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PHOTO GALLERY: Highland High School graduation 2019 | Photo Galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High School graduated some 440 students on Thursday at Rabobank Theater in downtown Bakersfield. The theater was packed, the audience ...



Highland principal: 'My heart is heavy to think that people believe I am not supportive of our military'  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High School Principal Debra Vigstrom said it was not her intention to offend "our students who are enlisting and especially our military community and ...



Students at Highland told they cannot wear military stoles during graduation  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High School parents were told their children cannot wear military stoles with their academic regalia during Thursday's graduation, having many believe ...



Former Highland High vice principal accused of sexually abusing minor  KERO 23ABC News

The former vice principal at Highland High School is being accused of sexually abusing a former student. Court documents obtained by 23ABC accuse Mark ...



Meet the 2019 Highland Hall of Fame class  The Bakersfield Californian

The Highland High School Celebrating Scots Hall of Fame Dinner is scheduled for April 27 at Bakersfield Country Club.



PHOTO GALLERY: Highland High School graduation 2018 | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High School graduated 425 students on May 31 at Rabobank Theater. The school's 46th graduating class merited nearly $500000 in scholarships and ...



Highland High School hold plant sale to benefit Future Farmers of America program  KERO 23ABC News

Highland High School students held a plant sale on Saturday to benefit the school's Future Farmers of America program. Seniors in Highland's agricultural ...



Another lawsuit accuses KHSD of turning a blind eye to teacher misconduct  The Bakersfield Californian

At least the fourth lawsuit in a month was filed this week claiming the Kern High School District could have prevented alleged sexual misconduct between a ...



Game on: KHSD schools prepare to battle it out in largest eSports tournament in Kern County history  The Bakersfield Californian

It's five against five in a game that can be described as Capture the Flag. Students from Kern High School District strategize and work together with their ...



Academic Decathlon tests students' knowledge on the groovy '60s  The Bakersfield Californian

After studying World War II and Africa the past two years for the Kern County Academic Decathlon, high-school students had a more groovy topic to learn about ...



New Delano Joint Union High School District superintendent talks mission  The Bakersfield Californian

For Jason Garcia, superintendent of Delano Joint Union High School District since December, two moments in time helped him secure his educational career.



Thespians, athletes, scholars honored at annual PEAAK Awards  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern High School District's annual PEAAK Awards were the hottest ticket in town Wednesday, giving some of Hollywood's most prestigious award shows a ...



Bakersfield, McFarland instructors selected as Kern County Teachers of the Year  The Bakersfield Californian

Students from Juliet Thorner Elementary School and Browning Road STEAM Academy are going to have to buy several shiny red apples because teachers from ...



Centennial High School mock trial team wins local competition, heads to state  The Bakersfield Californian

Competing against 19 other local schools, Centennial High School's team won the 2019 Kern County Mock Trial Super Saturday event this weekend. The team ...



DELANO RAMBLINGS: School district names new superintendent  The Bakersfield Californian

Jason Garcia has been named new superintendent of the Delano Joint Union High School District. His appointment was made by the school board at its Dec.



McCarthy to present Kern County students with 2019 Merit Award  The Bakersfield Californian

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will present Kern County students with the 23rd Congressional District of California Merit Award at 4 p.m. Friday at the ...



Suspect in California high school shooting is 14  KERO 23ABC News

A 14-year-old boy is in custody on suspicion of shooting a teen in the arm at a Southern California high school Friday morning, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's ...



Local high schools to hold graduation ceremonies  KGET 17

Local high schoolers will begin the next phases of their lives when they graduate beginning this week. Seniors from Garces Memorial High School will be first ...



Highland High students complain of bathroom problems  Bakersfield Now

A bathroom renovation at Highland High School has caused a stink on campus.



Rollin the Streets of Bakersfield for annual robotics competition  The Bakersfield Californian

At an upcoming robotics competition, teams will use robots they have built to play a game called "Turning Point." It's a complex game, with flags, caps, balls and ...



Highland High School continues to mourn the death of a freshman student involved in an accident  KERO 23ABC News

Students at Highland High School continue to mourn the loss of 14-year-old freshman Anneliese White, who was hit and killed in Northeast Bakersfield.



Thousands honor those who served at Bakersfield's Veterans Day Parade  The Bakersfield Californian

Thousands of locals lined the streets of downtown Bakersfield on Monday morning to enjoy the city's annual Veterans Day Parade.



