For the past three years, high school Pathway students have been serving as interns through the Climate Action Pathways for Schools, CAPS, in an effort to make the Porterville area greener and cleaner.

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It's the best of both worlds. That's what Colonel Fred Dohnke said about his position as the new commandant for the Porterville Military Academy, a Porterville Unified School District Pathway Academy, and one of only 14 such programs in the state.

orterville College announced on Wednesday it will begin the spring semester next week online. The college announced for at least the first two weeks of the spring semester, which begins Tuesday, all on-campus lecture classes will switch to an online format.

Porterville’s young, Future Farmers of America know what they are doing. And on Saturday, they proved to the judges, their teachers and their peers when they gathered for the Fifth Annual Don Laux Memorial FFA Citrus Judging Contest held at the Porterville Fairgrounds.

Porterville Unified School District students were offered an opportunity for a free drive-up, rapid COVID19 two-day pop-up testing event on Friday. The event continues from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 900 W. Pioneer Avenue. The tests aren't mandatory for students but do serve as a tool for PUS…

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Tulare County Public Health and the Tulare County Fire Department are teaming up to provide at-home COVID test kits for children returning to school from winter break.

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The Porterville Unified School District’s Pathways program has once again started work on the Pathways House Project. Students from numerous Pathways programs work on the real-life project.

The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and Foundation has announced the launching of the Creating a Pathway to Success, CAPS, 2022 Cohort application process.

Porterville College recently became one of the first of 20 community colleges in the state to participate in a program that provides 24/7 virtual care to meet students medical, mental health and basic needs.

The Paparazzi was out in full force Wednesday evening at the first Porterville Film Festival presented by Monache High School's Multimedia and Technology Academy (MTA.) The festival will be an annual event.

The daughter of Maria Hermelinda Quintero and Rigoberto Quintero, Lorna Mendoza, was a Porterville High School athlete and scholar before she became a biology major graduating from UCLA in 2021.

Brayden Leyva graduated at the top of his class as valedictorian and as the 2016-2017 Porterville Male Youth of the Year. He was active in travel water polo, competitive swimming, Boy Scouts of America, Pleasant View 4-H, and served as Monache FFA President for two

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On a remarkably sunny and beautiful fall morning, Alta Vista Elementary School held its 40th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Wednesday, welcoming the community and introducing presenters.

The Pioneer Middle School Mustang Band placed second overall at the Visalia Band Review. Pioneer's majorettes also placed second.

They did it again. The Burton Middle School Bulldog Marching Band traveled to Visalia for the Visalia Lions Invitational Band Review. The band again finished on top of the podium. And the band finished first in every category with the exception of one.

Burton School District’s Summit Collegiate High School Band have returned from Saturday’s 41st annual “Music in Motion” Visalia Band Invitational with a First Place win in their Division. In addition, overall awards went to Simeon Denni, 2nd Place Mace Drum Major, and Kalie Phanthavong, 3rd …

Geraniums, Lantana and Cortyline, as well as Grandiflora pink and purple roses, and all kinds of shrubs — and FFA sweatshirts and T-shirts are all available for purchase at the Monache High School Agriculture Department’s Second Annual Fall Harvest Festival — a place where one can get everyt…

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It had been 705 days since the Burton Bulldog Marching Band last competed in a marching band competition, but when they did — they did it big. The band returned from the 10th annual Big Band Review, held at the Brian I. Tatarian Grandstand at the Big Fresno Fair, Wednesday with seven first-a…

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Paola Lopez Beltran and Tony Castillo were named Monache's Homecoming King and Queen during Homecoming festivities during Thursday night's football game between Monache and Mission Oak at Rankin Stadium. The rest of the Homecoming Court consisted of Aubri Childress, Kris Merzoian, Britania R…

The Alta Mira Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is offering a three writing projects this month.

The second annual Monache FFA Fall Harvest Fest will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 13 at the Monache Ag Farm off of Mulberry. Enter through the blue gates.

The Porterville College Writer and Poet Speaker Series will present its first speaker of the fall, Tim Z Hernandez, a non-fiction wirter and author of “Manana Means Heave.”

After much wrangling over how lost farmland could be used for other purposes — and what purposes they could be — growers who lose farmland should now have a chance to receive the help they need to use their land for other plans.

As the first tour group entered through the doors of the Porterville Unified School District’s new Garner Holt Animakerspace Lab at the Citrus South Tule campus, Gordon Plaisted, STEAM teacher and coach with PUSD Pathways, sang a few words from Gene Wilder’s “Pure Imagination.”

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As the first tour group entered through the doors of the Porterville Unified School District’s new Garner Holt Animakerspace Lab at the Citrus South Tule campus, Gordon Plaisted, STEAM teacher and coach with PUSD Pathways, sang a few words from Gene Wilder’s “Pure Imagination.”

Porterville Unified School District superintendent Nate Nelson said the district is doing everything it can to make sure its schools stay open. But it hasn't been easy since the first day of school on August 12.

Parking was difficult to find Monday morning at Porterville College as hundreds of students flocked back to the campus for the first time in more than a year.

From kindergarten through high school, students of all ages were happy to be back to in-person learning at their respective schools on Thursday for Porterville Unified School District’s first day of the 2021-2022 school year.

The two largest school districts in the Porterville area say they're ready and willing to implement the new directive that all teachers and staff at public and private K-12 schools in the state be vaccinated or go through weekly COVID-19 testing.

As students head back to the classroom, schools, and the communities around them are going to be busier than they’ve been since the start of the pandemic.

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Hundreds of Burton Elementary students walked down a red carpet Tuesday morning for the first day of Burton School District’s 2021-2022 school year — all of them donning facial masks and what appeared to be new backpacks. And though their mouths were covered by masks, it was still evident mo…

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Construction has begun for the new 16-classroom building at Monache. The building will be located off of Mulberry on the north side of the campus. Construction is expected to be completed in time for the building to welcome students for the 2022-2023 school year.

All local musicians are invited by the Porterville College Music Department to join the PC Orchestra and Band for the upcoming fall semester.

A backpack drive providing students with backpacks and supplies for the upcoming school year will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 7 in the Pizza Factory parking lot.

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.