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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to spend millions on achievement gap

Board members for the Mountain View Whisman School District vowed to get serious about addressing the achievement gap last...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Genes matter, 18 hours ago | 28 comments | 1845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman to redraw school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking the first steps toward changing attendance boundaries for its schools,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kindergarden parent, on Apr 23, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 10 comments | 6534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public asked to help choose new name for Castro Elementary

The Castro Site Planning Council is asking the public for its input on naming the two new Castro schools, following a decision...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Hum Baby, on Apr 23, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 5 comments | 917 Views

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LinkedIn aims to boost teen center programs with grant

Mountain View's teen center will get new computers and offer a range of career and college preparation programs with a $115,000...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by JBreitmeyer, on Apr 22, 2015 at 10:47 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views

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Healdsburg superintendent tapped to lead MVLA

After four months of searching, board members at the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District announced Tuesday they...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Questionable hire, on Apr 19, 2015 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 1836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 2825 Views

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MVLA Superintendent-elect Jeff Harding has some explaining to do

In googling Jeff Harding, I see that he fired some well-liked coaches, much to the dismay of students and parents. And they...

Original post made by incognito on Apr. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No easy fixes for teen depression, suicide

In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 11, 2015 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 2294 Views

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School's out in June for innovative Theuerkauf principal

Long-time Theuerkauf Elementary School Principal Connie Sawdey announced she will be retiring at the end of the school year,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Good luck to you, on Apr 9, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 4 comments | 1775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district aiming to buy San Antonio property

When the Los Altos School District passed a $150 million bond last year, the top "wishlist" item among district staff and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Insanity, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 35 comments | 4359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fitting a new Whisman school into the budget

Time is money for school districts looking to build new classrooms and upgrade infrastructure, as construction costs in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 5 comments | 1929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's out in June for innovative Theuerkauf principal

Long-time Theuerkauf Elementary School Principal Connie Sawdey announced she will be retiring at the end of the school year,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Connie Sawdey, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 572 Views

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Big changes in top staff at school district

Big changes are on the way for the Mountain View Whisman School District, and with it will come some new faces in the district...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by JL, on Apr 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views

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Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Parent, on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 44 comments | 3806 Views

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Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf

After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 34 comments | 4033 Views

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Concerns raised over superintendent severance

The Mountain View Whisman school board is facing scrutiny over the resignation agreement with former superintendent Craig...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by neighbor-oldMV, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 23 comments | 4389 Views

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Medical Foundation doctors issue advice on youth mental health

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrics department took an unprecedented step into the community debate on teen well-being,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by DepressedStudent, on Mar 29, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1779 Views

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Staying in school

Talking to middle school kids can be tough, but not for Arnel Pajarillo. At "The Beat" after-school program at Graham Middle...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 27, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 1856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school could close down Stevenson PACT

Drawing new lines for school attendance boundaries can be a tricky task that always leaves someone dissatisfied, and that...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:54 am | 177 comments | 9776 Views

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Task force balks on school facilities issue

Calling the entire process rushed and saying they lacked critical information, members of the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by csea member, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:32 am | 142 comments | 5817 Views
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