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Milpitas Unified School District

Henry Robinson: a quiet force of nature

It was 50 years ago when Henry Robinson first became involved with Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD).  When he started as an intern back at...

Knights of Columbus St. Elizabeth Council awards MUSD with $10,000 grant

At last Tuesday’s Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) board meeting, the Knights of Columbus St. Elizabeth Council 8747 announced that they had recently decided...

Milpitas Debate Program has trained 400 MUSD students & counting

It started in May of 2019.  After being inspired to start a debate program for young students, Milpitas High School (MHS) student Rachel Wu got...

Milpitas School Board race will not be on ballot; Lien and Ngo will keep their seats

During this Fall’s election, the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) school board race will not appear on the November ballot.   Since no one else decided...

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

  https://youtu.be/sUMhaKXGjdY                    

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...

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Congressional candidate Ritesh Tandon “will work more for the people,” if elected

Ritesh Tandon, an Indian-American engineer and entrepreneur based in San Jose, is running for Congress as a Republican in South Bay District 17, which...

Milpitas City Council faces sharp criticism from Governor and Law Foundation over planned Homekey lawsuit

The Milpitas City Council is catching heat for its recent unanimous vote in favor of a lawsuit against Santa Clara County to prevent the...

Suraj Viswanathan responds to Governor’s news conference on Homekey

City Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan is responding today to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s weekend news conference criticizing the City of Milpitas for proposing to withdraw from...

Property taxes and permanent school closures in Cupertino – We need to SAVE our BAY AREA schools

Silicon Valley is one of the most expensive real estate in the nation, and the property taxes collected here are in tens of Billions...

Recap video of Chu’s Community Heroes event

Assemblymember Kansen Chu recently honored local heroes for their work to uplift the community. Below is a recap video of the drive-through event. Congratulations...
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