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Saturday, September 22, 2018
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...
Gilroy Unified School District’s three highest-paid administrators were each given 2 percent pay raises on their base salaries, matching the same percentage increases negotiated for its non-instructional classified staff in March. Under the California School Employees Association new contract, a...
Multiple programs at Gavilan College earned the California Community Colleges’ Strong Workforce Stars recognition for their success in improving student employment and wage outcomes, according to an April 17 announcement. A Gold Star was awarded to the Gavilan College program...

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Candidates have plans for downtown

Businesses in downtown Gilroy have begun to show their support for City Council candidates, placing lawn signs in their windows. Candidates, meanwhile,...

Features

Holsclaw Road: From Gold Rush to the Civil War

This is the story of three brothers who left their 11 siblings and parents at a northwest Missouri homestead in 1849 to...