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Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline

San Benito County Office of Education and Youth Alliance to host community workshop.

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The San Benito High School Board of Trustees recently approved new courses that are scheduled to be offered starting in the Fall of 2019. Photo provided.

New courses approved for San Benito High School

Courses include engineering, game simulation, environmental studies, Spanish, drama improvisation and yoga.

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Gavilan College seeks applicants for Measure X oversight committee

Committee will oversee implementation of bond approved by voters in 2018.

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Styrofoam cups and plates, as shown at left, are being replaced by compostable, recyclable foodware at the encouragement of the San Benito High School Environmental Club. Photo by Adam Breen.

SBHS will no longer use Styrofoam in food service

School board enacts ban at the urging of the Environmental Club.

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Anzar High sophomore Santino Leahy is headed to the Poetry Out Loud championship in Sacramento. Photo courtesy of San Benito Arts Council.

High school students recite poetry at Arts Council event

Anzar High sophomore heading to Poetry Out Loud state championship in Sacramento.

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San Benito High School graduates in 2018. Photo by Noe Magaña.

SBHS board discusses graduation plans

June 7 ceremony will take place on the school’s new sports field.

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San Benito High School government students create a poster in class. Photo courtesy of SBHS.

Collaboration is key at San Benito High School

SBHS promotes working together for the benefit of students.

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

Hollister School District meeting goes on lockdown following hoax calls

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

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Local author Josh Oelrich. Photo by John Chadwell.

Meet local author Josh Oelrich at the library

Q and A portion to follow book reading.

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Dance C with their instructor, Ms. Nichols, after the competition. Photos by Malia Chang.

BenitoLink Junior Journalism Project: High school dance class attends first competition

Passionate San Benito High School students show their art through dance.

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Student Voices Campaign anticipates two spring summits

Deadline for video entry has been extended to March 21.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: The State of Education

Hollister School District trustee Rob Bernosky shares his thoughts on how the new governor's budget could affect education.

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(Left to right) Frank Guerra and Michael Anderson stand where Santana Ranch Drive, the future entrance to a new middle school site, will eventually be constructed. Photo by John Chadwell.

Santana Ranch developer clears the air over new middle school site

Michael Anderson has faced criticism from district and elected officials since 2017.

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Children being read to during story time at the San Benito County Free Library. Photo provided.

Bilingual Family Story Time at the San Benito County Free Library

Children and their families invited to enjoy story time Thursdays from 4 p.m to 5 p.m. beginning Feb. 7.

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Jan. 11 SBHS Winter Homecoming Rally. Photo by Malia Chang.

SBHS Winter Homecoming Rally

Students show their Baler spirit with dancing and games.

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Life Skills students work with teachers and aides to to prepare menu items that are sold to staff members on campus. Photo provided by SBHS.

Brewing up a Baler partnership

San Benito High School Life Skills students develop business and leadership skills in cooperation with local coffee business.

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Hosts answer questions about opioids and tobacco during Jan. 22 event put on by San Benito County Behavioral Health. Photo by Noe Magaña.

County Behavioral Health educates public on opioids and tobacco

Prevention task force highlights safe drug disposal, dangers of vaping.

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