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

MVHS girls soccer team wins national honor

MVHS girls soccer team wins national honor  by Shauli Bar-On / Mountain View Voice Mountain View High School's Spartans girls soccer team won the CCS division title in March. Courtesy of Renee Remsberg/MVHS Oracle A historic Central Coast Section championship for the Mountain View High School girls' soccer team just got better. The team, along … Continue reading MVHS girls soccer team wins national honor

Google boosts ties with Howard University

Google boosts ties with Howard University by Shauli Bar-On Aspiring computer science students from Howard University, a historically black college, will have the opportunity to work and study at one of the most prominent tech companies in the world. A select group of students will spend the summer at Google's Mountain View headquarters thanks to … Continue reading Google boosts ties with Howard University

New hire at Second Harvest

Community briefs  New hire at Second Harvest Cat Cvengros packed her belongings and relocated to the Silicon Valley, ready to serve a larger population and combat a problem bigger than she ever fought against: hunger. The Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties hired Cvengros as the new VP of Development … Continue reading New hire at Second Harvest

Zimbabwe charity race and fair turns 18

Zimbabwe charity race and fair turns 18 March 26 event celebrates African nation's culture, raises money for orphanage by Shauli Bar-On / Mountain View Voice The 18th annual Run For Zimbabwe will be hosted at the St. Joseph school, 1120 Miramonte Ave. in Mountain View, on Sunday, Mar. 26, from noon to 4 p.m. The … Continue reading Zimbabwe charity race and fair turns 18

MidPen photo contest

Community brief MidPen photo contestThe MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District is inviting photographers of all skill levels to enter its eighth annual photo contest. Entry is free, and contestants can submit up to three photos in four categories: wildlife, plant life, landscapes, and people in nature. Photos must be taken in a MidPeninsula Open Space … Continue reading MidPen photo contest

All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech

News - February 24, 2017 All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech by Shauli Bar-On / Mountain View Voice From left, judges Alice Meyer, a senior Global eCommerce program manager at Symantec, UC Berkeley sophomore Nikki Bayar and Ayesha Khan, president of Foothill WiSTEM, evaluate application pitches at the XXHacks hackathon in Mountain View on Feb. … Continue reading All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech