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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cyber attack takes down high school district's server and phone system

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District was the victim of a ransomware attack Wednesday that took down the phone...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2020
Last comment by MVLAParent, on Feb 3, 2020 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 8278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime school cop bids farewell to Mountain View High

After eight years walking the hallways of Mountain View High School, school resource officer Bobby Taylor says goodbye and...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Jan 27, 2020 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 4104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD's new Mountain View school won't open until 2025

Los Altos School District's new Mountain View school won't open until 2025, following lengthy delays and an ever-evolving...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 26 comments | 6032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wages for Foothill student employees lag behind local cities

For the more than 1,000 student employees working campus jobs across the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 25, 2020 at 5:09 pm | 10 comments | 1517 Views

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School board elects president for second year, breaking precedent

The Mountain View Whisman School District took the rare step last week of electing its board president for a second term,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 6, 2020 at 1:24 pm | 5 comments | 5985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSMA offers a beacon of arts in a tech world

The music and arts school has come a long way over the last 50 years, but it has never strayed from its mission to teach...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2020
Last comment by JMBMV, on Jan 3, 2020 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 3650 Views

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Mountain View City Council makes mental health a priority after youth suicides

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to turn youth mental health into a top priority next year,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 17, 2019 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 7778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA school board says cities need to do more to curb teen vaping

Mountain View-Los Altos High School District board members approved a resolution this week urging local city governments...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 2, 2019 at 3:26 pm | 5 comments | 4045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View man pleads no contest to lewd acts with 12-year-old girl

A Mountain View man arrested on suspicion of raping a 12-year-old girl at his home in the Waverly Park neighborhood in May...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by 3 years? Not really, on Nov 26, 2019 at 3:23 am | 4 comments | 6565 Views

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LASD demands Santa Clara County act to reverse alleged charter school discrimination

The Los Altos School District is backing up allegations that Bullis Charter School has a long history of deterring low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 20, 2019 at 6:57 pm | 61 comments | 5724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State report finds schools skimping on homeless reporting

A new report by the State Auditor's office found that schools across the state are taking inadequate steps to identify and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district drops plans to relocate Freestyle Academy

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is giving up on plans to move Freestyle Academy, a cutting-edge art and...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Putting Children First, on Nov 8, 2019 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments | 2782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No more offices without new homes

The Mountain View City Council voted Tuesday night to approve the East Whisman Precise Plan, a comprehensive strategy to...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Former MV resident, on Nov 8, 2019 at 8:40 am | 23 comments | 13544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District enrollment drops as charter school expands

Los Altos School District's enrollment has declined for the fifth year in a row, driving down the district's total enrollment...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Pathological privileged, on Nov 7, 2019 at 8:22 am | 12 comments | 3880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late for the bell no more: School districts seek to delay start times

Students in Mountain View's public schools could be getting an extra half-hour of shut-eye each morning, as school districts...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by kehlar, on Nov 6, 2019 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 3330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County supervisors vote to expand school mental health programs for troubled kids

Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to find new ways to link children and teens with mental health...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 4, 2019 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 3339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Halloween for Vargas Elementary

Ghouls, witches, zombies and sundry spooky frights won't be making an appearance at the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by mvrenter, on Nov 3, 2019 at 2:31 pm | 22 comments | 5936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View school test scores rise, but some students fall behind

Most public schools across Mountain View saw modest gains in test scores this year, with some making huge strides in student...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by What Stinks in the D.O., on Oct 27, 2019 at 5:42 pm | 7 comments | 3773 Views

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Bullis Charter drops enrollment preference while blasting Los Altos district for divisiveness

Bullis Charter School will not give priority enrollment to students residing in wealthier areas, marking the latest development...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 23, 2019 at 6:52 pm | 33 comments | 5219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At long last, Midpeninsula will have a mental health center where teens can walk in for help  

A yearslong effort to open a first-of-its-kind youth mental health center in Palo Alto reached a major milestone on Tuesday:...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Oct 22, 2019 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 2410 Views
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