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May 25, 2022

Gilroy schools to remain open amid Covid surge

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Gilroy schools are required to stay open for in-person instruction, even as high Covid-19 case numbers are keeping many students home and causing classrooms to be short-staffed, district officials say. Despite this, Gilroy Unified School District Superintendent Deborah Flores said the district agrees with county...

Gilroy FFA sees success at competition

Eighteen Gilroy FFA members traveled to Westmont High School in Campbell on Nov. 19 to compete against five other schools at the annual Best Informed Greenhand and Cooperative Marketing competition. The Marketing event seeks to effectively prepare the students with the practices and operations of...

Officers slated for return to Gilroy schools

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The Gilroy Unified School District plans to bring back school resource officers to two high schools, part of a program to improve school safety after officials noted an uptick in fights on campus. Those against adding police officers on campus, meanwhile, say the money would...

CalMatters: California schools are running out of money

California school districts have two choices: Bite the bullet and make budget cuts now, or delay them and face even more painful decisions. That was the ultimatum Michael Fine, CEO of the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team, a school finance agency, delivered to district...

GECA earns national honors

Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy (GECA) has been named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School, joining 325 schools nationwide to receive the honor. The recognition comes from the U.S. Department of Education, as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests. GECA, a high...

Crosswalk upgrades complete near Gilroy High School

Work wrapped up recently on various upgrades to the crosswalk at the intersection of West 10th Street and Orchard Drive. Curb extensions, refuge areas to provide a shortened pedestrian crossing distance and green bike lanes are among the additions for the crosswalk that is...

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 school near downtown. The bid was for $467,000, the only one under the budget of roughly $500,000, according to history compiled...

Brownell Middle School renovation complete as students return to class Aug. 18

The beginning of the school year and return to in-person instruction on Aug. 18 will be a welcome change for most middle- and high-schoolers, who haven’t been in the same physical classrooms since the pre-pandemic times of March 2020. It will be especially different for...

State to require all K-12 teachers to get vaccinated or test weekly

K-12 teachers across California will be required to prove their full vaccination status against Covid-19 by mid-October or be subject to weekly testing, state officials announced Wednesday.  The requirement via public health order from the California Department of Public Health will take effect Thursday, according...

Gavilan College mulling Covid-19 vaccination mandate

Gavilan College is looking to require all students and employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 as in-person classes resume in the near future. At its first public meeting under the same roof since March 2020, the college’s Board of Trustees on July 13 voted unanimously...

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