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Throughout the pandemic, Sierra View Medical Center had to turn away Career and Technology Education Pathways high school students from Porterville Unified School District and Lindsay High School Health Academy students.

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Shelley Cumming has been operating a Porterville institution, J&R Meat, for a little more than a week now.

Esteban Gutierrez was named the Daughters of American Revolution Youth Outstanding Cadet at Porterville Military Academy for his Academic Excellence, Dependability, Good Character, Adherence to Military Discipline, Leadership, and a Fundamental and Patriotic Understanding of the Importance o…

Alta Mira Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution have announced their Elementary and High School American History Essay Contest winners.

The Dinosaur Kingdom featured at the Jurassic World: Dominion Vendor event held at Galaxy 9 Theatre is shown. Many braved the heat to check out the event on Saturday, June 11 that coincided with the opening of the new movie, Jurassic World: Dominion. There were various vendors, non-profit cr…

Alta Mira Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution have announced their DAR Good Citizen Award winners.

Monache High School videography classes taught by Bobby Styles put their skills to work by holding a photo contest that was sent out to all high school students. A clip was created from the winning photos and is being played at the Porterville Galaxy 9 Theatre during the the summer. On Sunda…

LINDSAY — Admiring families watched with pride as graduating learners in white and red caps and gowns walked with excitement and trepidation into Frank Skaden Stadium after their learning facilitators in traditional robes on Friday.

Against a setting sun and a sky that shined gold and blue, matching their caps and gowns, 369 Monache High School graduating seniors walked towards their future Friday at the 52nd Commencement at Rankin Stadium to shouts and cheers, and air horns and bells as the Monache Marauder Band played…

Not too many high school graduations have the atmosphere of a college Commencement ceremony. But as those who walked into Harmony Magnet Academy's Commencement ceremony on Friday at the Buck Shaffer Theater at the Porterville Memorial Auditorium found out, it was definitely a collegiate atmosphere.

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With the Granite Hills High School Band playing the exciting and elegant strains of Pomp and Circumstance by, graduating students walked into Rankin Stadium and proceeded to their seats on Thursday.

Nearly every chair was filled on the Summit Sports Field at Summit Collegiate High School on Thursday evening for the SCHS Class of 2022 commencement ceremony where more than 100 students received their diplomas. 

STRATHMORE — The point through all the challenges of the past few years that the Class of 22 at Strathmore High School always demonstrated what it meant to be a Spartan was a constant them of Friday night's Commencement Ceremony at Spartan Stadium.

Alexander Ortiz, 12, has attended Oak Grove Elementary School since kindergarten and has maintained perfect attendance through the sixth grade as he's never been absent. He will begin middle school in August.

It was a day that will never be forgotten by the 22 cadets graduating Wednesday during Porterville Military Academy’s first-ever commencement exercise held at the PMA campus.

Jonathan Farley, Director of Butterfield Charter School, introduced himself to the huge crowd of families, friends, and loved ones of the 2022 graduating class of Butterfield Charter School on Tuesday.

 More than 60 students took the stage to receive their diplomas at the Porterville Adult School (PAS) Class of 2022 graduation ceremony held at the Buck Shaffer Theater at Porterville Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday night. While 100 students had graduated from the PAS diploma courses over the…

10 Minutes with Tipton is a new series on the Education Page. Students in the After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program at Tipton Elementary School take time to Zoom with individuals in the community to ask them questions about their jobs, lives and strategies they can use in their ow…

Twenty-four Summit Collegiate High School students will be receiving their college degrees today at Porterville College’s Commencement Exercises —  20 days before they're scheduled to graduate from high school.The soon-to-be PC graduates met Thursday to try on their caps and gowns and to be …

 10 Minutes with Tipton is a new series on the Education Page. Students in the After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program at Tipton Elementary School take time to Zoom with individuals in the community to ask them questions about their jobs, lives and strategies they can use in their o…

After 791 days, the Porterville Panther Band, consisting of 100 band members and 60 auxiliary members, returned to the stage Friday night for its 67th annual Spring Concert at the Frank Buck Shaffer Theater inside the Porterville Memorial Auditorium.

Two outstanding soloists featured Friday night during the Porterville High School Panther Band concert were presented with the Buck Shaffer Outstanding Musician Award. Normally the award is given to one student but this year, two students were equally deserving of the award.

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When Aimee Cauwet walks forward to accept her Porterville College degree a week from today at her commencement ceremony, she will be accepting not one, not two, not three, but four associate degrees from PC — Associate of Science for Transfer in Biology and Business Administration, and Assoc…

10 Minutes with Tipton is a new series on the Education Page. Students in the After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program at Tipton Elementary School take time to Zoom with individuals in the community to ask them questions about their jobs, lives and strategies they can use in their ow…

More than 200 parents, children, teachers and Burton School District staff filled the auditorium at Burton Middle School to watch the first performance of  The Lion King, Jr. Musical on Friday.

Two Monache Manufacturing Construction Technology Academy, MCTA, students came away with gold medals at the 2022 California SkillsUSA State Conference held this past weekend in Ontario, Calif.

Granite Hills High School Academy of Careers in Education, ACE, lead instructor Rich Lambie put it best when he described the Porterville Unified School District's Pathways Expo as a smorgasborg.

10 Minutes with Tipton is a new series on the Education Page. Students in the After School Education and Safety (ASES) Program at Tipton Elementary School take time to Zoom with individuals in the community to ask them questions about their jobs, lives and strategies they can use in their ow…

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Porterville Unified School District Pathway sophomores were challenged to “Believe in You” Friday by Kevin Atlas — the first player missing a limb to play NCAA Division 1 basketball.

Monache High senior Anayeli Ramirez Leon is the recipient of the 2022 Pass the Word scholarship, awarded to outstanding Tulare County students who have served their community by volunteering to promote literacy. The $1,000 award is given by the Visalia County Center Rotary and Read for Life.

Porterville College's Cultural and Historical Awareness Program, CHAP, honored the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez on Thursday, with guest speakers Andres Chavez, Cesar’s grandson, and Reyna Rodriguez, public relations specialist from Proteus Inc. 

Vikki Cervantes has left her position as a Burton School District board member and the district is looking to replace her.

The Porterville College Foundation will hold its 53rd annual Scholarship and Award Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. today at the PC Gym.

From colorful flowers and fruit-bearing trees to sweet herbs, beautifully-arranged succulents, and fluffy plume-producing plants, the 57th annual Porterville High School FFA and Ornamental Horticulture Department plant sale has it all. The sale started Tuesday and runs from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. …

When asked the following question: “Burton Bulldog Band, you just won a Unanimous Superior Rating at the California Music Educators Association Festival, where are you going now?” the band can finally reply: “We're going to Disneyland!”

The public is invited to see the annual Porterville College Art Exhibit which begins on Monday at the PC Art Gallery on campus.

The Strathmore High baseball team pulled out two one-run wins on its way to taking second place this week in the Ron Robinson Invitational in Woodlake.