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SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Example of Waste, 1 hour ago | 57 comments | 2033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elan C, 19 hours ago | 24 comments | 1535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Op-ed: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?

I read the Voice's issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed, Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dinner at 9:30pm, on Jul 29, 2014 at 5:43 am | 15 comments | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?

I read the <I>Voice's</I></B> issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by ONGOING LASD SUPPORTER, on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 54 comments | 2653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning through gaming

Trying to get kids into math, even in the age of STEM, can be like pulling teeth. But a local group is looking to change...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Laycee, on Jul 21, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't leave your computer at home, kids

Along with pencils, pens and notebooks, students at Los Altos High School need to add something else to their list of school...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Think, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 23 comments | 5085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos High survey reveals culture of stress

Students at Los Altos High School are some of the highest-achieving in the nation. And while most will go on to college,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by BackToSleep, on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:00 am | 45 comments | 2806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school, district draft five-year agreement

Litigation and disputes over facilities may be a thing of the past for Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jim L., on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:24 am | 43 comments | 3108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 25 comments | 3760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill grad earns degree entirely online

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by 15 years in Mountain View, on Jul 4, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 2853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Re-imagining hot lunch

Most people don't have fond memories of school lunches, but the Mountain View Whisman School District is taking steps to...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jul 2, 2014 at 12:30 am | 6 comments | 2018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waldorf School of the Peninsula Launches Full-day Kindergarten Program

Waldorf School of the Peninsula is pleased to announce expanded hours for its kindergarten program to include a full-day...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Jul. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 87 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full STEAM ahead for art classes

School may be out for the summer, but some kids are back in class and taking a curious course at the Community School of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by happy camper, on Jun 25, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 2159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight and flight: the new approach to school shooters

After the school shooting at Sandy Hook, as many as 74 school shooting incidents have occurred in the United States, most...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rod Rammersmith, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 12 comments | 2460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents shocked at after-school care rate hike

Maria Schexnayder didn't think much of it when the YMCA delayed registration for after-school daycare by a few weeks. When...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Waaaait a minute, on Jun 20, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 17 comments | 4511 Views

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MV power outage affects thousands

Thousands of PG&E customers in Mountain View are without power this morning, a PG&E spokesman said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by SanJay, on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 3288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads in the <I>Voice</I></B> and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 59 comments | 4664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista grads ready for life's challenges

There wasn't a dry eye in the Spartan Theatre last week when Alta Vista High School graduate Yoselin Mora-Gutierrez told...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2979 Views
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