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AROUND TOWN

MVWSD superintendent defends $20 + million in reserves; teachers& parents challenge his priorities

I live in the Shoreline West neighborhood of Mountain View. After watching this video, I am appalled by Mr. Goldman's management...

Original post made by Beth Galvin on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by @MV Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 44 comments | 4460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jack Redford, on Feb 26, 2016 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 4457 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google hatch deal

A 42-acre Google campus is now set for Moffett Field thanks to a 40 year lease agreement the Internet giant signed with NASA...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:40 am | 7 comments | 4454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools get new EV chargers for free

High schools in Mountain View are on the cutting edge of sustainability, and a recent deal inked between the district and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by This is nothing, on Jan 29, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 4453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rumors of immigration raids reach 'boiling point'

While leading the charge against the new administration's immigration policies, the Bay Area's immigrant advocates are finding...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Love, on Feb 17, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 12 comments | 4449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman ponders district transfers

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=418 posted Friday, February 15, 2008, 2:04 PM...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Non-Resident, on Feb 25, 2008 at 7:57 pm | 12 comments | 4447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police lawsuit claims department quotas

A lawsuit filed by a fired Mountain View police officer alleges that department officials embraced statistics-based law enforcement,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by We the people , on Feb 10, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 23 comments | 4447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District studies the value of A's and B's

Mountain View and Los Altos high school students may soon see significant shifts in the way teachers assess and grade their...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Benefits, on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 9 comments | 4446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should priority be summer school or teacher training?

School officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District are hunting for ways to boost student achievement, following...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 23, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 26 comments | 4446 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 4446 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spartan Robotics heads to the finals

The robotics team at Mountain View High School are headed to the championship after crushing the competition at the Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 4446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chick-Fil-A approved, with drive-through

Zoning administrator Peter Gilli on Wednesday evening approved a new Chick-Fil-A with a drive-through for 1962 El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by HighProof, on Jul 18, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 18 comments | 4446 Views

ELECTIONS

Salem is top fundraiser in council race

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Oct 21, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 7 comments | 4445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five MVLA administrators win regional awards

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=475 posted Monday, March 17, 2008, 8:36 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by imessedupbutiwillbeanewpersonthissummer2008, on Mar 30, 2008 at 4:09 am | 1 comment | 4444 Views

SPORTS

Enrollment jumps at MV Whisman

Enrollment is up substantially this fall at local elementary and middle schools. Officials speculate that the marked —...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marketing Spin, on Oct 14, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 4444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two more join quest for vacant school board seat

Two more applicants have come forward seeking the vacant seat on the Mountain View Whisman school board, with two different...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Close but..., on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 4442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back to school for Mountain View

It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by MVDad, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 4439 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV council declines to revisit El Camino bus plan

A proposal to dedicate lanes of El Camino Real for bus traffic continues to be a lightning rod of controversy in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by MVResident67, on May 27, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 59 comments | 4439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Passion for piano

A love of music and teaching runs in the veins of Christie Skousen, a Mountain View mom and accomplished pianist who began...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacy, on Feb 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 4437 Views
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