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Gilroy, CA
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The final ballots have been set for the Nov. 6 elections for county and local boards of education. Here are the candidates at a glance: Santa Clara County Office of Education
Third-year principal Patricia Mondragón, along with new assistant principal Zane Boehlke and academic counselors Lilia Cisnero and Claudia Valencia, helped South Valley Middle School staff welcome back 865 students to the IOOF Avenue campus Aug. 16 for...
Three new assistant principals will soon be helping to welcome students and parents at Gilroy Unified School District campuses.  trio of new administrators, according to a July 31 announcement, were all promoted from within...
At the end of July and with the new school term less than three weeks away, Gilroy teachers were no closer than they were months ago reaching a contract agreement with the school district, according to Gilroy Teachers Association...
A measure asking the voters for $248 million worth of bonds to upgrade Gavilan College's main campus, as well as its Coyote Valley and San Benito County satellite sites, will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. The measure will require...
As a retired Gilroy Unified School District educator and current Board of Trustees president, Linda Piceno has helped sculpt much of the local education landscape. And she’s not looking to change that anytime soon, as she confirmed with the Dispatch...
Gavilan College announced July 11 the selection of Denee Pescarmona as the local community college’s new vice president of academic affairs. Pescarmona will oversee the academic divisions of Gavilan College: Liberal Arts and Sciences, Career Education, Community Education and Noncredit...
Gilroy native Jeremy Dirks was promoted from vice principal at South Valley Middle School to principal at Christopher High School for the 2018-19 school year, according to a July 6 press release. Dirks, who spent three years as assistant principal...
Gilroy Unified School District’s top executive is confident that a new contract for the teachers union will be reached before the start of the 2018-19 school year. Superintendent Deborah Flores has been part of negotiations with the Gilroy Teachers Association,...
The Gilroy Unified School District’s Board of Trustees approved a $126 million budget for the 2018-19 school year at its June 14 meeting. The budget, which can be viewed on the district website, www.gusd.k12.ca.us, includes $128,031,802 in total general fund...