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Council: South Valley pool will stay open

At Monday's City Council meeting, the council passed a $180,000 budget proposal on a narrow 4-3 vote to keep all three pools open for limited use. 

Gilroy Unified honored in 2012 Hoffmann Awards

The Santa Clara County School Boards Association has announced the 2012 winners of its prestigious Glenn W. Hoffman Awards, a 28-year tradition that celebrates exemplary school programs that significantly affect student success in the region.

South Valley pool’s future treading water

Eastside neighborhood resident Jay Vasquez, 14, worked up a sweat playing basketball with a friend at the outdoor courts of South Valley Middle School late Friday afternoon. Vasquez said he's looking forward to the summer, when he can cool off by jumping into the pool at SVMS.

3 letters: Finding 15-year-old Sierra LaMar; Why don’t Gilroy schools participate...

A burning hope expressed in poetic form for the safe finding of 15-year-old Sierra LaMar

GUSD to vote on consulting firm for parcel tax

The Gilroy Unified School District will vote next week on a $16,500 contract with San Francisco-based consulting firm TBWB Strategies, to determine the feasibility of putting a parcel tax before voters in order to obtain local funding for Gilroy schools.

Extreme makeover on tap for Gilroy High

Gilroy High School will celebrate its 100th birthday next month - but it won't look any older thanks to an upcoming "extreme school makeover" that includes a revamped practice space for the GHS wrestling team, a renovation for the campus quad area and much-needed classroom upgrades.

GHS: The ‘ugly duckling’ no more

Gilroy High School will celebrate its 100th birthday next month - but it won't look any older thanks to an upcoming "extreme school makeover."

Mary Humphrey honored as “Volunteer of the Year”

Mary E. Humphrey was far from Gilroy - in Argentina, no less - when she heard the news last November. "My daughter texted me: 'You're the V-O-Y,' volunteer of the year," Humphrey recalled. "I was shocked. I don't think volunteers do things for recognition, and I certainly don't. So, it was a surprise."

South Valley Middle: Too pool for school?

The Gilroy Unified School District is facing $3 million to $7 million in state cuts next year, which means the 17-year-old pool at South Valley Middle School will sink into the growing pile of budget casualties if someone doesn't throw it a lifeline.