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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 | 1990 Views


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 | 2107 Views


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 | 2757 Views


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 | 2070 Views


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 | 1972 Views


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 | 2142 Views


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 | 4002 Views


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 | 9216 Views


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 | 1815 Views


'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 | 1835 Views


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 | 1880 Views


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 | 2922 Views


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 | 5718 Views


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 | 4216 Views


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, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2183 Views


Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 4104 Views


Teachers agree to district's salary offer

The Mountain View Whisman School District is one step away from approving a salary increase of 7 percent for its teaching...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Pay Range?, on Oct 28, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 2987 Views


Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sylvie, on May 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 7 comments | 2054 Views


Civil rights group claims racial bias in MV high schools

A Bay Area civil rights advocacy group released a report late last month claiming the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Techie_Lawyer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 3260 Views


Candidates square off again at KMVT debate

In one of the most intense debates for City Council hopefuls so far this election campaign, eight of the nine candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Lucy Chang, on Oct 20, 2008 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 3724 Views
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