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SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMING UP: Kickoff for Measure A campaign

The group running the effort to pass Measure A, a bond measure on the June ballot that would fund new classrooms for the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by John Doe, on Apr 9, 2010 at 1:23 am | 7 comments | 2168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough year for public education

A nationwide recession, combined with a $19.1 billion state budget deficit, forced local school officials to make some difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by UJ, on Jan 7, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 7 comments | 2892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Colleges slashed but K-12 spared in Brown's state budget proposal

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget cuts drew positive reactions from school officials in local elementary, middle and high...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Roland R, on Jan 18, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 2277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quakes much more a concern than a tsunami, experts say

While concern over the possibility of a major earthquake the Bay Area is warranted, an expert from the United States Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by HoleInTheHead, on Mar 15, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 7 comments | 2492 Views

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Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Applying to college has always been both exciting and exhausting. In 2011, however, with peers boasting on Facebook, unprecedented...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Proud Slug, on May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 3321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts to preschool program will have ripple effect

Preschool services for the children of some local adult school students will be significantly cut back next year, an official...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Suggestion, on May 24, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 3196 Views

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Teaching a new way to teach

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school: more students, more choices

Mountain View elementary and middle schools are taking on more students this year and adding to their course offerings, and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Seriously?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 2293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives to local schools in 2011

Christmas came early and frequently this year for local schools, as Mountain View-based Google played Santa Claus -- donating...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 3010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the gap for English learners

English learners now account for 40 percent of the total student population in Mountain View's elementary and middle schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2012 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 2250 Views

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When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 2146 Views

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Teacher enters school board race

Christopher Chiang, a teacher with an passion for progressive educational methods, is the sixth person to confirm plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 31, 2012 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 2294 Views

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MVHS music teacher begins last year of long career

Longtime MVHS music teacher Robin Kramer (seen conducting in the attached video)will retire in June. She has taught at Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments | 4292 Views

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Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by 2012 Voter, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 9618 Views

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Meeting scheduled Tuesday for Measure G committee

The citizen-led committee charged with overseeing funds raised by the recently passed Measure G school bond will hold its...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by mvmom, on Oct 30, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 1968 Views

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'Bye Bye Birdie' at Graham Middle School

A group of young singers and actors from Graham Middle School are rehearsing for an upcoming production of "Bye Bye Birdie,"...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by T. Evans, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:11 am | 7 comments | 1987 Views

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MVHS launches first-ever 'STEM Day'

Taking cues from Los Altos High School, which annually holds a Science and Technology Week, Mountain View High School has...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Trent, on May 2, 2013 at 8:50 am | 7 comments | 2049 Views

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Play your way to better behavior

How important is it to get kids on their feet and active during the school day? Pretty important, as it turns out. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:57 am | 7 comments | 3325 Views

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Sex crime suspect linked to multiple cases

The elderly San Jose man arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a pair of young girls at Walmart is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 17, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 7 comments | 5952 Views

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School auditorium costs go over budget

Development costs are through the roof across the Peninsula, and it's taking a toll on school district plans for new auditoriums...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2014 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 4813 Views
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