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Milpitas students will engage in 100% distance learning until “conditions are deemed safe”

Charles Schletzbaum has taught physics at Milpitas High School (MHS) for 18 years. A popular teacher in the school’s science department, Schletzbaum is known...

Minh Ngo to seek full term on Milpitas School Board

Four months after finance professional Minh Ngo won a seat on the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education in a special election,...

MUSD’s Rose Child Development Center carries on with in-person schooling during pandemic

For the past seven weeks now, Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Child Development Center (CDC) Summer Program has been in operation, serving 30 students...

Norwood launches mask petition to help slow COVID-19 spread & make in-person learning a possibility

At the end of June, Chris Norwood received an unexpected text. It was from a longtime family friend, reaching out to ask for prayers. The...

Newsom reveals new guidelines for California schools

Governor Gavin Newsom released new guidelines for education in the state of California earlier today.  "Learning in the state of California is simply non-negotiable,” said...

Milpitas High School holds socially distanced graduation ceremony for Class of 2020

Milpitas High School’s class of 2020 graduated in a socially distanced ceremony at the end of June. The ceremony was split up over two...

What to expect when Milpitas students go back to school…

What will school look like within the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) when classes resume on August 13? The answer remains uncertain, but the...

Hon Lien announces she will seek re-election to MUSD School Board

When Hon Lien joined the Milpitas Unified School District’s Board of Education (MUSD) in 2016, she was driven by her motivation to serve.  That motivation...

School District predicts balanced budget despite COVID-19 fears

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) plans for several months now. But even as teachers and students gear up...

Milpitas resident donates $150,000 to Milpitas Unified School District

Last week, Dr. David Hufton, a 90-year-old Milpitas resident, donated $150,000 to the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD).  MUSD Board President Hon Lien and Superintendent...

Special education students hit bumps with online learning

When Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) introduced online instruction due to COVID-19 in March, students who have special learning needs were disproportionately affected as...

Photos and Video from Black Lives Matter protest in Milpitas – June 7, 2020

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Cost of reopening schools adds to the challenge

As we all push towards getting back to some semblance of normality, opening schools is one of the most important steps. However, the proposed...

Milpitas Inclusive PTA hosts General Meeting on special education

The Milpitas Inclusive PTA will have its first 2020 General Meeting today, May 28. Last September, Carla Crenshaw paved the way for a much-needed community-wide...

Creative ways that Milpitas High educators and student clubs are engaging with distance learning

Although the Milpitas High School campus has been physically closed, school remains in session through distance learning, said Superintendent Cheryl Jordan. Educators continue to...

Amidst a world crisis: A teenager’s perspective

When I was younger, about two or three, my family would often visit the zoo and I would always be amused by all the...

Minh Ngo sworn in to serve on Milpitas Unified School District’s Board of Education

On Tuesday night, Minh Ngo was officially sworn in as a Trustee on the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education by Milpitas...

Inspiration during coronavirus: Milpitas High School junior creates ProjectMaskify; students make and donate 800 masks (and counting!)

The most challenging of situations have the potential to spark great movements that propel the world forward.  ProjectMaskify is one such great movement.  A junior at...

Milpitas High School student sends letters of encouragement to COVID-19 frontline workers

As COVID-19 frontline workers push their physical and mental limits from caring for patients, they could all use a hug -- something prohibited in...

MUSD students will not be returning to school for the rest of the year

In an effort to help flatten the curve and slow the spread of the coronavirus, the call expected by many has been made: Milpitas...

Bay Area schools will remain closed until May 1

Schools will remain closed across the San Francisco Bay Area until May 1. The closures have been ongoing to flatten the curve, or contain the...

MUSD teachers and staff find ways to engage students during pandemic

Last Friday, in response to the increasing amount of coronavirus cases in the region, County Superintendent Mary Ann Dewan announced that all public schools...

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Assemblymember Kansen Chu calls for Community Hero nominations

Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D – Milpitas) will be hosting his sixth annual Community Heroes Awards and would like to invite members of our community...

Suraj Viswanathan steps into Milpitas City Council race

This article is part of a series on figures who have declared their candidacy for Milpitas City Council or Mayor of Milpitas for November’s...

As COVID-19 cases surge in Milpitas, Elmwood Correctional Facility sees outbreak among inmates

Milpitas is seeing a rapidly rising COVID-19 case count. According to Santa Clara County’s COVID-19 dashboard, the city has as of today seen 235...

Santa Clara County needs to communicate better about COVID-19

Like many Santa Clara County residents, I’m glued to the County’s COVID-19 dashboard, which provides invaluable information on case totals, death totals, demographic breakdowns,...

Program run by City of Milpitas and service organizations provides free face masks to residents

Since early spring, the City of Milpitas has been partnering with the Milpitas Rotary Club and the Milpitas Executive Lions Club to provide free...
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