With a few modifications to its Local Control Accountability Plan, Hollister School District’s Board of Trustees ratified its budget for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. Total revenues for restricted and unrestricted funds were $62,276,550, while total expenditures were...
Adding a little Spanish flair to the naming of the new $51 million primary school, Hollister School District’s Board of Trustees decided on Rancho Santana School at its June 25 meeting. “While it’s not exactly one of the...
Sixty Anzar High School graduates received their diplomas at a June 13 commencement ceremony on the San Juan Bautista campus. Anzar’s Class of 2019 valedictorian was Arely Campos Melendez, and the salutatorian was Samantha Vanderford. They both spoke...
Staff report San Benito High School was named to the 2018-2019 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for its high achievement in student success for a second consecutive year. The program, sponsored by the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence,...
After learning how a friend in Gilroy started a Guide Dogs for the Blind project, 16-year-old Alexandria Ramirez wanted to do the same thing in Hollister for her supervised agricultural experience. She first needed to get clearance from San Benito...
Co-valedictorian Frederick Keith's speech from the 2019 San Benito High School commencement ceremony Before I begin, I’d like to give a quick shout out to Christina Applegate! Administration wanted me to speak here today, so here I am....
Co-valedictorian Jaron Cota's speech from the 2019 San Benito High School commencement ceremony Howdy y’all. Buenos días a todos. I don’t need to tell you where you’re at. I don’t need to tell you what you have learned...
Salutatorian Ian Sills' speech at the 2019 San Benito High School commencement ceremony To my family, words cannot express my gratitude. Desde el momento que nací mamá y papá, abuelo y abuela, ustedes me han apoyaron y enfatizaron...
The 650 members of the San Benito High School graduating class of 2019 were awarded their high school diplomas under sunshine and warm temperatures during a picturesque day in Hollister. “I was very impressed with our 2019 graduates....
Staff report A baker’s dozen of graduates participated in San Benito High School’s Adult Education commencement ceremony May 30 in the school library, recognizing adults who have worked throughout the year to complete their high school diploma credits....

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