Summit Charter Intermediate Academy eighth grade students had an informational gathering with Porterville business people, city professionals, and community members on Monday, December 9, in the SCIA multipurpose room.

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The Burton Middle School Drama Department and a sixth grade guest will present a Christmas Cabaret from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 13 at the Burkey Center, 2440 W. Henderson.

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Porterville High School math teacher Bill Johnson died on Tuesday. He was 61.

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Michael Allard, Ph.D, who’s an acclaimed Professor of Music, has taught for more than 44 years, in Nevada, and California, Hawaii, and Texas.

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Four Porterville High School seniors from the Panther Marching Band spoke about their experiences during the weekend in Los Angeles and marching in the Hollywood Christmas Parade on Sunday.

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As the school year approaches its halfway point, Porterville Military Academy (PMA) felt it was time to hold its first semester awards ceremony and Pass in Review. 

Sixth grade students from four elementary schools in Burton School District were invited to participate in the district’s first after school Enrichment Camp. 

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Principal of Roche Avenue Elementary, Kellie Kroutil,  was delighted when the ribbon was cut to the new STEAM Lab, on Tuesday by student Jordan Klarcyk, with Porterville Unified School District Board member Juan Figueroa and PUSD Board President Lillian Durbin. Durbin attended Roche Avenue a…

SmartDriverTEK is a new, 90-minute workshop offering an interactive way to stay up to date with the latest safety technology in current and future vehicles.

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Benjamin Satko is a bright, energetic and interesting 14-year-old boy. He is outgoing and loves the Barn Theater, but almost more than that, he loves writing. He loves the art of writing so much so that he recently wrote the latest melodrama entitled ‘Get a Clue Sherlock?,’ and directed it a…

The College of the Sequoias Training Resource Center was awarded a grant to support California’s Central Valley specialty crop industry by providing affordable food safety training. 

Clarence Harmon has been chosen as the school winner for the 2019 Heisman High School Scholarship program for Porterville High.

Porterville Unified School District Superintendent Nate Nelson and School Board President Lillian Durbin, and Board trustees convened a special meeting on Friday to discuss the results of the school district’s Facility Master Plan and survey that was taken of the community households.

The stage of Buck Shaffer Theater at the Porterville Memorial Auditorium will turn into the Hundred Acre Wood as the Porterville High School Drama Department will present its version of the children’s classic, Winnie the Pooh.

The Porterville College Fall Choir Concert will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, November 22 at PC’s Theater. The concert is free and open to the public.

Seventeen graduates from Porterville College’s Fire Academy were honored during a ceremony on Wednesday. The graduates completed an intensive, 12-week training program. “The academy can sometimes be a grueling experience, but it is a rewarding journey where lifelong bonds are made, and a fam…

The 53rd Annual Combined Porterville Unified School District High Schools Winter Choir Concert will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, December 6 at the Buck Shaffer Theater at the Portervlle Memorial Auditiorium.

A reception was held for artist Diran Lyons at Porterville College on Wednesday as both students, faculty, and the public attended the reception, where the reaction seemed to be varied. Many enjoyed Lyons use of collage and photoshop, and others enjoyed his satirical style.

Two cheerleaders from Granite Hills High School, Alexis Meija and Diana Luna, have been chosen out of hundreds of candidates to perform in the 2020 All American Citrus Bowl Halftime Show in Orlando, Florida, from December 28 to January 2. Their coach, Khristina Mejia, is required to travel w…

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Fifty-seven Monache High School juniors in the Multimedia and Technology Academy worked on a video project interviewing 18 veterans and filming them with their teacher Robert Styles for about a month, before publication.

The video production students in the Multimedia and Technology Academy at Monache High School have just completed a website for Veterans Day. 

Each year Alta Vista Elementary School sets aside a special time to remember the Veterans who served in our Armed Forces, past and present.  

A group of Pleasant View Elementary School students, Pleasant View’s SQUAD won the top honor for the Pillar of Citizenship in the CHARACTER COUNTS! Program. 

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Over 300 people were expected to attend the 50th anniversary celebration of the Extended Opportunities Program and Services (EOPS) at Porterville College on Wednesday evening, November 6, in the college quad. Colorful lights, red and white balloons, large decorated tables with white tableclo…

The Porterville High School Choral Music Department will be presenting its Fall Debut Concert on Friday, November 8 at 7 p.m. At the Buck Shaffer Theater at the Porterville Memorial Auditorium. Admission is $5.

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After seeing the video produced by 8th grade students from the class of Fernando Gonzalez at Burton Middle School, Efrain Tovar invited five students and their teacher to attend the Central Valley Computer Using Educators (CVCUE) conference on Saturday and give a presentation about their stu…

It was a night for memories, stories and good friends, as the Porterville High School Class of 1959 gathered at the Ed Flory Veterans Hall in Porterville on Saturday night to celebrate its 60th reunion together. 

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Parents, grandparents, children and their teachers in costumes either for Halloween or traditional Dia De Los Muertos celebrations were all gathered at the main outdoor staging area at Summit Charter Academy Mathew Campus on Thursday, October 31. They were watching Kindergarten through 6th g…

In an effort to encourage more students to eat breakfast, Woodville Elementary School has joined schools throughout the state and country and rolled out breakfast in the classroom.

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Boys and Girls Club of the Sequoias Program Leader Luz Hernandez at Burton Elementary, and volunteer Gabriella Hernandez, helped nine 4th graders, who are nine and 10 year olds, set up their simple equipment for Cardio Drumming outside near the playground under the trees on Wednesday, October 30.

Porterville College’s Cultural and Historical Awareness Program will host a presentation featuring Dr. Julian Yates, professor of English and Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware.

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About half a dozen school buses were pulling into the driveway around the Galaxy Theater on Monday where about 900 eight grade students from Bartlett, Pioneer, and Sequoia Middle Schools were gathered, as well as students from Porterville Military Academy who waited to be admitted to the Gal…

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The Emerging Agricultural Technology Pathways Program students and instructors at Strathmore High School had a sale of the organic produce they’ve grown recently in conventional fields and hydroponically at a Farmer’s Market, that is open on Tuesday and Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m., through Oct…