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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos High survey reveals culture of stress

Students at Los Altos High School are some of the highest-achieving in the nation. And while most will go on to college,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by BackToSleep, on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:00 am | 46 comments | 17682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school cover-up: debate over student dress code

Tempers were tested at a recent meeting of the local high school district's board of trustees, as one of the governing body's...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on May 29, 2013 at 2:54 am | 46 comments | 17456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sparks fly at MV Whisman school board meeting

Tensions flared at the Mountain View Whisman School board meeting Thursday night over a normally uncontroversial contract...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVwTaxpayer, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:37 am | 46 comments | 10706 Views

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School board supports limits on open enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District is drafting a team of parents and faculty members to take on some of the biggest...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View Old-Timer, on Oct 1, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 46 comments | 6534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD continue to butt heads

The battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District continues. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5232...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by MV Native, on Feb 9, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 46 comments | 6376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bicyclist suffers serious injuries in collision with city shuttle

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Friday afternoon after he collided with a Mountain View Community...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Oct 4, 2016 at 10:33 am | 45 comments | 3856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school advocates accuse district of 'scare tactics'

Representatives from the California Charter School Association (CCSA) are urging Mountain View Whisman School District officials...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Nov 16, 2018 at 12:36 am | 45 comments | 6893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA teachers condemn trustee comments about minority students

A board member for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District suggested Monday night that encouraging more minority...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Lynn C. Waelde, Ph.D., on May 3, 2018 at 8:58 am | 45 comments | 13685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New LASD school plans hit speed bump

City and school district officials in Los Altos trying to find a home for a 10th school campus say they will keep working...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 4, 2016 at 9:04 am | 45 comments | 8349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Let’s not allow COVID-19 to harm any student’s grades

In an op-ed, Mountain View Los Altos High School District board member Phil Faillace writes about why he voted against the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2020
Last comment by parent of high schooler, on Apr 15, 2020 at 3:39 pm | 45 comments | 9898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District could build apartments for teacher housing

The Mountain View Whisman School District took small steps towards addressing a big problem Thursday night, when board members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by From Santa Clara, on Aug 6, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 44 comments | 11320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees butt heads over new school parcel tax

The Mountain View Whisman School District is in the midst of drafting a new parcel tax to put on the ballot next year, and...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, on Dec 22, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 44 comments | 15754 Views

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Parents slam school board for firing principals

Dozens of frustrated parents and community members laid into top Mountain View Whisman District officials Thursday afternoon,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2018
Last comment by Polomom, on May 1, 2018 at 8:31 pm | 44 comments | 15889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Massive zoning overhaul in Mountain View would increase density, potentially adding 9,000 new homes

The city of Mountain View is looking to revamp its residential zoning across 480 acres of land dispersed throughout the city,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 27, 2021 at 9:30 pm | 44 comments | 11382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over 'hasty' Castro changes

Mountain View Whisman School District staff are looking to scrimp and save to avoid depleting the $198 million Measure G...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Follow the Money, on Jan 19, 2016 at 2:45 am | 44 comments | 10285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Parent, on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 44 comments | 8897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City will help foot the bill for new LASD school site

Could San Antonio-area residents have new park space in their future? The Mountain View City Council approved plans to help...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Emerill, on Dec 13, 2015 at 6:52 pm | 43 comments | 10034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing at Cooper Park?

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking a close look at building workforce housing at Cooper Park, giving teachers...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Dec 15, 2017 at 7:53 am | 43 comments | 3182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school, district draft five-year agreement

Litigation and disputes over facilities may be a thing of the past for Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jim L., on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:24 am | 43 comments | 7195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for PACT

The Mountain View Whisman School District has selected the first principal to run PACT — the popular parent participation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 42 comments | 6092 Views
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