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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, 1 hour ago | 31 comments | 2481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf

After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by @ Sally, 23 hours ago | 33 comments | 3369 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 neighbor-oldMV, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 23 comments | 4073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Medical Foundation doctors issue advice on youth mental health

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrics department took an unprecedented step into the community debate on teen well-being,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by DepressedStudent, on Mar 29, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staying in school

Talking to middle school kids can be tough, but not for Arnel Pajarillo. At "The Beat" after-school program at Graham Middle...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 27, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 1557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school could close down Stevenson PACT

Drawing new lines for school attendance boundaries can be a tricky task that always leaves someone dissatisfied, and that...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:54 am | 177 comments | 9381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force balks on school facilities issue

Calling the entire process rushed and saying they lacked critical information, members of the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by csea member, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:32 am | 142 comments | 5514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Questions raised over Foothill project

Plans are underway at the Foothill-De Anza Community College District to construct a new $18 million administrative building...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Mar 23, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artificial turf called into question

A local legislator is pushing to ban the use of artificial turf made of rubber from used tires as an overlay for fields amid...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 23, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustee comes under fire as parents grill school board

Controversy over former superintendent Craig Goldman's $231,567 severence agreement with the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Simpler Still, on Mar 22, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 42 comments | 2202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drama teacher dropped despite student outcry

Students and parents showed up en masse Monday at the Mountain View-Los Altos school board meeting to oppose the district's...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:54 am | 37 comments | 5010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure N plans still up in the air

Anyone looking for a definitive answer on how the Los Altos School District plans to spend $150 million in bond money is...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jk, on Mar 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 18 comments | 2005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Better Bagel says goodbye

The Better Bagel's last day in business was a teary one, as loyal regulars said goodbye on Oct. 31 before the doors closed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by City Sports memebr, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:18 am | 54 comments | 23070 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 Coach D, on Mar 10, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 28 comments | 2753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle school entrepreneurs compete at Crittenden's Startup Weekend

Silicon Valley is immersed in a startup culture where innovative ideas, backed by investors, seem to sprout up every day....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 8, 2015 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Ghysels on Medical Leave from Menlo Park School District

On February 28, the MPCSD Board President announced that Maurice Ghysels is on "short term medical leave." This morning,...

Original post made by A Neighbor in the MPCSD on Mar. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14 arrested in connection with arson fire

Police have arrested 14 people in connection with a fire that burned a house in the 1700 block of Fordham Way in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Possible actual fire loss cost?, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:48 pm | 106 comments | 25578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Tim's VBC camp registration open now! Aug 3-7

May the G-Force be with you! Registration is now open for the St. Timothyís Episcopal Church Vacation Bible Camp on Aug 3-7,...

Original post made by St. Tim\'s on Feb. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New! St. Tim's Summer Camp for PreK in July. Registration open

Registration is open for St. Timís Preschool Summer Camp! There are three sessions, each one week long. Register for all...

Original post made by St. Tim\'s on Feb. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school test scores off slightly

Local high school students averaged higher SAT and ACT scores than their peers throughout the state and nation this year,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Linda H, on Feb 25, 2015 at 8:00 am | 5 comments | 3034 Views
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