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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer dumdums

With summer vacation in full swing, students are enjoying their chance to kick back and relax for awhile. But a recent announcement...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 9, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 5732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA picks new trustee

Joseph Mitchner, a Mountain View resident and self-described finance "nerd," has been appointed to the Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 6, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 6185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paradigm shift at MV Whisman

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced this week that it has adopted a new approach to teaching which regards...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tom Karn, on Sep 21, 2007 at 5:13 am | 3 comments | 5566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's new paradigm could come with a price

It isn't often that a school district steps out of the traditional educational mold and adopts a totally new concept of teaching. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 5484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman sets down strategic goals

Math emerged as the top priority as trustees, school principals and key administrators from the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Parent of a MVWSD student, on Sep 1, 2007 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 5210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Profiles in leadership

<I>Editor's Note: Leadership Mountain View (LMV) prepares adults who live or work in the city to take on a wide variety of...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by mary gilda sturino, on Sep 1, 2007 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 5603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back-to-school time

The first day of school came earlier this year, with high schoolers starting Monday and younger students beginning class...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Susan Hong, on Sep 4, 2007 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 5716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores make Castro proud

The Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District saw mixed results from this year's academic progress report released...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by Chris Kuszmaul, on Sep 7, 2007 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 5418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New year, new president, new Campus Center

After two years of work and $22 million spent, Foothill College is kicking off its 50th anniversary celebration this Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 24, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 5370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees put foreign language on table

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to formalize its interest in exploring foreign language instruction...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Oct 15, 2007 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 5877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuous Improvement will help students grow

I've enjoyed reading the discussion in recent weeks concerning the implementation of the Continuous Improvement educational...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Former Sudbury student, on Oct 12, 2007 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 4980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'I didn't think it would happen to me'

Every time Iajady Paz returns to Mountain View High School to work with the Blossom Project, she wishes she were still a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Melissa, on Oct 14, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 5491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food fight at Los Altos High

Hungry Los Altos High School students who prefer the tasty offerings at a catering truck just off campus may have to settle...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by rich, on Nov 16, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 19 comments | 6061 Views

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Burgers, fries and civics

The Los Altos City Council intends to make a real-life civics lesson out of a dispute between Los Altos High School and a...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Nov 14, 2007 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 5411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helping kids see the big picture

In a young person's life, the smallest amount of interest and support can be influential. One-on-one attention in the form...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Lyle Bickley, on Dec 3, 2007 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 5068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forty years of feuding over student parking

A 40-year debate over parking on the streets surrounding Mountain View High School continued last week, as the district successfully...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Dec 9, 2007 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 5279 Views

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Tribulations over Bullis begin anew

Members of the Los Altos School District said last Wednesday they were considering suing the county over newly approved enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by A BCS Parent..., on Oct 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 97 comments | 8545 Views

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A vote for plutocracy

On Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School to amend its enrollment procedure...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by LASD Parent, on Dec 21, 2007 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 10697 Views

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Tactical error on Bullis

Looking back, the Los Altos School District can't be happy with its decision to close Bullis-Purissima Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Fed up Parent, on Mar 22, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 31 comments | 6218 Views

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Educators bemoan declining coverage

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=347 posted Wednesday, January 9, 2008, 3:40 PM...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Serge Bonte, on Jan 9, 2008 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 5200 Views
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