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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on May 27, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 3415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel discusses teen mental health, stress and suicide

More than 350 people gathered Monday night to hear a panel talk about topics that make many uncomfortable: the mental health...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by OldMV, on Sep 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Going to high school? There's an app for that

Mountain View High School is celebrating its fourth annual STEM Week, giving students a closer look at what it might be like...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 24, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making Mountain View schools a little greener

The Mountain View Whisman School District's school board got a glimpse last week of what it would be like to bring green...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google's student privacy policies called into question

In the heart of Silicon Valley, it's no surprise that Mountain View schools are moving full steam ahead adopting new technology...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments | 6504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Time to act collaboratively for county's at-risk kids

I remember the conversation well. I was talking to a constituent, a neighbor, at a community gathering. Out of the blue,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 6, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County eyes safer crossings near Palo Alto, Los Altos schools

Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Val Reed, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency shines at Alta Vista

Sayra Barrera-Guzman, a graduating senior at Alta Vista High School, had just started her freshman year at Los Altos High...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dawn, on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 3109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wong takes big lead in Foothill-De Anza fundraising

Cupertino City Councilman Gilbert Wong has raised the most cash out of the six candidates vying for a seat on Foothill-De...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Sarcasm, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 1529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores soar at Crittenden

Every Wednesday morning, teachers at Crittenden Middle School get together for their pre-game huddle, coordinating lessons,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2016 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 2187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure GG

Shore up funding for local schools and help warm up frosty relations between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by good use of unfair tax, on Oct 28, 2016 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 2260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free preschool program set to expand

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving full-steam ahead on a new plan to revamp its free preschool program,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Glad to put this behind me, on Jan 18, 2017 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 3742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden instructional assistant dies

Mountain View Whisman School District officials said that longtime staff member Diane Hernandez died unexpectedly Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by member, on Feb 7, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students create startups

Middle-schoolers gathered this weekend to work on new products during Startup Weekend at Crittenden Middle School. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by a mv resident, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 2493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure GG got big boost from outside companies

The Los Altos School District's Measure GG got a lot of support from just about everywhere in the final days of the election...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Feb 15, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The math doesn't add up with failed program

Should the Mountain View Whisman School District have abandoned its pilot math program for sixth-graders midway through the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 623 Views

SPORTS

More owl trouble -- this time
for Shoreline ball field plan

After years of outcry from residents for more playing fields, the city is apparently moving full steam ahead on a 12-acre...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by hannah, on Feb 15, 2008 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 5917 Views

SPORTS

Leagues abuzz over field fee

As it faces a $6 million budget deficit, Mountain View may soon start charging local sports leagues a fee for the use of...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:18 am | 3 comments | 4511 Views

SPORTS

Design workshop set for McKelvey Park revamp

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is hosting a workshop at the Mountain View library on Sept. 9 to develop plans for...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident of St. Francis Acres (neighborhood surrounding McKelvey), on Sep 30, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 4636 Views

SPORTS

Woo-hoo! The Giants win it all

Go ahead, say it. It's no longer mere fantasy or sheer folly to do so. A rare mix of veteran rejects and budding stars completed...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 4887 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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