Hollister teachers can now take their students just about anywhere in the world without leaving their classrooms. That’s because of a new “virtual field trip pilot” program, facilitated through the Hollister School District’s technology department. “With a teacher guiding...
San Benito High School senior Shelby O’Neil was one of nine Bay Area high school students awarded an academic scholarship by the Professional BusinessWomen of California, according to a district announcement. O’Neil and the other scholarship winners were...
The proposed new $51 million elementary school at Santana Ranch in southeast Hollister is fully funded, according to Hollister School District Board President Stephen Kain. Kain and the rest of the Hollister board were assured there were no...
Local elementary and middle school students participating in San Benito County Office of Education’s 2019 Science Fair displayed ingenuity and science discoveries at the March 21 showcase. County school officials selected six science fair projects and two alternates...
San Benito High School continues to use grant funding to update its transportation fleet to make it more environmentally friendly, according to a recent announcement from SBHS District staff.On March 26, the district acquired two 2019 Chevrolet...
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...
Hollister School District officials recently selected two local education leaders to join its district office administrative staff, according to a March 14 press release. Hollister native Kip Ward was named director of student services,...
The San Benito High School Board of Trustees recently approved new courses in engineering, game simulation, environmental studies, Spanish, drama improvisation and yoga, according to district staff. “Each year the district takes a look...
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...
A contingent of educators from the Moraga School District and UC Davis’ Center For Applied Policy in Education recently visited San Benito High School to observe the co-teaching model used in a number of classes, according to...

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County faces protests of Hwy. 101 rezoning plans

Faced with a need to increase San Benito County coffers, officials are considering the creation of commercial zones...