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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees consider upping school bus fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District board is considering approval of a potential increase in transportation fees, from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Fed, on Nov 14, 2009 at 6:59 am | 10 comments | 3994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with district on recent Bullis lawsuit

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has ruled that the Los Altos School District did provide adequate facilities to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by localmom2, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:34 am | 10 comments | 3174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro number-crunchers win at math competition

Two out of nine Castro Elementary school students won awards and placed in the top 10 percent of competing students at the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sean Takada, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 10 comments | 3754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 19, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 3664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New teen center needs a name

The city is asking for some creative action from residents in an effort to find a good name for the city's new teen center. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 15, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 10 comments | 4244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No League of Women Voters endorsement, after all

A candidate for the local school board has removed text from his campaign website claiming that he had been endorsed by the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 3513 Views

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Bullis agrees to two-site solution -- with strings

Bullis Charter School has agreed to what one official described as a "big compromise" in negotiations with the Los Altos...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Feb 7, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 10 comments | 2654 Views

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MVWSD moving forward with plan to video meetings

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving along in its plan to film and broadcast board meetings. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Marilyn Ritter, on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:04 am | 10 comments | 3556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

German school to expand on Whisman campus

With the approval of the board of trustees, the Mountain View Whisman School District has agreed to allow the German International...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 4271 Views

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City agrees to share $50 million with schools

An agreement to share the property taxes of the likes of Google with local schools has been approved by the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Longtime MVer, on Jul 9, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 3640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by College, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 7238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on Measure N

Enrollment in the Los Altos School District has burgeoned in recent years, and continues to grow. At 5,380 students, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Whoever, on Oct 11, 2014 at 1:14 am | 10 comments | 1744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman to redraw school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking the first steps toward changing attendance boundaries for its schools,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kindergarden parent, on Apr 23, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 10 comments | 13314 Views

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Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Saratoga Parent, on Jul 2, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 10 comments | 6615 Views

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Schools may have to share campus

In the latest round of cuts to bring a bloated school construction budget back in line, Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @little bird little bird, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:46 am | 10 comments | 3478 Views

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School district poised to use controversial bond issuance

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving forward with an aggressive school construction schedule, and school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 28, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 2727 Views

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District spends big to fix up school lunches

It's a little hard to spot, but right next door to all the bustling construction going on at Crittenden Middle School is...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by CMSstudent, on May 24, 2016 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 4274 Views

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Mountain View's test scores show mixed results

The latest test scores show that student performance among Mountain View's most needy students significantly improved last...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 5, 2016 at 8:30 am | 10 comments | 5282 Views

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More help for struggling students

For some students in Mountain View's high schools, just getting out of bed and going to class seems like an insurmountable...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by Mel, on Jun 13, 2017 at 9:21 am | 10 comments | 3308 Views

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Trustees OK big pay raises for teachers

Two of Mountain View's local school districts agreed last week to put some of the Bay Area's economic prosperity in the hands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on May 21, 2017 at 12:29 am | 10 comments | 3438 Views
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