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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by My honest opinion, 2 hours ago | 77 comments | 4235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by @Bubb Parent, 7 hours ago | 38 comments | 4908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on May 27, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens

Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on May 25, 2015 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District names new Landels principal

Stephen Chesley, a long-time administrator at Graham Middle School, has been selected to take up the torch as principal of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force dumps new school plan

Plans for a new school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area of the city may be on the ropes after members of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on May 23, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 147 comments | 6025 Views

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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. 16, 2015
Last comment by Grade 4 parent, on May 22, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 2306 Views

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More charges brought against camp counselor in child porn case

A former science camp counselor in Santa Clara County who allegedly possessed hundreds of child pornography photos and videos...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by SICK, on May 21, 2015 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

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Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sylvie, on May 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 7 comments | 1491 Views

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Four MV schools honored with CA Gold Ribbon awards

Both of Mountain View's middle schools and two of its high schools have been selected this month as California Gold Ribbon...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by forced out, on May 19, 2015 at 5:50 am | 3 comments | 1912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 16, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 16, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private Screening of 'Particle Fever' with Producer Q & A to benefit local school

June 3, 2015 from 7 to 10 pm Bluelight Cinema, Cupertino Enjoy the rare opportunity to attend a private screening of...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on May. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

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LASD hosts broad outreach sessions

The Los Altos School District is seeking broad public input for how to handle growing enrollment with $150 million in bond...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Psul, on May 15, 2015 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 1312 Views

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MVHS narrows achievement gap

Three years ago, staff at Mountain View High School set out to increase the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by True, on May 7, 2015 at 11:58 am | 5 comments | 1718 Views

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MVHS narrows achievement gap

Three years ago, staff at Mountain View High School set out to increase the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Anon, on May 1, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 653 Views

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Former Theuerkauf teacher tapped as new principal

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced last week that Ryan Santiago, a former first-grade teacher at Theuerkauf...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on May 1, 2015 at 12:48 am | 5 comments | 1984 Views

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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 Mom, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:08 pm | 12 comments | 1990 Views

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Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Apr 27, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 6 comments | 2425 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 Stephanie Mae, on Apr 26, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 2358 Views

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Community Briefs

<B>Public can help choose new name for Castro Elementary Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/04/24/community-briefs...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Apr 24, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 568 Views
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