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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 welcomes largest-ever incoming class as university reopens
Thousands of Stanford students have returned to campus for face-to-face classes for the fall quarter, which begins today. This marks the first time since the pandemic hit that in-person instruction is the norm.
[Monday, September 20, 2021]

Facing county pressure, Bullis Charter School moves to prioritize enrolling low-income students
Bullis Charter School is looking to set aside 10% of its open seats for children who qualify for free or reduce priced school meals. In 2020, 1.4% of the school's students were considered socioeconomically disadvantaged by the state.
[Friday, September 17, 2021]

Mountain View Whisman approves $481K contract to design Monta Loma overhaul
The Mountain View Whisman School District approved a $481,000 contract last week to design an overhaul of the outdoor space at Monta Loma Elementary, after a plan to erect fences around the campus was met with public outcry last year.
[Tuesday, September 14, 2021]

Public asked to weigh in on community college board redistricting effort
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will hold a meeting tonight for public input on how to draw boundary lines dividing the district into areas from which its trustees will be elected.
[Monday, September 13, 2021]

The post-9/11 generation: Too young to remember, but not to reflect
Those who were alive on Sept. 11, 2001, carry vivid memories of that day. For a whole generation of young people, though, Sept. 11 isn't a memory at all. It's a part of history.
[Friday, September 10, 2021]

A powerful legacy: New school name honors community activist Amy Imai, who spent WWII in internment camp
Amy Imai spent a lifetime sharing her experiences as a Japanese American interned during World War II in the hope that the past would never be repeated. Now Mountain View students are attending an elementary school named in her honor.
[Tuesday, September 14, 2021]

Want to speak at an MVLA board meeting? You'll need to show up in person
The Zoom era is over for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board. The district is running in-person school board meetings this fall and requiring the public to show up if they have something to say to the board.
[Tuesday, September 7, 2021]

Stanford bans student from campus for racist, sexist social media posts
Stanford University has banned a student from campus after he made racist and sexist social media posts on Sunday and Monday, stating that the posts "are totally inconsistent with what we want, or will accept, at Stanford."
[Wednesday, September 1, 2021]

After facing delays, new bond-funded classrooms open at Mountain View, Los Altos high schools
Classes began in the newly constructed buildings earlier this month, although some final pieces of construction and landscaping are still underway. The projects were originally slated to be finished in the first quarter of 2021.
[Monday, August 30, 2021]

Students, school staff test positive for COVID-19 as school year begins
Local school districts are reporting a handful of student and staff COVID cases now that school is back in session. The complex state protocols for handling positive cases are proving to be a struggle for parents and educators alike.
[Friday, August 20, 2021]