No letter grades for MVLA this semester, district moves to credit/no-credit instead

School Empty
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Los Altos High School sits empty after the campus was closed for the year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Local high schoolers won’t be receiving letter grades for this semester, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees decided Monday afternoon.

Funding source chosen for stadium lights at high schools

Stadium Ligths
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The Los Altos High School football team plays under temporary stadium lights. The school district plans to fund the installation of permanent field lights.

As the yearslong push for stadium lights at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools comes closer to completion, the project now has a funding source.

MVLA faces questions about online learning rollout

As school districts adjust to the new reality of educating students remotely, parents and members of the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees have raised questions about how the district’s plan for virtual learning is being implemented.

Schools campuses set to remain closed for rest of school year

Oak Closure
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A sign at Oak Avenue School announces the campus is closed. The plan is now for schools to remain physically closed through the end of the school year, although remote instruction will continue.

Public school students won’t return to the classroom this school year, and educators are working to transition the remainder of the year to remote instruction, Santa Clara County officials confirmed Wednesday (April 1).

Local districts partner to distribute free meals

Free lunch
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Los Altos School District registrar Bridget Stolorz distributes free meals at Klein Park.

With schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, local districts are working together to continue providing meals for students who might not otherwise have access to nutritious food.

MVLA aims to support student mental health during closure

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Los Altos High School sits empty as schools remain closed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Now that the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department and the county’s Office of Education declared that public schools will remain closed through at least May 1, most local students will take online courses for more than a month.

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