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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Adult School teachers put on notice

Faced with necessary budget cuts of 20 percent, trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted on Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Margaret Poor, on Mar 11, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 3502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View robotics heads to nationals

The Mountain View High School robotics team is heading to a national tournament in Atlanta after winning the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Sheri Morrison, on Mar 16, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 3651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local AVID students sweep writing contest

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools brought home three regional awards last week from a writing conference...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Monica Haupt, on Apr 4, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 3 comments | 3208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Board mulls huge cuts to Adult School

A big turnout is expected for the high school district's board meeting tonight, when trustees will discuss how to cut $1.3...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 3145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Forum to discuss district renovations

Community members are invited to come to Castro School tonight to discuss the elementary school district's 10-year facilities...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 3196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nursery school's legacy spans generations

Over decades, more than 1,000 families have benefited from the early childhood program at Mountain View Parent Nursery School....

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jean Sabolevsky, on May 13, 2009 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 4107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer: That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For the love of science

Despite the ubiquitous presence of science and innovation in the Bay Area, Bay Area students receive woefully little instruction...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 2786 Views

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Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget — and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 3036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grant money helps LAHS science class

Students of the Los Altos High School environmental studies class will have access to more advanced equipment when they return...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by localmom, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 3 comments | 3212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freestyle teacher, Fulbright scholar, diplomat

Next year, as part of his prestigious fellowship, local teacher Gordon Jack hopes to forge new relationships between Argentinean...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robie Livingstone, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 3 comments | 3003 Views

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PAMF gives $600,000 to Healthy Kids program

Hundreds more children will receive medical and dental coverage in Santa Clara County thanks to a $600,000 donation to the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Maria Daane, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 3428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'No Child' law finally catches up with local schools

Schools in Mountain View have cause to both celebrate academic achievement and take action for improvement after the release...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by James, on Sep 24, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 3025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the Editor

<B>PRT neither new nor bold Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5474 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Sep 27, 2009 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 2874 Views

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Local SAT scores beat state, national averages

College-bound seniors at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools continue to outperform their California peers in the SAT...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ernie S, on Jan 22, 2015 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 3749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial on Ghysels was full of cheap shots

I am writing to convey my disappointment in the Nov. 6 editorial "The superintendent and the principal." The piece seems...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Augie, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 3326 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Report on Annex is full of holes Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5606 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:15 am | 3 comments | 4023 Views

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What's the difference between MVHS, LAHS, Gunn, Paly?

We have narrowed down our choices of high schools and plan to move to Los Altos or Palo Alto. What are the differences? I...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Jan 2, 2010 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 3072 Views

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Educators show enthusiasm for charter schools

Charter schools, sometimes a thorn in the side of public school districts, received a pat on the back from none other than...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by MV parent, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 2889 Views

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MVLA board approves bond measure

After 18 months of "exploration," trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted 5-0 at their regular...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 16, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 2475 Views
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