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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV schools take on big challenges in 2016

It's been a busy year for all three of Mountain View's local school districts. Whether it's building new schools, closing...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Former MVWSD parent , on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 2990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham School secretary dies; services this Friday

Jan Austin, the school secretary at Graham Middle School and longtime Mountain View Whisman School District employee, died...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Patricia, on Jan 12, 2017 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 3983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum -- administered...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Worthwhile reading again, on Feb 19, 2017 at 10:14 pm | 100 comments | 18401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum —...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Alice, on Jan 6, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hackathon for high-schoolers wins an encore

Los Altos High School senior Aashia Mehta isn't quite at the point where she can script a killer new app on her own. However,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by Trudy, on Jan 7, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 3003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New classrooms on the way for LAHS

Students in Los Altos High School's weight room will go from pumping iron to pushing pencils next fall, after district officials...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 19, 2017 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 2167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District abruptly drops digital math program

After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by @ Loser, on Mar 22, 2017 at 11:07 am | 46 comments | 6570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate's advertorial snafu

A candidate running for the local elementary and middle school district's board of trustees said he thought he was being...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squeezing in a new school

The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Slater / German school swap?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 9:43 am | 36 comments | 5569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free preschool program set to expand

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving full-steam ahead on a new plan to revamp its free preschool program,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Glad to put this behind me, on Jan 18, 2017 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 4022 Views

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Big donations boost mental health program

After a lengthy public appeal to support teens and young adults suffering from anxiety and depression, El Camino Hospital...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jan 20, 2017 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 2639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham school traffic safety upgrades come back

It won't be cheap, but a package of safety upgrades near Graham Middle School might finally get the city's go-ahead. If approved...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:31 am | 14 comments | 4584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS briefly locked down during burglary investigation

Students at Mountain View High School were told to shelter in place Wednesday afternoon after a manhunt for two residential...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by David, on Jan 26, 2017 at 7:08 am | 1 comment | 3734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Windrider Film forum returns to Atherton

Windrider Film Forum returns to the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center in Atherton for an expanded "very selective" showing...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1138 Views

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School board wary of big parcel tax increase

The Mountain View Whisman School District has had a pretty good track record at the ballot box in recent years, blowing by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 31, 2017 at 11:44 am | 8 comments | 2667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden instructional assistant dies

Mountain View Whisman School District officials said that longtime staff member Diane Hernandez died unexpectedly Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by member, on Feb 7, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students create startups

Middle-schoolers gathered this weekend to work on new products during Startup Weekend at Crittenden Middle School. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by a mv resident, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 2729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-counselor at county science camp to get 18 years in prison for child molestation

A former employee of a Santa Clara County science camp pleaded guilty this week to sexually molesting two campers and possessing...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 6, 2017 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 3552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights complaint against high school district over rape case

A former Mountain View-Los Altos High School District student has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 7, 2017 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 4071 Views

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Measure GG got big boost from outside companies

The Los Altos School District's Measure GG got a lot of support from just about everywhere in the final days of the election...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Feb 15, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 1806 Views
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