San Juan School top readers from each class with their teachers. Photos courtesy of Krystal Lomanto

Local Elementary School Students Read over 6 Million Words

Students across the county were challenged to collectively read 3 million words over the summer by the SBCOE. Together, they crushed that challenge.

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San Benito High School   (BenitoLink file photo)

SBHS to hold public hearing on trustee districts plan

The Dec. 13 hearing is the next step in the process for the district to formulate trustee districts for its school board

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8 Balers earn all-league honors

Five players from the offense and two defenders earn recognition; one player named to sportsmanship team

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The VAPAA building is near completion and will be ready for classes next semester. Photos from the SBHS board construction update presentation

SBHS Trustees get a Campus Construction Update

SBHS board of trustees gather to discuss the construction updates taking place on campus. They also approve new courses.

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BenitoLink file photo of Gavilan College satellite campus in Hollister.

OPINION: SBC Supervisor Board Chairman Opposes Proposed Gavilan College Bond

SBC Supervisor De La Cruz states that proposed community college campus location in Hollister is too remote, poorly planned and incongruent with County General Plan.

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Gavilan College graduates wave

Gavilan College shares bond measure survey

Gavilan Joint Community College District trustees received the results from a community survey, funded by the college, regarding a potential locally-funded bond measure that might appear in a future election.

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After school art program

Arts Council Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

In celebration of #GivingTuesday, the San Benito County Arts Council launches The Art of Giving to raise funds for its Arts in Education Program

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OPINION: Shot Down Like A Duck On Opening Day Over School Safety Concerns

As a Hollister School District board member, I just want your kids safe at school. 0 drugs and weapons, 0 violent incidents, and 0 injuries. What's wrong with those goals?

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Baler girls' soccer to host alumni game

Annual event reunites former players and raises money to help purchase warm-ups, equipment, league patches and other training and cover other team expenses

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Cerra Vista Elementary in the Running to Win $10,000

Cerra Vista Elementary School learned last week that they are a finalist in the Frigo Cheese Heads Build a Bright Future campaign.

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Baler athletes shine in the classroom

Student-athletes in the fall sports season had an average GPA of 3.2 and 16% had at 4.0 GPA or above

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The meeting was held in the SBHS Auditorium

SBHS Trustees Make Their New Trustee Area Boundary Maps Pick

The board decided to go with the "Blue" trustee boundary map.

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SBHS Robotics Club members present their vision at board meeting. Photo Courtesy of Adam Breen

SBHS Robotics Club Exposes Students to STEAM Learning

The student run club hopes to raise enough money to be able to compete in their first robotics competition

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Mitchell Dabo is a financial advisor and SBC Board of Education president

$1.74 Million Judgement against Dabo, financial advisor and SBC Board of Education president

After a two hour trial, San Benito County Superior Judge Marjorie Laird Carter ruled against Dabo

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Changing of the Colors at Gavilan College (Thomas Busk photo)

Gavilan College Celebrates its Veterans with Changing of the Colors Ceremony

Gavilan Student Veterans of America honor fellow veterans and the flag during Changing of the Colors Ceremony Nov. 9.

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Career Technical Education building hosts open house

The building was constructed using funds from a voter-approved bond measure, one of two that are paying for campus upgrades over the next few years

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Student Ethan Lopez created his altar to honor multiple family members

Rancho San Justo Middle School puts on first Day of the Dead event

Attended by roughly 70 people, Rancho San Justo's first Day of the Dead event was a way to share fond family memories

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Youth Alliance hosts "Week of Action"

Youth Alliance participates in Week of Action to promote after school programs, restorative justice, and school safety while giving local youth the chance to be heard

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OPINION: Campus construction projects have economic impact locally

Half of the construction hours put into San Benito High School construction projects funded by voter-supported bond measures have been done by workers living in the tri-county area

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Local high school league to become largest in state

The Monterey Bay League will merge with other leagues to form Pacific Coast Athletic League, featuring 33 schools

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