Zoe Morgan Bio | Palo Alto Online |
Zoe p

Zoe Morgan

Staff Writer, Palo Alto Weekly / PaloAltoOnline.com and Mountain View Voice

650-223-6519 | Email

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
Palo Alto Unified approves enrollment lottery to boost student body at Fletcher Middle School
The district's board voted unanimously on Tuesday to authorize an intradistrict lottery at Fletcher for next school year. The board also elected Ken Dauber as its president and Jennifer DiBrienza as vice president.
[Wednesday, December 15, 2021]

Patrick Ahrens picked as Foothill-De Anza's board president, Laura Casas as vice president
The community college district's board of trustees elected Patrick Ahrens as its new president and Laura Casas as vice president on Monday. Ahrens replaces Peter Landsberger as the board's leader.
[Tuesday, December 14, 2021]

Foothill-De Anza narrows down election map options
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District board of trustees has whittled its options for how to divide the district into areas for trustee elections, advancing two draft maps on Monday.
[Tuesday, December 14, 2021]

Foothill-De Anza district publishes proposed election maps ahead of hearing
Two years ago, the community college district faced a lawsuit claiming racially polarized voting in its districtwide elections. Now, maps proposing to split the district into five areas are ready for review.
[Thursday, December 9, 2021]

Holiday Fund: Taking a Fresh Approach to expanding access to healthy, high-quality foods
Fresh Approach is a nonprofit focused on expanding access to healthy, locally grown food in the Bay Area through nutrition classes, vegetable gardens and farmers markets.
[Friday, December 3, 2021]

Protesters rally to protect abortion rights as Supreme Court considers overturning Roe v. Wade
With the Supreme Court poised to overturn or substantially curtail Roe v. Wade, a group gathered outside the downtown Whole Foods Wednesday to protest in favor of the legal right to have an abortion.
[Thursday, December 2, 2021]

Stanford administrators uncertain if possible nooses found on campus were deliberate
Possible nooses were reported along the Lake Lagunita walking trail at Stanford University on Monday, university administrators announced in an email to the campus community.
[Tuesday, November 30, 2021]

Fletcher Middle School's dwindling size causes district to propose enrollment lottery
With the student body at Ellen Fletcher Middle School shrinking by over 30% since 2015, Palo Alto Unified is considering offering families throughout the district the opportunity for their children to attend the school next fall.
[Wednesday, November 17, 2021]

Gunn students file claims over violent and racist bullying
Six Gunn High boys have faced violent bullying and harassment that administrators didn't adequately respond to, according to claims filed by the students and their parents.
[Friday, November 12, 2021]

Lawsuit claims Palo Alto Unified denies students opportunities to advance in math, particularly disadvantaging girls
Palo Alto Unified School District is facing a lawsuit that alleges the district's math-placement process improperly stops students from taking more advanced classes and particularly disadvantages girls.
[Thursday, November 4, 2021]