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SCHOOLS & KIDS

No free lunch? Try Castro

A few local mothers beat the crowd and sit with their snacking toddlers on picnic benches at Castro Elementary School. Soon,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:47 am | 25 comments | 5293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gang expert Marco Garcia leaves schools to join force

After two years of helping combat gang activity at Graham Middle School, Marco Garcia traded in his suit and tie for a police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by grew up in MV, on Jul 17, 2008 at 1:40 am | 3 comments | 6190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District lost thousands in unpaid lunches

The Mountain View Whisman School District estimates that it lost close to $20,000 in the 2006-07 school year due to students...

Original post made on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 9, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 14 comments | 6664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board shuns televised meetings

As promised, Los Altos City Council member David Casas came to the local high school district Monday to once again pitch...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by rex, on Jul 4, 2008 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 5471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools pick their top profs

Two local teachers, Keren Robertson of Los Altos High School and Alecia Falk of Huff Elementary, have been named teachers...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 1, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 5 comments | 5220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The 140-mile protest

As the sun was rising early Saturday morning, about a dozen Mountain View residents gathered at Castro Elementary School,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Oscar Garcia, on Jun 21, 2008 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 5827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical chairs at MV Whisman

In a surprise announcement at the last meeting of the school year Tuesday, Mountain View Whisman administrators and trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by School communities, on Jun 21, 2008 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 5313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google raises rates for "subsidized" daycare

Google has announced a 70% increase in the rates their childcare center charges. The toddler program is currently $1350...

Original post made by Frances on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by dude on a bike, on Jun 18, 2008 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 4491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos meeting turns ugly

The long-awaited joint meeting Monday between high school district trustees and the Los Altos City Council began with a discussion...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 15, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 4995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Farewell, Teacher Nancy

Hundreds of parents and students celebrated "Teacher Nancy" during a retirement party recently, honoring her for her nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by Kristen Marenco, on Jun 13, 2008 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 5834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mayfield proposal still needs work

The current Mayfield site development proposal remains severely flawed. In response to requests from the City Council, the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2008 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 4872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Autism 101

As the Covington students looked on, three puppets named Freddie, Crystal and Angela learned to become friends despite Freddie's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 8, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 7031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C passes by a landslide

As early election results went online, supporters of the Mountain View parcel tax hugged and clinked beer glasses, correctly...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 6, 2008 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 4986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eighteen, pregnant and graduating

When she became pregnant last fall, Michelle Agreda had little motivation to continue her independent high school study program....

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:24 am | 3 comments | 6285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 6070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For Freestyle students, making books is child's play

After several months of writing and designing their own children's books, local high school students read their tales of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Molly, on May 30, 2008 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 5094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no leads in Merales murder

Police have yet to make any headway in the murder of 17-year-old Jose Merales, shot two days ago on Higdon Avenue. Meanwhile,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Chin4, on May 30, 2008 at 12:14 am | 47 comments | 6696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in murder of Jeffrey Johnson

Police have announced that a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 20-year-old Mountain View resident Jeffrey Johnson,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by mike gilbert, on May 22, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 6468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breathalyzers a prom night tradition

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are both holding their prom dances this Saturday night. And along with fancy dresses,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on May 19, 2008 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 5753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mtn View High School Jazz Festival May 31

Mountain View High School Jazz Festival Saturday, May 31, 2008 First band takes the stage at 1 PM. This benefit for the...

Original post made by Barbara Heninger on May. 15, 2008
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