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.

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.

Ariana Jiminez spoke to fellow students and motorists passing by the intersection. Photo by Juliana Luna.

Education / Schools

Students, alumni protest Hollister High School name change

Protestors hope San Benito High School District Board of Trustees reconsider their June 27 decision that the district estimates will cost $55,000.

San Benito High School District Superintendent Shawn Tennenbaum delivers his superintendent report to the board of trustees during their May 24 meeting. Photo by Sean Roney.

Schools & Education

San Benito High School board to decide name change June 28

Trustees are expected to change the school’s name to Hollister High School.

Graduate excited to receive their diploma. Photo by Marisa Sachau.

Schools & Education

Class of 2022 graduation: ‘a return to normalcy’

San Benito High School holds its 127th commencement ceremony.

Community members are invited to share their opinions on BenitoLink. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: To build or not to build

Randy Logue writes that building a second high school in Hollister is not the best option.

The San Benito High School District board of trustees voted March 8 to certify a second interim report on district budget. Photo by Sean Roney.

Education / Schools

San Benito High School board certifies positive budget report

The current budget includes $522K in surplus funds.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.

Events

Public meetings for the week of Feb. 21

County supervisors, Hollister City Council and two school districts among agencies scheduled to meet.

San Benito High School main administration building. File photo.

Education / Schools

San Benito High district ponders name change

Trustees to discuss renaming the campus Hollister High School.

SBHS Board of Trustees Dec. 14 meeting. Photo by Jenny Mendolla Arbizu.

Education / Schools

San Benito High School sees spike in disciplinary issues

Principal Adrian Ramirez addresses support and interventions students receive.

Community members are invited to share their opinions on BenitoLink. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Opinion

COMMUNITY OPINION: Necessary and beneficial

Randy Logue writes that he is against changing San Benito High School's name.

Isaiha Molina celebrating his score with a teammate. Photo by Chris Mora.

News

San Benito High beats Burlingame, moves on to semifinals

Behind by 14 points at the half, Balers pull-off comeback win in overtime. 

Taking the field at the Monte Vista Christian game on Oct. 29, 2021 Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

After an uneven season, San Benito High JV football ends on a high note

The Balers show heart and skill with an overall 6-4 record.

Construction workers on the roof of new housing units. Photo by John Chadwell.

Education / Schools

San Benito High trustees okay first reading of school impact fees policy

The board is scheduled to adopt the second reading on Oct. 26.

Shawn Tennenbaum told the board that due to COVID-19 there is a significant shortage of substitutes and that it was important to provide pay rates that are competitive with surrounding school districts. Photo by John Chadwell.

Education / Schools

San Benito High School District approves raise in substitute teacher pay

Competitive job market and increased demand for their services have reduced substitutes’ availability.