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It was the first day of school when it comes to the new normal at Terra Bella Elementary School.

Beginning March 23rd, Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) will provide meals at no cost to children ages 1-18 at PUSD elementary, middle, and high school locations from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Monache High School Choir has returned to Porterville with no issues after its tour of Costa Rica, Porterville Unified School District Superintendent Nate Nelson said.

Due to recommendations by California Governor Gavin Newsom, both Burton School District (BSD) and the Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) published letters to the Burton and Porterville School District communities on their websites on Tuesday, March 17, stating both districts will be …

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The inevitable essentially became reality on Tuesday when Governor Gavin Newsom announced at a press conference he didn’t expect schools to be in session for the remainder of the school year.

There were 131 submissions of videos or films for the Burton School District Film Festival on Wednesday at the Porterville Galaxy Theater.

Porterville College has suspended classes for the week of March 23 to 27 and will transition to online classes the following week of March 30.

Liz Raya, the coordinator for the Porterville Chapter of the EEA, was thrilled with the turnout of 35 Porterville Military Academy cadets, PMA instructors and principal Doug Imels, EEA pilots, and parents.

The Monache FFA Chapter is excited to announce the 4th Annual Farmers Day 5K, Farmer’s Market, and Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, March 28. 

The Porterville Unified School District Art Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 4 at the Monache High School Gym. Admission is free.

The Strathmore Spartan, Monache Marauders, Exeter High School, Sanger Wind Ensemble and Porterville Panther Bands all received unanimous Superior ratings at the CMEA Festival held on Friday at the Buck Shaffer Theater inside the Porterville Memorial Auditorium.

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It was a roaring good time for many local developmentally disabled students, who danced the night away in the Granite Hills High School cafeteria, during the 16th annual Stars in the Hills Prom on Saturday night. This year’s theme was “The Roaring 20’s.”

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At the 2020 CMEA band and orchestra section of the Festival that took place on Thursday and Friday at the Buck Shaffer Porterville Memorial Auditorium, the music would have given you an instant face lift.

The third MESA (Math, Electronics, and Science Achievement) Program at Harmony Magnet Academy on Saturday,  had more than 200 students from local middle schools participating in projects using math, electronics and science during a half day full of fun and interesting activities at the schoo…

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Porterville and surrounding local middle schools and Rockford Elementary bands performed on Thursday for the Central Section of the annual California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Festival at the Buck Shaffer Theater inside Porterville Memorial Auditorium.

Thanks to the Porterville Breakfast Rotary Club and numerous businesses and organizations in the community, developmentally disabled students have been able to realize the full prom experience of a lifetime.

Many students from Monache’s Multimedia and Technology Pathway and Manufacturing and Technology Pathway have advanced to the State Skills USA Competition.

The ground has officially broken on the second Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) Pathways house project. Together, school district officials, Pathways directors, PUSD partners and District 5 County Supervisor Dennis Townsend celebrated the project on Wednesday, February 26.

Monache High School student Gabriel Nuno is among 1,000 male high school juniors in California selected to attend the American Legion California Boys State 83rd Session to be held at Sacramento State from June 20-27. American Legion Boys State is one of the most respected and selective educa…

Five-member teams of sixth graders are preparing to participate in the 20th Annual Anti-Tobacco Challenge Bowl on Wednesday, February 26. 

Michele Halopoff, from PAB Academy of Finance, at Porterville High School, explained that Senior PAB students at Porterville High School learned various aspects of entrepreneurship over their four years of Porterville Business Academy, and applied the newly learned concepts creating business…

Alta Mira Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held its annual “Student Award Program” on Saturday February 15 at the Westwood Village Clubhouse. In attendance were Chapter members, students, parents and teachers. The students represented the winners from thei…

Students from the Barn Theater Children’s Program in Porterville earned praise and other recognition at the 2020 Junior Theater Festival West, which happened February 7-9 at Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. 

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Strathmore High School Principal Diane Rankin arranged a presentation to local parents about the dangers of Vaping with Prevention Specialists from Tulare County Office of Education CHOICES program, Harmony Magnet Academy Principal Jeff Brown, and other local school administrators.

Jim Carson said he’s had a change of heart when it comes to supporting bond measures in the Porterville Unified School District.

VISALIA — Jorge Beltran was more than willing to take on more of a sacrificial task in a leadership role for the young Granite Hills High School Academic Decathlon team.

In response to the concerned families of the Burton School District, Superintendent Sergio Mendoza released the following statement on Wednesday afternoon.

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Monache High School Multimedia and Technology Academy (MTA) Pathway was awarded the 2020 California Partnership Academies Distinguished Academy, one of only six CPAs in the entire state to earn the distinction.

In its 16 year history, the Stars in the Hills Prom has brought the fun and glamour of Prom Night to developmentally disabled students in the Porterville, Lindsay, and Terra Bella areas. 

A special meeting of the Burton School District Board has been scheduled at 5:15 p.m. today at the district board room, 264 N. Westwood.

Judge Nathan Leedy, from Visalia, presided over a Mock Trial: The People vs. Matsumoto, held at Porterville Courthouse Thursday evening between 14  Granite Hills High School Law Justice and Ethics Pathways students, Team A, as the Defense team, and the Prosecution team from Tulare Union High…