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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman ratchets up spending

Residents who demanded that the Mountain View Whisman School District spend down its $20 million reserves may have gotten...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ooops, on Jun 25, 2015 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 2043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pricey Castro School project gets $10M in cuts

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided on June 24 to move forward with a $42 million construction project at Castro...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Jul 3, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students take on MV social justice issues

Immigration, policy brutality and the high cost of living are all hot-button issues that are sure to draw a crowd, and here...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2015
Last comment by Prithvi and Padma Singh, on Aug 9, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tech upgrades in store for high school students

It would be hard to spot the difference as students head back to school this week, but Google's ubiquitous presence in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 20, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 3636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to hire new PIO

Communication between the community and the district office has been spotty for the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tamara Wilson , on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 3439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alternative styles praised in local Teacher of the Year winners

Two teachers in Mountain View who have taken their teaching techniques off the beaten path, inspiring students and peers...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Sep 28, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 4106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special ed resource fair on Friday

The Learning Challenges Resource Fair, an annual event with the goal of linking families with special education and mental...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jan 22, 2016 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 1904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lynda Steele, former Abilities United director, dies

Lynda Steele advocated over four decades for the rights of persons with developmental disabilities, shepherding a movement...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Alice H., on Mar 8, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of CHAC resigns suddenly

The head of the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) resigned late last week after serving as the nonprofit agency's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Reason, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 4331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hammering out a brighter future

Students at Alta Vista High School gathered around two thick, wooden frames during lunch last week to watch a craftsmanship...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 2799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS baseball on the upswing

Mountain View High School's varsity baseball team is playing against San Mateo in the CCS playoffs today at 4 p.m. It's...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by @ Eric, on May 19, 2016 at 6:58 am | 2 comments | 2031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSMA to host open house

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will host a free open house on Saturday, Aug. 20. The event will be held at...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1454 Views

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Following Turner's release, recall-campaign organizers rally

Local and national elected officials, Stanford University students, sexual-assault survivors, parents and others threw their...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by dave, on Sep 4, 2016 at 3:18 am | 2 comments | 1771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suspicious item on Foothill campus found to be harmless

An administration building at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills was briefly evacuated today because of a suspicious item...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by FoothillCC, on Oct 12, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 1585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV schools take on big challenges in 2016

It's been a busy year for all three of Mountain View's local school districts. Whether it's building new schools, closing...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Former MVWSD parent , on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 2708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New classrooms on the way for LAHS

Students in Los Altos High School's weight room will go from pumping iron to pushing pencils next fall, after district officials...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 19, 2017 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 1956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights complaint against high school district over rape case

A former Mountain View-Los Altos High School District student has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 7, 2017 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 3747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit to offer intensive outpatient program for teens

A donation from an anonymous Palo Alto resident has enabled Children's Health Council to address a "critical gap in teen...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 16, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1312 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here