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October 20, 2020

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$2.4 million grant will benefit Gavilan students

It’s a happy day for local community college students: Gavilan just got a hefty chunk of money from the government that will help streamline the process of getting a four-year degree in nursing, computer science or digital media at California State University, Monterey Bay.

CHP warns about dangers of leaving children in hot car

Hot summer days across the country contributed to  six child deaths so far this year from heat stroke when children were left unattended in vehicles; that fact has caused the California Highway Patrol to issue a warning about the extreme danger of leaving children in hot vehicles this summer.

GUSD passes ‘barely balanced’ budget

The Gilroy Unified School District Board of Education must pass a balanced budget for 2012-13 – and they did exactly that during Thursday’s regular board meeting – but not before a spirited venting session peppered with trustees’ opinions on being forced to pass a “barley balanced” budget based on “fake math.”

Gilroy Elks award $6,500 in scholarships

Gilroy Elks Lodge #1567, as part of the Elks National Youth Week, honored eight graduating seniors from Gilroy and Morgan Hill for their achievements and awarded $6,500 in scholarships last month.

School dedicates memorial to Tara Romero

Friends and family of Tara Romero, 14, shared memories and tears as they dedicated a memorial plaque in the murdered teen’s honor at Martin Murphy Middle School Thursday. 

‘She’s going to do amazing things in her life’

High school is already an emotional roller coaster. For Christopher High School graduate Ashanti Clayton, moving from Bakersfield to Gilroy at the end of her sophomore year piled on the additional stresses of getting settled in a different school and establishing a new social circle.

Small but mighty Class of 2012

Mount Madonna School is pleased to announce McKenzie Caborn and Kabir Ahluwalia as the 2012 senior class Co-Valedictorians, and Alex Hooven as Salutatorian.

A graduation for the books

It was a full house inside the Gavilan College Theater May 29, as Mt. Madonna Continuation High School held its annual graduation ceremony.

Humberto the Iron Man of Gilroy High

When Gilroy High School's graduating senior Humberto Gaeta, 18, wants something, he makes it happen.

Charter school on the horizon?

Hollister area residents last week toured Gilroy Prep School and heard a presentation from staff officials who talked openly about plans to open a similar charter school in San Benito County.