Baler sophomores earned a free donut on Sept. 29 by reaching a 60 percent participation rate in registering for free or reduced lunch. Juniors are not that far away from their own reward. Sign up online through the school homepage or get an application at the front desk.
The city of Hollister has four openings on the Hollister Youth Committee for students who are interested in government and how it works locally. City Councilwoman Mickie Luna said there are "several important issues coming up that would impact families and children in regards to parks and I believe that our youth council committee could become involved in this decision-making." The attached application can be completed and delivered to Christine Black at Hollister City Hall, 375 Fifth St.
San Benito High School seniors and their families are invited to Financial Information Night, which will be held Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 6-8 p.m. in the auditorium (with a Spanish session available in the library). Start the financial aid process early by getting an overview of available programs. Learn about federal and state grants, loans and scholarships.
South County Cal-SOAP's Cash for College event will take place on Oct. 10 at SBHS in rooms 263 and 264 (English) and 260 and 261 (Spanish) from 6 to 8 p.m. The process takes between 30 to 45 minutes to complete and includes free, one-on-one professional financial assistance for families completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the California Dream Act. The FAFSA is a required form to receive financial aid for a four-year college/university, community college, or vocational/technical school.
DACA permits set to expire between September 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018 must be renewed by October 5, 2017.
The new SBHS tutorial schedule has been released, featuring opportunities for ELD, Migrant and Math tutoring, along with general tutorial and homework help during Zero Period.
Superintendent Shawn Tennenbaum and the San Benito High School District Board of Trustees have sent a letter to the San Benito County Board of Supervisors in appreciation for working with the district to on the planned closure of Nash Road through campus as well as the construction of a bypass road south of campus.
Click on the letter below to read it.
The San Benito High School Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing regarding the sufficiency of textbooks and/or instructional materials at its 7 p.m. Sept. 26 meeting at the Davis Library. The board encourages comments and participation during the hearing from parents, teachers, members of the community and bargaining unit leaders.