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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS robotics team wins championship

The Mountain View High School robotics team can call itself one of the best in the world after winning a prestigious competition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Alex Matulich, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 3293 Views

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School renovations could cost a bundle

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 1, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 2642 Views

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Earth Baby, baby

Tired of sending diaper after plastic diaper to the landfills, a group of Mountain View parents-turned-entrepreneurs is hoping...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on May 7, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 2908 Views

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Memorial service Saturday for 2nd train victim

A "Celebration of Life" memorial service has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Spangler Mortuaries in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by GSB, on May 7, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 3134 Views

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1,800 kids in her family

After her siblings started using drugs as teenagers, Katherine Comesana said it was police and firefighters who helped her...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by vfree, on May 14, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 3414 Views

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Confidence in change marks Class of 2009

In separate ceremonies at Los Altos and Mountain View high schools last Friday, seniors wrapped up four exciting and history-laden...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Old Grad, on Jun 8, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 2956 Views

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Local debaters bring home national honors

Four local high school students and a coach returned this month from a national speech and debate competition with medals,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by MVHS parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 2757 Views

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MVHS graduate gets $20K medical scholarship

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation has given Eduardo Bent, a recent Mountain View High School graduate who wants to become...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by kanan krishnan, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:54 pm | 2 comments | 3195 Views

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District copes with more students, new status

Enrollment numbers are up in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and administrators are now trying to figure out how...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 15, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 3136 Views

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Castro gets new principal, 200 students

With Slater School closed, Castro School will add more than 200 new kids and the parental involvement program, PACT, in the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 5886 Views

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Principal Moody joins Hall of Fame

Usually, when you think of the football star at your high school, a student comes to mind. But at Mountain View High, you...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 4081 Views

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Educators applaud proposed changes to NCLB

When President Barack Obama announced this year's budget on Feb. 1, it included a plan to reform the No Child Left Behind...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 12, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 2225 Views

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Schools, like their students, may grow taller

Mountain View Whisman schools could grow vertically to accommodate increasing enrollment, if initial designs presented to...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Martha, on Feb 12, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 2203 Views

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TONIGHT: MVLA to vote on bond measure

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos school district will vote tonight on placing a $41.3 million bond measure on the...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Martha, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 2057 Views

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The sorry state of education

It was disheartening to read last week's <I>Voice</I></B> story about how four busloads of Foothill College students journeyed...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Apr 4, 2010 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 2216 Views

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Boys hockey team rolls to championship

A group of Mountain View High School boys captured a division title in club roller hockey recently, clinching a win against...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Apr 13, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 2500 Views

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Kids get a taste of colonial life at Bubb School

"Join the navy!" shout two boys clad in cavalier shirts and tri-cornered hats. They stand at the entrance to WilliamsBubb,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Rick Van Mell, on May 28, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 4127 Views

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Learning to stretch a dollar in Kenya and Haiti

Indoor plumbing and electricity have been at the fore of Diana Chou's mind of late, and not because the recent Los Altos...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by MVHS dad, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 2360 Views

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Ballet school piques tots' interest in dance

A preschool classroom turned into a stage, as a dancer from Western Ballet in Mountain View performed for a rapt audience...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by garrett, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:15 am | 2 comments | 3767 Views

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Using the Bubb Dumpsters for Personal Trash

I'm a teacher at Bubb Elementary and I am increasingly frustrated by Mt. View citizens using the dumpsters at Bubb to throw...

Original post made by Bubb Teacher on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 2220 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Surviving Family Holidays
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