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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Gilroy Dispatch Staff


Gilroy High going after $8.5 million grant

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.

Garlic for your flora

Two South County teenagers Dave struck another blow for the healing properties of garlic — this time for plants.

A walk in the park for the Senior Center

The Gilroy Senior Advisory Board will hold its annual walk at Las Animas Park next month to raise funds for the Senior Center.

Rhyme, reason to school cuts?

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.

Jumping high for El Roble School

El Roble will have its first jump-a-thon to raise money for the school Friday.

GHS students stunned by tragic shooting

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.

Trustees to evaluate Gavilan president

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.

A bite out of illiteracy

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.

GUSD seeks coordinator

Taking a cue from the City of Gilroy, the school district is looking into a position to help make volunteering easier.

A queenly shriek for garlic

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.