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February 28, 2024

New principals, new trustee at MHUSD

The mid-semester transfer of one principal this month led to the shuffling of several positions in Morgan Hill schools. Effective Nov. 12, Claudia Olaciregui was transferred from her position as principal of the San Martin/Gwinn Elementary School, to a special assignment at the Community Adult...

Local activist starts university’s first NAACP chapter

When Morgan Hill local Ellie Mae Fisher started at Texas Tech University in fall of 2018, she was shocked that there was not a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter there already.  “Why did I come here if they don’t even...

Gavilan reports Covid-19 case on campus

Gavilan College learned over the weekend that someone who had been working on campus tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the college to do a deep cleaning before it can reopen its doors again.   College spokesperson Jan Bernstein-Chargin said they reported the most recent case to...

Popular Dual Immersion Program could be relocated in near future

Hilaria Bauer, director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Morgan Hill Unified School District, takes many calls from current and future residents inquiring about programs offered within MHUSD.

County honors two MHUSD employees for Covid-19 response

Two staff members who have been uniquely instrumental in helping Morgan Hill Unified School District handle the Covid-19 crisis were honored by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors last week.

MHUSD to expand in-person pilot program

Morgan Hill Unified School District opened some local elementary schools for limited in-person instruction for students and staff earlier this month, and on Nov. 17 the board of education voted unanimously to continue the “early return” pilot program.

School district aims for March 22 return to class

Morgan Hill Unified School District officials are hoping to bring students at all grade levels back to the classrooms in time for the start of the final quarter of the 2020-21 school year.

MHUSD settles negligence claim for $750K

The Morgan Hill Unified School District quietly settled a lawsuit with an alleged sexual assault victim last year for $750,000.

Live Oak, Sobrato recognized as top schools

Sobrato and Live Oak high schools both were recognized this year as one of the top public school sites in the country.

School meals to go

Even though schools are closed, school district staff and a host of local partners and volunteers are making sure students are well-fed during the current pandemic stay-home order.

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