San Benito High School juniors Melissa Ruiz and Isabel Muñoz got a jumpstart on their college fund as the two Visual and Performing Arts students earned $550 scholarships through the California Teachers Association's 2018-2019 César E. Chávez...
A pair of new school site leaders will welcome students, families and staff to start the 2019-20 school year at Hollister School District’s R.O. Hardin and Ladd Lane Elementary Schools. The district made the announcement of Jeanine Ostoja...
A solar panel installation project planned for San Juan School has caused a stir among some students and parents, according to one former Aromas-San Juan Unified School District Trustee. Jose Flores, who has two children attending San Juan...
Hollister School District board president Stephen Kain has made it a top priority to help alleviate the traffic safety issues at local schools during dropoff and pickup times. Kain, who has been part of...
The San Benito County Office of Education hosted the annual countywide Certificated and Classified Employee of the Year celebration on April 25 at the Hollister Veterans Memorial Building. The 2019 Employee of the Year...
Local school and police officials investigated a rumor swirling around San Benito High School’s campus May 2 of a “potential school shooting on campus.” “An immediate, thorough investigation took place, in conjunction with the Hollister Police Department, and...
San Benito High School senior Justin DeJesus received the “Every Student Succeeding” award from the Association of California School Administrators’ San Benito County Educational Leaders April 26 at Seascape in Aptos. DeJesus “is an example of not judging...
Children are hungry seven days a week. Recognizing this, San Benito High School’s food services and counseling departments and the Community FoodBank of San Benito have partnered to start a program for students in need called the “Backpack...
While the Hollister School District’s Board of Trustees will ultimately decide the official name and mascot of a new $51 million elementary school, Santana Elementary was the top choice among 110 participants in an online survey. There was...
The annual Gifted Games, which allows students with disabilities to participate in athletic events in a non-competitive atmosphere, will be held Friday, April 26 at Gilroy High School. The event started in 2005 with the Life Skills program...

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