San Benito High School District Superintendent Shawn Tennenbaum delivers his superintendent report to the board of trustees during their May 24 meeting. Photo by Sean Roney.

Schools & Education

San Benito High School board to decide name change June 28

Trustees are expected to change the school’s name to Hollister High School.

Photo by Eden De Alba.

Children and Youth

San Benito County children attend the first Kids at The Park in 3 years

Booths provide information on oral hygiene, safety and the dangers of drugs.

Art & Culture

Santana Ranch class of 2022 leaves its mark on the school

A mural by students and teachers is partially complete.

Kindergarteners giving their coloring pages to be sent in the packages. Photo by Marisa Sachau.

Children and Youth

Cerra Vista Elementary hosts VFW to learn about the U.S. flag

Students donate items to the I Care Packages program.

(Left to right) San Andreas graduates Kellin Boggeln, Ruben Avila, Austin Alarcon and Dominick Ahumada watch and cheer on fellow classmates. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.

Schools & Education

San Andreas class of 2022: a study in tenacity

Administrators of the continuation high school say their graduates are ready ‘to do great things’ after a year of challenges.

Graduate excited to receive their diploma. Photo by Marisa Sachau.

Schools & Education

Class of 2022 graduation: ‘a return to normalcy’

San Benito High School holds its 127th commencement ceremony.

Julia Hicks and Frankie Martinez. Courtesy of Frankie Martinez.

Features

San Benito High alumnus Frankie Martinez is training champions

For this Hollister resident, sports are a vital activity for youth.

Schools & Education

Gavilan graduate talks about returning to school

Guillermina Guillen refused to give up. She now encourages other parents to pursue their education.

San Juan School students pose with the lumber. Photo by Jayne Ferreira.

Schools & Education

San Juan Bautista students learning to save pollinators

By creating garden beds with native plants, they aim to boost the monarch butterfly population.

Children and Youth

Book author visits students at Tres Pinos School

John Walker speaks to students about ‘KT and the Ride of His Life’ and his experience following a bicycle accident.

Students presented with the banner from the Special Olympics. Photo by Leila Sadeghian.

Schools & Education

SBHS recognized for its numerous inclusion efforts

Special Olympics of Northern California and ESPN present a banner celebrating it as a Unified Champion School.

Student art showcase 2022. Photo by Leila Sadeghian.

Art & Culture

Over 2,000 art pieces displayed in 7th annual student showcase

Artwork included 3D sculptures, paper mache and portraits.

Kayla Salazar in her Girls Inc. uniform. Photo provided.

Schools & Education

SBHS junior receives $5K scholarship

Kayla Salazar will use the gift for college expenses.

The San Benito High School District board of trustees voted March 8 to certify a second interim report on district budget. Photo by Sean Roney.

Education / Schools

San Benito High School board certifies positive budget report

The current budget includes $522K in surplus funds.

Hollister School District March 10, 2022 meeting. Photo by Leila Sadeghian.

Schools & Education

Hollister School trustees vote for another 26 staff layoffs

Hollister School Board president asks for temporary pay cut in March 14 meeting.