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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 | 2933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro gets new principal, 200 students

With Slater School closed, Castro School will add more than 200 new kids and the parental involvement program, PACT, in the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 3 comments | 6266 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 | 3375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen teens from Palo Alto said stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the expectations of peers, family,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 3 comments | 2835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NASA Comes to Middle School

A dozen Orchard Middle School students gather during lunch and after school extending their day to pursue a special...

Original post made by carlrbabb on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 1, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 3 comments | 3389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MVLA to consider budget cuts

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District will convene at a special meeting this evening to discuss possible...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Apr 6, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 2324 Views

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Schools will be hardest hit by falling property values, assessor says

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office today announced $21.4 billion in property value reductions on approximately 118,000...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 24, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 2651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbershop Boys make time for harmony and homework

With the help of a local barbershop quartet, a group of junior high schoolers have formed The Barbershop Boys. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Crittenden mom, on Jun 25, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 2917 Views

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Whooping cough epidemic hits California

State and local health officials are calling the recent rise in cases of whooping cough an epidemic, and encouraging people...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 2856 Views

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Merger won't fly

We doubt if the Santa Clara County grand jury's idea to save money by merging the three local school districts will generate...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 3 comments | 2868 Views

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Learning to stretch a dollar in Kenya and Haiti

Indoor plumbing and electricity have been at the fore of Diana Chou's mind of late, and not because the recent Los Altos...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by MVHS dad, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 3 comments | 2664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Using the Bubb Dumpsters for Personal Trash

I'm a teacher at Bubb Elementary and I am increasingly frustrated by Mt. View citizens using the dumpsters at Bubb to throw...

Original post made by Bubb Teacher on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 2506 Views

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Starting the school year off right

Showing that they have learned a lesson, the Mountain View Whisman school board has adopted a new policy on nepotism to prohibit...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 4090 Views

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When 'Donors Choose,' students win

When it comes to getting kids interested in school, nothing beats things that flash. At least that's what Elizabeth Gomez...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 3027 Views

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Test scores don't tell the whole story

As parents who send our kids to public school in Mountain View, my wife and I appreciated the two recent articles in the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 3485 Views

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Los Altos high Eagles ready to spread their wings

There aren't many people who can say they've seen a blue eagle. But each year they flock to Los Alto High School's football...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jose Velez, on Oct 4, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 3567 Views
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