Monache High School is standing out among its peers, several national magazines reported this week.
Monache has been listed among the best 2,000 public high schools in the United States — by two publications, Newsweek and The Daily Beast; and U.S. News and World Report, the latter placing Monache High School in the top 8.5 percent
More than $700,000 was awarded to 42 seniors Tuesday night during Harmony Magnet Academy’s Second Annual Scholarship Ceremony.
“Tonight we celebrate a momentous occasion where students will be recognized for their outstanding achievements,” said school principal Jeff Brown. “Like manna from heaven, students
Following a special board meeting Friday afternoon at Woodville Elementary School, the Woodville Union School District Board of Directors voted to follow the recommendations offered by Administrative Law Judge Samuel D. Reyes during an April 18 public legal hearing held in Woodville.
“The Woodville School Board decision to im
For the third year in a row, a Porterville Unified School District Employee has made the Tulare County Department of Education’s “Best of the Best” list, reported PUSD Superintendent John Snavely Thursday during a regular scheduled board meeting.
The Tulare County Office of Education announced it’s Excellenc
Sophomores from Porterville Unified School District’s nine Pathway Academy programs spent Thursday participating in a unique conference.
The inaugural College and Career Mentor conference — the only of it’s kind in California — was held at Porterville Church of the Nazarene and offered the students an opportunity
Leslie Cory, a 2010 graduate from Monache High School, recently obtained her bachelor of arts degrees in both psychology and communication from University of California, Davis.
Throughout her two and a half years at Davis, Cory worked for the Cal Aggie Alumni Association as the publications assistant and later as the interim
LEMON COVE — The Sequoia Union School District Board of Trustees has named Dr. Jerimicha “Jeremy” Powell to the helm of Sequoia Union Elementary School. Dr. Powell will begin his duties June 30.
Following a lengthy search process which netted 50 applicants, the board of trustees overwhelmingly voted to hire Dr. Po
Porterville Unified School District’s Annual Art Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the gymnasium at Monache High School, 960 N. Newcomb St.
“California Past, Present and Future” is the theme for this year’s show and promises to have hundreds of pieces of artwork on exhibit.
Danielle Hanks was one of many anxious high school students at Ripley-Greer Studios in New York City over Thanksgiving break.
She went there to audition for Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama at New York University. The audition must have gone well because NYU Tisch recently notified her she was accepted and has be
Two Lindsay High School instructors have been selected to participate in an Advanced Placement program.
Brett Pierotte has been assigned to score AP US Government exams in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Adrian Gutierrez to Cincinnati, Ohio to score AP Spanish Literature and Culture exams.
The College Board’s A
Joshua Woods, a Monache High School 2009 graduate, will be graduating with high honors and a 3.89 grade point average in May from California State University Northridge.
While at Northridge, Woods was a resident assistant his sophomore year and a student mentor and tutor his junior and senior years — always providing encourag
For the past 30 years, two local women — Kay Snavely and Shirley Yokota — have been treating the Porterville Unified School District’s administrative assistants to a special meal.
Originally celebrated on what was known as National Secretaries’ Day — now known as Administrative Professionals Day is a day for
The 49th annual Public Schools Banquet held Tuesday night at Monache High School was a night to honor individuals who are making a difference with Porterville’s most treasured future — Porterville’s, and surrounding areas, students. Among those honored were 37 quarter-century award recipients, and 26 volunteer-of-the-year recip
WOODVILLE — Mateo Guerrero, a sixth-grader at Woodville Union Elementary School, did something no one else in his school did — he scored a perfect 600 score on the math section of his California STAR — Standardized Testing and Reporting — exam.
He, along with many other students, was recognized during the Ap
Music will be flowing out of the Frank “Buck” Shaffer Theatre Friday and Saturday during Monache and Porterville high schools’ annual band concerts to be held at the Porterville Memorial Auditorium, 465 W. Olive Ave. Both concerts will feature band music and the presentation of an array of awards to the students.
Porterville Panther Band’s barbecue grill, which recently received an extreme makeover, will be available for viewing Friday during the band’s annual Chicken Drive thru Dinner.
The pick up dinner will be available in the science parking lot from 3:45 to 7 p.m. Included in the dinner will be barbecue chicken, beans, cole slaw,
A public legal hearing to discuss the Woodville School District’s recent teacher layoffs will take place from 9 a.m. to approximately 12 p.m. today in Woodville.
A state judge will preside over the hearing which will take place at the Woodville Public Utility District building, 16716 Ave. 168 in Woodville.
Rockford Elementary first grade students Caitlin Plumlee and Jack Baily have done something their teacher, Chrissy Gartung, has not seen during her eight years of teaching.
The two young students have achieved more than 100 Accelerated Reader Points each during the 2012-13 school year.
Achieving such high
A debut winter showcase featuring percussion ensembles and color guard routines is what band directors Kenny Ormonde and Justin Adams will be presenting at 8 p.m. Thursday.
The first event will feature Granite Hills and Monache high schools’ ensembles.
“We want to show the community and all the pare
Porterville College’s Disability Resource Center is hosting a conference for parents with special needs children and youth from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
The conference will emphasize how to best support and prepare young adults so they have a successful transition to college, the workforce, and beyond.
Damien Gonzales has been selected as one of 18 individuals nationwide to participate in an internship from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley.
It is an undergraduate program where he can present his findings at a later conference.
A 2006 graduate of Monache High School, Gonzales attended C
WOODVILLE — Woodville Elementary School students are missing out. Teachers at the school are refusing to participate and coordinate extracurricular activities. That means, no chaperoned dances, no coordinating Red Ribbon Week, no sports officiants, no Saturday or overnight field trips, no after school tutoring, no DARE programs, no Charact
Fifth-grader Matthew Cunanan is following in his sister’s footsteps.
The GATE — Gifted and Talent Education — student from Westfield Elementary scored proficiently high after taking the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Exam last fall. The exams are offered only to students who achieve scores above the 95 percenti
Porterville Unified School District students want to make sure the public knows that there are only two Saturdays left to take advantage of free tax preparation by Tulare County’s VITA — Volunteer Income Tax Assistance — program.
The students — Porterville High School senior Isabelle Bollinger, and juniors Eduardo
Students from Porterville, Monache and Granite Hills high schools will be offered free city transportation today to Porterville College’s Pre-Health Conference.
Free passes, in the form of a flier, are available to the students from the school offices, and may be used at the bus stations closest to the schools.