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MUSD seeks applicants to fill vacancy on Board of Education

A vacancy has opened up on the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education.  Hon Lien, who had served on the school board since...

Norwood, Yip-Chuan, & Nakka sworn in to MUSD’s Board of Education

At this week’s Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education meeting, the November election results were certified and an oath of office ceremony...

Anu Nakka becomes first Indian-American elected to public office in Milpitas

Anu Nakka has been elected to the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education. She is the first Indian-American ever to have been...

Charles Gary is back at Milpitas High School as Interim Principal

Charles “Chuck” Gary is back.  After having retired from the role of Milpitas High School (MHS) Principal in 2008, Gary stepped back onto the MHS...

Suspect who left feces at Rose Elementary School has been arrested

An arrest was made recently following long-running acts of vandalism at Rose Elementary School (located at 250 Roswell Dr. in Milpitas). The suspect had...

MHS Assistant Principal Cheryl Rivera retires after serving MUSD for 33 years

It was 22 years ago when Cheryl Rivera first began serving as an Assistant Principal at Milpitas High School (MHS).  This past June, Rivera retired,...

Candidate feels she is being targeted after signs & banners go missing in Milpitas

It was during this year’s Labor Day weekend when Kelly Yip-Chuan first took to the streets, to put up signs and banners around the...

Building of Mabel Mattos Elementary School completed

After years of planning and construction, the building of Mabel Mattos Elementary School has been completed, just in time for the start of the...

MUSD receives 52 responses after putting out call for rooms for rent for educators

The Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) made national news this week after putting out a call to its community, asking for rooms for rent...

Chris Norwood seeks re-election to MUSD’s Board of Education

Chris Norwood has served on Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education for the past eight years.  And in that time, he has put...

Two Milpitas Unified school board members file police reports against Michael Tsai over “harassing messages”

At last Tuesday’s Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) School Board meeting, the board revisited AB361, a California law passed in 2021 that governs how...

Suraj Viswanathan is running for a seat on MUSD’s Board of Education

Suraj Viswanathan is running for a seat on Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education.  As a parent of two boys (a first- and...

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...

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