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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup event attracts middle school students

Students were introduced to the world of startups at weekend-long workshop at Crittenden Middle School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 5323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 10366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saying goodbye to Teacher Tim

Whether it's building ramps for toy cars, making paper airplanes or dressing up as a clown, "Teacher Tim" has been the creative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sarah Bloem, on May 5, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 7252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista teens net $25K in scholarships

Students may enter Alta Vista High School as at-risk youth in danger of dropping out, but that doesn't mean they'll leave...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Teri Jara, on May 28, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 5014 Views

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Full STEAM ahead for art classes

School may be out for the summer, but some kids are back in class and taking a curious course at the Community School of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by happy camper, on Jun 25, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 3763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back to school for Mountain View

It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by MVDad, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 4096 Views

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Springer families save energy to fund school

Why have a bake sale when you can turn off the lights and adjust the thermostat? A Bay Area tech company has partnered up...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Matthew Levene, on Sep 24, 2014 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education

The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by We all know why that is, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 2951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool racks up funds for new site

The Mountain View Parent Nursery School has raised big bucks in an effort to move to a new location next year, coming up...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Lynda, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All about the budget

Class was back in session at the Oct. 9 Mountain View Whisman School District board meeting, as members of the community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by SVTA Robo-calls, on Oct 21, 2014 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 2287 Views

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Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Liz, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 3336 Views

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Foothill College selected to launch historic four-year degree program

Foothill College is officially one of 15 community colleges in the state that, for the first time in California's history,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jan 21, 2015 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 3718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Questions raised over Foothill project

Plans are underway at the Foothill-De Anza Community College District to construct a new $18 million administrative building...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Mar 23, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 2854 Views

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Medical Foundation doctors issue advice on youth mental health

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrics department took an unprecedented step into the community debate on teen well-being,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by DepressedStudent, on Mar 29, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 2680 Views

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Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 4203 Views

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MVLA Superintendent-elect Jeff Harding has some explaining to do

In googling Jeff Harding, I see that he fired some well-liked coaches, much to the dismay of students and parents. And they...

Original post made by incognito on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Yah, it's kinda the law, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1749 Views

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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. 16, 2015
Last comment by J, on Jan 22, 2016 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 1733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District names new Landels principal

Stephen Chesley, a long-time administrator at Graham Middle School, has been selected to take up the torch as principal of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 3125 Views

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Khan Academy to offer free, online SAT prep

Mountain View-based online education company Khan Academy is hoping to disrupt yet another traditional educational platform...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by MVLA district parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 3350 Views

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Filling bellies during summer break

Thousands of Mountain View kids who rely on free and reduced-price meals during the school year may have a little more to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by I hear ya, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2752 Views
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