Porterville College Professor of English as a Second Language Bulmaro Cisneros, Ph.D, introduced himself to a large audience of students, faculty, and the public and spoke about his struggle entering the U.S. as an illegal immigrant in 1985, and how he crossed the border with children and o…
At its meeting of October 10, 2019, the Governing Board of Trustees for the Porterville Unified School District announced a vacancy on the Governing Board left by the recent passing of Sharon Gill.
What could be more interesting than learning about cattle roping, crossing the country in a covered wagon, or building a tepee?
A groundbreaking ceremony for a kindergarten wing was held on Thursday, October 10, by Woodville Union Elementary Superintendent Lou Saephan, Principal Amanda Renteria, and school district Board of Trustees who broke the ground.
At the Burkey Center on Thursday, October 10, Krista Nix, Educational Coordinator for Summit Charter Academy Homeschool in the Burton School District, and 39 homeschool children, ages kindergarten through 8th grade were learning about energy.
Fresno Foodways is a research project and website developed by Fresno State anthropologists to shed light on the food work of Fresno-area immigrant, refugee, and diasporic people.
Porterville College Foundation President Ramona Chiapa greeted a large crowd of dignitaries and community members to the official reception welcoming Dr. Claudia Habib, the new president of Porterville College.
The Burton Middle School Bulldog Marching Band placed third at the Big Fresno Fair Band Review on Wednesday, with the highlight coming when it won the Marching Sweepstakes Award.
Porterville College President Dr. Claudia Habib introduced herself to 1300 seniors and staff members from the local high schools assembled in the college gymnasium.
The best measurement of someone’s life is arguably how many lives that person has touched. There’s likely not a measuring stick long enough to measure the life of Sharon Gill.
Santa Fe Elementary had 27 local and out of town business professionals come and speak to students in classes from first to fifth grade about their educational goals in a College and Career Summit on Friday, September 27.
VISALIA -- It is a priority of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sequoias to encourage literacy and help our local youth develop positive associations with reading. During the school year the Clubs provide one hour of homework help every day, known as Power Hour, and continuously introduce c…
The entire community is invited to a reception welcoming new Porterville College president Dr. Claudia Habib to be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, October 3 at PC’s Student Center Conference Room.
On Thursday, September 12, Armando Robles from Vandalia 4-H, showed his pig “Black Beauty” in the Novice Swine Showmanship class at the Tulare County Fair. He competed against 12 other individuals.
Twenty-two seventh and eight grade students from Burton Middle School and their families were welcomed to a reception for the new Leadership Program at Burkey Center on Friday by BMS Principal Adriana Franco who enthusiastically greeted them as they arrived and encouraged them to enjoy the h…
Monache High School’s Kaori Sims, left, and Madison Morris, pose for pictures after being selected the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen, Friday, Sept. 20, at Jacob Rankin Stadium.
The Porterville High School Drama Department will present A Night of Improve, its first play of the year at 7 p.m. Friday, September 27 at the PHS drama room, A-7, located right next to the Porterville Memorial Auditorium. It will be the only performance.
Teachers and parents attended the third open house at Sequoia Middle School on Thursday to review and make suggestions for Porterville Unified School District’s (PUSD) Facility Master Plan.
Between 30 and 40 people attended the school facilities open house at Bartlett Middle School on Wednesday, to review and make suggestions for Porterville Unified School District’s (PUSD) Facility Master Plan.
Harmony Magnet Academy student Meera Kashyap has ben named as a commended student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Between 60 to 75 people attended the school facilities open house at Pioneer Middle School on Tuesday, September 17, to review and make suggestions for Porterville Unified School District’s (PUSD) Facility Master Plan.
The SCICON astronomy program was recently enhanced by the generous gift of a StarLab projection system and planetarium show entitled Starry Night. The new StarLab system was provided by donations from Friends of SCICON and a grant from the Sence Foundation, both valuable partners in supporti…
Teachers and parents with creative young artists are urged to give their kids crayons and paper (or even a laptop and MS Paint!) and allow their creativity to take over! The Valley Air District is accepting entries for the 2020 Healthy Air Living Kids’ Calendar contest. All students from kin…
Porterville Unified School District’s (PUSD) Harmony Magnet Academy (HMA) has been rated the No. 1 public high school in Tulare County, according to 2020 ratings released by Niche (niche.com). Niche ranked HMA in the top 10 percent of charter high schools in California (No. 34 out of 395 cha…
Inside a packed PC Theater the audience sat captivated by a documentary that told the story of a forgotten leader in the long struggle for American farmworkers’ rights — an indigenous Mexican-American woman and mother of 12 named Maria Moreno, who once called Tulare County home.
TULARE — The College of the Sequoias Training Resource Center has teamed up with California Notary Academy to offer two Notary classes on October 19.
The Tulare County Office of Education’s annual College Night will be held on Tuesday, September 10 at a new location – the Heritage Complex at the International Agri-Center in Tulare.
California Connections Academy Central, a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades K-12 throughout Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, and Tulare counties, began its 2019-2020 school year on Tuesday.
An open house for The Tulare County Office of Education's new Dream Center for foster youth will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, August 29 at 1730 W. Walnut Ave., Suite B, Visalia.
Well over 100 people lined up to receive a food distribution from volunteers from the Burton School District’s “At Healthy on the Go” on Friday, August 23, in the parking lot at Porterville Church of the Nazarene.
In 1909, just as President Theodore Roosevelt was handing off the presidential baton to William Taft, a small, humble school 2,728 miles to the west — surrounded not by presidential palaces but by orange trees, olive orchards and freshly plowed fields — was welcoming its first class of students.
Granite Hills High School (GHHS) students, staff, dignitaries from the community and the city, Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Nate Nelson, PUSD board of trustees and members of the justice and law enforcement community gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony of th…
More than 13,000 students will attend College of the Sequoias’ three campuses this week. While Monday starts the first day of the Fall 2019 semester, Friday, August 9, provided a time for reflection for faculty, staff and administrators at College of the Sequoias.
Butterfield Charter School is being recognized with a Career Choices Bronze Medal for its outstanding education program promoting college and career readiness.
The outpouring of love from the community continues for four people riding their motorcycles who were killed in a head-on collision early Sunday morning, August 4 near the intersection of Avenue 196 and Highway 65 in Strathmore. Funeral services for Gilbert Vargas and Mitzi Rodriguez were he…
At the Porterville Unified School board meeting on August 8 Harmony Magnet Academy sophomore Alex Ramos was recognized for his help over the summer in Terra Bella as an intern.
A powerful relationship between teachers and students was among the goals for the Burton School District as it began its new school year on Monday
Students and parents were excited and anxious as they returned for the first day of school in the Porterville Unified School District on Thursday, reported staff and the students themselves.