HSD Trustee Area Map #6. Map courtesy of Hollister School District.

Education / Schools

HSD board selects map for trustee area elections

New boundaries would enable current board members to run again for the same seats.

Hollister School District offices on Cienega Road. File photo.

Education / Schools

HSD to hold hearing on trustee area map plans

School district moving from at-large to by-trustee area election system to avoid litigation.

Superintendent Diego Ochoa said as a Spanish speaker he could be a familiar voice to convince people to take part in the 2020 Census. Photo by John Chadwell.


HSD Superintendent Ochoa gets pushback on working with 2020 Census

Two trustees object to his wish to volunteer for a city and county effort to maximize turnout.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: When parents reach out to school board members

HSD Trustee Rob Bernosky writes about the recently adopted student cell phone use policy that states phones must be off during school hours.

Hollister police officers stand in front entrance of Hollister School District during lockdown.

Police / Fire

Hollister School District meeting goes on lockdown following hoax calls

Attendees remain calm as law enforcement conducts building search and evacuation.

Diego Ochoa thanks each member of the Hollister School District Board of Trustees after their unanimous vote to approve him to a four-year term as superintendent. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Trustees approve Diego Ochoa as Hollister School District Superintendent

He begins his four-year contract Feb. 8; says the journey was like a circus because of media coverage.

Diego Ochoa said he was looking forward to establishing trust with the community and tackling special education needs. Photos by John Chadwell.

Children and Youth

HSD Superintendent candidate meets with public

Diego Ochoa still needs to be approved by a vote of the school board on Jan. 8.

Hollister School District offices on Cienega Road.  File photo.

Children and Youth

Candidate for Hollister School District superintendent has mixed record

Diego Ochoa will answer questions at town hall meet and greet Jan. 7.

File Photo.

Schools & Education

Election 2018: Hollister School District

Six compete for three seats on school board.

Anissa Dizon is running for the ASJUSD school board. Photo provided.

Government / Politics

Educator Anissa Dizon runs for seat on Aromas-San Juan Unified School Board

Veteran educator ready to bring her expertise to governing board of her hometown's school district.

Southside School on Southside Road. BenitoLink file photo.

Schools & Education

Southside School Board Members Needed

Southside School Board has four open vacancies and new members are encouraged to register with the elections office for the open positions. The window for applications is July 16 to August 10. Please contact the San Benito Elections Office to apply.

Parents and others are concerned about the way a new principal will be hired at Anzar High School in San Juan Bautista.

Government / Politics

Anzar High School principal to be replaced during next school year

The Aromas-San Juan Unified School District will hire a new principal at Anzar High School next school year, but the method of doing so has parents and teachers concerned.

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: High school teachers’ association endorses Nehme and Corrigan

Association says the school board "is in desperate need of some focus and leadership"

Dr. Mike Schmoker addresses a joint school board meeting of all San Benito County school districts

Schools & Education

Expert to San Benito Educators: Keep it Simple

San Benito County educators hear from an expert on being more effective