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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New year, new president, new Campus Center

After two years of work and $22 million spent, Foothill College is kicking off its 50th anniversary celebration this Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 24, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 6703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paradigm shift at MV Whisman

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced this week that it has adopted a new approach to teaching which regards...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tom Karn, on Sep 21, 2007 at 5:13 am | 3 comments | 6450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores make Castro proud

The Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District saw mixed results from this year's academic progress report released...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by Chris Kuszmaul, on Sep 7, 2007 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 6333 Views

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District makes the call on boundary change

After considering nearly 50 different proposed scenarios for boundary changes in the Los Altos School District, board members...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Wavemama, on Sep 7, 2007 at 10:13 am | 6 comments | 5537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back-to-school time

The first day of school came earlier this year, with high schoolers starting Monday and younger students beginning class...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Susan Hong, on Sep 4, 2007 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 7535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Profiles in leadership

<I>Editor's Note: Leadership Mountain View (LMV) prepares adults who live or work in the city to take on a wide variety of...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by mary gilda sturino, on Sep 1, 2007 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 6530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman sets down strategic goals

Math emerged as the top priority as trustees, school principals and key administrators from the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Parent of a MVWSD student, on Sep 1, 2007 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 6224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's new paradigm could come with a price

It isn't often that a school district steps out of the traditional educational mold and adopts a totally new concept of teaching. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 6356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OH Memorial/Reunion -- Information Request

Hi there, A fellow Briones classmate and I are making the seemingly impossible attempt at the largest reunion of the OH,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Aug. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer dumdums

With summer vacation in full swing, students are enjoying their chance to kick back and relax for awhile. But a recent announcement...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 9, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 6656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Differences between local high schools

Can someone please explain the differences between Mountain View and Los Altos High Schools? Can Los Altos students decide...

Original post made by Los Altos Mom on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 8156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA picks new trustee

Joseph Mitchner, a Mountain View resident and self-described finance "nerd," has been appointed to the Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 6, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 7412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary change's possible fallout

With the decision for Los Altos School District boundary changes now final, the district's hired demographer, Jeanne Gobalet,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Jul 23, 2007 at 8:38 am | 6 comments | 8122 Views

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Do you remember any pranks from your high school days?

We got some great responses for this week's Voices Around Town (see below). Please share with us your own memories of senior...

Original post made by Don Frances on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by slr, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 6864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District makes the call on boundary change

After considering nearly 50 different proposed scenarios for boundary changes in the Los Altos School District, board members...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Matt Raschke, on Jun 28, 2007 at 12:43 pm | 6 comments | 8218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boundary process fraught with distractions

As a resident and taxpayer in Los Altos for almost 30 years, I am very distressed by the process and possible outcome of...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 26, 2007 at 7:03 pm | 23 comments | 40786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSMA's Kids Art on Main Street Exhibition Showcases 30 Young Artists

From July 3-31, 2007, visitors to the Main Street Café and Books in Los Altos will enjoy seeing children’s art from the...

Original post made by csma on Jun. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary options down to two

Both of the remaining two options for LASD's boundary changes would force 100 or more Mountain View students to change schools. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 19, 2007 at 3:54 pm | 6 comments | 6784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child care center squeezes through

Further cementing the future of the long-debated child care center proposed for Rengstorff Park, the City Council approved...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jun 15, 2007 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 6467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls in gangs

For Los Altos High School senior "Paula," exposure to gangs started early, in middle school. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by Post Highschool, on Jun 13, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 7315 Views
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