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Friday, June 22, 2018
With more than 60 years’ combined experience in education, Gilroy schoolteachers Susan Freiberg and Jeff Manker will retire with a litany of accomplishments. Here is some insight into their journeys: Freiberg, who started teaching at Brownell Fundamental in 1979, taught seventh...
Gilroy High School’s Class of 2018 was the first to receive diplomas this week, at a June 7 commencement ceremony on the 750 W. 10th St. campus, as their crosstown peers at Christopher High School were set to walk...
Rod Kelley Elementary School in Gilroy garnered a pair of honors during the 2017-18 school year, named both a California Distinguished School by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and a top Bay Area public school for underserved...
Gilroy school district officials have dedicated more than $900,000 of Measure P bond funds to purchase and install “Safe School Locks” at each of Gilroy Unified School District’s eight elementary schools. At a May 17 meeting, the board of trustees...
Four Gilroy Unified School District employees were honored with Employee Recognition Program awards at the May 17 Board of Trustees meeting. The honorees, chosen from GUSD’s four bargaining units, were: Rachel Mendoza, California School Employees Association; Sara Espinosa, Gilroy Federation...
Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy is among the top 25 high schools in California, according to recently released U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best High School Rankings. The Gilroy Unified School District school was awarded a gold...
With signs that read “Keep Good Teachers With Fair Pay,” “You can’t put students FIRST if you put teachers LAST” and “WTF? Where’s the Funding,” more than 300 Gilroy teachers and supporters picketed outside last week’s school board meeting. The...
A third annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta of sorts for Morgan Hill and Gilroy students with special needs was hosted by teachers from both programs May 4 at Christmas Hill Park in Gilroy. The celebratory event was a bit of...
Stunning artwork from Christopher High School students is on display at a number of downtown Gilroy business and will remain through next week as part of a partnership between the school’s art department and business owners. Green Glaze Pottery Studio,...
A Christopher High School student is enjoying her school experience much more this year than last year, when she and her family say she was emotionally shaken from consistent bullying for her Islamic faith. Now a sophomore, the student has...

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