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July 23, 2024

Local Scene: Morgan Hill students earn academic honors

MH residents graduate Andrew Boggiano and Vinh Nguyen, both of Morgan Hill, graduated from Georgia Tech during spring commencement exercises May 2-4.  Tran named to dean’s list Cathy Tran, of San Martin, was named to the Muhlenberg College dean's list for the Spring 2024 semester. Muhlenberg College...

Britton Middle School celebrates new student union building

Local educators and students hosted a ribbon-cutting on June 3 to celebrate the public’s first view of the newly built Student Union Building at Britton Middle School, located at 80 West Central Ave. in Morgan Hill.  The project was funded by Morgan Hill Unified School...

Class of 2024: New era begins

More than 600 members of the class of 2024 graduated from Live Oak, Ann Sobrato and Central high schools last week.  At the commencement ceremonies on June 6, more than 230 graduates walked for their diplomas at Live Oak’s athletic field on East Main Avenue,...

South Valley resident earns UC Santa Cruz scholarship

Cipriano Echezarreta, a graduate of the Gavilan College Class of 2024 who will transfer to UC Santa Cruz in the fall, was awarded the prestigious Karl S. Pister Leadership Opportunity Scholarship.  Echezarreta, a resident of San Juan Bautista, is an environmental science major whose career...

Gavilan College hosts graduation ceremonies for Class of 2024

Over the past week, Gavilan College has hosted thousands of visitors and ceremoniously conferred hundreds of degrees, certificates and other accolades to members of the Class of 2024 who have completed their studies in a variety of academic programs.  The college held its 104th annual...

County ed. official urges MHUSD to balance schools budget

As a group of parents has become increasingly vocal about the Morgan Hill Unified School District’s dire financial outlook, the county superintendent recently contacted the board of education with unease about “the long-term fiscal health of the district.”  MHUSD staff earlier this year proposed a...

Rotary provides grants to Morgan Hill residents pursuing careers in the trades 

Rotary Club of Morgan Hill awarded $9,200 through seven Darren Dean Vocational Educational Grants at the club’s May 8 meeting.  According to a press release from the local Rotary Club, the grant recipients and their fields are Mary Grecu, massage therapy; Iryna Barchuk, wig making,...

Local Scene: Meditation workshop is June 8

Doherty completes intensive research project Morgan Hill resident James Doherty, a member of the class of 2024 majoring in Robotics Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), recently completed a senior thesis that is required of all graduating seniors as part of the university’s distinctive project-based...

Santa Clara Family Health Plan donates $100K to Gavilan College 

Santa Clara Family Health Plan, a community-based health plan in Santa Clara County that creates opportunities for better health and wellness for everyone, has committed $100,000 to Gavilan College to support students pursuing careers in healthcare, says a press release from Gavilan.  The donation is...

Local Scene: Cops & Robbers Ball supports public safety in Morgan Hill

Cops & Robbers Ball supports public safety The Community Law Enforcement Foundation (CLEF) of Morgan Hill will hold its annual Cops & Robbers Ball on Sept. 21 at Guglielmo Winery.  The event includes silent and live auctions, dinner, music and dancing, according to CLEF’s website. CLEF...

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