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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students turn into programmers for a week

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 8250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

String of 'Spare the Air' alerts continues

For the seventh time this week and the 22nd time this winter, Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood on Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:26 am | 3 comments | 5618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raising a family, making the grade

Liliana Rios Alvarez hasn't shattered the 4.0 GPA mark with Advanced Placement classes, nor is she a leader of any school...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:53 am | 3 comments | 5235 Views

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MV police arrest ex-teacher in underage sex sting

Mountain View police have arrested a former San Francisco teacher after he allegedly attempted to arrange to meet with a...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Feb 6, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 4778 Views

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Arts programs benefit STEM students, too

Advocates for STEM education are quick to cite their facts and figures about career choices and earnings, but they miss a...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2014 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For Slater, a new lease on life

In stark contrast to the teary-eyed students wandering around the Slater playground in June 2006, the crowd at last week's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:30 am | 3 comments | 4329 Views

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Learning through gaming

Trying to get kids into math, even in the age of STEM, can be like pulling teeth. But a local group is looking to change...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tina, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 2916 Views

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Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by nobody, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 8552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No-burn Spare the Air Alert on Friday

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District because of poor...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 6, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 3503 Views

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Students kick off discount card program

Two seniors at Mountain View High School are looking to leave one last gift for their fellow students before heading off...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Leo Hsia, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 4086 Views

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Students challenge their brains with math

Teaching students that their mind can grow and learn more effectively through "brain exercise" has become a focal point for...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 4981 Views

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Middle school entrepreneurs compete at Crittenden's Startup Weekend

Silicon Valley is immersed in a startup culture where innovative ideas, backed by investors, seem to sprout up every day....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by MVWSD Parent, on May 25, 2016 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 5315 Views

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No easy fixes for teen depression, suicide

In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 11, 2015 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 4541 Views

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Four MV schools honored with CA Gold Ribbon awards

Both of Mountain View's middle schools and two of its high schools have been selected this month as California Gold Ribbon...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by forced out, on May 19, 2015 at 5:50 am | 3 comments | 3868 Views

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Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on May 27, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 3669 Views

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Panel discusses teen mental health, stress and suicide

More than 350 people gathered Monday night to hear a panel talk about topics that make many uncomfortable: the mental health...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by OldMV, on Sep 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2203 Views

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Going to high school? There's an app for that

Mountain View High School is celebrating its fourth annual STEM Week, giving students a closer look at what it might be like...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 24, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2627 Views

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Making Mountain View schools a little greener

The Mountain View Whisman School District's school board got a glimpse last week of what it would be like to bring green...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2390 Views

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Google's student privacy policies called into question

In the heart of Silicon Valley, it's no surprise that Mountain View schools are moving full steam ahead adopting new technology...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments | 7833 Views

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Guest Opinion: Time to act collaboratively for county's at-risk kids

I remember the conversation well. I was talking to a constituent, a neighbor, at a community gathering. Out of the blue,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 6, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2473 Views
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