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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young, homeless and sick

Santa Clara County's rising numbers of homeless youth could spur a future health care crisis. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2018
Last comment by Jack, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 2179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman aims for multi-story schools

Following a citywide trend away from single-story suburbia toward taller, denser housing and offices, Mountain View school...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 17, 2018 at 1:06 pm | 28 comments | 3435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman aims for multi-story schools

Following a citywide trend away from single-story suburbia toward taller, denser housing and offices, Mountain View school...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Wrong Answer For this Community, on Jul 8, 2018 at 12:41 pm | 11 comments | 397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raises all around for local teachers

All three of Mountain View's local school districts have approved or tentatively agreed to increase teacher pay this month....

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2018
Last comment by Nora S., on Jun 29, 2018 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board agrees to limit transfers

School board members tentatively agreed to restrict the free-flow of students between schools in the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Weird, on Jun 27, 2018 at 3:47 pm | 52 comments | 3147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: To help teachers, don't change Measure V

In an op-ed, teacher Bonnie Malouf writes about her concerns over the current housing/rental market and how it impacts schools. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 24, 2018 at 8:03 pm | 36 comments | 1301 Views

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Task force weighs relocating junior high to MV

Amid intense debate over what kind of school Los Altos School District should plant in Mountain View's San Antonio neighborhood,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by Public Money, on Jun 24, 2018 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for future Whisman school

Mountain View Whisman School District officials have announced that Michael Jones, a former administrator in North Carolina...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2018
Last comment by Smelly, on Jun 19, 2018 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force weighs relocating junior high to Mountain View

Amid intense debate over what kind of school Los Altos School District should plant in Mountain View's San Antonio neighborhood,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Maragret Makes Sense, on Jun 19, 2018 at 3:23 pm | 10 comments | 3566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden principal resigns suddenly

Crittenden Middle School Principal Angie Dillman announced her resignation Thursday afternoon, leaving the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Marcus , on Jun 18, 2018 at 3:58 pm | 19 comments | 3740 Views

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For at-risk kids, mentors fan the spark

Spark, a Bay Area nonprofit that pairs working professionals with low-income middle school students of color, allow students...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2018
Last comment by Ben Stewart, on Jun 18, 2018 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 1415 Views

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Los Altos School District receives grant funding for electric vehicle chargers

Several Bay Area locations will install more than 2,000 electric vehicle chargers after the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 1263 Views

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New school to be named after Jose Antonio Vargas

Seeking to honor a former Crittenden Middle School student who went on to become a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Yolinda, on Jun 12, 2018 at 10:29 pm | 33 comments | 6942 Views

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Alta Vista seniors triumph through thick and thin

For graduates bidding farewell to Alta Vista High School this year, getting a diploma means more than a rite of passage and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 7, 2018 at 3:28 pm | 3 comments | 1798 Views

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Shattering the expectations gap

Mountain View parent Tanya Sheckley remembers her child, Eliza, as a brilliant dynamo who aced classwork at Stevenson Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Stacey Ashlund, on Jun 7, 2018 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 3223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for future Whisman school

Mountain View Whisman School District officials have announced that Michael Jones, a former administrator in North Carolina...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by peanutboy, on Jun 6, 2018 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: Dual Immersion leaves students behind

Dual-language education programs have a strong track record of improving test scores and being an effective tool for narrowing...

Original post made on May. 19, 2018
Last comment by Too Many Cooks, on Jun 2, 2018 at 6:00 am | 18 comments | 2379 Views

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School board opens grandfathering floodgates

Mountain View Whisman School Board members took a lax approach to enforcing new school attendance boundaries last week, with...

Original post made on May. 26, 2018
Last comment by Weird, on Jun 2, 2018 at 12:21 am | 13 comments | 1181 Views

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School board opens grandfathering floodgates

Mountain View Whisman School Board members took a lax approach to enforcing new school attendance boundaries last week, with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 30, 2018 at 3:30 pm | 16 comments | 2965 Views

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MVHS teen suspected of brandishing replica gun

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 15-year-old suspect at Mountain View High School suspected of pointing a replica...

Original post made on May. 27, 2018
Last comment by Replica maker, on May 29, 2018 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 2170 Views
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Flights to replace Shiva's in Mountain View
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Thought and Matter: A Young Man's Search for Interest and Meaning
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