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MVLA continues work on Facilities Master Plan

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has one last step to take before its Facilities Master Plan is complete.

So far, the district has assessed the condition of its current facilities and received a demographers report that indicates a 14.6 percent bump in enrollment over the next six years.


Alumni, parents request apology for teacher placed on leave


Mountain View High School alumni and parents packed the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School meeting Dec. 5 to plead with district leadership to apologize to a teacher they felt was wrongly placed on leave last month.

In an incident that made international headlines, administrators suspended longtime Mountain View High history teacher Frank Navarro Nov. 10 while they investigated allegations of inappropriate behavior in the classroom. The father of a student complained after Navarro drew parallels between President-elect Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler during a class discussion.

LASD search for a 10th school site not over yet

The search for a 10th school site continues after the Los Altos School District Board of Trustees took no action on an agenda item at last week’s meeting to purchase 5150 El Camino Real.

Sangeeth Peruri, incoming board president, said the recent passage of Proposition 51 – and the Mountain View City Council’s interest in collaborating on the acquisition after receiving new public benefit and park in-lieu funds – have breathed new life into the search.

LASD board votes against property purchase

The Los Altos School District Board of Trustees did not take action to purchase of 5150 El Camino Real for $39 million as a 10th school site at their Monday (Nov. 14) board meeting.

LASD candidates discuss priorities, bond spending


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Bryan Johnson and Tanya Raschke, candidates for the Los Altos School District Board of Trustees, debate the issues at a League of Women Voters candidate forum last week.

The two candidates vying for a two-year seat on the Los Altos School District Board of Trustees outlined their priorities and goals at a League of Women Voters candidate forum last week.

Candidates Bryan Johnson and Tanya Raschke introduced themselves to the audience and detailed their goals if elected.


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