ROBERT PRICE: Parker Chamberlin case ended very differently than another teen's matricide  The Bakersfield Californian

Originally published Feb. 10, 2006. The teen-age son crept into his mother's bedroom and, for a moment, watched her lying there in the semi-darkness of the ...



From Guam to Princeton: Foothill senior has eyes set on Ivy League after life's long journey  The Bakersfield Californian

Finding out whether or not one has been accepted to a university is a momentous occasion, especially if it is a "dream school."



LIST: Free summer meals for kids in Kern County  KGET 17

Several school districts are taking part in offering free meals to children when classes are not in session. Kern High School District The Kern High School District ...



14-year-old suspect arrested in Palmdale high school shooting  Bakersfield Now

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) A 14-year-old used a rifle to shoot a classmate in the arm Friday at their high school in California and dumped the gun in the desert ...



Centennial graduate helps Brewers reach MLB postseason  The Bakersfield Californian

As the Milwaukee Brewers get ready to take the field in the 2018 Major League Baseball postseason, a Bakersfield native will be joining them and could very ...



Commemorating Columbine, students walk out of Bakersfield schools to protest at lightly-attended rally  The Bakersfield Californian

Fewer than 40 students turned out to a rally and march in Bakersfield Friday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre and ...



Reports: Wife of Korn frontman dies at 39  The Bakersfield Californian

Multiple news organizations are reporting that Deven Davis, the wife of Korn frontman Jonathan Davis, has died. She was 39.



Three in custody after police stop vehicle connected to robbery  KGET 17

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police took three females into custody Friday afternoon after stopping a vehicle at Valley Plaza mall that was linked to a robbery ...



Kern High School District offering free summer meals  KERO 23ABC News

With summer right around the corner, the Kern High School District is offering free meals to students to keep them fed while school is out. Anyone age 18 or ...



Celebrating high school graduates! Check out our online photo galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

Thousands of Kern County high school seniors are graduating this week. The Californian has been at these ceremonies to capture lots of special moments.



Action Sports owner Kerry Ryan has survived, thrived in a scary retail market  The Bakersfield Californian

Kerry Ryan is defying industry odds. His independently owned Action Sports in Bakersfield is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Located at 9500 Brimhall Road, ...



COMMUNITY VOICES: A school run amok: A counselor's perspective  The Bakersfield Californian

I received a call from a parent of one of my Bakersfield High School freshmen last week. “My daughter needs to go on independent studies,” she said. “She hates ...



Eat, drink and be berry this event-packed weekend  The Bakersfield Californian

Around this time of the year, Bakersfield weather hits its sweet spot. The cold is over, as is most of the rain, and the triple-digit heat we're dreading is, mercifully,



Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra prepares for trip, performance at Wakayama, Japan  The Bakersfield Californian

Every four to five years, the Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra embarks on a tour outside the county to share the accomplished group's harmonies and ...



CSUB event gives participants chance to pitch business ideas  The Bakersfield Californian

Local students and other members of the community are working together this weekend to increase their business experience and pitch their ideas.



Surprise! Two Kern County students receive $180,000 scholarships to pursue sky-high dreams  The Bakersfield Californian

These scholarships aren't peanuts. An East Bakersfield High School student and a Highland High School student were each surprised with $180,000 checks ...



Local high school graduations begin this week, continue through early June  The Bakersfield Californian

Expect plenty of tears, hugs and smiles on the part of both students and parents the next few weeks as high school graduations are celebrated throughout Kern ...



A Fresno State fan was so excited for the ‘Dogs bowl win, he broke his leg  KGET 17

A Fresno State fan is leaving the Las Vegas Bowl game a cheerful fan, but he is also coming home with a broken leg.



PEAAK Awards highlight student involvement; list of winners  KGET 17

Last night was dedicated to honoring students in the Kern High School District who stand out from the rest. The district held its 8th annual P.E.A.A.K. Awards ...



Homeless hero: It wasn't until his tragic death that his story was told  The Bakersfield Californian

Four years ago Sergio Mendoza should have been hailed a hero.



Kat Clowes  The Bakersfield Californian

36, founder and CEO of March Consulting. To march is to move forward with a sense of purpose and direction. The month of March is when college acceptance ...



19-year-old driver arrested for DUI, hit and run  KGET 17

A teen is in custody on suspicion of DUI after he crashed into a car carrying five people on Christmas morning.



