Winter Activities Friends and Family Night Thursday
The SBHS Music Department will host a Winter Activities Friends and Family Night on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in O'Donnell Gym. Come see the jazz band and JV winter guard, as well as the award-winning concert percussion line and varsity winter guard. Admission is free. Guests will see the performances the winter program has been taking on the road and wowing the judges. Mr. Zuniga says, "Come out and give these performers the swagger they'll need to take it all."
SBHS is a great place to work and learn
A new video, created in a partnership between San Benito High School and the Community Media Access Partnership (CMAP), showcases why San Benito High School is a great place to work and learn. To watch the video, click here or the picture below.
Student Musical Resumes Thursday
Dr. Gautney announces retirement
San Benito High School science teacher Dr. Jessica Gautney has announced her retirement from the district, effective this summer. In a statement from Human Resources Director Shawn Tennenbaum, Gautney was lauded from having "done an outstanding job in the classroom as a resource specialist and general education science teacher. Her work in chemistry and genetics has been tremendous." Gautney has taught in the district since 1993, holding various leadership roles such as mentor teacher, support provider and division chair. "In each of these roles, she has demonstrated strong leadership and support for both staff and students," Tennenbaum said, noting Dr. Gautney's involvement with the New Teacher Academy, New Teacher Program, summer school and after-school tutorials. "Please help me congratulate Dr. Gautney on her upcoming retirement and to celebrate her exemplary career as a Baler. Thank you, Jessica, for all you have done!"
Dance C makes finals at Ohlone Competition
Dance C and Comedy Sportz students competed in the Ohlone Competition over the weekend, with Dance C's African piece making it to the finals round. Student dance performers were Jaidynn Basaldua, Leticia Perez, Camren Casarez, Maya Zepeda, Theresa Acosta, Phyllis Brister, Mirella Gonzalez and Sujey Cervantes.
Youth Work Experience Program
Parents, community invited to join accountability committee
The Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) is San Benito High School's assurance to the public and the California Department of Education that we are spending our funding in alignment with state priorities and providing supports to our most underserved students. As part of the planning process, San Benito High School is inviting parents and community members to serve on the LCAP committee. This committee will meet approximately four times during the spring to review data and provide input for the plan. If you are interested in serving on this committee or have further questions, please contact Cindi Krokower at 637-5831 x 162.
School Accountability Report Card Released
The School Accountability Report Card, which features 14 pages of enrollment data, student performance results, graduation rates, facility information and much more, has been released. To read the report, click here.
Follow the Superintendent on Facebook
Superintendent John Perales encourages the community to follow him on Facebook to stay up with news and notes about San Benito High School and receive updates on college-bound students. To access his page, click here.
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Connect with SBHS
Click the Haybalers icon to access news, sports, features and commentary written by student journalists in the Tech Writing/Newspaper class; the Facebook link takes you to Superintendent John Perales's page; the Twitter link connects to Baler News.
Posted by: Becky Doty
NCAA Eligibility Center
The NCAA Eligibility Website features information for prospective college student-athletes, including the new requirements for students who will enroll full time at an NCAA Division 1 school after Aug. 1, 2016. For more information, visit the eligibility center's website by clicking here.