The Bar-On Brief: Ben Stern — resisting injustice

Holocaust survivor speaks on campus I’ve heard several Holocaust speakers over the years. But seeing a documentary video in a packed field house this week, then hearing Ben Stern, the survivor himself, was unlike any other talk I attended in the past. For one, this was the first time I had heard a Holocaust speaker … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Ben Stern — resisting injustice

USC Village adds vendors, nears completion

USC Village adds vendors, nears completion By SHAULI BAR-ON May 23, 2017 in News USC Village will finish construction by the first week of July, program managers said. Following the construction, end-users including the Departments of Public Safety, Transportation, Student Affairs, Auxiliary and Facilities and Management Services will have access to the buildings. Rooms will be … Continue reading USC Village adds vendors, nears completion

The Bar-On Brief: Put an end to weekday proms

The Bar-On Brief: Put an end to weekday proms  By Shauli Bar-On, Columnist May 18, 2017  How long is your pre-prom preparation? How long does it take you to shower, dress up, sit through your hair and makeup appointments, take way too many group photos and eat a fancy dinner? What will you do a … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Put an end to weekday proms

Local teens win Schola Cantorum poetry contest

Local teens win Schola Cantorum poetry contest by Shauli Bar-On / Mountain View Voice The Schola Cantorum choir held its second poetry contest for local high school students. They received over 90 submissions from students competing to hear their work set to music and sung by a choir of 75 voices. Albert Zhao, a sophomore … Continue reading Local teens win Schola Cantorum poetry contest

Los Altos nonprofit awards $60,000

Los Altos nonprofit awards $60,000 by Shauli Bar-On / Mountain View Voice The Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) has donated over $1.7 million to Los Altos community organizations since its founding in 1991, and that amount just got a little larger. LACF awarded over $60,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations that aim to help … Continue reading Los Altos nonprofit awards $60,000

New associate superintendent

New associate superintendent After a statewide search, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District's board of trustees is confident Margarita Navarro is the woman for the job. Navarro will serve as the district's new associate superintendent of educational services, following the retirement of former Associate Superintendent Brigitte Sarraf, who spent nearly 50 years as an … Continue reading New associate superintendent

Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants

Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants by Shauli Bar-On / Mountain View Voice CEO Emmett Carson at Silicon Valley Community Foundation on Feb. 13, 2017. Photo by Michelle Le The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is ramping up grants to nonprofit organizations devoted to advising and ensuring the safety of local immigrants. "At a time … Continue reading Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants

USC valedictorian is more than just a 4.0

USC valedictorian is more than just a 4.0  By SHAULI BARON May 16, 2017 in News   Cooper Nelson thought she wanted to go to college on the East Coast when she was in high school. But little did she know, her college career on the West Coast would end with her delivering the valedictorian speech … Continue reading USC valedictorian is more than just a 4.0

The Bar-On Brief: Steph Curry — simply the best

The Bar-On Brief: Steph Curry — simply the best  Stephen Curry might average over 25 points per game and be the only player in history to have unanimously won the NBA MVP award. But his basketball talent is just half the reason why he is an unrivaled superstar. Curry is the NBA’s finest because of … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: Steph Curry — simply the best

Community, GS Warriors show support for Nuestro family

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The Bar-On Brief: The scam of the AP exam

The Bar-On Brief: The scam of the AP exam  These two weeks are dominated by two letters that bear an immense weight on the shoulders of a group of students across the country. Those two letters are AP. Advanced Placement (AP) exams are administered every year by a company called College Board. The exams supposedly … Continue reading The Bar-On Brief: The scam of the AP exam