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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board relaxes standards for English learners

Students learning English in Mountain View schools will have an easier path to joining their peers in regular classes, now...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 1815 Views

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Student homelessness on the rise in MV schools

Silicon Valley may be the center of job growth and economic prosperity in California, but a greater number of families with...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @mvresident2003, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 23 comments | 3796 Views

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Los Altos council dumps new school committee

The Los Altos City Council decided last week to stop working with the Los Altos School District, which is seeking a site...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by DavidR, on Mar 25, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 26 comments | 3200 Views

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MV Whisman schools hit with big wait lists

Parents looking to send their kids to some of the city's highest-performing schools in August had better get ready to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Oh man, on Mar 20, 2016 at 9:24 pm | 33 comments | 4932 Views

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District could build apartments for teacher housing

The Mountain View Whisman School District took small steps towards addressing a big problem Thursday night, when board members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma, on Mar 31, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 41 comments | 5232 Views

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Teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Donna & John Shoemaker, on Mar 21, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 1889 Views

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Head of CHAC resigns suddenly

The head of the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) resigned late last week after serving as the nonprofit agency's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Reason, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 3529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New homework policy aims to ease teen stress

Calling it a key strategy for reducing stress and anxiety among high school students in a highly competitive environment,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by In case you forgot!, on May 30, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 14 comments | 3637 Views

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District spends big to fix up school lunches

It's a little hard to spot, but right next door to all the bustling construction going on at Crittenden Middle School is...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Apr 1, 2016 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 617 Views

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District spends big to fix up school lunches

It's a little hard to spot, but right next door to all the bustling construction going on at Crittenden Middle School is...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by CMSstudent, on May 24, 2016 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 3119 Views

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Teen psychiatric facility could open at El Camino Hospital

Palo Alto's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Mountain View's El Camino Hospital and Kaiser Permanente could partner to...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Apr 18, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 2950 Views

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Hammering out a brighter future

Students at Alta Vista High School gathered around two thick, wooden frames during lunch last week to watch a craftsmanship...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 2250 Views

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MV Whisman board struggles to balance enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District doubled down on efforts to balance enrollment across all the elementary schools...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 40 comments | 4854 Views

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Solar-powered plane stopping in MV on around-the-world flight

A solar-powered aircraft will be landing in Mountain View this weekend as part of an ambitious mission to make the first...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Apr 24, 2016 at 5:51 pm | 12 comments | 3379 Views

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School board ditches shared campus plans

Construction plans that would have created facilities shared by Theuerkauf and Stevenson Elementary fell through last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 35 comments | 3597 Views

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MV-Whisman teacher negotiations stalled

Representatives from the Mountain View Educators Association (MVEA) are calling contract negotiations "dead in the water"...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by not misinformed or inaccurate, on May 5, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 24 comments | 3306 Views

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Los Altos Hills man arrested on charges of molesting boy, possessing child porn

A 54-year-old man accused of molesting a boy for about eight years was arrested in Los Altos Hills last week, a Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Uh, Wow, on May 5, 2016 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 2886 Views

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Pay raises ahead for high school teachers

For years, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District has been home to some of the most well-compensated teachers in...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 13, 2016 at 7:25 am | 17 comments | 3152 Views

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Teacher housing idea gains traction among school employees

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are moving full-steam ahead on exploring ways to house teachers in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by m2grs, on May 19, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 25 comments | 3119 Views

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Huff principal to tackle student achievement gap

Armed with ambitious new plans to close the achievement gap, the Mountain View Whisman School District chose Huff Principal...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
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