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Letters to the Editor

<B>Report on Annex is full of holes Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5606 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:15 am | 3 comments | 4002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's the difference between MVHS, LAHS, Gunn, Paly?

We have narrowed down our choices of high schools and plan to move to Los Altos or Palo Alto. What are the differences? I...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Jan 2, 2010 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 3023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators show enthusiasm for charter schools

Charter schools, sometimes a thorn in the side of public school districts, received a pat on the back from none other than...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by MV parent, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 2857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA board approves bond measure

After 18 months of "exploration," trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted 5-0 at their regular...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 16, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 2464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen teens from Palo Alto said stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the expectations of peers, family,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 3 comments | 2712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NASA Comes to Middle School

A dozen Orchard Middle School students gather during lunch and after school extending their day to pursue a special...

Original post made by carlrbabb on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 1, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 3 comments | 3304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MVLA to consider budget cuts

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District will convene at a special meeting this evening to discuss possible...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Apr 6, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 2224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools will be hardest hit by falling property values, assessor says

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office today announced $21.4 billion in property value reductions on approximately 118,000...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 24, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbershop Boys make time for harmony and homework

With the help of a local barbershop quartet, a group of junior high schoolers have formed The Barbershop Boys. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Crittenden mom, on Jun 25, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 2748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whooping cough epidemic hits California

State and local health officials are calling the recent rise in cases of whooping cough an epidemic, and encouraging people...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 2731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merger won't fly

We doubt if the Santa Clara County grand jury's idea to save money by merging the three local school districts will generate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 3 comments | 2745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Starting the school year off right

Showing that they have learned a lesson, the Mountain View Whisman school board has adopted a new policy on nepotism to prohibit...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 4006 Views

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When 'Donors Choose,' students win

When it comes to getting kids interested in school, nothing beats things that flash. At least that's what Elizabeth Gomez...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 2899 Views

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Test scores don't tell the whole story

As parents who send our kids to public school in Mountain View, my wife and I appreciated the two recent articles in the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 3384 Views

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Los Altos high Eagles ready to spread their wings

There aren't many people who can say they've seen a blue eagle. But each year they flock to Los Alto High School's football...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jose Velez, on Oct 4, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 3450 Views

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High school district plans WiFi upgrade

The local high school district is laying the groundwork for what it predicts to be an increasingly wireless future, and plans...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by A Proud Black Man, on Nov 25, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 4071 Views

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Over 1,000 new homes for Google?

The City Council is expected to take a major step forward with a plan for the future of Mountain View on Tuesday, Dec. 7....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by confused reader, on Dec 6, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 3565 Views

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Council: thumbs up to teen center at Rock Church

A majority of the City Council on Tuesday gave life to idea that's been a long time coming in Mountain View -- an adequate...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by A Senior, on Feb 17, 2011 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 3163 Views

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Minimally Qualifed Teachers at MVWSD Middle Schools

I encourage all parents to research the credentials of their children's teachers. Some results are shocking. One 8th grade...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 3, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 2795 Views

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More technology equals better students, teachers say

MERIT -- Making Education Relevant and Interactive Through Technology -- is a year-long course taught by Foothill faculty...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 30, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 3775 Views
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