Mercedes Berglund, San Benito High School’s supervisor of security, became the first civilian to be honored with a Challenge Coin, was presented to her April 10 by Hollister Police Chief David Westrick.Berglund was recognized at the the district’s Board...
The annual Spring Schools Golf Tournament will be held Friday, April 20, with a 4pm shotgun start at San Juan Oaks Golf Course.The tournament includes nine holes of fun and team golf in a scramble format, which is perfect...
In a unanimous 5-0 vote by the Hollister School District Board of Trustees, Navigator Schools got its second charter renewal approved in less than a week as Hollister Prep’s new five-year contract was granted March 27.The move followed Navigator’s...
San Benito High School senior Rolando Pablo Lorenzo was named as one of four area finalists for the “Every Student Succeeding” award program presented by the Association of California School Administrators.Lorenzo came to the United States on his own...
Schools throughout San Benito County have improved internet capabilites thanks to funds received through the Broadband Infrastructure Improvement Grant.In the 2015-2016 school year, the state budgeted $50 million for network infrastructure improvement for schools and districts, which were selected...
San Benito High School senior Aeja Rosette was named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist this year, according to an announcement from the high school district staff.“I didn’t expect or prepare to be a National Merit Scholar, but paying attention...
A 12-acre plot of land within the Santa Ranch development is being eyed by Hollister School District officials as the site of a new multi-million dollar elementary/middle school.District officials said this week they are in negotiations for the site...
Gavilan College has established a new Career Technical Information partnership with Chico State University to offer a “2+2” program for Gavilan business majors who want to achieve a Bachelor’s degree in Concrete Industry Management at Chico State.Students will complete...
The San Benito County Office of Education recently hosted its 20th annual Spelling Bee with the top two winners from two age categories (4th through 6th grade and 7th through 8th grade) advancing to the state competition.“It was a...
San Benito High School students selected their Associated Student Body officers last week in a school-wide election, according to San Benito High School District staff.Winners were:President: Alanah MartinezVP: Ian SillsCommissioner of Clubs: Kaiya DickensCommissioner of Social Activities: Sofia LemosRally...

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Color blast in Hollister

The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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Hazel Hawkins and Salinas Valley Memorial end partner talks

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