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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school boards weigh in on state measures

As the November election approaches, schools district officials in Mountain View have started to throw their support behind...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 8, 2016 at 9:14 am | 6 comments | 2526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Winning teachers leave no child behind

Mountain View's schools are home to thousands of students from all walks of life, and it's become a point of pride to embrace...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Harvardmom, on Oct 4, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 3484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three MVHS teens arrested over social media threats

Police arrested three Mountain View High School students Monday after they allegedly made threats against students and staff...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by DMarcotte, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:36 am | 18 comments | 6649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wong takes big lead in Foothill-De Anza fundraising

Cupertino City Councilman Gilbert Wong has raised the most cash out of the six candidates vying for a seat on Foothill-De...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Sarcasm, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 1439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suspicious item on Foothill campus found to be harmless

An administration building at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills was briefly evacuated today because of a suspicious item...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by FoothillCC, on Oct 12, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1466 Views

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No charges filed against Stanford student arrested for rape

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a male Stanford University graduate student...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by BigD, on Oct 12, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 2662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro parents go back to school

At Castro Elementary, students aren't the only ones taking classes. Each week, dozens of parents take time out of their Saturday...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 18, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 2852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building unity at Foothill College

Foothill College's Umoja Scholars Program seeks to promote learning about African and African-American culture through a...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by christy, on Oct 20, 2016 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 1179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores soar at Crittenden

Every Wednesday morning, teachers at Crittenden Middle School get together for their pre-game huddle, coordinating lessons,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2016 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 2074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure GG

Shore up funding for local schools and help warm up frosty relations between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by good use of unfair tax, on Oct 28, 2016 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 2081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustee clashes with district office over public records

Steve Nelson is just a couple of months away from leaving his post as a board member for the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Oh really, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 15 comments | 2969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools grapple with lower test scores

By most measures, student performance in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is on the upswing. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by alanmcdonough, on Nov 6, 2016 at 4:49 pm | 11 comments | 2139 Views

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Khan Academy's experimental school is thriving

Earlier this year, 12-year-old Ana Zeiger did what many middle school-aged students fantasize about: she stopped attending...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 11, 2016 at 11:01 am | 19 comments | 6567 Views

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More fireworks in the Mountain View Whisman boardroom

Things got ugly at the Mountain View Whisman School District's board meeting, when a tense argument between trustee Steve...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by MV Parent, on Nov 12, 2016 at 7:50 am | 13 comments | 3287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD board race: Johnson edges ahead

As election results poured in Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, North Los Altos resident Bryan Johnson pulled ahead...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Johnson fan, on Nov 17, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 6 comments | 4532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS teacher returns to classroom after dust-up over Trump comments

Mountain View High School teacher Frank Navarro returned to the classroom Monday after school administrators put him on paid...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by MVHS Spartan, on Nov 19, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 47 comments | 7401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD ditches plans for El Camino school site

It's back to the drawing board for the Los Altos School District. After seven months of closed session meetings to consider...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Hold on to your hats, on Nov 17, 2016 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 2935 Views

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New school boundaries on the horizon

It's a touchy subject that's bound to affect property values and leave some people disappointed, but the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mt. View Neighbor, on Dec 5, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 31 comments | 10877 Views

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Caltrain, Crisis Text Line announce partnership

Starting next week, the now-ubiquitous "There is Help" signs with suicide hotline numbers posted at local Caltrain stations...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 30, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1965 Views

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MV Whisman board aims to put parcel tax on May ballot

In a bid to avoid lawsuits and a major challenge at the ballot box, the Mountain View Whisman school board on Thursday night...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Dec 22, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 24 comments | 3837 Views
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