Ginger Ross, Janet Mayou and Bronson LoBue. Mayou came up with the idea of feeding breakfast to all Tres Pinos School students. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Schools & Education

Tres Pinos School working to bring back breakfast program

Filling ‘a great unmet need’ led to improved academic achievement.

Participating volunteers. Photo provided by Samela Perez.

Children and Youth

Clean-up event at Tres Pinos School a success

Parents, teachers and students volunteer their time despite the weather.

Luciano (Lu) Medeiros in the Tres Pinos School office.

Children and Youth

Medeiros and Williams Honored by E Cubed Foundation

Luciano "Lu" Medeiros and Janeane Williams are recognized for their dedication and contributions toward enrichment in San Benito County rural schools

Four art contest winners with Supervisor Muenzer at Monterey Bay Air Resources District

Art & Culture

Rural San Benito Students Are Winners in Air Pollution-Themed Art Contest

Four elementary and middle school students from rural schools in San Benito County were winners in a Monterey Bay Air Resources District-sponsored calendar art contest

Dr. Hongde Hu presents a lecture on exponents to academy students. Photo by Frank Perez.

Woolpert Algebra Academy Readies County’s Middle Schoolers for This Year and Beyond

As San Benito County’s seventh- and eighth-graders returned to their campuses recently for the start of the new school year, nearly 50 of them entered their math classes with a greater understanding of, and perhaps a greater appreciation for, algebra, thanks to the Bruce W. Woolpert Algebra Academy held at Graniterock’s corporate headquarters in Watsonville earlier this month.

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Rural Rounds

K-8th grade students from area rural schools came together for a performance at Bolado Park.