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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers boundary changes

With dozens of students still waitlisted to attend their neighborhood schools, elementary district trustees last week discussed...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Betty, on Nov 12, 2008 at 8:09 am | 10 comments | 4900 Views

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why only registered users?

Regarding the discussion about the Huff teacher and teaching practices in general in Mountain View, why would you close this...

Original post made by why on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 21, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 10 comments | 3526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school budgets reflect state crisis

To get an idea of how California's financial crisis will play out across the state, look no farther than Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 10 comments | 3381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. P deserved better

I am deeply saddened by the way Pat Polifrone has been treated. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5259...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 10 comments | 3636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break ends today for MVLA

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools bid summer goodbye Monday as classes for the new school year began. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 2, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 3107 Views

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School year begins for MV Whisman kids

Elementary and middle school students in the Mountain View Whisman School District bid farewell to summer on Tuesday as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 9, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 3621 Views

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Voters send three frontrunners to LASD board

By a comfortable margin, incumbent Mark Goines and district affiliates Tamara Logan and Doug Smith took the three open seats...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bert, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 10 comments | 2976 Views

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Trustees consider upping school bus fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District board is considering approval of a potential increase in transportation fees, from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Fed, on Nov 14, 2009 at 6:59 am | 10 comments | 3774 Views

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Judge sides with district on recent Bullis lawsuit

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has ruled that the Los Altos School District did provide adequate facilities to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by localmom2, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:34 am | 10 comments | 2892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EDITORIAL: Dark days ahead for local schools

One thing is certain: This game of endless budget cuts to our schools isn't even close to being over. As ever, parents wanting...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 3102 Views

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Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 19, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 3359 Views

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New teen center needs a name

The city is asking for some creative action from residents in an effort to find a good name for the city's new teen center. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 15, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 10 comments | 3928 Views

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German school to expand on Whisman campus

With the approval of the board of trustees, the Mountain View Whisman School District has agreed to allow the German International...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 3822 Views

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City agrees to share $50 million with schools

An agreement to share the property taxes of the likes of Google with local schools has been approved by the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Longtime MVer, on Jul 9, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 3262 Views

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Monday: Spare-the-air alert issued

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 9910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by College, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 6881 Views

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Yes on Measure N

Enrollment in the Los Altos School District has burgeoned in recent years, and continues to grow. At 5,380 students, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Whoever, on Oct 11, 2014 at 1:14 am | 10 comments | 1562 Views

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MV Whisman to redraw school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking the first steps toward changing attendance boundaries for its schools,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kindergarden parent, on Apr 23, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 10 comments | 11823 Views

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Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Saratoga Parent, on Jul 2, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 10 comments | 6149 Views

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Schools may have to share campus

In the latest round of cuts to bring a bloated school construction budget back in line, Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @little bird little bird, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:46 am | 10 comments | 3165 Views
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