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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you remember any pranks from your high school days?

We got some great responses for this week's Voices Around Town (see below). Please share with us your own memories of senior...

Original post made by Don Frances on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by slr, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 5787 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 | 5650 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 | 5846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 10665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 23, 2008 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 3045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police see dip in gang crime

Despite two murders in February involving gang members, police say gang-related crime in Mountain View has actually been...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by KO S., on Apr 11, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 4843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New hurdle for disabled students

Local educators are disappointed in new state regulations which bar students with learning disabilities from receiving high...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by A. Wayne Mcfarlane, on Apr 10, 2008 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 4408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tackling the achievement gap

As the proportion of Hispanic students in Mountain View approaches 50 percent, local school officials are struggling mightily...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by DG, on May 14, 2008 at 8:33 pm | 2 comments | 4177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 4503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Autism 101

As the Covington students looked on, three puppets named Freddie, Crystal and Angela learned to become friends despite Freddie's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 8, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 5189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen rockers on a roll

For a band called "Jaded," these boys seem to have a bright future. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2883...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by Mommy Bush, on Oct 6, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 4340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAL gets in the ring

Every day after the final school bell rings, 18 middle and high school students line up in the gym at Crittenden Middle School,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Not good, on Dec 24, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 3965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts oppose Palo Alto transfer

Residents of a Palo Alto townhouse complex who hoped to transfer to the Palo Alto Unified School District got the cold shoulder...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Oct 25, 2008 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments | 3716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Larry, on Jan 1, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 3796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'I have put my heart and soul into it'

Ten years ago, former Mountain View educator Gay Krause started her second career, taking over an abandoned building on the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 4, 2009 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 3431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma seeks unity with CEL

Looking for a way to get more parents involved and increase test scores, Monta Loma Elementary School has found for its role...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by DJ in Cuesta, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 3341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: School board to discuss enrollment

With enrollment numbers increasing faster than expected, the elementary school board is scheduled to hear a demographic analysis...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 20, 2009 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 3160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials: 25 pinched in Rengstorff Park cleanup

Police arrested 25 people in Rengstorff Park for gambling and drinking last year, city officials say, in efforts to rid the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by that one guy, on Mar 26, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 3109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Huge Whisman project before council

In a development that is slated to be larger than Mayfield -- but probably without as much controversy -- 38 acres of industrial...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 3323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the Editor

<B>In defense of Patty Polifrone Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5026 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 3321 Views
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