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Milpitas Unified School District

Milpitas School Board passes new Censure Bylaw; Board Member Tsai continues dissent

The Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board voted 3-1 Tuesday -- with Trustee Michael Tsai dissenting -- to adopt its newest censure policy. The policy,...

11/26 MUSD Board meeting: Bylaw revisions & new Censure Policy proposed; Board Member Michael Tsai feels like a “target is being painted” on his...

A trio of items at the 11/26 Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board meeting brought some half-buried tensions to the surface. Two items involved...

Milpitas Xtreme Robotics wins first trophy in over a decade 

Last month, on 10/6, Milpitas Xtreme Robotics, the official robotics club of Milpitas High School (MHS), won the Inspire Award in the VEX Robotics...

African Ancestry Success Community (AASC) has big plans to empower students and parents

In the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD), there are currently about 250 students who have African ancestry.  When you think about the size of the...

Kong and Ngo pull papers to run for MUSD Board seat

Chia-Ling Kong and Minh Ngo have pulled papers to run in the upcoming Special Election for the open Milpitas Unified School District Board seat.  The...

Part IV: Looming Special Election divides community in Milpitas

Mistakes Were Made   It bears noting that despite the questionable tactics employed by Better Milpitas to reach their objectives, the board appointment process was far...

Part III: Looming Special Election divides community in Milpitas

A Change of Heart    Raymond Wong, a longtime Milpitas resident, was one of three individuals who initiated the petition.  However, in October, when the ROV sent...

Part II: Looming Special Election divides community in Milpitas

Is A Special Election Worth it?     In light of the verified petition, Minh Ngo lost his board seat, after having served for just under two...

Part I: Looming Special Election divides community in Milpitas

"This is part of democracy. We don’t agree with this appointment, and we are working within the system.”  When Fa Yoeu found out about the...

Milpitas High School teacher placed on administrative leave after wearing blackface on Halloween

Video circulating from this past Halloween shows Milpitas High School (MHS) teacher David Carter wearing a costume revolving around blackface while presenting a lecture...

Announcing SEPTAM, the new Special Education Parent Teacher Association of Milpitas

“Think of the power we have in this room right now to make a difference.” This was the uplifting opening statement from Carla Crenshaw, Director...

Milpitas Community Educational Endowment (MCEE) cuts first grant check to Russell Middle School

At the October 8 MUSD school board meeting, the Milpitas Community Educational Endowment (MCEE) presented a check of $5,000 to students and Administrative leaders from Thomas...

The latest twist: Scorecards were tallied incorrectly for MUSD board appointment

The latest twist in the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board saga comes straight from the runner-up for the school board’s empty seat... According to...

Milpitas School Board President slams pro-special election group in latest twist to appointment saga

Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board President Chris Norwood has some choice words for advocacy group Better Milpitas, the community advocacy group that has...

Letter to the Editor: Issue with the school bond

Dear Editor, On September 10, 2019  I attended a school board meeting.  I was surprised that not all members of the public were allowed to...

Letter to the Editor from MUSD Board President Chris Norwood  

Dear Editor:  My name is Chris Norwood; I am a 40+-year resident and currently the President of the Milpitas Unified School District Board. It has been...

An interview with newly appointed MUSD Board Member Hai Minh Ngo

On August 13, after an interview process that spanned several hours, Hai Minh Ngo was appointed to Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of...

Letter to the Editor: What is the fuss about a school board vacancy?

Dear Editor:  Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education recently filled a vacated seat using a new process, and then threw the process into...

Residents protest new board member’s appointment & file petition for special election; board member Tsai threatened with recall

As some Milpitas residents took to the lectern Tuesday night to protest the appointment process behind Hai Minh Ngo gaining the Milpitas Unified School...

Opinion: The MUSD issue: an opportunity to learn & be better

When Mr. Bobay left for Texas, we knew that the school board would be challenged to fill his shoes. But who could know that...

A special election for MUSD board seat could cost thousands

At the August 13 Board meeting, the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education appointed Hai Minh Ngo to fill the vacant seat...

Milpitas High School Students Run 2019 Robotika Summer Camp for Younger Students

Milpitas High School’s Xtreme Robotics club hosted the 2019 Robotika Summer Camp for elementary and middle school students. On July 26, the club’s officers...

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