Ginger Ross, Janet Mayou and Bronson LoBue. Mayou came up with the idea of feeding breakfast to all Tres Pinos School students. Photo by Becky Bonner.

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Tres Pinos School working to bring back breakfast program

Filling ‘a great unmet need’ led to improved academic achievement.

Kindergarteners at Sunnyslope Elementary build towers out of straws and marshmallows. Photos by Kaitlyn Fontaine.

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Saturday Scholars sees students focus on STEM projects

Sixth day of instruction helps children in the Hollister School District with absences.

A ribbon-cutting was held as the facility was dedicated. Photos provided by SBHS.

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SBHS wrestling facility dedicated to Judy Rider

The former school board member and wrestling supporter was a longtime teacher at Methodist Preschool.

A cap at the 2019 Gavilan College graduation. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Alumnus remembers his time at Gavilan College

The campus was still under construction when Fernando Gonzalez attended.

Amanda McCraw and family in front of their house. Photo by Kaitlyn Fontaine.

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Rural San Benito schools offer teacher housing

Instructors at Panoche and Jefferson elementary schools wear multiple hats and conduct their classes as a community.

Student Robert Rendon, teacher Teresa Stevens and student Isabella Favaloro at Maze Middle School. Stevens has asked her sixth-grade students to keep a kindness journal to show how kindness can be extended to everyone. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

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Maze Middle School implements a kindness challenge

Teresa Stevens assigns acts of kindness instead of homework.

Andrew Barragan with players. Photo provided by SBHS.

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Barragan family donation to provide lights at new SBHS field

Lights expected to be in place for the 2021 softball season.

Panoche School students with their wall of postcards. Photo provided by Amanda McCraw.

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The world arrives at Panoche Elementary School

Students learn about geography, world history through postcards.

Bitterwater-Tully student cast performs as audience looks on. Photo by Shari Schmidt

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Community and students gather at Tully Hall

South county students of Bitterwater-Tully School put on a show for over 150 at the Tully Hall. Home baked goods sold at auction help fund a student trip.

Judy Rider. Photo provided by SBHS.

Sports & Recreation

SBHS wrestling room named in honor of Judy Rider

Rider, who passed away in 2006, was involved with Baler wrestling, football, baseball, band, and was a founding member of the Baler Education Foundation.

Ritmo Latino dance team takes a picture holding their posters. Photo by Malia Chang.

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Students lead parade during SBHS Homecoming

Classes and clubs display school spirit with floats and signs.

The Rotary Club of Hollister recognized four SBHS students: Ella Shara Pascua, Kayden Rhodabarger, Kayla Sanchez and Abel Macias. Photo provided by Rotary Club of Hollister.

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Rotary Club of Hollister recognizes SBHS students

This is the 15th year the club has celebrated those in the Student of the Month program.

Photos courtesy of Catalina Lemos.

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San Benito High School’s canned food drive benefits Community FoodBank

Nearly 4,700 items donated.

Photos courtesy of Ed Wong and provided by SBHS.

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SBHS holds fourth annual Baler Buckaroo Rodeo

Life Skills students participate in events such as steer roping, bucking barrel, barrel racing, goat tail untying and more.

Rachel Logue and her faculty adviser, who recently went to Chicago to present some of their research. Photo provided by SBHS.

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SBHS alumna on journey to study Parkinson’s, brain injuries

Rachel Logue's project focuses on balance and movement issues in young children and elderly people with a goal of being able to help patients with Parkinson’s disease and children who have suffered traumatic brain injuries.