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San Benito High School sophomore AVID students helped fill bags with donated items to be delivered to the homeless shelter on Dec. 19. Photo by Adam Breen.

High school students to present gift bags to local homeless

Students in Laurie Chavez's AVID 10 class at San Benito High School packaged items donated by the community to make the season a bit brighter for area homeless.

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Buckaroo Jacob trying his hand at roping the calf dummy. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Baler Buckaroos get a taste of rodeo

San Benito High School FFA and Associated Student Body hold rodeo for Life Skills students.

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Photos by Malia Chang.

Dance concert steps into San Benito High School auditorium

Shows feature works performed by classes and clubs.

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Santa Claus is coming to the San Benito County Free Library

Community members invited to participate in 12th annual Holiday Program.

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San Benito High School District Superintendent Dr. Shawn Tennenbaum congratulates William Tiffany, left, for his 16 years of service on the Board of Trustees. Photo provided.

Trustee Tiffany honored for 16 years of board service

Longtime San Benito High School District trustee, an SBHS alumnus, did not seek re-election after 16 years on the board.

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The San Benito High School Board of Trustees on Nov. 13 recognized 72 Advanced Placement Scholars, including the following students who scored 3 or higher on three or more AP exams: (From L to R) Jose Velarde Ruiz, Allison Okamoto, Amanda Navarro, Melissa Abonce, Ricardo Arteaga, Jack Barajas, Bailey Carmichael, Vanson Chan, Trent Hurtado, Alan Juarez, and Dennys Lopez Vega. Photos by Adam Breen.

Advanced Placement scholars honored

San Benito High School students recognized for their stellar performance on AP testing in the 2017-18 school year.

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English major and honors student Nicole Jensen, from San Juan Bautista, walked the center aisle at Gavilan College's Spring 2018 graduation amid applauding faculty. Photos provided by Gavilan College.

Gavilan College winter and spring enrollment now open

First-year students who graduated from a California high school may be eligible for free tuition.

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Photo provided by San Benito County Arts Council.

San Benito County Arts Council joins Giving Tuesday to raise funds for Arts in Education program

Working to bring the arts to local students, including low-income youth, students with special needs, incarcerated youth at Juvenile Hall and students at Title 1 schools.

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Attendees showed support of honorees by waving their napkins in the air. Photo courtesy of Marisa Duran photograpy.

Local individuals and groups honored on National Philanthropy Day

Recognized for their efforts to make San Benito County a better place.

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Gavilan College plans to restructure nursing programs

New plan hopes to help students obtain career certifications quicker.

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Two teens wearing jeans and sneakers. Photo courtesy of Pexels.

COMMUNITY OPINION: High-school struggles are real, even more so for parents of teens

The school year is in full swing, yet some are still having trouble adjusting.

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Photo provided by San Benito High School.

Multiple measures indicate student success at SBHS

Recently-released academic data shows shrinking opportunity gaps for many student groups at San Benito High School.

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Briggs Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.

Gavilan College cancels classes due to air quality

Classes have also been canceled for Friday, Nov. 16.

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Hollister School District Director of Facilities John Teliha presents new school design to San Benito County Board of Supervisors. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Santana Ranch School design nears completion

Land negotiations and asbestos among challenges.

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Local veteran Armando Salcedo (center) during his interview at SBHS last Spring. Photo courtesy of Veteran Voices Project.

A local veteran's experiences beyond the battlefield

A single photo inspired Armando Salcedo to become a paratrooper, and the loss of a friend over 50 yrs. ago had a profound effect on him

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Camaxtli Torres (second from left) performed with his family and an Aztec dance group at Saturday's event. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Dia de los Muertos draws a crowd

Student works and performances featured at annual San Benito High School celebration.

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Mike Fisher, who attended Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Academy in Paris, will bring his knowledge to the classroom at San Benito High School. Photo by Becky Bonner.

San Benito High School gets a new chef in the kitchen

Alum and restaurateur Mike Fisher returns to the classroom.

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The City of Hollister implemented reverse-angle parking in front of San Benito High School on Monterey Street, with plans to re-stripe the east side of the street near homes and apartments for parallel parking between Nash and B streets. Photo provided.

High school and Hollister partner on safety measures around campus

The city's installation of reverse-angle parking and a school-sponsored traffic study at West and B streets are two of the latest multi-agency efforts to promote pedestrian and vehicular safety near San Benito High School.

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The crowd at the October Homecoming rally at SBHS. Photos by Malia Chang.

Homecoming week kicks off with an entertaining rally

San Benito High School hosts performances, cheers, games and a dance.

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Hollister FFA attending the 91st annual National FFA Convention. Photo courtesy of Hollister FFA.

Hollister FFA attends national convention

Annual expo of ag education features industry leaders.

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