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Parcel Tax

In April 2010 the School Board approved a new contract with the teachers. Rather than negotiate realistic reductions in health...

Original post made by teabag on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2011 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 4022 Views


Testing to the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 3526 Views


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 | 5198 Views


Community Briefs

<B>Public can help choose new name for Castro Elementary Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Apr 24, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 3027 Views


Helping kids see the big picture

In a young person's life, the smallest amount of interest and support can be influential. One-on-one attention in the form...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Lyle Bickley, on Dec 3, 2007 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 6092 Views


School Bond: $200 M with no Citizens Facility Committee?

The MVWSD is tearing ahead with plans for a $200 Million school expansion and improvement bond - led by Trustee Fiona...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 3581 Views


At long last, Midpeninsula will have a mental health center where teens can walk in for help  

A yearslong effort to open a first-of-its-kind youth mental health center in Palo Alto reached a major milestone on Tuesday:...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Oct 22, 2019 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 3458 Views


Mountain View, Los Altos high schools to host drive-in graduation ceremonies at Earthquakes stadium area

This year, Mountain View and Los Altos high school's recently graduated senior classes will get to celebrate the end of high...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Sep 17, 2020 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 5682 Views


Students step out to take in books

Students gathered in clusters throughout the Theuerkauf Elementary School courtyard on Sept. 29 for Literature Day Al Fresco,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 12, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 3323 Views


Congrats to the grads

Mountain View's graduation week kicked off with the commencement ceremony for Alta Vista High School on Wednesday evening. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by harvardmom, on Jun 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 3386 Views


Charter school board OKs housing allowance for teachers

Calling it much-needed relief for teachers struggling with the high cost of living in the Bay Area, Bullis Charter School's...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Good job BCS, on Jun 27, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5154 Views


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 | 5577 Views


Teen takes a deep dive on research vessel

Last month, Mountain View High School senior Leslie Carrillo-Lorenzo got to pilot one of the world's most advanced deep-sea...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by I_got_mine, on Sep 12, 2016 at 10:51 pm | 1 comment | 4485 Views


Two nonprofits assisting students from lower-income families announce merger

Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by former non-profit director, on Apr 27, 2017 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 3584 Views


Camp Imagineerz lets kids answer their own questions

Whenever she sees her children struggling -- at home or at the summer camp she is leading in Los Altos and Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Spoon-fed?, on Jul 12, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 4512 Views


Awalt High School /40 year reunion/Class of 1975

Please go to, for info, registration and purchase tickets for the August 15th event to be held at Michael's...

Original post made by Spartan Reunion on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by , on Aug 3, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2077 Views


Berman, Blakely and Chiang take commanding lead in Mountain View Whisman school board race

Early election results Tuesday night show Laura Ramirez Berman, a former school administrator, leading the pack with a huge...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 4, 2020 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 4238 Views


MVHS narrows achievement gap

Three years ago, staff at Mountain View High School set out to increase the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Anon, on May 1, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 3541 Views


Incumbents hold edge in Mountain View-Los Altos high school district race

As of 9 p.m. on Tuesday, incumbents Sanjay Dave and Phil Faillace held an edge over challenger Laura Teksler in the Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 4, 2020 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 3286 Views


Some English learners are lagging

A growing number of elementary and middle school students are learning to speak English in Mountain View schools, although...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 29, 2011 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 3684 Views
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