Post a New Topic
Original post made
on Jul 30, 2009
Congratulations Jacko. You taught me everything I ever learned about journalistic ethics, especially the importance of the word "allegedly."
one of the teachers of "the top 600". My oldest who graduated '08 was not part of the Freestyle program - but I know a junior who is a bit of a creative outsider - and he is enthusiastic about taking classes there next year. I think this program works because it is 'project oriented' rather than just 'technology/computers'.
I believe this was started and continues with the small stipend out of the property taxes that the Shoreline District withholds from all district schools. This will expire in less than 9 years - or 2 years after the MV City Council votes a fiscal "emergency". Recently they voted a fiscal "crisis".
I also think there has been good local technical company contributions to this program, and a fairly astute form of listening by the creators of the program.
I have known Gordon Jack since he was a teen and I can say that he is one of the nicest, most honest, creative people around. Congratulations to Gordon and the Freesytle Academy for their dedication and hard work to encourage all students to learn and achieve great things. Don't cry for him Argentina!
Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.
Post a comment
Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online.
Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information
We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.
Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?
- Bailey Park
- Blossom Valley
- Castro City
- Cuesta Park
- Jackson Park
- Monta Loma
- North Bayshore
- North Whisman
- Old Mountain View
- Rengstorff Park
- Rex Manor
- Shoreline West
- St. Francis Acres
- Stierlin Estates
- Sylvan Park
- The Crossings
- Waverly Park
- Whisman Station
- another community
Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.
WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,539 views
Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,187 views
Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 13 comments | 2,126 views
Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,648 views
Home & Real Estate
Shop Mountain View
Send News Tips
Circulation & Delivery
Palo Alto Online
© 2014 Mountain View Online
All rights reserved.