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Historic groundbreaking of MUSD’s Innovation Campus happens in Milpitas

Something historic happened in Milpitas last week.  The Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) broke ground on its new Innovation Campus on Wednesday, August 3.  The campus,...

Milpitas High student plans event to raise funds for Sankara Eye Foundation

The Beat loves nothing more than featuring young people in our community who are doing good in the world.  This week, we’re covering Sheen Raina,...

Kelly Yip-Chuan running for re-election to MUSD’s Board of Education

Kelly Yip-Chuan is running for re-election to Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education.  Yip-Chuan, who is currently President of MUSD's School Board, has...

Anu Nakka launches her campaign for MUSD’s Board of Education

Anu Nakka believes in the power of giving back to community.  A Milpitas resident for over two decades, Nakka has witnessed firsthand the impact that...

Curtner Elementary students receive national honors in Noetic Math Contest

A group of 4th grade students from Curtner Elementary School has received national honors from the Spring 2022 Noetic Math Contest. Around the world,...

The Milpitas Beat endorses Measure E

The Milpitas Beat hereby endorses Measure E. The measure will appear on this June’s election ballot. It needs 66.7% of the public’s vote to pass....

Rob Jung announces he will run for MUSD’s Board of Education

Rob Jung has just announced his run for a seat on the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education.  A parent of two Milpitas...

Amin Fazal is appointed new CEO of Milpitas Community Educational Endowment

The Milpitas Community Educational Endowment (MCEE) this week announced key changes to its staff… At a recent board meeting, MCEE appointed Amin Fazal as its...

Milpitas High School Robotics Team wins State Championship

In early March, four Milpitas High School (MHS) students from the Milpitas Xtreme Robotics Team 1669X went out to Redding, California, to compete in...

NJROTC program at Milpitas High builds character & leadership in students

For the past 48 years, Milpitas High School’s (MHS) NJROTC program has endured.  Known as the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, the program helps...

Bay Area doctors call for relaxed COVID restrictions in California public schools

In a petition posted to change.org last Friday, a group of medical professionals urged California government and public health officials to relax COVID-19 restrictions...

Over 90% of Milpitas Unified students are learning remotely this week

In response to the omicron surge, the vast majority of students in the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) have opted to stay home and...

Due to omicron surge, Milpitas Unified schools will go virtual next week

This past Monday, as the omicron variant of COVID-19 continued to surge, students across the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) returned to school from...

MUSD Board of Education votes to extend censure of Trustee Michael Tsai

On March 9, 2021, the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education voted to censure Trustee Michael Tsai for “continuous inappropriate behavior and...

New Milpitas Middle College High School is setting students up for success

When it comes to education in Milpitas, the sky’s the limit. Especially now.  An awe-inspiring group of 14 high school juniors are the very first...

Mental health is more of a priority than ever in Milpitas

Have you ever felt like nobody was there? Have you ever felt forgotten in the middle of nowhere? Have you ever felt like you could disappear? Like...

Kiwanis Club of Milpitas spearheads effort to raise money for building of classroom in Nicaragua

In Nicaragua, there is a tiny village called Luz de Cristo. In this village, 45 children, ranging from grades K-6, attend school together in...

MUSD Trustee Michael Tsai claims fellow school board members aren’t allowing him into meetings

In recent weeks, Michael Tsai, a Board Member of the Milpitas Unified School District's Board of Education, has taken to Facebook to claim that...

Milpitas Unified School District reports 44 COVID cases in first month

A month into the 2021-22 school year and the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) has reported 44 cases of COVID-19. Forty-two students across 15...

New Stratford School facility will open at former Orchard Supply site

Milpitas residents have by now grown accustomed to passing by the onetime location of the Orchard Supply Hardware store (125 North Milpitas Boulevard) and...

Delta variant spreading quickly among children

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing children account for 14.3% of the total case count. However, based on...

Students from Milpitas High School win Silicon Valley Clean Energy film competition

Three students who graduated from Milpitas High School this past June have won a film competition hosted by Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE). Michelle Ngo,...

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