Gilroy Dispatch Staff
Gilroy High School will apply for an $8.5 million, five-year grant designed to propel students down a college path, beginning in sixth grade.
Two South County teenagers Dave struck another blow for the healing properties of garlic — this time for plants.
The Gilroy Senior Advisory Board will hold its annual walk at Las Animas Park next month to raise funds for the Senior Center.
School district employees disagree with recommendations in a consultant's report to cut personnel, wages or hours and believe the suggestions would adversely affect the district.
El Roble will have its first jump-a-thon to raise money for the school Friday.
Reverberations from the massacre that left as many as 25 dead at a Colorado high school are being felt in Gilroy. Police are stepping up patrols around Gilroy High School and school staff members are making themselves available to help students cope with the tragedy.
Everything from (he college president's evaluation to school board policies will be discussed at a series of Special meetings of local school hoards this week.
At Glen View School, soft-spoken second-grader Adolfo Aldana pulls his Sharks paraphernalia from a bag - a hockey puck, a comic book, a frisbee and the ticket to Friday's game that he saved.
Taking a cue from the City of Gilroy, the school district is looking into a position to help make volunteering easier.
The third time turned out to be the charm for Gilroy's Wendy McAllister, a 24-year-old substitute teacher who earned the 1999 Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen title Saturday night.