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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 Bean Counter, 7 hours ago | 22 comments | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14 arrested in connection with arson fire

Police have arrested 14 people in connection with a fire that burned a house in the 1700 block of Fordham Way in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Possible actual fire loss cost?, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:48 pm | 106 comments | 25342 Views

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St. Tim's VBC camp registration open now! Aug 3-7

May the G-Force be with you! Registration is now open for the St. Timothyís Episcopal Church Vacation Bible Camp on Aug 3-7,...

Original post made by St. Tim\'s on Feb. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 90 Views

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New! St. Tim's Summer Camp for PreK in July. Registration open

Registration is open for St. Timís Preschool Summer Camp! There are three sessions, each one week long. Register for all...

Original post made by St. Tim\'s on Feb. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 83 Views

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High school test scores off slightly

Local high school students averaged higher SAT and ACT scores than their peers throughout the state and nation this year,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Linda H, on Feb 25, 2015 at 8:00 am | 5 comments | 2952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students challenge their brains with math

Teaching students that their mind can grow and learn more effectively through "brain exercise" has become a focal point for...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 1967 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 Way to go Samuel, on Feb 21, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 21 comments | 3260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County urges parents to vaccinate

Following a rise in measles cases across California, Santa Clara County health officials are calling on parents who have...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by DotCon, on Feb 15, 2015 at 9:32 am | 42 comments | 3167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wizards on six-strings

Award-winning middle and high-school guitarists are headed to the San Francisco this weekend to demonstrate what a lifetime...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 12, 2015 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 3617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wanted: two superintendents

Mountain View faces a big change in school leadership after two superintendents resigned late last year. As the school boards...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by James Hall, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 2212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers mixed on Common Core readiness

Students in nearly 1,000 school districts across California will log in this spring to take part in the state's first Common...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by StopCommonCore, on Jan 31, 2015 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 2322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students kick off discount card program

Two seniors at Mountain View High School are looking to leave one last gift for their fellow students before heading off...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Leo Hsia, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 2043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County officials warn of measles exposure

Santa Clara County Public Health Department officials today confirmed that a person infected with measles may have exposed...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by JP, on Jan 29, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 8 comments | 2733 Views

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High schools get new EV chargers for free

High schools in Mountain View are on the cutting edge of sustainability, and a recent deal inked between the district and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by This is nothing, on Jan 29, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 2511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Parcel Tax, on Jan 22, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 2739 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 | 2318 Views

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Foothill College selected to launch historic four-year degree program

Foothill College is officially one of 15 community colleges in the state that, for the first time in California's history,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jan 21, 2015 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2354 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 Size of Huff, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:01 pm | 9 comments | 5697 Views

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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 Observer, on Jan 19, 2015 at 7:21 am | 13 comments | 3486 Views
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