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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 | 1959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit on the way for MV schools

In an effort to root out any deep-seated problems and performance issues in the district's public schools, The Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVWSD Parent, on Aug 25, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mistral parent picked for school board vacancy

After three rounds of voting to winnow down nearly a dozen of applicants, the Mountain View Whisman School District voted...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Aug 21, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 4880 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 | 2153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class in session at new Mistral Elementary

Monday marked the first day of school for bustling crowds of kindergarten students and parents, both excited and a little...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Castro grad, on Aug 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 3430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A change of pace for teen mental health

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District has picked one of its own long-time behavioral therapist to head the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Charlotte Ross, on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 9 comments | 1692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV students take on 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. 12, 2015
Last comment by Concern, on Aug 15, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 5 comments | 2067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS grapples with water restrictions

Mountain View High School has done an exceptional job of scaling back water usage, slashing 68 percent of irrigation water...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ignorant Citizen, on Aug 13, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 8 comments | 2361 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 | 648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A strange definition of transparency

Why is public information about applicants for an open seat on the school board being suppressed by the board president of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Aug 5, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 14 comments | 2072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher shortage triggers trouble for special ed program

Many school districts are scrambling to hire new teachers for the coming school year amid a worsening teacher shortage in...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by mr_b, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 2938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Awalt High School /40 year reunion/Class of 1975

Please go to Eventbrite.com, for info, registration and purchase tickets for the August 15th event to be held at Michael's...

Original post made by Spartan Reunion on Aug. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two more join quest for vacant school board seat

Two more applicants have come forward seeking the vacant seat on the Mountain View Whisman school board, with two different...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Close but..., on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 3037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hunt begins for new school board member

The recent drama on the Mountain View Whisman school board has done little to deter prospective applicants for the vacant...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Standing Proud, on Jul 30, 2015 at 7:00 am | 17 comments | 2843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

change.org petition for youth mental health beds

Santa Clara County does not have one inpatient mental health bed for our children and adolescents. I would be so grateful...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High shut down following Facebook threat

Gunn High School was shut down Thursday afternoon after a student reported a "threatening" Facebook post to police, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City will help foot the bill for new LASD school site

Could San Antonio-area residents have new park space in their future? The Mountain View City Council approved plans to help...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Voted No on N, on Jul 15, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 41 comments | 5522 Views

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Los Altos board asks MV to fund park purchase

The Los Altos School District is looking to partner with the city of Mountain View to build a new school in the San Antonio...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 12, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 132 comments | 6234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by One true God, on Jul 12, 2015 at 7:09 am | 30 comments | 3877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns raised over superintendent severance

The Mountain View Whisman school board is facing scrutiny over the resignation agreement with former superintendent Craig...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Haz Mat, on Jul 9, 2015 at 10:49 am | 24 comments | 6519 Views
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