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Four Hollister schools named to Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll

Several large businesses support a national program that recognizes improved academic achievement over time.

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San Benito High School says goodbye to over 600 graduates

Just before 7 a.m. Friday, around 15 audio speakers blasted out recorded messages that could be heard over a block away from the San Benito High School campus.

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San Andreas High School Graduating Class of 2018. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Andreas High School celebrates 2018 Graduates

San Andreas graduating students celebrated with classmates and school staff before the ceremony. During the commencement, they received farewell from the principal, board of education president, superintendent, and classmates.

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San Benito High School earns recognition for achievement, student success

The district is one of 24 public school districts statewide being recognized for improving student achievement.

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Assemblymember Anna Caballero Announces 2018 Young Legislators Program

Assemblymember Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas) is now accepting applications from high school students for the 2018 Young Legislators Program. The deadline to submit the electronic application is 5:00pm Monday, June 11, 2018.

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Registration for Summer Reading Program Begins at San Benito County Free Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites all community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and in-person and online registration begins Monday, June 4.

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The San Benito High School Class of 2018 will graduate on Friday, June 8. File photo.

Class of 2018 has numerous options upon graduation

San Benito High School students this year received more than 1,000 college acceptances from nearly 150 colleges and trade schools.

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Historic San Juan Bautista structure collapsing?

While the yellow and red tape and warnings signs might alarm visitors to San Juan Bautista State Park, it’s not what it seems.

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The Gifted Games starts with an opening ceremony in which all schools walk out with school banners. Photo courtesy of Tania Sauer.

Gifted Games promotes athleticism and inclusion at annual event

With 436 registered athletes and over 671 participants at Friday's event, the Gifted Games continues to shine as an example of inclusion and inter-district cooperation for local students.

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SBHS students who attended the May 2 performance of "La Carpa de los Rasquachis" at El Teatro Campesino in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Frank Perez.

El Teatro Campesino: A Little Piece of Home

Thanks to a mini-grant from the Community Foundation for San Benito County, SBHS students attended El Teatro Campesino's production of "La Carpa de los Rasquachis," a play that reminded one student of her family's values and roots.

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Bitterwater students hope for Amgen Tour return next year

The Amgen Cycling Tour went through the southern end of San Benito County May 15. Bitterwater-Tully, a K-8 grade school, provided this report.

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Secure campus at San Benito High School lifted after police clearance

A report of a student breaking windows and acting erratic on campus was reported Thursday around 12:12 p.m.

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13th annual Gifted Games celebrates inclusion

More than 430 students are signed up to participate in the annual event that gives students with special needs a chance to compete.

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Gavilan President Dr. Kathleen Rose speaks at the May 10 San Benito County Business Council meeting at San Juan Oaks. Photo by Nicholas Preciado.

Gavilan president talks $248 million bond and local campus

Gavilan President Dr. Kathleen Rose recently spoke of future efforts to improve higher education in San Benito County via a general obligation school bond that could be placed on the November ballot.

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America's Job Center is at 1111 San Felipe Road, Suite 107 in Hollister. Photo courtesy America's Job Center.

Local job center seeks participants to learn job skills in class setting

The Americas Job Center of California in San Benito County is seeking to place as many as 30 participants ages 16-24 through training accounts where participants will learn job skills in a class setting.

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"Wary," a pastel and charcoal piece by SBHS senior Jasmine Ulloa, was the winner of the Congressional Art Contest.

Local students finish first, second in Congressional Art contest

San Benito High School seniors Jasmine Ulloa and Catherine Nordstrom were honored for their creativity, as was SBHS student Tyler Oelrich, who was an honorable mention winner.

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Past Bike to School Day Event at Cerra Vista School. Photos provided.

Gearing up for Bike to School Day this Thursday

Bike Week aims to give visibility to the importance of alternative modes of transportation— one bicycle at a time.

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May is Bicycle Safety Month

Bicycle Safety Month reminds us that motorists and bicyclists must take extra precautions when they travel together. Riders often share the road with vehicles, which creates a host of hazards, and injuries can happen even on a designated path.

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On April 27, Youth Alliance hosted an Open Mic night at Mars Hill Coffee House to allow youth to express themselves. Photos by Elliot Ruiz.

Youth Alliance: Positively affecting youth in the community since 1995

Started in 1995 as a small organization run by volunteers to support youth in the community, the Youth Alliance now provides services to over 6,500 children, youth, and families each year.

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Parents, teens invited to Parent University

Parents and teens are invited to the third session in the ongoing series, this one focusing on the opiod epidemic in San Benito County.

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