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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
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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 | 6789 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 | 8483 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 | 7593 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 | 8222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 6991 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 | 8393 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 | 40960 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
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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 | 6961 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 | 6610 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 | 7451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary options whittled down

A committee formed by the Los Altos School District to analyze various scenarios for boundary changes made some headway Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rudolph, on Jun 7, 2007 at 10:44 pm | 4 comments | 7384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turning off gang infatuation: Intervention starts in middle school with special counselors

<I>Editor's Note: The colors and paraphernalia of local gangs are showing up more frequently in local middle schools, a phenomenon...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jun 7, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 7761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary options whittled down

A committee formed by the Los Altos School District to analyze various scenarios for boundary changes made some headway Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on May 31, 2007 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 8517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD proposes to "Pack and Ship" MV kids across the district

Los Altos School District will break ground in June on a $12M project to renovate Bullis-Purissima School in Los Altos Hills....

Original post made by Tanya Raschke on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Matt Raschke, on May 29, 2007 at 7:54 pm | 19 comments | 11152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Miss the FREE Community Arts Day at CSMA!

Bring the kids to the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center on Saturday, June 23, from 11 am to 3 pm for...

Original post made by csma on May. 18, 2007
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