At first BCS facilities workshop, few options gain majority support

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Almond School parent Erin Sobota reviews facilities options for Bullis Charter School that were printed on large poster boards at a Nov. 2 workshop.

It was standing room only in Egan Junior High School’s multipurpose room on the morning of Nov. 2 as more than 200 local residents gathered to give their feedback on facilities options for Bullis Charter School.

LASD hosts multilingual meeting on charter school facilities

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Mitsuyo Wharton, a Covington School parent, translates for the table of Japanese speakers at an Oct. 29 multilingual meeting about identifying long-term facilities for Bullis Charter School.

Close to two dozen people turned out for a multilingual meeting on Tuesday (Oct. 29) about identifying long-term facilities for Bullis Charter School.

LASD enrollment drops, continues downward trend

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Loyola School has seen a substantial enrollment decline over the past decade, from 590 students in 2010 to 362 this fall. Overall, the Los Altos School District has seen enrollment drop over the past five years. This fall, there are almost 250 fewer students in the district than last year.

The Los Altos School District’s enrollment decreased by nearly 250 students this fall, the largest single-year drop in at least a decade and part of a continuing trend of declining enrollment in the district.

Foothill College’s makerspace offers community memberships

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Makerspace employee Allen Chen measures the thickness of a piece of wood before using a laser cutter to create an engraved coaster.

With high housing prices and space at a premium, many local residents don’t have extra room for the tools and equipment they need to make creative projects. That’s where the makerspace at Foothill College comes in.

LASD delays purchase of 10th school site three weeks

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The Los Altos School District is set to purchase a 10th school site where Kohl’s currently sits in Mountain View.

The Los Altos School District delayed its purchase of a 10th school site in Mountain View by three weeks, citing an upcoming decision by the Mountain View City Council that may affect the sale’s financing.

LASD adds multilingual BCS facilities meeting

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More than 250 people turned out to an Oct. 5 meeting on finding long-term facilities for Bullis Charter School. The Los Altos School District is now scheduling a multilingual meeting to encourage more participation from non-English-speaking families.

The Los Altos School District has added a multilingual meeting about finding long-term facilities for Bullis Charter School to its calendar, an attempt to include more non-English-speaking families in the ongoing public engagement process.


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