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SCHOOLS & KIDS

After battle over school fences, Mountain View Whisman seeks $9M redesign of Monta Loma's park

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to completely revamp Monta Loma Park following a controversial decision...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by Ray, on Sep 7, 2021 at 1:07 pm | 21 comments | 10056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study links smoke from 2020 wildfires to rise in COVID cases, deaths

A new study that links wildfire smoke with rising COVID-19 infections and deaths did not surprise local experts, who said...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 27, 2021 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 2065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, school staff test positive for COVID-19 as school year begins

Local school districts are reporting a handful of student and staff COVID cases now that school is back in session. The complex...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 22, 2021 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 8212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View school employee arrested in hit-and-run allegedly made racist remarks before fleeing crash

Police arrested a Mountain View man Sunday after he allegedly crashed into another vehicle, physically assaulted the other...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Linda Trujillo , on Aug 15, 2021 at 4:40 pm | 11 comments | 7484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student COVID-19 case reported at Vargas Elementary on the first day of school

Three people in the Mountain View Whisman School District have tested positive for COVID-19 so far this week, including one...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Kevin Forestieri, on Aug 12, 2021 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 13877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Very happy, very nervous': Mountain View Whisman parents send kids back to school

More than 4,600 students arrived on campuses across the Mountain View Whisman School District for in-person learning on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2021
Last comment by Free Speech, on Aug 12, 2021 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 5714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New study finds local airports are raising blood lead levels in children

Aircraft traffic around Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose is contaminating the area with lead, causing a spike in blood lead...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 7, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 4 comments | 5503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most district teachers are vaxxed. Is that enough for parents?

As summer winds down, local school districts are facing another academic year amid a pandemic. But this time, they have vaccines...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by , on Aug 6, 2021 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 4708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'You did it!' Mountain View Whisman district students celebrate the end of a pandemic school year

It wasn't just local high schools that relished the chance to hold in-person graduations this summer. Schools in the K-8...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 2, 2021 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 4578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County's eviction moratorium leaves cities out, forcing local action to keep tenants housed

With Santa Clara County's latest eviction moratorium shielding renters in unincorporated areas but leaving those in cities...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 23, 2021 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 5060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff no more: Mountain View Whisman board renames school after Amy Imai

The Mountain View Whisman School District is dropping Huff Elementary School's problematic namesake after the board voted...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
Last comment by lan, on Jun 22, 2021 at 5:47 pm | 5 comments | 14574 Views

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Mountain View Chamber of Commerce awards 'local heroes' during the pandemic

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public to attend a virtual award ceremony Thursday evening, recognizing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
Last comment by District watcher, on Jun 16, 2021 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 5242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FREE STEM Summer Camp for Incoming 2nd-5th graders!

STEAM Team is hosting a free-of-charge, in person summer camp in mid-June and we highly encourage you to sign your child...

Original post made by Angelina Ma on Jun. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAHS students organize walk out on the anniversary of George Floyd's death

Los Altos High School students organized a march on on May 25, the anniversary of George Floyd's murder by a Minneapolis...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 5, 2021 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 5316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Health officials support full in-person schooling in fall

Health officers from 10 Bay Area counties and one city Friday called for California schools to open for full-time, in-person...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 3, 2021 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 5347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still stuck at home: Local schools can't accommodate every child who wants to be back in class full time

Nine-year-old Steven Brody desperately wants to be back in his Bubb Elementary classroom four days a week, just like his...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on May 19, 2021 at 12:39 am | 24 comments | 8776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Francis student makes list of U.S. Presidential Scholars

Nine California high school seniors have been named U.S. Presidential Scholars, including three from San Jose and one from...

Original post made on May. 17, 2021
Last comment by Community Minded, on May 17, 2021 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 7625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza refinances bonds, saving taxpayers $26.6M

Taking advantage of favorable interest rates, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District has refinanced general obligation...

Original post made on May. 11, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on May 17, 2021 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 4563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Comes Together for MVHS Prom

Katie Johnson and I are brand new advisors for the ASB student leadership class at MVHS, and Prom was the first real event...

Original post made by Sophia Caramagno on May. 17, 2021
There are no comments yet. 786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman students sent home after children test positive for COVID-19

Students at three schools in the Mountain View Whisman School District have been ordered to stay home and quarantine this...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by ShockedImpactedParent, on May 12, 2021 at 4:22 pm | 9 comments | 17519 Views
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