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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
Violent threat triggers short-lived shelter-in-place order for MVLA students and staff
Students and staff at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools were told to shelter in place Friday morning, Jan. 7, after the campuses received a violent threat. The student behind the threat has been detained, officials say.
[Friday, January 7, 2022]

Community Briefs: Library limits service, Foothill-De Anza board considers election maps and Whisman to meet on enrollment lotteries
This week in community briefs, the public library has limited in-person services, Foothill-De Anza's board is reviewing potential election maps and Mountain View Whisman's board is set to meet on choice school enrollment lotteries.
[Friday, January 7, 2022]

Mountain View schools hit with surge of COVID-19 cases as omicron spreads
Classes have been back in session for less than a week after winter break and local schools are reporting record numbers of COVID-19 cases among students and staff, as the highly contagious omicron variant spreads locally.
[Friday, January 7, 2022]

Mountain View schools prepare for omicron-fueled surge in COVID-19 cases
With Mountain View schools restarting this week after the holiday break, administrators are facing the prospect of trying to keep campuses open as COVID-19 case counts seem sure to rise due to the highly transmissible omicron variant.
[Wednesday, January 5, 2022]

MVLA board elects Catherine Vonnegut as its new president
The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees elected Catherine Vonnegut as its new president at a meeting earlier this month. Vonnegut replaces Fiona Walter, who has led the board for the past year.
[Thursday, December 30, 2021]

Community Briefs: New adult education director, a housing survey and spots on the county's youth board
This week in community briefs, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has picked a new director of its Adult School, the city has a housing survey posted and applications are open for the county's youth board.
[Thursday, December 23, 2021]

Stanford moves classes online for 2 weeks in January amid fears of omicron transmission
Classes at Stanford University will move online for the first two weeks after winter break and students will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster shot by the end of January, the university announced on Thursday.
[Friday, December 17, 2021]

Los Altos School District board elects Steve Taglio as president, Jessica Speiser as vice president
The Los Altos School District Board of Trustees unanimously elected Steve Taglio as its new president at a Monday, Dec. 13, meeting. Taglio replaces Vaishali Sirkay, who led the board over the past 12 months.
[Wednesday, December 15, 2021]

Patrick Ahrens picked as Foothill-De Anza's board president, Laura Casas as vice president
The community college district's board of trustees elected Patrick Ahrens as its new president and Laura Casas as vice president on Monday. Ahrens replaces Peter Landsberger as the board's leader.
[Wednesday, December 15, 2021]

Foothill-De Anza narrows down election map options
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District board of trustees has whittled its options for how to divide the district into areas for trustee elections, advancing two draft maps on Monday.
[Tuesday, December 14, 2021]