A Bakersfield success story, made to Porter  The Bakersfield Californian

There was probably little evidence that a myth was in the making that night in 1980-something at Highland, but this would go down as a high school talent show ...



Orange Belt Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Jewelia Maniss  Porterville Recorder

Heart over height: Porterville's Jewelia Maniss played big for EYL champion PanthersListed at 5-foot-7, Porterville High School's Jewelia Maniss is obviously not ...



STEVE FLORES: Highland football team loses game but wins hearts  The Bakersfield Californian

I was approached last summer by Highland High School football head varsity coach Mike Gutierrez with the idea of purchasing specially designed football ...



Kern High School District releases 2016 graduation schedule  Bakersfield Now

With graduation season approaching, the Kern High School District has released a commencement schedule.They are as follows:Arvin High School: Friday, ...



2018 Kern County Spring Sports All-League teams  The Bakersfield Californian

All league teams are voted on by coaches in each league and are not the same as the BVarsity All-Area teams that will be unveiled this week. For errors and.



HERB BENHAM: Educators and the lessons that last  The Bakersfield Californian

Her name was Betty Jean Hollins but we knew her as Ms. Mosley. She was all business, not to be trifled with and demanded more effort from her students than.



North High School students brought Nazi flag to campus in protest of gay pride symbols  The Bakersfield Californian

A group of North High School students brought a Nazi flag to campus and flew it around the quad Thursday, apparently as a protest against a school policy that ...



Bakersfield’s two-time Grammy winning jazz artist Gregory Porter comes home  KGET 17

Two-time Grammy winner Gregory Porter has performed in front of sold out crowds all over the world, from New York's Carnegie hall to London's Royal Albert ...



2018 20 Under 40 People to Watch | Bakersfield Life | bakersfield.com  The Bakersfield Californian

Entering its sixth year, the 20 Under 40 People to Watch continues to showcase the rising stars of our community. They are proof that age is just a number and.



New year, new displays of brains and talent for Kern County students  The Bakersfield Californian

January commences five months of high energy, intense academic events and competitions administered by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office.



Bakersfield, Delano teachers take home Teacher of the Year awards  The Bakersfield Californian

Two Kern County teachers — one from Bakersfield and the other from Delano — have been chosen as winners of the Kern County Superintendent of Schools' ...



Scots, Wolf Pack set to square off after Round 1 playoff wins  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland baseball lived up to its billing as a No. 5 seed in the Central Section Division III playoff bracket, beating No. 12 Visalia-Golden West 7-3 on Tuesday.



Photo Galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

(AP) A former legislator says protesters are angry their demands are not getting a response from Hong Kong's leader and he sees their current mission as ...



UPDATE: One man dead after he was shot in east Bakersfield  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE on 10/8: Police say the man who was shot Saturday night on South King Street and East 3rd Street has died. Police found him suffering from multiple ...



15 Basketball High School Phenoms Who Never Made It In The NBA (And 5 Who Became Bigger Stars)  TheSportster

There are some basketball high school phenoms that simply never take that next step at the pro level, whereas others are even better as pros.



Academic Decathlon pushes students' knowledge to brink  The Bakersfield Californian

Exothermic nuclear reactions release energy most in the form of … what?



McCarthy honors 36 students, teachers with merit awards  The Bakersfield Californian

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R–Bakersfield, honored 18 high school students with the 23rd Congressional District of California Merit Award ...



Vigil held for girl hit and killed by vehicle  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE (Nov. 29, 2016, 3:43 p.m.): Anneliese White, 14, has been confirmed as the victim of this pedestrian vs. vehicle accident. White was a freshman at ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



17-year-old suspect arrested in 18-year-old's murder  Bakersfield Now

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of shooting a young man found dead in an orchardoff Breckenridge Road.A farmworker discovered the body of ...



From Bakersfield's baseball family, to big-league bullpen catcher  The Bakersfield Californian

For about eight months a year, Octavio Martinez works in Major League Baseball. And for the other four, he's back in Bakersfield, his hometown.



Mother of slain combat veteran taking on mission of her own  The Bakersfield Californian

A young combat veteran was laid to rest before his time Friday.



Former BC, Centennial star will be inducted into JUCO Hall of Fame  The Bakersfield Californian

Brandon Kurtz, a local Centennial High School and Bakersfield College standout, will be recognized as one of California's finest junior college athletes ever on ...



