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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'You did it!' Mountain View Whisman district students celebrate the end of a pandemic school year

It wasn't just local high schools that relished the chance to hold in-person graduations this summer. Schools in the K-8...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 2, 2021 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 3376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS names two new assistant principals

Mountain View High School's new principal, Dave Grissom, will soon be joined by two new deputies, as the local high school...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Jun 25, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 6063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spartan Robotics on a winning streak

The robotics team at Mountain View High School went undefeated at the Sacramento regional competition last month. Running...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Lew L, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 10692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent struggles with teens' marijuana use

The April 3 forum on "designer drugs" at Mountain View High High School is fine but what we really need is a forum on "regular"...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Calm One, on Apr 4, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 6614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Turmoil in MVWSD

The agenda for this week's Board meeting has been published. Looking at the personnel report, there is more turmoil in MVWSD....

Original post made by More Turmoil in MVWSD on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Standing Ovation, on Jul 21, 2020 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County struggles to meet 'overwhelming' needs

Back in 2006, Chris Tanti sought to reinvent the way Australia delivered youth mental health services. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by MV Mom, on Sep 14, 2018 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 16156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A daughter's disability. A mother's ingenuity. And the playground that's launching a revolution.

Olenka Steciw Villarreal and Jill Hoffspiegel Asher, the forces behind Magical Bridge, see "all-abilities" playgrounds not...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Feb 19, 2020 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 8629 Views

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Audience participation

Wearing a broad smile, Charlotte listens to librarian Renee Ting singing "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" at the Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by , on May 20, 2019 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 2801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $43M plan for Castro School

Last Thursday marked a victory for parents and school staff at the shared Castro and Mistral elementary schools' campus....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 13, 2015 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 2595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More MV students enrolled in higher math

School districts across the state are minimizing the role of parent advocacy in determining what classes students get placed...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 20, 2016 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 5458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Educator, on Dec 31, 2013 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 3547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police, high school to hold forum on teen drug use

In the wake of a recent drug overdose by a Mountain View student, the Mountain View Police Department will be hosting a joint...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ella, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:25 am | 1 comment | 6435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spanish-language resources help parents deal with challenges of distance learning

While California school districts and counties confront the learning challenges of the pandemic, education organizations...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators bemoan declining coverage

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=347 posted Wednesday, January 9, 2008, 3:40 PM...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Serge Bonte, on Jan 9, 2008 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 6776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coronavirus delays start of high school sports seasons

Local high school sports teams won't be competing until at least December or January, the California Interscholastic Federation...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 23, 2020 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 4745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum —...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Alice, on Jan 6, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 3061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All about STEAM at LAHS

Josette Marrero, an air quality researcher, talks about her being on a team of scientists to take air samples while aboard...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2018
Last comment by STEMer, on Oct 22, 2018 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 3326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hackathon for high-schoolers wins an encore

Los Altos High School senior Aashia Mehta isn't quite at the point where she can script a killer new app on her own. However,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by Trudy, on Jan 7, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 5867 Views
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