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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis charter school can expand

Education ruled this week, despite pleas from Los Altos School District parents and trustees, who called the expansion "unnecessary"...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 10, 2008 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 4433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classroom lament

Who are the students in an "average classroom" in California? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4672...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 3446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

North Whisman housing discussed

A plan for up to 800 homes along Ferguson Drive came into clearer focus during a Tuesday night study session where the council...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Abe, on Feb 16, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 3167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tale of two school programs

At Castro School, the PACT program gets ready to strike out on its own, taking nearly 200 students with it. Meanwhile, Monta...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sierra, on Mar 4, 2009 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 3227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: LASD trustees to pass budget

Los Altos School District trustees will vote on cuts to programs and certified staff during their meeting Tuesday in an effort...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brad, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 3030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Adult School teachers put on notice

Faced with necessary budget cuts of 20 percent, trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Margaret Poor, on Mar 11, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 3296 Views

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Mountain View robotics heads to nationals

The Mountain View High School robotics team is heading to a national tournament in Atlanta after winning the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Sheri Morrison, on Mar 16, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 3471 Views

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Local AVID students sweep writing contest

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools brought home three regional awards last week from a writing conference...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Monica Haupt, on Apr 4, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 3039 Views

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TONIGHT: Board mulls huge cuts to Adult School

A big turnout is expected for the high school district's board meeting tonight, when trustees will discuss how to cut $1.3...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 2988 Views

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TONIGHT: Forum to discuss district renovations

Community members are invited to come to Castro School tonight to discuss the elementary school district's 10-year facilities...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 3050 Views

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Nursery school's legacy spans generations

Over decades, more than 1,000 families have benefited from the early childhood program at Mountain View Parent Nursery School....

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jean Sabolevsky, on May 13, 2009 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 3870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer: That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2653 Views

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For the love of science

Despite the ubiquitous presence of science and innovation in the Bay Area, Bay Area students receive woefully little instruction...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 2692 Views

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Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget — and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2877 Views

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Grant money helps LAHS science class

Students of the Los Altos High School environmental studies class will have access to more advanced equipment when they return...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by localmom, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 3 comments | 3072 Views

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Freestyle teacher, Fulbright scholar, diplomat

Next year, as part of his prestigious fellowship, local teacher Gordon Jack hopes to forge new relationships between Argentinean...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robie Livingstone, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 3 comments | 2856 Views

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PAMF gives $600,000 to Healthy Kids program

Hundreds more children will receive medical and dental coverage in Santa Clara County thanks to a $600,000 donation to the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Maria Daane, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 3272 Views

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'No Child' law finally catches up with local schools

Schools in Mountain View have cause to both celebrate academic achievement and take action for improvement after the release...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by James, on Sep 24, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2910 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>PRT neither new nor bold Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5474 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Sep 27, 2009 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 2803 Views

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Local SAT scores beat state, national averages

College-bound seniors at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools continue to outperform their California peers in the SAT...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ernie S, on Jan 22, 2015 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 3571 Views
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