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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creativity thriving at Crittenden

On Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, Crittenden Middle School will stage "Willy Wonka," a musical adaptation of the famous...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Liz Mabey, on Mar 25, 2012 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 3200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't text and drive, teens urge

A group of students at Mountain View High School have launched a campaign aimed at getting their peers to put away their...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 28, 2012 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 3129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Renegade' robot aims for global domination

Renegade-the-robot is on a winning streak. The Mountain View High School robotics team piloted their latest machine, Renegade,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by James, on Apr 7, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 6826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVWSD wants Your remodel to pay for Their remodel

Anyone notice that the school board recently increased Developer Fees on residential construction and reconstruction to $2.13/sq...

Original post made by anonymous on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by district insider, on May 15, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by district insider, on May 16, 2012 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 2663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district refinances bond

The local community college district is refinancing, ensuring those who own property within the district will pay lower rates...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Collateral, on May 16, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 2971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important reasons for supporting Measure G

Mountain View's elementary and middle schools are quietly becoming some of the most sought after in the region. After years...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 2846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Start of school ushers in big changes

As students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools were busy adjusting to their new class schedules and evaluating each...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:36 am | 2 comments | 2728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 3475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Football under the lights for MVHS

Excitement and frustration were in the air Monday night, as the school board voted to allow Mountain View High School students...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ken Henderson, on Oct 22, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 4818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer students are riding bus

While ridership has been reduced by almost half over the past four years, fees for bus fares may be going up in the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ian, on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gift baskets raise funds for nonprofit

The Kaiser Permanente Medical office on Castro Street donated over $4,500 to the Mountain View Community Health Awareness...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 2849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Delaying kindergarten: should district have a say?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 11, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 2929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Feb 14, 2013 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 2894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks input on middle school projects

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are looking for public input as they get ready to renovate two middle schools....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 11, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 11756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprising stall on school projects

The Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees is prioritizing projects funded by the $198 million Measure...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 8, 2013 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 2500 Views

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Military families talk toxic contamination with EPA

Military families living on and around a toxic groundwater plume at Moffett Field aired their concerns Monday about toxic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Prop 65, on Apr 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 4364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike to school to win a new bicycle

By the beginning of June, at least eight lucky Mountain View students will have brand new bikes. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by huxley, on May 6, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 2739 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full bellies all summer long

Hunger isn't just a problem in the developing world. Even in the ostensibly well-to-do communities of Silicon Valley, one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Well Done, on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diving into science

This week, high-schoolers dove into a subject that at first glance might seem rather mundane. But according to Los Altos...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 4092 Views
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