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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Start of school ushers in big changes

As students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools were busy adjusting to their new class schedules and evaluating each...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:36 am | 2 comments | 2056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Football under the lights for MVHS

Excitement and frustration were in the air Monday night, as the school board voted to allow Mountain View High School students...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ken Henderson, on Oct 22, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 4172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer students are riding bus

While ridership has been reduced by almost half over the past four years, fees for bus fares may be going up in the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ian, on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2256 Views

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Gift baskets raise funds for nonprofit

The Kaiser Permanente Medical office on Castro Street donated over $4,500 to the Mountain View Community Health Awareness...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 2110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Delaying kindergarten: should district have a say?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 11, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 1959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Feb 14, 2013 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 2363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks input on middle school projects

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are looking for public input as they get ready to renovate two middle schools....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 11, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 10903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprising stall on school projects

The Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees is prioritizing projects funded by the $198 million Measure...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 8, 2013 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 1917 Views

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Military families talk toxic contamination with EPA

Military families living on and around a toxic groundwater plume at Moffett Field aired their concerns Monday about toxic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Prop 65, on Apr 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 3484 Views

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Bike to school to win a new bicycle

By the beginning of June, at least eight lucky Mountain View students will have brand new bikes. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by huxley, on May 6, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 2008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full bellies all summer long

Hunger isn't just a problem in the developing world. Even in the ostensibly well-to-do communities of Silicon Valley, one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Well Done, on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diving into science

This week, high-schoolers dove into a subject that at first glance might seem rather mundane. But according to Los Altos...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 3524 Views

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A billion-dollar year for Silicon Valley foundation

A contribution worth $500 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped propel the Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 4, 2013 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 5300 Views

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Amber Alert issued for Sunnyvale newborn

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-week-old baby boy who was abducted by his father in Sunnyvale on Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Liz , on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 6112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock 'n' roll high school

Students from high-performing schools like Los Altos High School are often encouraged to pick up extracurricular activities....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mike Gospe, on Nov 9, 2013 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 17668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wood burning banned on Christmas Day

It's official: Bay Area residents will not be allowed to light fires in their fireplaces on Christmas Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Dox, on Dec 24, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2736 Views

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Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 6842 Views

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Los Altos Parent Preschool celebrates 60 years

Los Altos Parent Preschool (LAPP) will celebrate 60 years of educating children with a series of events in 2014, including...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Lily Li, on Jan 25, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 2159 Views

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More local flu deaths

A total of eight people have died as a result of the H1N1 flu virus in Santa Clara County this flu season, according to a...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by SN, on Jan 28, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1918 Views
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