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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools slowly begin to reopen in the Los Altos School District

Tuesday was anything but a normal school day at Egan Junior High School. Attendance as of 9 a.m. was a grand total of three...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2020
Last comment by JamesSweeney, on Nov 2, 2020 at 2:24 am | 4 comments | 8699 Views

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Bay Area schools awarded $12 million to launch campus-based mental health services

Students in schools across Santa Clara and San Mateo counties will soon have better access to mental health services located...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by Dennis, on Oct 29, 2020 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 6748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate's settlement agreement with district bans him from campuses

Manny Velasco, a school board candidate and former employee of the Mountain View Whisman district, signed a settlement agreement...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2020 at 6:18 pm | 62 comments | 13869 Views

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'Inclusive' playground excluded from reopening plan

The Magical Bridge has stood out as Palo Alto's only playground geared toward visitors of all abilities. But with other playgrounds...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Free the people, on Oct 14, 2020 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 4590 Views

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Fifth candidate, Manny Velasco, joins race for Mountain View Whisman school board

A longtime Mountain View Whisman School District employee is joining the race for the school board this November, vowing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by Sonia Mann, on Oct 13, 2020 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 9685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos district's youngest students return to schools, testing safety protocols

All nine of the Los Altos School District's campuses sprang to life this week, with a small number of kindergarten and first...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Oct 13, 2020 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 8072 Views

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Pac-12 athletics are back, but not yet at Stanford

Although the Pac-12 Conference will allow college athletics to resume in November, sports remain on hold at Stanford under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
Last comment by Trump tests positive, on Oct 2, 2020 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 4210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three new principals hired as Mountain View schools prepare for distance learning

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced a slate of new hires Thursday night, including three new principals tasked...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 29, 2020 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments | 9736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For a better educational experience, parents band together to create pandemic pods

As the new school year starts virtually, a booming number of parents are forming a separate but parallel educational experience...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Sep 25, 2020 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 6207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spanish-language resources help parents deal with challenges of distance learning

While California school districts and counties confront the learning challenges of the pandemic, education organizations...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 25, 2020 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View, Los Altos high schools to host drive-in graduation ceremonies at Earthquakes stadium area

This year, Mountain View and Los Altos high school's recently graduated senior classes will get to celebrate the end of high...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Sep 17, 2020 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 6053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara, San Mateo counties start granting waivers to schools and districts

Two schools and three public districts in Santa Clara County and 14 elementary schools in San Mateo County have been approved...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 7, 2020 at 4:32 pm | 10 comments | 11475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Petitioners make case for tackling racial equity problems in Mountain View-Los Altos district

A coalition of students, alumni and staff in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District are calling on the high school...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 3, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 7162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District applies for a waiver to reopen schools early

The Los Altos School District is seeking to reopen its schools for in-person instruction early, filing for a waiver that...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Sep 1, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 9683 Views

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Man arrested after allegedly kidnapping, robbing teen using Snapchat in Mountain View

Police arrested a San Jose man in connection to an alleged kidnapping of a 16-year-old who was lured into meeting the suspects...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by ResidentX, on Aug 21, 2020 at 1:06 pm | 9 comments | 9883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 candidates vie for two seats on Mountain View-Los Altos high school board

Within the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District, one challenger and two incumbents will face off for two board seats...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2020
Last comment by MVLA parent, on Aug 18, 2020 at 11:02 am | 8 comments | 13774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here's how the Stanford Graduate School of Business plans to address racial inequity 'within our own corridors'

Spurred by Black Lives Matter protests, Stanford's Graduate School of Business has released a plan for creating a more inclusive...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2020
Last comment by Better Leaders for Better Communities, on Aug 13, 2020 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 5299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two candidates join the race for Mountain View Whisman school board

The race for the Mountain View Whisman school board is heating up this week, with two new candidates vying to lead the school...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Jul 26, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 14 comments | 9560 Views

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Coronavirus delays start of high school sports seasons

Local high school sports teams won't be competing until at least December or January, the California Interscholastic Federation...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 23, 2020 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 4915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Turmoil in MVWSD

The agenda for this week's Board meeting has been published. Looking at the personnel report, there is more turmoil in MVWSD....

Original post made by More Turmoil in MVWSD on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Standing Ovation, on Jul 21, 2020 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1341 Views
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