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June3, 2020

St. Catherine students perform annual play

St. Catherine School students and staff recently wrapped up their adaptation of the Broadway show Beauty and the Beast, a three-day engagement that was the result of months of preparation. Directed by Kris Heiser, who is in her 21st...

High school test scores sag

The latest state standardized test scores for 11th graders show that while Morgan Hill students continue to outpace statewide averages in English, the local scores have sagged over three years and Live Oak continues to fall below state averages in mathematics.

City reviews Voices campus plan

Voices College-Bound Language Academies charter school is preparing to expand to a 2.02-acre site on a currently vacant plot of land just south of downtown Morgan Hill. The new campus, proposed on a property at the northwest intersection of...

Charter school plans for new campus

Voices College-Bound Language Academies charter school is preparing to expand to a 2.02-acre site on a currently vacant plot of land just south of downtown Morgan Hill. The new campus, proposed on a property at the northwest intersection of...

Back to school

More than 8,000 local students last week returned to school at Morgan Hill Unified School District’s 13 campuses.

Education notes: Apply now for board seat

At an Aug. 6 meeting, school district staff outlined the process for the appointment of a new school board trustee to replace Vanessa Sutter, who has announced her resignation effective Aug. 15.

Local teens host Italian counterparts

Local families hosted nine Italian teens and two chaperones over the summer as part of the Sister Cities of Morgan Hill student exchange program, which began last year with Americans visiting Italy.

LO principal finds comfort in new perch

Educator Tanya Calabretta was born to wear the green and gold, from her high school alma mater St. Joseph in Santa Maria to her college choice Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, and now as the new principal at Live Oak High School.

Schools offer crisis support to local students, employees

With hundreds of local students, school employees and their families volunteering at the annual Gilroy Garlic Festival—many on Sunday when a gunman opened fire on the festival crowd—school district officials in both Gilroy and Morgan Hill offered crisis support counseling services for...

Sutter resigns from Morgan Hill school board

First-term trustee Vanessa Sutter recently announced her resignation from Morgan Hill Unified School District’s governing body effective Aug. 15 due to her family’s relocation outside of her designated trustee area. “It is with great difficulty that I must resign...