Ashley Neuman helps daughter Addyson, a second grader at Cerra Vista, with distance learning while her other children look on. Photo courtesy of Ashley Neuman.

Education / Schools

Parents want input on when to reopen Hollister schools

Mothers share how distance learning has impacted their children.

Students are struggling with distance learning. Photo provided by Youth Alliance.

Community Opinions

COMMENTARY: Keeping youth at the heart of our recovery

Youth Alliance Executive Director Diane Ortiz writes that distance learning does not serve community members equally, and that the community must come together to address issues now.

Julio Salazar at the State Migrant Parent Conference in 2016 with Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola from UC Davis. Aguilar-Gaxiola is the director of UC Davis' Center for Reducing Health Disparities and professor of clinical internal medicine. Photo provided.

Children and Youth

Community member advocates for migrant students

Julio Salazar trains parents on how the school system works.

Taking a walk with your child while following appropriate social distancing measures can be a great way to get exercise during the shelter-in-place order. Photo provided by Meghan Ross.

Children and Youth

Families share experiences during shelter-in-place order

Five San Benito County parents share thoughts on keeping kids engaged.

HSD Superintendent Diego Ochoa discusses LCAP issues at Ladd Lane Elementary School on April 9. Photo by John Chadwell.

San Benito Lifestyle

HSD Superintendent holds special meetings with parents and teachers

Ochoa discusses needs for next school year that will affect budget.

Parents and students at the first of three workshops related to mental health. The March 7 workshop was hosted by the San Benito High School and Hollister School District Migrant Education programs. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Health

Parents discuss mental health at SBHS workshop

Additional topics will be explored March 13 and April 3.

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Children and Youth

SBHS to implement parent and community engagement program

The program will be a consortia between the district, the San Benito County Office of Education and Aromas-San Juan Unified School District