MVLA maintains budget stability despite future uncertainty

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The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees passed a budget for next school year on June 15.

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District is preparing for state budget cuts next school year, but currently it looks like the lost revenue will be more than made up for with property tax growth.

Bullis Charter gets over $2M federal pandemic relief loan

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Bullis Charter School has received over $2 million in federal COVID-19 relief money.

Bullis Charter School recently received more than $2 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds, through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program.

Athletes set to return to MVLA campuses – in small groups

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Mountain View High School Coach and Athletic Director Shelley Smith observes players during a 2017 football practice. Although the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District is allowing sports practices to return, students will be mainly conditioning so that they maintain physical distance to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.

Limited cohorts of local high school athletes will be allowed to return to campus starting next week, though the broader school reopening plan is still under consideration.

The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District hosted a webinar Wednesday (June 17), where administrators laid out the current status of planning for next school year.

MVLA approves new bell schedule

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The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has approved a new bell schedule, as part of an agreement with the teacher's union.

Local high schoolers have a new bell schedule, but its implementation is uncertain as the coronavirus pandemic upends the school day.

St. Francis grapples with racist online posts

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Dozens of parents, students and local residents marched from St. Francis High School to the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real to protest racist online posts connected to St. Francis students and recent graduates.

Parents and students at St. Francis High School are calling on administrators to take action to combat racial injustice on campus in the wake of racist online posts connected to St. Francis students and recent graduates.

Amid uncertainty, LASD passes ‘placeholder’ budget

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The Los Altos School District has voted to approve a budget for next school year.

The Los Altos School District has approved a budget for next school year, but the coronavirus pandemic means that much is still subject to change.


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