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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Lunch Debt

It all started with seeing an article about Valerie Castile, Philando Castile's mom, paying $8K in school lunch debt so that...

Original post made by HAB on May. 10, 2019
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LASD board approves Bullis Charter deal without moving Egan Junior High

To delayed but hearty applause, the Los Altos School District board of trustees voted 5-0 Monday night to approve an agreement...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on May 7, 2019 at 10:18 am | 48 comments | 5794 Views

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School district parts ways with chief budget officer

The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees voted to part ways with its chief business officer, Robert Clark,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Annoyed parent, on May 6, 2019 at 7:12 pm | 3 comments | 3169 Views

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Guest opinion: Do your part for our world

In an Earth Day guest opinion, Saint Francis High sophomore Jamie Minden writes about the need to adapt in a changing climate. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2019
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 30, 2019 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2422 Views

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Bullis Charter School board approves 10-year agreement with LASD

Bullis Charter School's board of directors voted 8-0 Tuesday night to approve a long-term facilities agreement with the Los...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by LASD Resident , on Apr 29, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 15 comments | 3210 Views

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District drafts ground rules for controversial stadium lights

High school district officials are taking cautious steps toward bringing Friday night lights to the fields at both Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Heidi Li, on Apr 29, 2019 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 2970 Views

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Los Altos School District offers to give Egan campus to Bullis Charter School

Leaders from Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District announced a deal Wednesday that gives Bullis most of...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by J, on Apr 29, 2019 at 9:46 am | 90 comments | 12691 Views

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Student jazz festival this Saturday

Jazz band students from Mountain View and Los Altos schools will perform together live at the annual Jazz Festival held at...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Liza , on Apr 26, 2019 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views

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Letters to the editor: April 19, 2019

Letters about the Bullis-Egan proposal, school district funding and Caltrain. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2019/04/19/letters-to-the-editor-april-19-201...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by 10th site purchase, on Apr 25, 2019 at 9:47 am | 13 comments | 3457 Views

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Guest opinion: Don't be fooled by Bullis Mountain View

In a guest opinion, Mistral Elementary parent leader Sara Kopit-Olson writes about Bullis Mountain View's decision not to...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2019
Last comment by Politics, on Apr 23, 2019 at 8:27 am | 51 comments | 4363 Views

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Finding a home for youth mental health clinic

An ambitious plan to open a North County youth mental health center is proving to be a challenge, beset by delays and escalating...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Apr 22, 2019 at 11:25 pm | 4 comments | 2090 Views

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Dodie Alexander, co-founder of CHAC, dies at 88

Dolores "Dodie" Alexander, the founder and longtime leader of the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by Kal Sandhu , on Apr 17, 2019 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

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Los Altos parents rally against moving Egan for Bullis Charter School

A huge crowd of parents slammed a proposal to give the Egan Junior High School campus to Los Altos' growing charter school,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Apr 14, 2019 at 3:01 pm | 23 comments | 5514 Views

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Parents rally against moving Egan to Mountain View

A huge crowd of parents slammed a proposal to give the Egan Junior High School campus to Los Altos' growing charter school,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
Last comment by Charlotte Murphy, on Apr 12, 2019 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 1159 Views

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With kids falling behind, school district to revamp Dual Immersion program

Despite Mistral Elementary's promise of dual literacy, some of its most vulnerable students are struggling to learn English...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by EponymousCA, on Apr 10, 2019 at 7:12 pm | 17 comments | 5224 Views

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East Bay superintendent tapped to lead high school district

Mountain View-Los Altos High School District board members unanimously agreed to hire Nellie Meyer, a long-time California...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by No Wooing Needed, on Apr 9, 2019 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 4504 Views

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Grand jury adds money-laundering charge for four local parents in college admissions scandal

Federal authorities on Tuesday let the other shoe drop on parents involved in the college admissions scandal, adding fraud...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by parent, on Apr 9, 2019 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 2227 Views

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Menlo Park father intends to plead guilty to an unspecified charge in college admissions scam

Peter Jan "P.J." Sartorio, 53, intends to plead guilty to an as-yet unspecified charge in the $25 million college admissions...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2019
Last comment by Berkeley parent, on Apr 8, 2019 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 2497 Views

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California schools struggle to meet homeless students' needs

More than 200,000 students in California have experienced homelessness over the past year, but the state's public school...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 7, 2019 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 2247 Views

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Bullis Charter dominated headlines in 2018

In what is turning into the new normal, 2018 was a tumultuous year for Mountain View's local schools, with big developments...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2019
Last comment by Bullis Admissions Scandal, on Apr 3, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 24 comments | 5625 Views
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