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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel discusses teen mental health, stress and suicide

More than 350 people gathered Monday night to hear a panel talk about topics that make many uncomfortable: the mental health...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by OldMV, on Sep 17, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Going to high school? There's an app for that

Mountain View High School is celebrating its fourth annual STEM Week, giving students a closer look at what it might be like...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 24, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making Mountain View schools a little greener

The Mountain View Whisman School District's school board got a glimpse last week of what it would be like to bring green...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google's student privacy policies called into question

In the heart of Silicon Valley, it's no surprise that Mountain View schools are moving full steam ahead adopting new technology...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 22, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 3 comments | 9044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Time to act collaboratively for county's at-risk kids

I remember the conversation well. I was talking to a constituent, a neighbor, at a community gathering. Out of the blue,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 6, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County eyes safer crossings near Palo Alto, Los Altos schools

Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Val Reed, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 2241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency shines at Alta Vista

Sayra Barrera-Guzman, a graduating senior at Alta Vista High School, had just started her freshman year at Los Altos High...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dawn, on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 3659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores soar at Crittenden

Every Wednesday morning, teachers at Crittenden Middle School get together for their pre-game huddle, coordinating lessons,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2016 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 2726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free preschool program set to expand

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving full-steam ahead on a new plan to revamp its free preschool program,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Glad to put this behind me, on Jan 18, 2017 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 4871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden instructional assistant dies

Mountain View Whisman School District officials said that longtime staff member Diane Hernandez died unexpectedly Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by member, on Feb 7, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students create startups

Middle-schoolers gathered this weekend to work on new products during Startup Weekend at Crittenden Middle School. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by a mv resident, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 3367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure GG got big boost from outside companies

The Los Altos School District's Measure GG got a lot of support from just about everywhere in the final days of the election...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Feb 15, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 2228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The math doesn't add up with failed program

Should the Mountain View Whisman School District have abandoned its pilot math program for sixth-graders midway through the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View man facing child porn, cyberstalking charges

A Mountain View man who allegedly distributed sexually explicit photos of two underage girls pleaded not guilty to federal...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by sethimfree2004, on Jun 4, 2017 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 3988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill to offer free tuition to first-generation students

Local students who are on track to become the first in their families to graduate from high school can get a jumpstart on...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Stan, on Jun 11, 2017 at 9:20 pm | 3 comments | 2637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The philanthropist pauper

After living on the streets of Mountain View for 35 years, on his deathbed Edward Hamm devoted his life savings to creating...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 13, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 7109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids get a summer lunch break

Children at Rengstorff Park took a break from some summer fun to grab a free lunch last Friday. The meals are handed out...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Parcel Tax, on Jul 11, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Space science soars at Mountain View High

After students cleared out of Mountain View High School for summer break, physics teacher Steve Widmark rolled up his sleeves...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mrs. Myjer, on Aug 20, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 4273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Enrollment growth: Find best solution, not quickest

Enrollment growth is a long-term issue that warrants a lasting, thorough solution to benefit current and future generations...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jul 29, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 3 comments | 657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dust still settling as MV kids return to school

Dozens of kindergarteners from all over Mountain View filed into brand new portable classrooms at Stevenson Elementary on...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Sue, on Aug 15, 2017 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 4997 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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