Hollister High’s Visual and Performing Arts Academic Building. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.

Education / Schools

Hollister High receives $378K grant

Funds will go toward maintenance and upgrading the school’s HVAC system.

Drew Barragan cutting the red ribbon for Hollister High School's Science and Robotics Building. Photo by Juliana Luna.

Schools & Education

Hollister High honors Hollister resident Mary Ann Barragan

She and her family have donated over $1.2 million to local education projects.

From left: Steve DeLay, Juan Robledo and Miguel Sahagun Jr. being sworn to their new terms as trustees. Photo by Juliana Luna.

Education / Schools

Hollister High seeing a drop in attendance

The school says illness-related absences are up by 10%.

SBHS Board of Trustees at the board’s Nov. 8 meeting. Photo by Juliana Luna.

Education / Schools

Hollister High School AP scores, enrollment numbers recovering

Advanced Placement program prepares students for college-level coursework.

Photo by Pixabay.



Randy Logue writes to suggest a compromise to building a second high school.

Hollister High School's Central Coast Trades Show 2022. Photo by Eden De Alba.

Schools & Education

Hollister High School hosts first Central Coast Trades Show

The event aims to inform students about career opportunities outside of college.

File photo of the Andy Hardin Stadium by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.


Hollister High football homecoming game sees stricter rules

New regulations aim to keep students and faculty safer following recent violence at the stadium.

Gabriella Romero, Melina Chavez and Kendra Melching. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

Baler girls cross country is on track for back-to-back championships

With many returning runners, Hollister High is well positioned.

Michael Reyes gets swarmed by Valley Christian defenders Sept. 8. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

Hollister drops home opener to Valley Christian

Coach Bryan Smith says offense inconsistencies prevented the Balers from taking advantage of scoring opportunities.

The Baler Aquatic Center and the Andy Hardin Stadium are now monitored with video cameras. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.

Education / Schools

Hollister High campus now equipped with 95 surveillance cameras

Some praise the security measure while others raise concerns over student privacy.

Michael Reyes scoring one of his three touchdowns versus Menlo High School on Nov. 19, 2021. Photo by Chris Mora.

Sports & Recreation

Hollister High ready for new football season

The Balers take the field against Oak Grove High School on Aug. 27.

File photo of school buses in Hollister. Photo by John Chadwell.


COMMENTARY: Southside finds temporary transportation solution

John Schilling writes to update residents on the transportation challenges families at the Hollister Migrant Center are experiencing.

News Release

Baler alumnus returns as coach

David Kaplansky has an overall record of 226-75 coaching both girls and boys programs at Hollister High School.

Each dance partnered students with their classmates. Photo by Juliana Luna.

Education / Schools

Summer school emphasizes arts and culture

Programs in San Benito County offer students dancing, art and field trips.

The undeveloped site where the contamination was found at the corner of Nash Road and West Street, according to Hollister High School. No notice of contamination is visible. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Education / Schools

Lead contamination found in soil at Hollister High School

The amount detected exceeds legal toxicity level, posing a threat to public health or the environment.