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Ceremony celebrates South Valley Middle School’s transformation

The past three years have been anything but routine for the students and staff at South Valley Middle School. Not only did they have to...
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South Valley Middle School’s transformation is nearly complete

South Valley Middle School has been entrenched in the Gilroy community ever since it was the city’s high school in the early 20th century. Case...
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Demolition underway at South Valley Middle School

Many of the nondescript white, green and yellow buildings along IOOF Avenue where, for nearly seven decades, countless Gilroyans have learned life skills within...

Crews break ground on South Valley Middle School modernization

Gilroy’s school board in the mid-1950s was relieved when they received a bid that was within their budget to replace the seismically unsound high...
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Gilroy Unified enrollment now open for 2021-22

Online enrollment for the 2021-22 school year, including transitional kindergarten and kindergarten, is now open in the Gilroy Unified School District.   Families can enroll students...

South Valley Middle School students receive free Chromebooks

The Gilroy Unified School District has accepted a donation of 100 Chromebook laptops from Frontier Communications as gifts to South Valley Middle School students...

Bond bucks shifted to middle schools

Gilroy school district leaders have decided to shift Measure E priorities from an immediate need to build a new elementary school to a more...

Between Us: When kids grow up

The last time I wrote a column for a newspaper, I was a mere 38 years old. My daughter, The Girl, hadn’t graduated high school yet, and my son, The Boy, wasn’t even a twinkle in the metaphoric eye of Gilroy’s South Valley Middle School.

Surveillance cameras stolen from Gilroy middle school

GILROY—South Valley Middle School is in the dark after nearly $4,000 worth of surveillance equipment was stolen from the campus June 26, Gilroy Police Department Sgt. Royce Heath said. Two unidentified males clambered onto the roof around 2:15 a.m. and pried six cameras from their housing under the cover of darkness.

South Valley to name gym after legendary wrestling coach Mar

GILROY—As Bert Mar walked the grounds at South Valley Middle School, he was met with big smiles and warm greetings at every turn. Cars that whizzed by the school turned around when they saw him, the drivers eager to say hello. Mar recognized each instantly and answered them with a bright smile, a wave and a unique nickname he’d undoubtedly given them several years ago. He’s a familiar face in Gilroy—and for good reason.