Superintendent Shawn Tennenbaum notes in a letter to the community that workers from the Tri-County area (San Benito, Monterey and Santa Cruz counties) account for half of the hours put in to recent campus construction and renovation projects, providing a significant economic benefit to the community. Read the letter by clicking here.
The Haybaler Athletes of the Week for Oct. 24 are Anton Borges representing Cross Country and Casey Matsui representing Water Polo, pictured here with Yazmin Rodriguez, ASB Commissioner of Athletics.
Picture re-takes will take place in Room 309 Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Seniors will also have a final chance quick-shoot to be included in the yearbook.
Registration is open for the Rotary Club of Hollister's annual Mission 10 Race, a benefit for community service programs and scholarships. It will take place on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. To register, click here.
SBHS student Monica Vazquez of LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) has set up a temporary donation drive for the victims of the fires in Napa Valley and the surrounding areas. The drive will run through Oct. 31 and there will be drop-off spots in Hollister and around campus as well. The organization is working to find a place in town where people can drop off supplies, but at school donations can be left in the following classrooms: 475 (Peeters), 370 (Villegas), and 223 (Porter). A list of most needed supplies is below:
Juniors interested in taking the So-Cal College Tour during the February break (Feb. 20-23) should pick up a permission slip packet from the Career Center. The trip will include visits to UCLA, U.C. San Diego and others. Questions? See Ms. Martinez in the counseling office or call ext. 117.
The Baler Strong award winners for September were Transportation Supervisor Kristy Bettencourt, Human Resources Specialist II Karla Ornelas, Special Education Instructional Assistant Pamela Bonaccorso and Carissa Carsey, the program specialist for teaching, learning and assessment. Click here for the slide show with details about each employee.
Parents and students are invited to an informational presentation on opioid abuse on Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the auditorium. A panel of local experts will discuss the growing epidemic locally and officials hope to encourage parental and student awareness surrounding the dangers and consequences of opioid addiction.
GUIAS (a Youth Alliance program housed at SBHS) and Youth Alliance are participating in the National Week of Action from Oct. 23-29, in partnership with San Benito High School. They are hosting a series of events to raise awareness about youth and education. The Week of Action provides students, administrators and the community to have a dialogue about education issues such as school climate, safety, and youth supports like social emotional learning.