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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers hiring private eye

With elementary school enrollment growing much faster than expected, and around 80 students on a waiting list to attend their...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by susan, on Sep 29, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 4753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis charter school can expand

Education ruled this week, despite pleas from Los Altos School District parents and trustees, who called the expansion "unnecessary"...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 10, 2008 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 5124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classroom lament

Who are the students in an "average classroom" in California? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4672...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 3756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

North Whisman housing discussed

A plan for up to 800 homes along Ferguson Drive came into clearer focus during a Tuesday night study session where the council...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Abe, on Feb 16, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 3503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tale of two school programs

At Castro School, the PACT program gets ready to strike out on its own, taking nearly 200 students with it. Meanwhile, Monta...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sierra, on Mar 4, 2009 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 3706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: LASD trustees to pass budget

Los Altos School District trustees will vote on cuts to programs and certified staff during their meeting Tuesday in an effort...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brad, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 3433 Views

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 | 3791 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 | 3917 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 | 3488 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 | 3346 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 | 3418 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 | 4552 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 | 2987 Views

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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 | 2931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3278 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 | 3384 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 | 3204 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 | 3022 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 | 4238 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 | 6381 Views
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