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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New teaching system a hit

With the first day of spring drawing near, Craig Goldman says there are signs all around that his school district has been...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 12, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CHAC's Monique Kane named "Woman of the year"

It was by a stroke of good fortune that Monique Kane, just named "Woman of the Year" by state Sen. Joe Simitian, is where...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 13, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 3 comments | 4062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids sing on the big stage

When they take the stage Monday night, the young singers of Mountain View's elementary and middle school choruses will be...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Enough Already, on May 3, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 3576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google pushes city to first place in county tax growth

Mountain View now leads the county in property tax growth, and it's almost entirely because of Google's rapid expansion here,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 3323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro School, gang graffiti and apathy

There has been gang graffiti at Castro school all summer long. Still there. Unless there is some new MV program that is...

Original post made by Ignored on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:26 am | 3 comments | 2355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New kids on the block

The transition from preschooler to kindergarten student can be a momentous one. For children in Erika Kao's class at Bubb...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Bubb Parent, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tow yard employee hit over head

A man investigating intruders inside the tow yard where he works was blindsided with a blow to the back of the head shortly...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ben De Ho, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 2871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 3660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 9795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD sees problems with new Bullis requests

An open letter from the president of the Los Altos School District's board of trustees to the chair of Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by conspiracy, on Feb 11, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 4754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself In Menlo Park

Menlo Park School District is just now figuring out what took MVWSD so long. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13230...

Original post made by MVWSD Employee on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Chris Corbett, on Oct 6, 2013 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 3378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want BCS vs LASD litigation to end? Then say so.

The Huttlingler Alliance for Education is circulating a petition calling for an end to the legal battle between the Los Altos...

Original post made by Dave Roode on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stop the HAEters, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 9782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical Mass? No, it's Kidical Mass

A mellow bike ride on Saturday aimed to get more families on their bikes. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2013/10/29/critical-mass-no-its-kidical-mass...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 5450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students turn into programmers for a week

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 8559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

String of 'Spare the Air' alerts continues

For the seventh time this week and the 22nd time this winter, Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood on Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:26 am | 3 comments | 5756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 3 comments | 8009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raising a family, making the grade

Liliana Rios Alvarez hasn't shattered the 4.0 GPA mark with Advanced Placement classes, nor is she a leader of any school...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:53 am | 3 comments | 5478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV police arrest ex-teacher in underage sex sting

Mountain View police have arrested a former San Francisco teacher after he allegedly attempted to arrange to meet with a...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Feb 6, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 4917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arts programs benefit STEM students, too

Advocates for STEM education are quick to cite their facts and figures about career choices and earnings, but they miss a...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 3, 2017 at 7:50 am | 3 comments | 2752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For Slater, a new lease on life

In stark contrast to the teary-eyed students wandering around the Slater playground in June 2006, the crowd at last week's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:30 am | 3 comments | 4475 Views
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