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SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Mountain View and Los Altos schools are approaching reopening

Two distinct approaches to reopening schools are playing out in the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District and...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by AmyGregory, on Feb 1, 2021 at 2:14 am | 7 comments | 9404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman district remains cautious about reopening schools

The Mountain View Whisman School District, hamstrung by state guidelines that restrict schools from reopening until the countywide...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2021 at 9:36 am | 6 comments | 5985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsom's school reopening plan puts tight deadlines on districts, legislature

Schools would have to offer in-person learning for primary students starting Feb. 16 in order to get the full funds under...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2021
Last comment by bobfily, on Jan 25, 2021 at 2:11 am | 2 comments | 3154 Views

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Racist vandalism discovered at Huff Elementary School

Police are investigating a vandalism case after overtly racist messages were found spray painted on a classroom at Huff Elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2020
Last comment by HAB, on Jan 22, 2021 at 11:17 am | 22 comments | 8881 Views

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Here's who'll be eligible for the next phases of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The first phase of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution program is well underway in Santa Clara County, which could move to...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on Jan 11, 2021 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 5693 Views

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Former school board member wins Brown Act case against Mountain View Whisman School District

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has sided with a former Mountain View School District trustee who filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 4, 2021 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 6162 Views

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Newsom announces $450-per-student incentive to reopen schools

After painting a dark forecast for the pandemic earlier this week, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday offered parents and students...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jan 4, 2021 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 5306 Views

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Holiday Fund: CSMA's arts education moves from the classroom to online

When local schools and businesses closed their doors due to COVID-19 in March, the Community School of Music & Arts acted...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2020
Last comment by Kyle, on Dec 26, 2020 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 5463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Virus outbreaks unavoidable as school campuses reopen, experts warn

As schools inch closer to reopening campuses in some parts of California, medical experts are warning that the spread of...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Luke Jefferies, on Dec 9, 2020 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 6582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

too late for Smoke Filters for MVWSD's new AC systems?

In a very recent School Board meeting there was a Consent Agenda approval of a $12 million contract to replace old heating/Air...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Nov. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 2, 2020 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools can remain open, despite Santa Clara County's new coronavirus restrictions

Santa Clara County schools that have resumed in-person classes recently will be allowed to remain open despite the county...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2020
Last comment by NilanCors, on Nov 26, 2020 at 4:50 am | 2 comments | 4173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three candidates seek to fill two seats on Mountain View-Los Altos High School board

In the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District, the elections set three candidates to vie for two elected board seats....

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by NilanCors, on Nov 26, 2020 at 4:50 am | 5 comments | 8795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School District takes steps to promote racial equity

As a first step to address concerns about race and inequity in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District, the school...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Slaren, on Nov 22, 2020 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 5085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What we know so far about school reopenings in California

Despite limited testing requirements, California schools that have reopened for in-person classes have largely avoided COVID-19...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by klais, on Nov 22, 2020 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 9021 Views

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Mountain View Whisman school board agrees to move forward with campus fences

The Mountain View Whisman School District is hitting the brakes on its plans to fence off schools, but trustees made clear...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 16, 2020 at 11:52 am | 17 comments | 6364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent proposes Mountain View Whisman schools stay closed until January

Schools across the Mountain View Whisman School District could remain closed until January 2021, following deep concerns...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Nate, on Nov 16, 2020 at 10:05 am | 19 comments | 11162 Views

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Waldorf School of the Peninsula Virtual High School Open House

Join us on Saturday, December 5th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm to learn more! At this live online event, we will showcase our...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by Waldorf School of the Peninsula, on Nov 11, 2020 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 527 Views

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Proposal to fence off Mountain View Whisman schools sparks outcry over park access

Residents are up in arms over a decision to install fences around Mountain View Whisman school campuses, criticizing a plan...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 9, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 31 comments | 13578 Views

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Incumbents hold edge in Mountain View-Los Altos high school district race

As of 9 p.m. on Tuesday, incumbents Sanjay Dave and Phil Faillace held an edge over challenger Laura Teksler in the Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 4, 2020 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 3657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Berman, Blakely and Chiang take commanding lead in Mountain View Whisman school board race

Early election results Tuesday night show Laura Ramirez Berman, a former school administrator, leading the pack with a huge...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 4, 2020 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 4575 Views
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