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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County awarded $750K grant

The U.S. Justice Department has awarded Santa Clara County a $750,000 "Second Chance" grant to help reintegrate youth from...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 5, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 2941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman teachers get small raise

After two short days of negotiations, teachers and administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reached...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Teacher, on Nov 15, 2011 at 7:03 am | 4 comments | 2910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deer Hollow needs volunteers

Deer Hollow Farm is looking for volunteers to teach students visiting the 150-year-old farm. Deer Hollow hosts more than...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Eileen, on Jan 5, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 3050 Views

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District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with a...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by William S., on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:32 am | 4 comments | 3149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough road for undocumented teens

For undocumented students at Mountain View High School, nothing has changed in the years since Jose Antonio Vargas hesitantly...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by david@hurst.com, on Mar 15, 2012 at 8:12 am | 4 comments | 2522 Views

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New role for former city manager

There's a new group of government officials making decisions in Mountain View, and it has a very long name: the Downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 12, 2012 at 4:49 pm | 4 comments | 3150 Views

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Young art students win scholarships

Nine elementary and middle school students from Mountain View were recently awarded a scholarship for the Community School...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Apr 19, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 4 comments | 3610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New classrooms coming to local high schools

The local high school district is set to break ground this week on three classroom buildings, the largest of the Measure...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 11, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 12569 Views

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Graduation elation

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools celebrated the end of an era with Friday evening's graduation ceremonies. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jun 4, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 3467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista graduates make it, after all

Of all the graduation ceremonies taking place within the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, it is arguably...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lauren, on Dec 1, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 5073 Views

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Big shift for district board

Three out of five trustees from Mountain View's elementary and middle school district have announced they will not seek re-election...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rene, on Jul 9, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 4115 Views

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NASA rover lands on Mars

The rover Curiosity landed on Mars Sunday night shortly before 10:30 p.m., according to NASA officials. Its two-year mission...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Teresa, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 3403 Views

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Summer reading pays off

Third-grade Mountain View resident Ethan Xie won a $529 check towards his college education from ScholarShare, California's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Reader2, on Oct 17, 2012 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 3042 Views

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School district gets specific in English learners plan

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are making a series of changes aimed at improving their program...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by School Parent, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:15 am | 4 comments | 3213 Views

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Google keeps Bookmobile rolling

Books in hand, Claudia and her son Julio leave the Mountain View Bookmobile at Castro Elementary School on Dec. 4. On Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Robin Schultz, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 3481 Views

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District needs to root out bad behavior, moms say

Dirty dancing, drugs and foul language — three mothers with teens enrolled in Mountain View High School are concerned...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tabitha, on Jan 19, 2013 at 12:18 am | 4 comments | 3652 Views

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Delaying kindergarten: should district have a say?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 11, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 3347 Views

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Students help direct 'Romeo and Juliet'

The Mountain View High School Theatre Department is presenting "Romeo and Juliet," Shakespeare's famous tragedy for [http://tinyurl.com/MVHSplay...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by incognito, on Apr 28, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 2974 Views

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MV Whisman looking forward

The superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District wants students to put down their textbooks, pick up tablet...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Nicole, on May 1, 2013 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 3107 Views

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Too young to debate? That's debatable

It's been getting harder for the parents of some Huff Elementary School parents to pull the "Because I told you so" card...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 8, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 4 comments | 2952 Views
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