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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...

Pandemic conditions inspire Merryhill students to form debate club

Although the pandemic has led to Merryhill School in Milpitas being closed since March, that has done nothing to deter the spirit of its...

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...

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...

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...

Ballot Watch: Prop 15 seeks to help fund schools & local governments

Coming up on this November 3’s election ballot is California Prop 15: Tax on Commercial and Industrial Properties for Education and Local Government Funding...

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...

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Assemblymember Chu hosts Virtual Town Halls on Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program

Assemblymember Kansen Chu will host a series of virtual town halls in English, Vietnamese, and Spanish in partnership with San Jose City Councilmembers Sylvia...

Milpitas Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan provides “full transparency” in campaign

Milpitas Council candidate releases information on Court records Milpitas City Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan is offering “full transparency” in his campaign prior to the November...

Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan defends a past marked by numerous court cases

Business executive Suraj Viswanathan is banking on what he believes is his strong business record and dark-money free campaign to nab him a Milpitas...

Elected officials can’t delete social media posts; they’re considered public records

Dear Editor: Public Records may not be a blockbuster topic.  Though it should be... Public Records have been a systemic problem and sore subject for the...

Voting during the COVID-19 pandemic

Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) will host a virtual town hall in partnership with Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA), Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...
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