49ers build football skills for at-risk youth, serve as mentors

By |2019-07-31T10:19:53-07:00July 26th, 2019|Education|

About 50 kids participated in the training program Photo by Marty CheekMichelle Maquinalez, an 18-year-old Gilroy resident, tackles a dummy during the Pro-Com event at Community Park in Morgan Hill. Pros from the San Francisco [...]

Education: Beloved P.A. Walsh principal retires after three decades with MHUSD

By |2019-07-08T11:07:36-07:00June 14th, 2019|Education|

Teresa Sermersheim learned lessons herself while teaching students With bittersweet emotions, Teresa Sermersheim said goodbye to the P.A. Walsh STEAM Academy community June 7, the last day of school. At a barbecue on campus, students, parents and [...]

Nonprofit profile: Students surprised with gift of books for summer

By |2019-07-08T11:14:23-07:00June 14th, 2019|Education|

BookSmart, Rotarians, team to prevent 'summer slump' by reading As the calendar days did the final days of a countdown for their summer break, elementary-grade students at San Martin Gwinn and P.A. Walsh schools received a gift [...]

Community Voices by Brigid O’Rourke: Leadership project upgrades bicycle racks in downtown Morgan Hill

By |2019-06-12T19:39:13-07:00June 1st, 2019|Education, Recreation|

By Brigid O'Rourke Brigid O'Rourke Like so many others, I joined Leadership Morgan Hill to find out more about our community and available service opportunities, but also to meet more of my neighbors. Statistics show [...]

Christopher High grad crowned Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen

By |2019-06-12T19:27:28-07:00June 1st, 2019|Education|

Kylie Kuwada will represent the Garlic Festival, Gilroy and Christopher Ranch throughout her reign Kylie Kuwada knows garlic. Her knowledge of the stinking rose helped her earn the crown and sash of the 2019 Miss Gilroy Garlic [...]

Gilroy resident wins inaugural Mushroom Mardi Gras cooking contest

By |2019-06-12T10:37:50-07:00June 1st, 2019|Education, Featured|

Dawnie Lynn earned the right to compete in the World Food Championships in Dallas in October Dawnie Lynn has no need to be ashamed of her Walk of Shame Burger. The decadent breakfast concoction just might help [...]

Morgan Hill fifth-graders learn about history, theater with special ‘1776’ shows

By |2019-05-07T03:42:14-07:00May 6th, 2019|Education|

Musical on founding fathers' struggles runs until May 12 at MH Playhouse Published in the May 8 - 21, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life From left: John Adams, played by Peter Mandel, Benjamin Franklin, played [...]