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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'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 | 2148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2282 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 | 3697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 6162 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 | 5084 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, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools face widening achievement gap, plan for construction projects

Local schools in Mountain View made big headlines this year, as school districts search for new ways to narrow the achievement...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by ways to close the achievement gap, on Jan 1, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 3018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos district to ask for $193 parcel tax

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2016/01/19/los-altos-district-to-ask-for-193-parcel-tax posted Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by @Ron Haley, on Jan 22, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents start local mental-health support group

A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:48 am | 7 comments | 2308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district reboots boundary, other task forces

The Mountain View Whisman School District is seeking parents and community members to be a part of three task forces this...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Mar 20, 2016 at 6:42 am | 7 comments | 2268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD agrees to share parcel tax with charter school

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to put a $223-per-parcel tax on the November ballot....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Harm done, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 1731 Views

SPORTS

Does city give a hoot about owls?

With the burrowing owl as its poster child, the Audubon Society has started a campaign to make Shoreline Park into an owl...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by RAK, on Dec 3, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 4627 Views

SPORTS

Council: McKelvey ball fields will stay

The City Council on Tuesday night did not support a proposal for removing a 90-foot baseball field from McKelvey Park, despite...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Oldschoolbaseballer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 7 comments | 3955 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 17125 Views

SPORTS

Clutter fuels two-alarm house fire

One person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire in northeastern Mountain View reported at 9:25 a.m. this morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 31, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 7 comments | 12488 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Patient checks out -- five years later

Last Tuesday, on the sixth floor of El Camino Hospital's medical care unit, a small gathering of nursing staff and others...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 5298 Views
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