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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craig Goldman's first year

Nearly a year after taking the helm of the Mountain View Whisman School District, Craig Goldman feels he has done a good...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 24, 2011 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 3052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District pays ex-teacher $225K settlement

A former elementary school teacher who resigned from her position at the beginning of the 2009 school year was paid $225,000...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Moved Away, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 2294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County renews Bullis charter amid criticism

Bullis Charter School boasts higher test scores than any other charter school in California, its waiting list is lengthy...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 18, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 2005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman debates roll-out of 'transitional kindergarten'

Education officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District are debating how to best introduce a "transitional kindergarten"...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Headache, on Nov 2, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Where does all the money go?, on Jan 14, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 2194 Views

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Local teen starts stuttering support group

Looking down at his lap and rocking slightly in the chair, Barrett Greaves struggles to get his lips and tongue to cooperate...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 23, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 2529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Academic Achievement

<B>AJ Tutoring, LLC Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7098 posted Friday, August 5, 2011,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 2428 Views

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Creativity thriving at Crittenden

On Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, Crittenden Middle School will stage "Willy Wonka," a musical adaptation of the famous...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Liz Mabey, on Mar 25, 2012 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 2565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't text and drive, teens urge

A group of students at Mountain View High School have launched a campaign aimed at getting their peers to put away their...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 28, 2012 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 2421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Renegade' robot aims for global domination

Renegade-the-robot is on a winning streak. The Mountain View High School robotics team piloted their latest machine, Renegade,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by James, on Apr 7, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 5679 Views

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MVWSD wants Your remodel to pay for Their remodel

Anyone notice that the school board recently increased Developer Fees on residential construction and reconstruction to $2.13/sq...

Original post made by anonymous on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by district insider, on May 15, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 2201 Views

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School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by district insider, on May 16, 2012 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district refinances bond

The local community college district is refinancing, ensuring those who own property within the district will pay lower rates...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Collateral, on May 16, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 2198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important reasons for supporting Measure G

Mountain View's elementary and middle schools are quietly becoming some of the most sought after in the region. After years...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 2306 Views

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 | 2122 Views

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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 | 2801 Views

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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 | 4245 Views

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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 | 2323 Views
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