Schools

Gavilan College cancels all classes for Wednesday

Gilroy-based college cancels all classes at its various campuses, including Hollister

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Local group of women educators awards $3,000 in scholarships to three new teachers

Honor society for educators provided $1,000 scholarships to women working toward their teaching credentials

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Legal resources available at San Benito County Free Library

Law books and forms are available at the public library

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San Benito High School District declares itself a 'Safe Haven'

The resolution aims to ease fears among immigrant students and their families.

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Gavilan College achieves milestone toward San Benito County development

Key milestone cleared in the process of developing an educational center in San Benito County, with the receipt of an “Incidental Take Permit”

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SBHS Migrant Education Speech and Debate Team during a recent practice session. Photos by Frank Perez.

Migrant Ed speech and debate team preps for competition

Recently-formed team at San Benito High School will have its first competition in March

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Ella DeAmaral wins Poetry Out Loud a second time

Four students each from Anzar High School and San Benito High School competed in Poetry Out Loud on Friday night

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Spelling Bee winners headed to state championship

Two winners and runners-up from the elementary and junior high divisions will represent the county at the state championships in May

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February is Friendship Month at San Benito County Free Library

Participants will earn a prize, have their work displayed on a Friendship Wall

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Settlement reached over PG&E gas discharges that sickened students

Seventh Day Adventist school is relocating away from the utility yard on Santa Ana Road

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Dance has an academic focus at SBHS

Dance classes help with memory, creativity, physicality and self-confidence

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CattleWomen to hold Annual Pedro Party Feb. 18

Entry fee for Tres Pinos event is $10 per person; prizes available for first through fourth place finishers

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OPINION: What's the plan for Gavilan College in SBC?

More than a decade after voters approved Gavilan's Measure E, there have been no real educational infrastructure improvements in San Benito County

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Gavilan College garners funding to develop new career programs

Money will help fund new programs in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and hospitality, along with a pilot project in phlebotomy

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SBHS takes closer look at graduation requirements

Administrators are concerned that a new path to graduation could limit scheduling flexibility for students

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Congressman Jimmy Panetta at the Immigration Forum.

LULAC hosts immigration forum

Speakers encouraged those with questions to not be afraid to ask

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San Benito High School to open superintendent's search

The district will post the job for 30 days; new superintendent expected to start July 1

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Rotary Speech contest winners announced

Winners advance to the next round with a chance to compete at the district level

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County library to expand its hours

The San Benito County Free Library will be open on Saturdays from 1-5 p.m. starting Feb. 4

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