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Zoe Morgan

Staff Writer, Palo Alto Weekly / PaloAltoOnline.com and Mountain View Voice

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About Zoe
Zoe Morgan joined the Palo Alto Weekly and Mountain View Voice in 2021. She covers education, youth and families, with a focus on using data to tell compelling stories. She previously worked as an education reporter at the Los Altos Town Crier.

A Mountain View native, Zoe received a dual degree from American University in journalism and public affairs, with a minor in data science. After graduating, she worked at the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Oregon, covering local schools, before returning to California in 2019.
Stories by Zoe
Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations
The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers.
[Friday, December 2, 2022]

Election update: Vonnegut, Ortiz and Cornes secure seats on Mountain View-Los Altos high school board
With 98% of the votes counted, Catherine Vonnegut, Esmeralda Ortiz and Thida Cornes appear to have secured seats on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board. Fourth-place finisher Eric Mark has conceded the race.
[Saturday, November 26, 2022]

Years in the making, teacher and school staff housing project is under construction
After years of planning, negotiation and preparation, construction is underway in Mountain View to build subsidized housing for teachers and other school staff.
[Wednesday, November 16, 2022]

Vonnegut and Ortiz lead in MVLA race, tight race between Cornes and Mark for third
Catherine Vonnegut and Esmeralda Ortiz were solidly ahead in the race for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board as early results came in, with a tight race for the third seat between Thida Cornes and Eric Mark.
[Tuesday, November 8, 2022]

MVLA sees standardized test results improve, despite the pandemic
Local high schoolers' performance improved on standardized tests this spring compared to before the pandemic, results that stand in contrast to declining numbers statewide.
[Tuesday, November 8, 2022]

Thida Cornes continues to raise far more than other high school district candidates
Thida Cornes continues to dramatically out-raise the rest of the candidates for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, according to the most recent set of campaign finance disclosures.
[Monday, November 7, 2022]

Thousands turn out for Mountain View's annual Monster Bash
Kids and their families, decked out in Halloween costumes, filled Mountain View's Rengstorff Park on Saturday, Oct. 29, for the city's annual Monster Bash.
[Monday, October 31, 2022]

District parent Jacquie Tanner wants to bring her business experience to MVLA board
Recently retired, with a daughter in her freshman year at Los Altos High School, Jacquie Tanner said she wants to bring her business experience and outlook as a current parent to the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District.
[Tuesday, October 18, 2022]

Esmeralda Ortiz wants to serve on MVLA board to help students chart their own paths
Esmeralda Ortiz wants to take her experience working at the Boys & Girls Club helping young people chart their path after high school and use it to benefit students by serving on the school board.
[Tuesday, October 18, 2022]

Thida Cornes wants to serve on MVLA board to ensure all students can achieve, regardless of circumstances
If elected to the board, Thida Cornes plans to focus on addressing students' growing mental health needs, as well as making sure all students can achieve academically, regardless of their circumstances.
[Tuesday, October 18, 2022]