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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Parcel Tax, on Jan 22, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local SAT scores beat state, national averages

College-bound seniors at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools continue to outperform their California peers in the SAT...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ernie S, on Jan 22, 2015 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 2181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman to redraw school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking the first steps toward changing attendance boundaries for its schools,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Size of Huff, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:01 pm | 9 comments | 4687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent

The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 19, 2015 at 7:21 am | 13 comments | 3207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Cost issues, on Jan 18, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 1344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After parent outcry, board shifts stance on Castro school split

Castro Elementary School families spoke out last week against the school district's proposal to turn Castro into two separate...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by David, on Jan 14, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 15 comments | 3835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please Join Us for Waldorf Presents: A Renaissance in Education

A dynamic blend of musical and dramatic performances with artistic and academic displays, this multi-faceted event will showcase...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Jan. 14, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artificial turf called into question

A local state senator is pushing to ban artificial turf fields that contain rubber from used tires amid concerns that the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bull, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 9 comments | 2338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students kick off discount card program

Two seniors at Mountain View High School are looking to leave one last gift for their fellow students before heading off...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 11, 2015 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 6, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 46 comments | 5519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No-burn Spare the Air Alert on Friday

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District because of poor...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 6, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 1701 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New schools and school leaders ahead

New faces and big changes greeted school districts in Mountain View this year after two superintendents called it quits and...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Intelligent Legalities, on Jan 4, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 18 comments | 2612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh-graders jump in the 'Shark Tank'

Coming up with a new invention is tough, but selling it can be a real challenge. That's what Crittenden Middle School students...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Margaret, on Dec 31, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 2608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The end of the Groves era at MVLA

Superintendent Barry Groves of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District announced Monday night he will retire...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 13, 2014 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by nobody, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 6152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students delve into the world of coding

Students of all ages across Mountain View are getting a taste of what it's like to be a computer programmer this week, as...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by James, on Dec 12, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school superintendent to step down

Superintendent Barry Groves of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District announced Monday night he will retire...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Dec 8, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 6065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 3149 Views
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