In an update posted on the Porterville Unified School District Facebook page and website on Friday afternoon, PUSD superintendent Nate Nelson officially announced a full opening of schools for the 2021-2022 school year.

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Excitement appeared to buzz in the Porterville Military Academy Gymnasium Friday morning as family and friends watched from the stands while cheering and calling out their respective students' names as they were escorted into the gymnasium to the tune of Pomp and Circumstance.

orterville native Jake Bowker has fulfilled a life-long dream of becoming a principal as he has been named as the new principal at Granite Hills High School.

As part of Porterville Unified School District pathway summer camps Manufacturing and Construction Technology Academy, MCTA, students at Monache spent last week constructing a garden shed.

Porterville College was one of 286 organizations chosen by MacKenzie Scott to receive a donation from $2.7 billion being made by the billionaire philanthropist. And PC will receive $7 million.

Linked Learning recently announced Lindsay High School’s Academy of Health Sciences as one of its new Silver Certified pathways. The academy provides study in medicine, human anatomy, disease/injury prevention, and nutrition.

On Wednesday, May 26, Monache FFA held its annual End of the Year Banquet. Although the Banquet was a drive-thru, members were still able to receive their awards and enjoyed a cool treat at the end.

Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Monday 99 percent of school districts in the state plan to fully reopen for in-person instruction this fall to begin the 2021-22 school year.

Porterville High School's graduating seniors looked like a sea of orange and green as they waited Friday night for the start of their school's 123rd commencement at Jacob Rankin Stadium.

108 seniors from Harmony Magnet Academy’s Class of 2021 graduated at Spartan Stadium in a smaller scale and more personal ceremony where parents, family and friends sat on the lawn while taking pictures as their seniors walked to the Spartan Stadium stands while Pomp and Circumstance was pla…

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For the first time since March of 2020, the Class of 2021 were all on campus as an entire class to celebrate their commencement from Summit Charter Collegiate Academy on Thursday.

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As Pomp and Circumstance played, thousands of families and friends cheered and called out to their seniors dressed in blue and gold as they walked through Rankin Stadium to their seats in the middle of the stadium.

When “Pomp and Circumstance” started playing Thursday evening at Citrus High School, the large crowd stood, cheered, yelled and started taking photographs of the Class of 2021.

With “Pomp and Circumstance” playing, Adam Quincy Shields appeared cool and collective as he walked forward after hearing his name announced to collect his diploma and shake hands with the Porterville Adult School Director on Thursday during PAS’ graduation drive-up ceremony for the Class of 2021.

Cheers, shouts and air horns could be heard as “Pomp and Circumstance” played and the Granite Hills High School Class of 2021 walked onto the track Wednesday at Jacob Rankin Stadium at GHHS.

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STRATHMORE – Family and loved ones of Butterfield Charter’s Class of 2021 yelled and cheered as Pomp and Circumstance started playing at Spartan Stadium and the graduates, dressed in black and white gowns and caps, and wearing black facial masks walked down the steps of the stadium to take t…

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The Porterville Military Academy Ceremonial Review held Friday morning had it all – bugle calls, marching music, the awarding of honor ribbons and bars, eighth grade cadets advancing to ninth grade, a change of command ceremony, the cadets' Pass in Review and numerous distinguished guests, f…

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Ever since she was a little girl, Monache High School’s Addison Sampietro has always loved math and science. And in March, that love paid off. Sampietro, 18, learned she has been chosen as a Frost Scholar for Cal Poly – California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

Congressman Kevin McCarthy, who represents the 23rd District, recently honored a number of local students with the 23rd Congressional District of California Merit Award and Inspirational High School Education Award.

Porterville College's Phi Theta Kappa students presented Westfield students Friday morning with a donation of children's books they collected as part of their community outreach projects.

One month ago Elisa Facio was not sure if she had enough credits to graduate from high school. What she did know was that she did not want to go to summer school, nor did she want to return to school for an extra semester and graduate in December. But those, she said, were the choices she wa…

The Rotary Club of Porterville presented four local high school seniors with $1,000 scholarships. From left, Arlina Gillett of the Rotary Club, Harmony Magnet Academy's Leila Juarez, Strathmore High's Ashley Rodriguez, Summit Collegiate High School's Marco Vilog, Monache's Jose Avina and Mon…

In a letter to those in the Burton School District, district superintendent Sergio Mendoza stated staff and students would continue to be required to wear masks while the are campus.

Porterville College president Dr. Claudia Habib has announced plans for the school to gradually return to in-person instruction for its summer and fall sessions.

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Ask any administrator, teacher or friend of Monache High School student Hassoon Sarwar what kind of person he is, and they all have similar answers — a dedicated, outstanding student all the way around.

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A crew of Ag teachers produced the FFA State Finals Poultry Judging contest on video on April 11 at the Porterville Fairgrounds.

Six Monache High Manufacturing and Construction Technology Academy Pathway students recently placed in the 2021 SkillsUSA state and regional competitions, with two recording third-place finishes.

Six Monache High School students have won an array of awards, including a sweep — first, second and third place wins in one category — in the “Picture the Valley Film Festival” Award Ceremony held last Thursday at Maya Cinemas in Fresno as an online event.

Harmony Magnet Academy principal Jeff Brown took it in stride when it came to the school being named among the top four percent of high schools in the country.

It didn't matter it was raining. Toni Balderama woke up early, dressed for the weather and went straight to Porterville High School for the first day of the annual, minus COVID year 2020, FFA Ornamental Horticulture Plant Sale.

For the Class of 2021 in the Porterville Unified School District, it will be “somewhat normal.”