After having his blood drawn earlier in the day March 14, San Benito High School senior Jaron Cota was backstage conducting a tech rehearsal for the production of the school musical, “Newsies.” It was Pi Day and the...
Gavilan College enrollments are continuing to decline, and the college blames a low unemployment rate and strong economy in south Santa Clara County for the drop. The latest available numbers show that Gilroy-based Gavilan’s student count dropped from...
Former Aromas-San Juan Unified School District Trustee Jose Flores had driven by San Juan Elementary School countless times, always noticing the faded school logo on the side of the gymnasium. “It’s faded. It’s like this sore thumb,” said...
Hollister School District officials have initiated a new campaign recruiting members of the public to participate in submitting names and selecting the mascot for the district’s new elementary school. The kindergarten through fifth grade primary school, located at...
Gov. Gavin Newsom late on Tuesday, March 5 signed into law Senate Bill 126, which ensures that all corporate charter schools are held to the same transparency and accountability standards as neighborhood public schools. During the debate on...
Gavilan College has launched a new website dedicated to the voter-approved $248 million Measure X, according to a recent announcement. The new website can be found at GavilanMeasureX.org. The website provides access to essential information on all things...
More than 1,000 pieces of student-created artwork were on display at the 2019 San Benito County Arts Showcase, according to a Feb. 13 announcement from the San Benito County Office of Education. The event is a collaboration between...
With encouragement from the student leaders of the Environmental Club, the San Benito High School Board of Trustees adopted a resolution Feb. 12 to end the use of polystyrene foodware on campus. Commonly referred to as Styrofoam, polystyrene...
Less than a week on the job and new Hollister School District Superintendent Diego Ochoa is already faced with the task of bringing his district’s special education program back into compliance with state and federal guidelines. Before even...
As parent Armando Gonzalez listened to the spelling word issued to his 11-year-old daughter Evie at the Feb. 6 championship round of the 2019 San Benito County Office of Education Spelling Bee, he spelled it out in...

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Baler baseball, softball advance in CCS

The San Benito High baseball and softball teams are both at full strength and seemingly peaking at the perfect time—in the Central...