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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
Anticipation, nerves and excitement as kids return for the first day of school
At Monta Loma Elementary School on Wednesday, the first day of the third school year to begin during the pandemic looked in many ways like it might have in 2019, with families snapping photos and parents waving goodbye.
[Wednesday, August 10, 2022]

Mountain View Whisman set to begin school year with mask mandate still in place
When students and teachers kick off the new school year tomorrow, Aug. 10, in the Mountain View Whisman School District, masks will remain a requirement while indoors. That's a departure from most other districts in the area.
[Tuesday, August 9, 2022]

After two decades, Ellen Wheeler isn't running for another term on Mountain View Whisman's school board
After two decades serving on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board, Ellen Wheeler has decided that this year will be her last and doesn't plan to seek reelection in November.
[Friday, July 15, 2022]

Officials identify Mountain View child who drowned, community rallies to support the family
The investigation is ongoing into the drowning death last week of a 9-year-old Mountain View boy, who officials have identified as Ayden Rivera Gonzalez.
[Wednesday, July 13, 2022]

Nine-year-old boy dies after drowning in a Mountain View apartment pool
Mountain View police are investigating the death of a 9-year-old boy who drowned in an apartment complex pool on Wednesday, July 6.
[Thursday, July 7, 2022]

Two seats open on high school district board as Torok and Walter announce they won't seek re-election
Two longtime Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District board members have announced they won't be seeking reelection this fall, leaving a pair of vacancies on the high school district's board.
[Saturday, July 2, 2022]

Mountain View Whisman takes an 'extremely conservative' approach to its budget, planning three years of deficit spending
The Mountain View Whisman School District is planning for three years of deficit-spending in its budget, but officials hope that the real financial picture will be rosier and its conservative revenue projections will be proved wrong.
[Friday, July 1, 2022]

Alta Vista graduation celebrates all that students have accomplished and overcome
Graduations at Alta Vista High School are known for being personalized and emotional affairs, but this year's ceremony had special significance.
[Friday, June 10, 2022]

Man strikes woman with wooden stick, steals her cellphone
A woman was walking her dog along the edge of Stanford's campus near Town & Country Village on Monday when a man hit her multiple times with a wooden stick and took her phone, police said.
[Tuesday, June 7, 2022]

Traditions return: Mountain View High's seniors celebrate graduation together
As Mountain View High's graduating seniors tossed their caps in the air on Friday, June 3, the Class of 2022 got to experience something that had last been seen on campus when they were freshman -- a traditional graduation ceremony.
[Monday, June 6, 2022]