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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tow yard employee hit over head

A man investigating intruders inside the tow yard where he works was blindsided with a blow to the back of the head shortly...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ben De Ho, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 2826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 3632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 9697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD sees problems with new Bullis requests

An open letter from the president of the Los Altos School District's board of trustees to the chair of Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by conspiracy, on Feb 11, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 4699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself In Menlo Park

Menlo Park School District is just now figuring out what took MVWSD so long. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13230...

Original post made by MVWSD Employee on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Chris Corbett, on Oct 6, 2013 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 3346 Views

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Want BCS vs LASD litigation to end? Then say so.

The Huttlingler Alliance for Education is circulating a petition calling for an end to the legal battle between the Los Altos...

Original post made by Dave Roode on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stop the HAEters, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 9724 Views

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Critical Mass? No, it's Kidical Mass

A mellow bike ride on Saturday aimed to get more families on their bikes. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2013/10/29/critical-mass-no-its-kidical-mass...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 5369 Views

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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 | 8441 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 | 5696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 3 comments | 7911 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 | 5350 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 | 4840 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 Jun 3, 2017 at 7:50 am | 3 comments | 2685 Views

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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 | 4428 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 | 8735 Views

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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 | 3597 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 | 5473 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 | 4662 Views

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District names new Landels principal

Stephen Chesley, a long-time administrator at Graham Middle School, has been selected to take up the torch as principal of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3943 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 | 3809 Views
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