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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman holds budget forums

Today the Mountain View Whisman School District will be kicking off a series of public forums on the district's fiscal state...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 42 comments | 13052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board critiqued in scathing district audit

Mountain View Whisman School District officials plan to take a long, hard look at their own performance, following the release...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by @ Otto Maddox, on Jan 19, 2016 at 9:44 am | 41 comments | 9028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff crossing guard hit by car

A Huff Elementary School crossing guard is alive but doesn't remember being hit by a red-light-running car on Monday, while...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by BikeCommuter, on Mar 29, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 7906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board struggles to balance enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District doubled down on efforts to balance enrollment across all the elementary schools...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 40 comments | 8374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Nelson should resign from the school board

As community leaders, as parents and teachers of students in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and as taxpayers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Running again?, on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 40 comments | 7871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis may be spread across three LASD campuses

In just a few short weeks, the Los Altos School District will need to figure where to put 200 students already enrolled in...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:14 pm | 40 comments | 7714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Few students expected, despite city's housing growth

In the Mountain View Whisman School District, nothing has been more of a political football this year than enrollment projections....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 19, 2015 at 8:24 am | 39 comments | 7604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs 15 mph speed limits for school zones

Drivers take note: 15-mile-per-hour speed limits may be coming to a school near you. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2014/01/15/council-oks-15-mph-speed-limit...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:04 am | 38 comments | 18061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children from new North Bayshore housing would flood local schools

School district officials are raising concerns that the explosive residential growth would require several new schools and...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:26 am | 38 comments | 12093 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. 19, 2008
Last comment by Carlos, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 38 comments | 7824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No pink slips planned for MV Whisman teachers

Despite tough fiscal decisions ahead, the Mountain View Whisman School District will not be handing out pink slips come March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 27, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 37 comments | 9167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squeezing in a new school

The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Slater / German school swap?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 9:43 am | 37 comments | 10552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter School receives $2M in federal COVID-19 relief for small businesses

Bullis Charter School has been awarded $2 million in forgivable loans through a federal relief program meant to help struggling...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jun 23, 2020 at 4:54 pm | 37 comments | 9396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new Huff principal

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position beginning with the 2012-13 school year,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 37 comments | 9108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves new attendance boundaries

Rejecting a last-minute attempt to balance diversity among Mountain View's elementary schools, the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jun 25, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 37 comments | 10887 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 | 13443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent urged charter school to slow down

Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's request that Bullis Charter School to put the brakes on plans to open a new campus in the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Weird, on Nov 27, 2018 at 7:32 pm | 37 comments | 5580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creative charter school wins renewal

Even after it won a 5-2 vote last week from the county Board of Education to renew its charter for five years, Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Honest Abe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 37 comments | 5998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis raises red flags over plan for three-way charter school split

Bullis Charter School's board of directors raised a lot of concerns Monday night over the Los Altos School District's plan...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982June, on Feb 9, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 37 comments | 6306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves cuts despite concerns from parents, staff

In a reluctant but unanimous vote, Mountain View Whisman school board members last week approved a long list of cuts to bring...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Shameful, on Mar 3, 2019 at 7:49 pm | 36 comments | 5059 Views
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