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Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

Through images, we show how Midpeninsula residents and workers are coping with the COVID-19 threat that has disrupted our...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
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Bullis Charter School receives $2M in federal COVID-19 relief for small businesses

Bullis Charter School has been awarded $2 million in forgivable loans through a federal relief program meant to help struggling...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jun 23, 2020 at 4:54 pm | 37 comments | 11846 Views

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Guest opinion: Credit/no credit grading system is about reality, not charity

David Campbell, president of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Teachers Association, and past president Michelle...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 22, 2020 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 6269 Views

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New principal announced for Mountain View High School

Starting July 1, Mountain View High School will have a new principal: Michael Jimenez. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2020/06/16/new-principal-announced-for...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2020
Last comment by Matt, on Jun 17, 2020 at 7:57 am | 2 comments | 8852 Views

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Guest opinion: St. Francis High School has had long-standing issues with inclusivity. Here’s how it can change.

In a guest opinion, St. Francis High School alumni write about how administrators can change the school for the better following...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2020
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 15, 2020 at 2:07 am | 2 comments | 8013 Views

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Grocery program throws a lifeline to families at Mountain View's highest-needs school

Schools may be closed during the coronavirus pandemic, but hundreds of families are still showing up at Castro Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2020
Last comment by Sandi Puett, on Jun 13, 2020 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 8969 Views

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Students' racist Instagram post spurs protest at Saint Francis High School

An estimated 50 to 100 people upset over racist social media posts by Saint Francis High School students marched on Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Whoops, on Jun 11, 2020 at 8:51 am | 18 comments | 22721 Views

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Letter to the editor: Let's have graduation at Shoreline Amphitheatre

In a letter to the editor, Los Altos resident James Klazura proposes that Shoreline Amphitheatre host modified graduation...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by Alice - Cooper, on Jun 3, 2020 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 4964 Views

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Deficits rise as Mountain View Whisman spends big on technology, teacher salaries

Mountain View Whisman School District's deficit spending has more than doubled to $3.3 million this year, following pay raises...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 30, 2020 at 3:15 pm | 6 comments | 9282 Views

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Facing a shaky financial future, Stanford projects budget cuts, layoffs

Stanford University, projecting a $267 million loss from the first six months of the coronavirus shutdown, is planning for...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, LASD, on May 29, 2020 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 4578 Views

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Santa Clara County allows for car parades in time for graduation

Santa Clara County officials are rolling back restrictions this week to allow drive-through celebrations and car parades,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Avid Reader, on May 19, 2020 at 10:39 pm | 3 comments | 6113 Views

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Proposed teacher reassignments at Mistral dropped following outcry

Mountain View Whisman School District administrators are walking back a decision to reassign 40% of the teachers at Mistral...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 19, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 25 comments | 8684 Views

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Guest opinion: Why I voted in favor of implementing a credit-no credit grading system in MVLA schools this semester

In a guest opinion, Sanjay Dave, president of the Mountain View Los Altos High School District school board, writes about...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2020
Last comment by Concerned parent , on May 18, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 9545 Views

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COVID-19 testing expands in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

Starting this week, certain individuals who do not have COVID-19 symptoms will be able to get tested, thanks to new efforts...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by OldTimer, on May 15, 2020 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 5533 Views

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Obituaries: Mary Jo Milks

This week in obituaries, read about the life of Mary Jo Milks, a Mountain View resident who spent her retirement years volunteering...

Original post made on May. 11, 2020
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on May 11, 2020 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2596 Views

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'I didn't get to say goodbye': Graduating seniors grapple with unexpected ending to their high school careers

Local seniors have expressed disappointment and acceptance over how the coronavirus has upended their final chapter of high...

Original post made on May. 11, 2020
Last comment by Reader, on May 11, 2020 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 6879 Views

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School board approves pay bump for teachers despite cloudy financial future

Mountain View Whisman School District teachers will be getting a 3% pay raise this year, regardless of how the new coronavirus...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2020
Last comment by District watcher, on May 8, 2020 at 1:10 pm | 14 comments | 9204 Views

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Mountain View man arrested on molestation and child porn charges used babysitting app, police say

Police arrested a Mountain View man on suspicion of molesting at least three children and possessing child pornography that...

Original post made on May. 1, 2020
Last comment by more info...., on May 4, 2020 at 4:03 pm | 12 comments | 11980 Views

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High school district grapples to bridge digital divide

In the high-tech hometown of both Google and Khan Academy, a divide over which children have access to necessary technology...

Original post made on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 2, 2020 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 5651 Views

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Mountain View schools launch distance learning plan, but student access is a problem

Starting last week, every student in the Mountain View Whisman School District began receiving online biweekly lessons in...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 2, 2020 at 6:32 pm | 23 comments | 8928 Views
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