Ladd Lane Principal Jeannine Ostoja and Vice Principal Maylani Mahler with a poster highlighting the guiding idea of Capturing Kids' Hearts. Photo provided.

Schools & Education

Six HSD schools get national recognition

Capturing Kids’ Hearts programming focuses on creating a school culture where kids are cared for.

Susana Valle and son Gael paint a rock together. Photos by Patty Lopez Day.

Schools & Education

Painting rocks at Calaveras Elementary

Parents and students spend Saturday revitalizing campus garden.

Accelerated Achievement Academy project-based learning public presentation. Photo provided by HSD.

Education / Schools

Hollister school earns National Blue Ribbon Award

Accelerated Achievement Academy measured by state assessments, national tests and a rigorous application process.

Hollister CCS Regional Band Members Lesley Prudencio (MMM), Megan Maggiora (MMM, Leeza Gatsonz (AAA), Isabella Velazquez (HDLA), Ignacio Velazquez (HDLA), Brandon Gatsonz (AAA), Danaka Perez (MMM), Tristan Molina (RSJ), Sarah Stopper (RSJ), Dylan Freitas (RSJ), Lauren Agredano (RSJ), Yuvia Padilla (RSJ), and Samatha Andrijeski (RSJ). Not pictured David Gomez (MMM). Photo by Kevin Stopper.

Art & Culture

Middle school students shine at honor band performances

Two Rancho San Justo students selected to attend State Honor Band performance in Fresno.

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Schools & Education

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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Schools & Education

Accelerated Achievement Academy selected as California Honor Roll School

The Hollister school is one of 137 earning the designation based on student achievement

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Government / Politics

Accelerated Achievement Academy may move to Maze

Hollister School District Facilities Committee recommends relocation of Accelerated Achievement Academy to Marguerite Maze Middle School