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CASSY Looking After Mental Health Among Bay Area Youth

Tucked away in a cozy office at 544 Valley Way, CASSY (Counseling and Support Services for Youth) makes its headquarters in Milpitas, but is...

Milpitas STEMgirls Pay a Visit to Facebook

Last month, on Friday, February 22, 2019, Milpitas High School’s STEMgirls paid an exclusive visit to Facebook’s campus. STEMgirls President Tran Le described the...

Longtime Milpitas School Board Trustee Daniel Bobay to Vacate Seat

Back in 2008, when Daniel Bobay ran for a seat on the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education, he gave it everything...

Pearl Zanker Elementary School to Close Out Black History Month in Dynamic Fashion

February may be over, but Pearl Zanker Elementary School (1585 Fallen Leaf Dr.), which this year hosted its first-ever Black History Month Ceremony, will...

MHS Theater Students Working Hard to Perform in Europe

Known as the largest arts and cultural festival in the world, Scotland's Edinburgh Fringe Festival is a burst of sheer expression and color. Inspired...

San Jose City College Extension is Revolutionizing Education in Milpitas

Revolutionary things are happening in the realm of education in Milpitas. Located conveniently across the street from Milpitas High School, the San Jose City College...

Pearl Zanker Elementary Hosts First-Ever Black History Month Ceremony

Zanker Elementary School in Milpitas kicked off the first day of Black History Month by hosting an opening ceremony/assembly. Reverend Jethroe Moore, who's President...

Cricket is in Milpitas, and it’s Aiming to Take Over the Country

It’s not often a world championship trophy comes to Milpitas. But it’s even more unusual for a sports-crazed nation to not realize what that...

The Milpitas Community Educational Endowment Achieves Milestone 10-Year Goal

Imagine setting a 10-year goal, then spending a whole decade determined to reach it. Then, imagine a step further: After years of hard work, you...

Milpitas Rotary Club Presents $10,000 Check to School District

At this past Tuesday's Board of Education meeting, representatives from the Milpitas Rotary Club came to present a $10,000 check to the Milpitas Unified...

Rancho Middle School Students Raise Money for Wildfire Victims

When Rancho Middle School Art Teacher Jim Coulson played the film "Pay It Forward" (2000) for his homeroom class to watch, he couldn't have...

Women are Winning: A Profile of New School Board Member Kelly Yip-Chuan

  This past November's election was a historic one for women. A record number of 116 women took seats in Congress. Add to this the...

Milpitas All-Girls STEM Club Visits Google Campus

  Last week, 15 Milpitas High School girls visited the Google campus in Mountain View. The students are all members of STEMGirls, a club dedicated...

Diwali Show a Hit at Curtner Elementary School

    One of the most highly anticipated holidays of the year in India, Diwali serves as a kind of "reset", or fresh start. It's a...

Milpitas Unified School District Cancels School for Monday 11/19 & Tuesday 11/20

  This afternoon, Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Superintendent Cheryl Jordan distributed an email alert informing Milpitas families of school closures this coming Monday, 11/19,...

Opinion: Will We Answer The Call To Action?

Twelve victims’ lives in Thousand Oaks, California... Two victims’ lives in Tallahassee, Florida... Two victims’ lives in Springfield, Missouri... All this in the month...

Day of the Dead Celebrated at Cal Hills

    Children's faces, painted like skulls. The warm, familiar aroma of authentic Mexican food. An altar exploding with vibrant colors, created with one intention: to...

MHS Hosts Latino Student Achievement Award Ceremony

Last Wednesday, October 24, at the Milpitas High School Theater, students, families, teachers, school board members, and community gathered together for the Latino Student...

Off-Duty: Milpitas Police Chief Serving as Educator

  The San Jose City College Extension, located in Milpitas, offers up a gem of a campus. The school first opened in the Spring of...

Milpitas Fire Department Visits Randall Elementary Students for “The Great Shakeout”

      Last Thursday, October 18, the Milpitas Fire Department rolled a couple of trucks out to Randall Elementary School to participate in The Great Shakeout. The...

Opinion: Measure AA is a Great Investment, Vote Yes on AA

  As November 6 approaches, one key measure Milpitians need to decide on is Measure AA. Measure AA is a $248 million school bond targeted...

Opinion: Students Thrive at Community College Extension in Milpitas

Nearly 60 Milpitas High School (MHS) students completed a college-level geometry course recently as part of a summer accelerator math program offered through the...

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