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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent

The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Proverbial, on Dec 17, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 10 comments | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The end of the Groves era at MVLA

Superintendent Barry Groves of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District announced Monday night he will retire...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 13, 2014 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by nobody, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 6004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students delve into the world of coding

Students of all ages across Mountain View are getting a taste of what it's like to be a computer programmer this week, as...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by James, on Dec 12, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school superintendent to step down

Superintendent Barry Groves of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District announced Monday night he will retire...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Dec 8, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 2057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 5616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 2960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman Superintendent Goldman to resign

A special meeting for the Mountain View Whisman school board has been called to discuss the resignation of Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 56 comments | 7237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen center debuts in Mountain View

The grand opening of the new Mountain View teen center is set for Friday, Nov. 14, but kids took a tour through the still-under-construction...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Excellent, on Nov 15, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 2749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After parent outcry, board shifts stance on Castro school split

Castro Elementary School families spoke out last week against the school district's proposal to turn Castro into two separate...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 15, 2014 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 3552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District taps into Shoreline funds for new buildings

New building designs could mean a change of pace for Mountain View students starting next year. The Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 2731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Architect leads the way in sustainable schools

In an effort to get away from dark, dreary classrooms and stuffy gymnasiums, the Los Altos School District modernized its...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Trish, on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:36 am | 5 comments | 2554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Liz, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates face tough questions from students

Students at Stevenson Elementary are getting an up-close look at school board candidates for the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 12 comments | 2692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

You are invited to a Holiday Faire at Waldorf School of the Peninsula

Saturday, December 6 10 am - 4 pm 11311 Mora Drive, Los Altos 94024 For one day, the Waldorf School of the Peninsula...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Try our Twos Class at St. Timothy’s Preschool for free on Nov. 13

Try our Twos Class at St. Timothy’s Preschool for free on Thurs., Nov. 13, from 9:15 -10:45 am. Please RSVP to 650-967-4724...

Original post made by St. Timothy\'s Preschool on Nov. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 134 Views

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School PTAs rally behind Measure N

While no one knows how Measure N will fare at the ballot box, lop-sided campaign spending shows school bond supporters appear...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 2580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Personal Endorsement from a LASD Board Member

Endorsements 2014 http://lasdobserver.blogspot.com/2014/10/endorsements-2014.html It's election time, and like most folks...

Original post made by Thank You Doug on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by LASD Citizen, on Nov 2, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 9 comments | 451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers agree to district's salary offer

The Mountain View Whisman School District is one step away from approving a salary increase of 7 percent for its teaching...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Pay Range?, on Oct 28, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 2173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All about the budget

Class was back in session at the Oct. 9 Mountain View Whisman School District board meeting, as members of the community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by SVTA Robo-calls, on Oct 21, 2014 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 1325 Views
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