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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3668 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 | 3247 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 | 3613 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 | 3643 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
There are no comments yet. 2295 Views

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MVHS baseball on the upswing

Mountain View High School's varsity baseball team is playing against San Mateo in the CCS playoffs today at 4 p.m. It's...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by @ Eric, on May 19, 2016 at 6:58 am | 2 comments | 1776 Views

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Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.

Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on May 31, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 63 comments | 5068 Views

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Uncertainty ahead for MV Whisman budget

Dozens of teachers working in Mountain View Whisman School District poured into the May 19 school board meeting to show solidarity...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 4, 2016 at 1:11 pm | 9 comments | 2530 Views

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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 | 1701 Views

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Former school board member to lead Monta Loma

Teacher and former Mountain View Whisman school board member Gloria Higgins will be the new principal of Monta Loma. Higgins,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by J, on Jun 5, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 2135 Views

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Congrats to the grads

Mountain View's graduation week kicked off with the commencement ceremony for Alta Vista High School on Wednesday evening. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by harvardmom, on Jun 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1284 Views

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School district's new committees met in secrecy

Anyone interested in how the Mountain View Whisman School District might change school boundaries or improve teaching methods...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by MVWSD parent, on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 20 comments | 3481 Views

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LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Issues with Facts, on Jun 13, 2016 at 12:02 am | 26 comments | 2876 Views

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School district could use general fund money for construction

In an ongoing effort to balance a volatile construction budget, administrators at the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ST parent, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:36 am | 32 comments | 4603 Views

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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 | 2780 Views

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Santa Clara County commits $600K to youth mental-health center

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday $600,000 over three years to support two "critical"...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by John, on Jun 17, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1806 Views

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New school makes it into the budget after all

It was all smiles at the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday night, after board members came together on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 3887 Views

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LASD school board member steps down early

Los Altos School District board member Tamara Logan announced last week that she is resigning more than two years before...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by If only Nelson would go too, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 5 comments | 2809 Views

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LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Current Update, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:03 am | 15 comments | 2327 Views

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School board approves big superintendent pay raise

In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by CuestaParkResident, on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 3791 Views
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