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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District gives nod to new parcel tax

Facing huge state budget cuts that threaten elementary and middle school programs and small class sizes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 11, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 5176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by W.C.S, on Feb 24, 2008 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 5882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 23, 2008 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 3051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 3596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in murder of Jeffrey Johnson

Police have announced that a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 20-year-old Mountain View resident Jeffrey Johnson,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by mike gilbert, on May 22, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 4910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no leads in Merales murder

Police have yet to make any headway in the murder of 17-year-old Jose Merales, shot two days ago on Higdon Avenue. Meanwhile,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Chin4, on May 30, 2008 at 12:14 am | 47 comments | 5241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reward raised to $10,000 in Merales murder

The City Council held an emergency meeting Wednesday evening to increase the reward for information leading to arrests for...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Lives downtown, on Mar 6, 2008 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 4476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dogtown and Z-Girls

Cynthia Zawilski has been working to change the image of skateboarding, which is still dominated by the boys. And last Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Sacramento Cole, on Mar 19, 2008 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 4680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax present: $166,000

Mountain View Whisman school officials searching for ways to compensate for expected cuts in state funding will get some...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 4425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tracking gangs through MySpace

Marco Garcia uses MySpace to find out what his students may not tell him. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=3880...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by MountainViewownsall, on Apr 9, 2008 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 4578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tracking gangs through MySpace

Marco Garcia, at-risk-intervention supervisor at Graham Middle School, uses MySpace to find out what his students may not...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan Hilliard, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:56 am | 5 comments | 4542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A window on gang life

The <I>Voice</I></B> received an unexpected visit last week from a Mountain View Norteno who says he is trying to clean up...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 11, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 5410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS picks new assistant principal

Monday was a big day for local teacher Mike Mathiesen: His wife had a baby, and he was named the new assistant principal...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by john doe, on May 18, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 4347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five MVLA administrators win regional awards

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=475 posted Monday, March 17, 2008, 8:36 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by imessedupbutiwillbeanewpersonthissummer2008, on Mar 30, 2008 at 4:09 am | 1 comment | 4489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local districts ignore home school ruling

Urged on by the state's top education official, local schools are continuing to support families who teach their children...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jon T, on Aug 26, 2008 at 11:55 am | 6 comments | 4633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New hurdle for disabled students

New state regulations are making it harder for a handful of local high school students to graduate with a diploma this spring. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by Cynthia, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 3934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police see dip in gang crime

Despite two murders in February involving gang members, police say gang-related crime in Mountain View has actually been...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by KO S., on Apr 11, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 4914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New hurdle for disabled students

Local educators are disappointed in new state regulations which bar students with learning disabilities from receiving high...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by A. Wayne Mcfarlane, on Apr 10, 2008 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 4439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amigos league a kick for local youth

As community leaders and parents look for ways to keep kids out of gangs and away from violence, many are turning to Pedro...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by jakup, on Jan 24, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 4554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMING UP: Panel discussion on Prop 13

This Thursday, a speaker panel at Mountain View City Hall will address an issue that has vexed California voters for 30 years:...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by mike klock, on Jun 10, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 8 comments | 5268 Views
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