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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids love this cop

On his days off, Officer Ron Cooper often makes the nearly hour-long drive from his home in Morgan Hill to play basketball...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by MT, on Oct 9, 2008 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 4614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The 140-mile protest

As the sun was rising early Saturday morning, about a dozen Mountain View residents gathered at Castro Elementary School,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Oscar Garcia, on Jun 21, 2008 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 4403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board shuns televised meetings

As promised, Los Altos City Council member David Casas came to the local high school district Monday to once again pitch...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by rex, on Jul 4, 2008 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 4277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gang expert Marco Garcia leaves schools to join force

After two years of helping combat gang activity at Graham Middle School, Marco Garcia traded in his suit and tie for a police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by grew up in MV, on Jul 17, 2008 at 1:40 am | 3 comments | 4783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API numbers encouraging

California released the latest Academic Performance Index scores last week, showing that a majority of schools in both of...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by GEORGE, on Sep 16, 2008 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 3975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers hiring private eye

With elementary school enrollment growing much faster than expected, and around 80 students on a waiting list to attend their...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by susan, on Sep 29, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 4484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis charter school can expand

Education ruled this week, despite pleas from Los Altos School District parents and trustees, who called the expansion "unnecessary"...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 10, 2008 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 4687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classroom lament

Who are the students in an "average classroom" in California? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4672...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 3565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

North Whisman housing discussed

A plan for up to 800 homes along Ferguson Drive came into clearer focus during a Tuesday night study session where the council...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Abe, on Feb 16, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 3280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tale of two school programs

At Castro School, the PACT program gets ready to strike out on its own, taking nearly 200 students with it. Meanwhile, Monta...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sierra, on Mar 4, 2009 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 3368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: LASD trustees to pass budget

Los Altos School District trustees will vote on cuts to programs and certified staff during their meeting Tuesday in an effort...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brad, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 3176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Adult School teachers put on notice

Faced with necessary budget cuts of 20 percent, trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Margaret Poor, on Mar 11, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 3470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View robotics heads to nationals

The Mountain View High School robotics team is heading to a national tournament in Atlanta after winning the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Sheri Morrison, on Mar 16, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 3609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local AVID students sweep writing contest

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools brought home three regional awards last week from a writing conference...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Monica Haupt, on Apr 4, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 3158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Board mulls huge cuts to Adult School

A big turnout is expected for the high school district's board meeting tonight, when trustees will discuss how to cut $1.3...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 3112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Forum to discuss district renovations

Community members are invited to come to Castro School tonight to discuss the elementary school district's 10-year facilities...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 3168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nursery school's legacy spans generations

Over decades, more than 1,000 families have benefited from the early childhood program at Mountain View Parent Nursery School....

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jean Sabolevsky, on May 13, 2009 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 4053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer: That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For the love of science

Despite the ubiquitous presence of science and innovation in the Bay Area, Bay Area students receive woefully little instruction...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 2772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget — and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2989 Views
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