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September 24, 2020

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$2,500 William R. Keig Memorial Scholarship for women in education

The Morgan Hill Branch of the American Association of University Women is offering a $2,500 scholarship in memory of William R. Keig, long-time branch member and Morgan Hill educator who died on Oct. 31, 2011.

Over the moon – 960+ API for Gilroy Prep

Teachers at Gilroy's 1-year-old charter school are “thrilled,” “proud” and “validated” after learning their second-grade students received the highest projected Academic Performance Index score for an elementary school in the history of the Gilroy Unified School District.

Is college debt keeping students away?

With the average college graduate buried beneath $25,000 in student loans in an economy darkened by rampant unemployment, pricey tuition rates elicit cynical farce from humor writers like Jarod Kintz, who scoffed, “I wouldn’t advise making a four-year commitment to eventually land an $8 an hour job.”

$5 million new look at GHS

On a brisk Tuesday morning, more than 1,400 students flooded the newly revamped campus on their first day back to Gilroy High School, which boasts $5 million in upgrades that construction crews scrambled to complete in a matter of 10 weeks.

St. Mary School kicks off school year

St. Mary School kicked off the 2012-13 school year on Thursday, Aug. 16 with 287 students in attendance.

Mother works to educate teens on organ donation after her son’s...

Six years ago, a mother was grieving the loss of her son. Today, she has found a way to preserve his legacy.

GUSD cracks whip on transfers

Parents who attempt to skirt the Gilroy Unified School District's residency requirements – which dictate what high school a student must attend – should keep in mind: Administrators are cracking down against dishonesty. 

Dover, Arellano race for Gilroy seat on Gavilan school board

Three seats on the Gavilan College Board of Trustees are up for grabs in the November election, one each in the Gilroy, Morgan Hill and San Benito County areas.

GHS makeover on schedule this summer

It’s a Cinderella story for Gilroy High School, which is currently undergoing an extreme school makeover that will render the campus “a showcase for high schools in the area,” gushed Superintendent Debbie Flores during a recent school board meeting Thursday night.

Council will talk keeping SV pool open – again

After months of debate between City Council and the Gilroy Unified School District, Council plans to explore the possibility of taking ownership of the swimming pool at South Valley Middle School during their regular meeting on Monday.