Photo by John Chadwell.

Schools & Education

San Benito County Office of Education working on plan for next school year

District superintendents met April 29 to work on plan for how schools will address student needs.

New emergency council is sworn in to address COVID-19 pandemic issues. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister proclaims emergency; Schools close; San Juan Bautista open for business

Mayor said the council was taking emergency action in order to assure the city had the state and federal resources it needed to keep the community safe.

Keith Thorbahn, the new assistant superintendent of education services with the San Benito County Office of Education. Photo Courtesy of Keith Thorbahn.

Education / Schools

County Office of Education gets new assistant superintendent

Keith Thorbahn has a background in agricultural education.

School staff engaged at the workshop. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Education / Schools

Trauma response workshop comes to San Benito County schools

Jessie Fuller speaks on the causes of toxic stress, how it manifests, and ways to deal with it.

Graphic courtesy of Pixabay.

Children and Youth

Workshop will tackle school-to-prison pipeline

County Office of Education and Youth Alliance team up for daylong session devoted to solutions that support the educational success of all students.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.

Children and Youth

Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline

San Benito County Office of Education and Youth Alliance to host community workshop.

Participants of the activities gather before a lunch break. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Children and Youth

San Andreas High School hosts restorative justice teach-in

Activities and discussions about stereotypes set scene for training.


Children and Youth

County office of education to launch Footsteps2Brilliance

The literacy app will be free for families and will be available for use without an Internet connection