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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham teacher honored

A Graham Middle School teacher received a $500 grant to broadcast daily news updates to the whole student body and implement...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by LeS, on Feb 20, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 5445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Passion for piano

A love of music and teaching runs in the veins of Christie Skousen, a Mountain View mom and accomplished pianist who began...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacy, on Feb 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 8128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

North Whisman housing discussed

A plan for up to 800 homes along Ferguson Drive came into clearer focus during a Tuesday night study session where the council...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Abe, on Feb 16, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 4991 Views

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PACT program gets its own campus

With Castro Elementary School at full capacity, trustees decided last week to move the school's popular PACT program to a...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 130 comments | 10021 Views

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'I have put my heart and soul into it'

Ten years ago, former Mountain View educator Gay Krause started her second career, taking over an abandoned building on the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 4, 2009 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 5903 Views

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Schools warn of looming job cuts

Administrators of both Mountain View school districts say that under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's most recent budget proposal,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by J.Cooper, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:28 am | 4 comments | 4463 Views

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Students offer their dreams for Obama

The world was watching as America swore in its first African American president, and Castro Elementary School was no exception. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by Eduardo, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 5678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents cry foul on enrollment

It may be up to Lady Luck this year whether some incoming kindergarteners get into their neighborhood schools or special...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 17, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 16 comments | 8336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Larry, on Jan 1, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 5469 Views

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COMING UP: Cops That Care toy giveaway

Police officers will be handing out gifts to more than 2,000 Mountain View children this Saturday as part of Cops That Care,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Too Big, on Dec 31, 2008 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 5628 Views

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Role models turn students into better citizens

Partners for New Generations, a local mentoring and tutoring program, organizes 150 volunteers to work with at-risk students...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Denise, on Dec 30, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 5653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huzzahs for Higgins

After 230 board meetings during her six years as a trustee of the elementary school district, Gloria Higgins has decided...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 5454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction

Save the Date! The Mountain View Rotary Club is proud to be hosting its 24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction. Date:...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Dec. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 5303 Views

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PAL gets in the ring

Every day after the final school bell rings, 18 middle and high school students line up in the gym at Crittenden Middle School,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Not good, on Dec 24, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 6078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Worker center plan still angers neighbors

The city's Design Review Committee maintained its composure during a tense meeting last Thursday as residents living near...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 24, 2008 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 5051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the Editor

<B>PACT shouldn't get more school resources Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4707 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Ned, on Dec 19, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 27 comments | 5868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Military kids alter district's plans

Now that many families with young children have moved into the 190 units of military housing at Moffett Field, their presence...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Ned, on Dec 16, 2008 at 9:19 am | 6 comments | 4960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis controversy begins new chapter

The saga continues over Bullis Charter School in Los Altos, after the school's board of directors petitioned to add seventh...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by County board watcher, on Dec 15, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 7 comments | 5319 Views

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Incumbent Mah wins Board of Education seat

By an overwhelming margin, Palo Alto resident Grace Mah won the Santa Clara County Board of Education race. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by P.A. consitituent, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 8904 Views

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Enrollment surge puts district in a bind

The Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District may have painted itself into a corner. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4686...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by USA, on Dec 11, 2008 at 1:16 pm | 13 comments | 5275 Views
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