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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
No explosives found after extensive search of Los Altos High School following bomb threat
Los Altos High School students and staff were evacuated after the school received a call Friday morning (Oct. 1) saying there were explosives on campus. None were found.
[Friday, October 1, 2021]

MVLA looks to implement mandatory ethnic studies course for all freshmen
Teachers and administrators support offering a yearlong, required course. Board members appear generally supportive, though no formal vote has been taken. Staff expect to be present a proposed curriculum to the board in the spring.
[Friday, October 1, 2021]

Stanford announces plan to buy Notre Dame de Namur's 50-acre Belmont campus
Stanford University has reached an agreement to "work toward" purchasing Notre Dame de Namur University's campus in Belmont, both universities announced on Tuesday.
[Wednesday, September 29, 2021]

Stanford announces plan to buy Notre Dame de Namur's 50-acre Belmont campus
Stanford University has reached an agreement to "work toward" purchasing Notre Dame de Namur University's campus in Belmont, both universities announced on Tuesday.
[Wednesday, September 29, 2021]

Mountain View Whisman board plans to meet face to face, though public will stay remote
The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to keep having the public take part online or over the phone, thanks to a new state law that allows boards to continue holding remote meetings.
[Tuesday, September 28, 2021]

As Foothill reopens its campus, a quarter of the students return in person
Classes are back in session on Foothill College's campus this fall, but the majority of students are still learning remotely as the Los Altos Hills community college phases in its reopening.
[Thursday, September 23, 2021]

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]