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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Racist graffiti discovered at Amy Imai Elementary School last week

Last week, a racist message was found scrawled on one of the columns supporting the solar panel array at Amy Imai Elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2403 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 Steven Nelson, on Feb 14, 2022 at 1:47 pm | 4 comments | 2534 Views

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Mountain View Whisman teachers' union negotiations reach an impasse over class sizes and work hours

The teachers union says that the Mountain View Whisman district has been unwilling to budge on reducing class sizes or setting...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by KittyCatty, on Feb 12, 2022 at 2:33 pm | 7 comments | 3886 Views

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Waldorf School of the Peninsula to Host In-Person Infant Classes on Los Altos campus

Our Parent-Child program supports and empowers parents and caregivers during the early years. These classes offer a simple,...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Feb. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 281 Views

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Frustrating, exhausting but worth it: School principals describe their jobs during the pandemic

Between ever-changing COVID-19 guidance, teacher shortages and students' escalating mental health needs, these are extraordinarily...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on Feb 5, 2022 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 1447 Views

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MVLA looks to pass formal policy protecting rights of transgender students

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District is looking to codify rights and protections for transgender students...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Jan 31, 2022 at 3:55 pm | 6 comments | 3185 Views

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Mountain View City Council votes to keep cops in local schools

Police officers will continue to have a presence in Mountain View schools after the City Council voted 6-0 Tuesday to retain...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Proud Taxpayer, on Jan 28, 2022 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 2897 Views

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Fires set at Imai and Springer schools on back-to-back nights

Fires have been reported at two local elementary schools in recent weeks and police believe both were intentionally set. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2022 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 3301 Views

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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, on Jan 24, 2022 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 2514 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, on Jan 24, 2022 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 2577 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 | 11149 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 | 3141 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 | 7381 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 | 4671 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 | 2083 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 | 3408 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. 1366 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. 2146 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 | 2235 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 | 2600 Views
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