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October 22, 2020

Claudia Rossi elected to lead county schools

Claudia Rossi of Morgan Hill is the new president of the Santa Clara County Board of Education. The county school board on Dec. 11 elected its officers for 2020. Rossi, who was elected to the board in 2014, was...

School district asks voters for $900M bond

The Morgan Hill Unified School District is hopeful that the district’s registered voters will agree with the school board, and approve a $900 million school bond on the March 3 ballot.

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...

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.