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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family sues Stanford University, fraternity over son's fentanyl death

The family of a Stanford University student who died from an accidental fentanyl overdose in January 2020 has filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by drslb, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 1255 Views

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Mountain View Whisman is installing security cameras on school campuses. Here's how it will use them

The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a formal policy and associated regulations...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by Willow Townsend, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 1599 Views

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Mountain View 24 Hour Fitness closes for upgrades, paving way for new Los Altos district school

The 24 Hour Fitness on 550 Showers Drive in Mountain View is getting a major upgrade. That could be good news for weightlifters...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, on Jan 13, 2022 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 9523 Views

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Violent threat triggers short-lived shelter-in-place order for MVLA students and staff

Students and staff at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools were told to shelter in place Friday morning, Jan. 7, after...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on Jan 8, 2022 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2567 Views

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Mountain View schools hit with surge of COVID-19 cases as omicron spreads

Classes have been back in session for less than a week after winter break and local schools are reporting record numbers...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by Ellie, on Jan 7, 2022 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 6477 Views

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Local schools prepare for omicron-fueled surge in COVID-19 cases

With local schools restarting this week after the holiday break, administrators are facing the prospect of trying to keep...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by HAB, on Jan 6, 2022 at 10:02 pm | 2 comments | 3815 Views

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Local school officials 'confident' they can remain open amid omicron surge

Public schools remain open amid omicron wave, while some private schools choose to go remote temporarily. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 6, 2022 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 1513 Views

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Mountain View's minimum wage climbs to $17.10 as cost of living soars

The city of Mountain View has ratcheted up its minimum wage to $17.10 this year, keeping the city ahead of the curve in a...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 6, 2022 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 2262 Views

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St. Francis announces 10 additional student-athlete signees

St. Francis honored 10 additional student-athletes, including five football players, who officially signed a National Letter...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1028 Views

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Community Briefs: New adult education director, a housing survey and spots on the county's youth board

This week in community briefs, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has picked a new director of its Adult...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1649 Views

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Community briefs: Interim city attorney picked, schools recruit substitutes and eviction help center scheduled

This week in community briefs, the city of Mountain View has picked an interim city attorney, the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 18, 2021 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1754 Views

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School district looks to community for Monta Loma open space design

After receiving heated criticism about putting up security fences around Monta Loma Elementary School, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2021 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1955 Views

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Laura Blakely elected Mountain View Whisman board president

The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted at a Dec. 9 meeting to elect Laura Blakely...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by TomR, on Dec 13, 2021 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 758 Views

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Mountain View's police advisory board recommends keeping school cops, but under tighter rules

Mountain View's Public Safety Advisory Board agreed last week that school resource officers have a place on campus, serving...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2021
Last comment by Robyn Jeffries, on Dec 11, 2021 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 3339 Views

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Hate crime charges dropped against Mountain View Whisman employee, but misdemeanor DUI, hit-and-run and battery charges remain

A Mountain View Whisman School District employee who was put on paid leave in August following a hit and run arrest has been...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Dec 5, 2021 at 9:26 pm | 5 comments | 2755 Views

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Understanding the debate behind California's new math framework

In the push to help more students thrive in STEM, California is working to change the way its schools teach math. But the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 29, 2021 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1849 Views

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Pandemic-induced enrollment plunge persists for second year at local public schools

As the pandemic drags on into a second year, enrollment is still down at local schools, an Almanac and Palo Alto Weekly data...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 21, 2021 at 10:12 am | 10 comments | 4686 Views

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Bubb, Monta Loma elementary schools hit with offensive graffiti

Offensive and antisemitic graffiti has been found at two Mountain View elementary schools in recent weeks. Other local schools...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by MVFlyer, on Nov 18, 2021 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 4367 Views

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Bubb Elementary School closed for the day due to bomb, shooting threat

Police were searching Bubb's campus after the school's principal got an email Thursday morning claiming multiple bombs were...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Ariel DeLaCruz, on Nov 6, 2021 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 6178 Views

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'Destructive activities' prompt Mountain View Whisman to add security cameras to school campuses

The Mountain View Whisman School District plans to install security cameras on its campuses next summer in hopes of preventing...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 3, 2021 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 3630 Views
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