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SCHOOLS & KIDS

No easy fixes for teen depression, suicide

In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 11, 2015 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 4144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four MV schools honored with CA Gold Ribbon awards

Both of Mountain View's middle schools and two of its high schools have been selected this month as California Gold Ribbon...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by forced out, on May 19, 2015 at 5:50 am | 3 comments | 3647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on May 27, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 3280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel discusses teen mental health, stress and suicide

More than 350 people gathered Monday night to hear a panel talk about topics that make many uncomfortable: the mental health...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by OldMV, on Sep 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 1980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Going to high school? There's an app for that

Mountain View High School is celebrating its fourth annual STEM Week, giving students a closer look at what it might be like...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 24, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making Mountain View schools a little greener

The Mountain View Whisman School District's school board got a glimpse last week of what it would be like to bring green...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google's student privacy policies called into question

In the heart of Silicon Valley, it's no surprise that Mountain View schools are moving full steam ahead adopting new technology...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments | 5498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Time to act collaboratively for county's at-risk kids

I remember the conversation well. I was talking to a constituent, a neighbor, at a community gathering. Out of the blue,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 6, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County eyes safer crossings near Palo Alto, Los Altos schools

Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Val Reed, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency shines at Alta Vista

Sayra Barrera-Guzman, a graduating senior at Alta Vista High School, had just started her freshman year at Los Altos High...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dawn, on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 2904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wong takes big lead in Foothill-De Anza fundraising

Cupertino City Councilman Gilbert Wong has raised the most cash out of the six candidates vying for a seat on Foothill-De...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Sarcasm, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores soar at Crittenden

Every Wednesday morning, teachers at Crittenden Middle School get together for their pre-game huddle, coordinating lessons,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2016 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure GG

Shore up funding for local schools and help warm up frosty relations between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by good use of unfair tax, on Oct 28, 2016 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 1935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free preschool program set to expand

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving full-steam ahead on a new plan to revamp its free preschool program,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Glad to put this behind me, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 1627 Views

SPORTS

More owl trouble -- this time
for Shoreline ball field plan

After years of outcry from residents for more playing fields, the city is apparently moving full steam ahead on a 12-acre...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by hannah, on Feb 15, 2008 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 5802 Views

SPORTS

Leagues abuzz over field fee

As it faces a $6 million budget deficit, Mountain View may soon start charging local sports leagues a fee for the use of...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:18 am | 3 comments | 4408 Views

SPORTS

Design workshop set for McKelvey Park revamp

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is hosting a workshop at the Mountain View library on Sept. 9 to develop plans for...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident of St. Francis Acres (neighborhood surrounding McKelvey), on Sep 30, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 4463 Views

SPORTS

Woo-hoo! The Giants win it all

Go ahead, say it. It's no longer mere fantasy or sheer folly to do so. A rare mix of veteran rejects and budding stars completed...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 4713 Views

SPORTS

A trial run

On a cool, windy Sunday in New York City, Mountain View resident Kelley Blalock ran for four hours, 32 minutes and 10 seconds,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jupiterk, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 5075 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers abandon ship in Hawaii

A boat carrying six swimmers from a Mountain View open-ocean, competitive swimming team sank suddenly in choppy conditions...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Sep 16, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 4286 Views
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