Every time Iajady Paz returns to Mountain View High School to work with the Blossom Project, she wishes she were still a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Melissa, on Oct 14, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 5218 Views

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Food fight at Los Altos High

Hungry Los Altos High School students who prefer the tasty offerings at a catering truck just off campus may have to settle...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by rich, on Nov 16, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 19 comments | 5842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burgers, fries and civics

The Los Altos City Council intends to make a real-life civics lesson out of a dispute between Los Altos High School and a...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Nov 14, 2007 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 5025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helping kids see the big picture

In a young person's life, the smallest amount of interest and support can be influential. One-on-one attention in the form...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Lyle Bickley, on Dec 3, 2007 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 4843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forty years of feuding over student parking

A 40-year debate over parking on the streets surrounding Mountain View High School continued last week, as the district successfully...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Dec 9, 2007 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 4999 Views

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Tribulations over Bullis begin anew

Members of the Los Altos School District said last Wednesday they were considering suing the county over newly approved enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by A BCS Parent..., on Oct 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 97 comments | 8030 Views

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A vote for plutocracy

On Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School to amend its enrollment procedure...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by LASD Parent, on Dec 21, 2007 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 10428 Views

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Tactical error on Bullis

Looking back, the Los Altos School District can't be happy with its decision to close Bullis-Purissima Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Fed up Parent, on Mar 22, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 31 comments | 5894 Views

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Educators bemoan declining coverage

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=347 posted Wednesday, January 9, 2008, 3:40 PM...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Serge Bonte, on Jan 9, 2008 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 4937 Views

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Eight years later, child care center breaks ground

After years of discussion, debate and design, the city-sponsored child care center at Rengstorff Park broke ground on Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rhonda Stamps, on Jan 22, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 5138 Views

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Court to hear Bullis spat

Los Altos School District board members say they are moving ahead with litigation against the county for its recent decision...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 19, 2008 at 9:33 am | 19 comments | 11178 Views

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Two shot, one dead after Thursday night mayhem

Two possibly related shootings in the Old Mountain View area Thursday night left one person mysteriously and fatally shot...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Patrick T, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 58 comments | 6400 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Surviving Family Holidays
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