Candidates file to run in school board races

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Laura Teksler is running against incumbents Sanjay Dave and Phil Faillace for a seat on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees.

Voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on a range of local education races in the Nov. 3 election.

The candidate filing period closed Friday; however, the filing deadline is extended until 5 p.m. today in races for which any of the eligible incumbents didn’t file to run.

MVLA admin recommend remote learning through first quarter

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Students wouldn't return to local high school campuses until at least mid-October, under a recommendation district administrators are bringing to the board.

Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District administrators are recommending that schools don’t reopen for in-person learning until at least the end of the first quarter.

Stadium lights at high schools get final approval

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The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees last week approved the installation of stadium lights.

Two years in the making, last week the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees approved the installation of stadium lights and public address systems at both Los Altos and Mountain View high schools.

School districts release details on fall plans

As the start of the school year draws ever closer, local school district administrators are providing more details on what the fall will look like.

At board meetings last week, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District and Los Altos School District both reviewed their reopening plans. District officials covered plans for teaching and learning as well as health and safety procedures once in-person classes resume, and the current budget status, among other areas.

Deadline looms for school board candidates

It’s the final stretch for candidates to file to run for local school boards in the Nov. 3 election. The candidate nomination period opened July 13 and runs through Friday.

Elementary schools seek waivers to allow fall reopening

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Students work together during a summer camp hosted at Canterbury Christian School this summer. Canterbury has announced plans to reopen in the fall.

Some local elementary schools are hoping to secure waivers to bring students back to campus this fall by taking advantage of an exemption in California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s school reopening restrictions.


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