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Friday, February 23, 2018
Not all superheros wear capes, and for the middle schoolers at Luigi Aprea Elementary School: those wearing suit coats and police blue are super enough. On Jan.10, the Library Literacy Committee hosted “Read With a Local Super Hero,” where Gilroy...
Here's a piece of history from reader and history buff Phil Laursen: Thanks to the discovery of a large reel of film and two local grants, we know 2017 does not mark the first time Gilroy High’s football team won...
Not one, but two CCS football trophies in the same year will be celebrated by Gilroyans with a big parade next weekend. Parents and coaches of Gilroy and Christopher football players were still putting the details together this week, but...
Gavilan College President Kathleen Rose talked about new buildings and new programs for the 2017-2018 academic year at Gavilan College. Q: What’s new and exciting this year at Gavilan? A: We’ve made a lot of upgrades to our facilities in the...
Jon Gundry, the embattled Superintendent of Schools for the Santa Clara County Office of Education, relinquished his post after agreeing last week to a six-figure settlement despite two years remaining on his contract. A Nov. 9 statement from the county...
Remember that feeling heading into your first job interview? The panic? Dread? The confusion and uncertainty? Did you have any idea what you were doing? If so, you’re like millions of Americans who stumble into job interviews. To help prepare...
The Gavilan Joint Community College District Board of Trustees is considering placing a $248 million bond measure on the November 2018 ballot. A recent survey found a sample of district residents, from Hollister to south San Jose, were in support...

Charter schools make the grade

Test scores at local charter schools soared in the last statewide tests, while the majority of students in local public schools fell below the state standards in math and science.
Only 40 percent of the students in the Gilroy Unified School District meet or surpass state standards in math and 48 percent in English, according to a statewide report released this week of 2017 test scores.
Math for kindergarten, focus on technology, solar power and new English materials are some of the highlights to students at the Gilroy Unified School District this year. Superintendent Deborah Flores spells out the latest on the three R’s and then some. (That’s Reading, ‘Riting and ‘Rithmetic for you millennials.

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City moves to dismiss sex scandal lawsuit

The City of Gilroy said this month that accusations by a former public safety employee that she was harassed and fired for refusing to...

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City moves to dismiss sex scandal lawsuit

The City of Gilroy said this month that accusations by a former public safety employee that she was harassed and fired for refusing to...