Incoming Mountain View Los Altos High School District freshmen for the 2023-2024 school year will be the first class to take a 10-credit (or two-semester) ethnic studies course as part of their graduation requirements.
St. Francis High School unveiled its new Eggers Innovation Center Friday, a multiuse building housing 29 classrooms, science labs, a robotics space, a theater and multiple collaboration spaces.
Mountain View High School students are officially able to enjoy a new auxiliary gym on campus, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday debuting the new building.
The Los Altos School District is officially entering the housing game.
In 2021, local teens and friends Bridget Liu and Maya Sriram found a way to channel their shared love for art and science by founding the Neuroscience Art Auction, in which student artists sold their work to benefit organizations furthering research in various areas of the field. This year, …
Six of the Los Altos School District’s seven elementary schools – Almond, Covington, Gardner Bullis, Loyola, Santa Rita and Springer – were awarded the 2023 California Distinguished School Award. Oak Elementary School won the award in 2020, and was therefore ineligible to receive the award a…
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Jan. 9 to endorse district Chancellor Judy Miner’s recommendation that Kristina Whalen be appointed Foothill College’s next president. Whalen, a veteran educator with 25 years of experience in higher educatio…
Egan Junior High School student Jai Khurana is an avid reader and lover of education, and found himself wanting to extend that appreciation to those in need. When brainstorming ideas for a community service project, a friend introduced Jai to the African Library Project, a nonprofit organiza…
For high school seniors, this time of year can be very exciting. Students are expecting to hear the results of their early applications between now and the end of January. With decisions in hand, how can students go about making sure they make the enrollment choice that is the best for them,…
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the Los Altos School District prides itself on being at the cutting edge of educational technology. The district’s latest venture into the virtual world employs immersive technology to enhance math lessons for eighth-graders.
Pinewood School senior Rathi Kolappa was researching for class when she came across an article about how dogs with certain fur colors are not getting adopted because they don’t photograph well enough. It led her to launch a nonprofit that photographs shelter animals to increase adoption rates.
Thida Cornes and Esmeralda Ortiz were officially sworn in to their positions as trustees for the Mountain View Los Altos High School District during a meeting Dec. 15.
Los Altos School District administrators provided an update on the planning process for the district’s 10th school, including design site plans, but cash-flow projections have leaders considering the possibility of another bond to support it.
This holiday season, many newly housed residents may be receiving a surprise housewarming gift – provided by local elementary school students.
Like many local school districts, the Cupertino Union School District fared well in the face of learning loss as a result of the pandemic.
St. Simon Parish School in Los Altos hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 13 for the opening of its new 1,000-square-foot classroom dedicated to the school’s science programs.