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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steps taken to curb H1N1 as flu season nears

In line with school districts around the country, administrators of the Mountain View Whisman School District have released...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 15, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 4 comments | 4892 Views

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Parents worry over cuts to special ed assistants

A proposal to cut back the hours and benefits of nearly a dozen employees in the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by joe, on Dec 9, 2009 at 6:30 am | 4 comments | 4383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's the difference between MVHS, LAHS, Gunn, Paly?

We have narrowed down our choices of high schools and plan to move to Los Altos or Palo Alto. What are the differences? I...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Jan 2, 2010 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 6187 Views

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Trustees cut back autism workers' hours

After two months of union negotiations, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District last week voted 3-2 to reduce...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Nan Recker, on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 5338 Views

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Educators show enthusiasm for charter schools

Charter schools, sometimes a thorn in the side of public school districts, received a pat on the back from none other than...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by MV parent, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 5607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA teachers are best paid in state

According to data released by the state Department of Education this month and compiled by the <I>Sacramento Bee</I></B>,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 am | 4 comments | 4254 Views

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TONIGHT: Trustees hear updates on MVLA bond

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos School District board will tonight hear a discussion regarding the specific project...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 12, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 4274 Views

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City won't buy houses behind McKelvey Park

With a goal of possibly extending McKelvey Park, the City Council met in closed session last week to discuss purchasing five...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 4638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian pushes bill to change kinder cutoff date

State Sen. Joe Simitian has joined a chorus of child-development experts in calling for California children to be 5 years...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lourdes Calande, on Apr 15, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 4 comments | 4835 Views

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Alta Vista students overcome the past, look to future

Senior Randall Young was one of three student speakers at Alta Vista High School's graduation this year. He stood at the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 4730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arne Duncan tells Foothill grads 'to be shape-shifters'

Foothill College graduates will need to be "shape shifters" to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century, U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 4653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3-way merging of our local school districts?

Not sure why this hasn't been covered in the Mountain View Voice or the Los Altos Town Crier but on June 24, the Santa Clara...

Original post made by Menage a Trois? on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 30, 2010 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 3906 Views

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Whooping cough epidemic hits California

State and local health officials are calling the recent rise in cases of whooping cough an epidemic, and encouraging people...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 4 comments | 5151 Views

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When 'Donors Choose,' students win

When it comes to getting kids interested in school, nothing beats things that flash. At least that's what Elizabeth Gomez...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 4 comments | 5410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district plans WiFi upgrade

The local high school district is laying the groundwork for what it predicts to be an increasingly wireless future, and plans...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by A Proud Black Man, on Nov 25, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 6491 Views

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New special ed PTA helps parents, teachers

In an effort to generate support and awareness for the special needs population in local elementary and middle schools Christine...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 25, 2011 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 6151 Views

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Ghysels lands top job at Menlo Park school district

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 4993 Views

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Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 20, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 4337 Views

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Teaching the teachers

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 4 comments | 4201 Views

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Santa Clara County awarded $750K grant

The U.S. Justice Department has awarded Santa Clara County a $750,000 "Second Chance" grant to help reintegrate youth from...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 5, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 4455 Views
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