Being confined to their homes during the County's Shelter in Place Order has not stopped these Milpitas Unified School District students and educator from making headlines for their efforts to support local families and community.
Rancho Milpitas Middle School eighth grader Annabelle Chao's work was published in KQED's Teens and Coronavirus: "What should we do in the midst of a crisis?"
Isabella Morrison, a junior at Milpitas High School, founded Milpitas Gives Back, a growing community volunteer group that collects and sends letters of encouragement to nurses, police officers, doctors, paramedics, and other essential workers. Morrison was featured in the Milpitas Beat article, Milpitas High School student sends letters of encouragement COVID-19 frontline workers.
MUSD teacher Maureen Chen highlighted MUSD's EducatEveryWhere flexible learning model in this Spectrum News video.
In our April 14 edition of Campus Connections electronic newsletter, three different groups of MUSD students are highlighted for forming nonprofits to support others during this COVID-19 pandemic.