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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
Mountain View High student threatens to bring weapon to campus
The Mountain View High School campus was deemed safe by police after a student threatened to bring a weapon on campus Monday.
[Tuesday, October 26, 2021]

Board ousts Foothill College president mid-year amid conflict with faculty
Foothill President Thuy Nguyen is out of a job, with the district's board voting Oct. 25 not to renew her contract. The decision comes during internal strife at the college, including a 'no confidence vote' from the academic senate.
[Tuesday, October 26, 2021]

MV Whisman board holds off on prioritizing low-income students at choice schools in time for next fall
The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees decided to hold off on changing its enrollment system for choice schools in time for next school year, instead opting to follow a longer timeline that district staff proposed.
[Friday, October 22, 2021]

Mayor for a Day: Mountain View students tell city what they'd do if they were in charge
Third grader Aanya Raychaudhuri has been thinking about climate change for as long as she can remember, so when she heard about Mountain View's Mayor for a Day essay contest, she saw a chance to make a difference in her community.
[Tuesday, October 19, 2021]

Youth's input on state government sought at Assemblyman Marc Berman's town hall Wednesday
Young people have a chance to share their thoughts with state Assembly member Marc Berman, D-Menlo Park, at a youth town hall that the California legislator is hosting this Wednesday.
[Monday, October 18, 2021]

Skewed demographics cause MV Whisman to consider prioritizing low-income students at choice schools
Only 7% of Stevenson students are socioeconomically disadvantaged, versus a district average of 29%. That's in stark contrast to Mistral, the district's other choice school, where 48% are socioeconomically disadvantaged.
[Wednesday, October 13, 2021]

Stanford requires COVID-19 vaccines for all employees
Stanford is requiring all employees, whether working remotely or from the office, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8, unless they have a medical or religious accommodation.
[Monday, October 11, 2021]

Bullis adds admissions preferences for low-income students after sharp questioning about school's lack of diversity
The Santa Clara County Board of Education on Oct. 6 approved changes to the Los Altos school's admission preferences that will prioritize children from low-income families.
[Thursday, October 7, 2021]

Bomb threat at St. Francis High School deemed a false alarm
A bomb threat at St. Francis High School in Mountain View Oct. 5 ended up being unfounded, with a multi-hour search of the campus turning up no explosive devices. A similar incident forced the evacuation of Los Altos High on Friday.
[Tuesday, October 5, 2021]

Springer student injured Thursday is one of three Los Altos district students hit by cars in recent weeks
A Springer Elementary School student was struck by a car Thursday morning, one of at least three Los Altos School District students have been hit by vehicles while walking or biking near schools in recent weeks.
[Monday, October 4, 2021]