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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...

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...

Selection process of new MUSD school board member stirs up opposing views

After interviewing 8 candidates over the course of nearly 5 hours, the majority of MUSD’s Board of Education selected Hai Minh Ngo as their...

Milpitas Unified Superintendent Receives Pay Bump, Contract Extension

The Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education voted to extend Superintendent Cheryl Jordan’s contract on Tuesday. The extension guarantees Jordan her position...

Milpitas Police Department Ramps up Presence for Back-to-School Day

Today was Back-to-School day in Milpitas.  And the Milpitas Police Department was out in full force, dropping by every single school in the district in...

Record Number of Milpitas High Grads Get College Credits through San Jose City College

At last month’s 6/7 Milpitas High School graduation, 111 students (out of the 731 who graduated) flaunted purple stoles as they walked the stage.  Why...

Seat Opens up on MUSD’s Board of Education

Following the relocation and accordant resignation of Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education Clerk Daniel Bobay (effective 7/8/19), a Board seat is...

Opinion: Shout-out to MUSD Classified Staff

As we’ve reached the end of the school year, I want to give a shout-out to the many classified school employees who are the...

Jensen School for the Performing Arts Goes into 40th Year

Back in the mid-80s, when Patty Jensen was looking to lease space for her growing dance business, she was met with a great deal...

Technest: An Affordable Opportunity at the SJCC Milpitas College Extension

Technest.  That word is packed with so much power and potential.  At San Jose City College’s (SJCC) Milpitas Extension, as well as its main campus, it’s...

Randall Students Getting Ready to Perform the Musical “Aladdin”

Something magical’s happening at Randall Elementary School.  One can see it after school every Tuesday and Thursday, in the multipurpose room.  This is where a group...

Opinion: Randall Shines But More Needs to be Done

I’m a teacher who came back to Randall Elementary from another school after four years. What I’ve learned from my previous and current stints...

Opinion: Let’s Inspire our Kids

In March, I had the honor and pleasure of hosting the 6th Annual STEAM showcase. We had over 240 students participating, representing every public...

Opinion: Let’s Honor and Support our Teachers

Did you know that this week (May 5-11) is National Teachers Appreciation Week? If you have younger kids, you’ve been reminded of that through...

Design Firm Comes Out to Discuss New High School Plans for Milpitas

When Measure AA passed last November by a landslide, Milpitas elected officials spoke of bringing a second full-time public high school to Milpitas.   The...

Special Needs Program at MHS is Transforming the Lives of Students

Last Friday, on 4/26/19, a Superhero Dance was held for Milpitas High School’s (MHS) Community Based Instruction (CBI) students. The program, which provides special...

MHS Athletic Director Jeff Lamb is Retiring

42 years.  That’s how much time Milpitas High School (MHS) Athletic Director Jeff Lamb has devoted to the Milpitas Unified School District.  Over a span of...

Milpitas Xtreme Robotics Hosting Competition

Coming up on May 24, 2019, in the large gym at Milpitas High School, MHS’s official robotics club, Milpitas Xtreme Robotics (MXR), will host...

Author and Product Designer Yvonne Lin is Paving the Way for Women and Girls

As a Product Designer and Design Strategist, Yvonne Lin finds every opportunity she can to create things for girls and women. "The reason I do...

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