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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...

Milpitas Event Looks To “Future of Education”

    When Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board Vice-President Chris Norwood put the word out about “The Future of Milpitas Education” event he was hosting, his...

Letter to the Editor: Reasons to Vote YES on Measure AA for Milpitas Schools

    Earlier this year, the Milpitas Unified School District Board of Education decided to ask voters to invest in education by passing a bond. And...

Sinnott Elementary’s PTA Book Fair Sells 1,800 Books

  Editor's Note: We'd like to welcome our newest reporter and official PTA Liaison, Nerriza Besabe Manongdo. In an effort to inspire and support parent...

Milpitas High School Teacher & Champion for the Arts Honored for her Work

  L to R: Milpitas Unified School District Superintendent Cheryl Jordan and Teacher Kaila Schwartz   During her 17 years at Milpitas High School, Kaila Schwartz has...

It’s Official: Mabel Mattos Elementary School is Open and Ready for Students

Milpitas' tenth elementary school, Mabel Mattos Elementary, just had its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, August 7. Scroll below to read and look at...

MUSD Students Selected to go on a Kohl’s Shopping Experience They’ll Never Forget

  This past Sunday morning, on August 5, around 130 excited students and their families started gathering as early as 5:30am outside of Kohl's at...

Board of Education Delivers Unanimous Vote to Place Bond Measure on November Ballot

  In a Special Meeting on Wednesday, August 1, the Milpitas Unified School District's (MUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously to put a new Bond...

These young girls are getting ready to own the tech sector

Top L - R: Annabelle Liu, Meriam Syed, and Theonne Mendiola, and bottom L - R: Maria Valadez, Aaryahi Vaidya, and Anvesha Tyagi; all received...

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