Wilson, Medrano win Tyack student-athletes of the year  The Bakersfield Californian

The 2018 Tyack Awards were announced Monday, with two local track stars winning top honors.



Bakersfield National Cemetery to hold Memorial Day weekend ceremony  Tehachapi News

The Bakersfield National Cemetery and the Bakersfield National Cemetery Support Committee will hold a Memorial Day weekend tribute on Saturday, May 26.



Final Lessons: Teachers send off seniors with lasting impressions  The Bakersfield Californian

Pick a question — any question — and ask it. That's what Stockdale High School AP English teacher Andrew Chilton proposed to his departing seniors this year, ...



Family mourns the death of loved ones after fatal Friday crash  Bakersfield Now

Family members remember 19-year-old Moequice Turner-Wright and 16-year-old Dashun Sutton, who died in a fiery crash in northeast Bakersfield on Friday.



Victims identified in fatal weekend crashes | Local News  Santa Maria Times

Local law enforcement is investigating two separate fatal vehicle crashes in the area on Saturday for which information is starting to trickle out but are still mostly ...



L.A. executive named Kern county administrative officer  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern County supervisors on Tuesday announced the appointment of an out-of-towner with local roots and experience as the new county administrative officer.



No 'Shh!' at this library  The Bakersfield Californian

The quiet library, with people silently reading and looking for books under the threat of an angry "Shh!" from the librarian could not be further from the ...



Riverlakes Galleria brings new, old favorite businesses to northwest  The Bakersfield Californian

If we build it, they will come. That's what brothers Cyrus and Darius Mojibi thought when they purchased the 23-acre plot of land on the southwest corner of ...



They, too, were first: Shell, Larwood, others on women in politics  The Bakersfield Californian

American women have been allowed to vote since 1920, but their election to political offices has been slow and sporadic. Writing recently in The Sacramento ...



2 teens killed in car crash on Fairfax Road  Bakersfield Now

A tragic accident on Fairfax Road takes the lives of two teens, while another walks away and another is injured.



Keven James Baird, 1965-2017  Tehachapi News

On Oct. 1, 2017, Keven James Baird, husband of Michelle Renee Baird of Stallion Springs, Tehachapi, suffered a heart attack and passed away while attending ...



OLIVIA GARCIA: USDA shares tips for a food-safe Thanksgiving  The Bakersfield Californian

With Thanksgiving around the corner, many families have started making their hosting plans, and one big item on the to-do list is preparing the turkey.



Fastest Valley cross country runners are friends, won't race against each other due to different division  Vida en el Valle

The two fastest runners at the Central Section Cross Country Championships Thursday at Woodward Park won't be racing against each other any time soon.



Luis Grijalva earns his state track title; Viveros celebrates birthday with a podium finish  Vida en el Valle

Luis Grijalva seems the silent type, but get him on the track or a cross country course, and he's bolsterous. Grijalva, a senior on the Armijo High School track and ...



BC's Foss has plenty to cheer about after up-and-down journey  The Bakersfield Californian

Incoming Bakersfield College cheer coach Heather Foss is everything you would expect from a person her position. Her personality: bubbly and peppy, with a ...



20 Under 40 People to Watch  The Bakersfield Californian

These individuals are changing the face of Bakersfield. The young professionals highlighted in Bakersfield Life's third annual 20 Under 40 People to Watch ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



Winter Sports Preview: Warriors girls facing tough odds in upcoming hoops season  Tehachapi News

Warriors girls basketball faces some challenges this season.



California Table Grape Growers Archives  California Ag Today

California table grape growers shipped more than 27.7 million boxes into the worldwide marketplace from October 13 to November 30, the highest amount ever ...



Mt. SAC XC Legacy Team Scores: Best Boys Squads Of Past Five Years  milesplit.com

We combined team scores to include athletes who raced from 2011 to 2015.



Selma boys basketball takes second at Lujan Tournament  Hanford Sentinel

The Selma Bears boys basketball team fought hard and showed that they could be one of the teams to beat in Division III as they took second place in the.



Student Question | Should Schools Be Teaching, and Evaluating, Social-Emotional Skills Like 'Grit'?  New York Times

According to a recent article, more and more schools are pushing not just to teach, but also to measure students' social-emotional skills, like empathy and ...



Memorial Gallery: September | Southern Idaho Local News | magicvalley.com  Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.



Memorial gallery: January | Southern Idaho Local News  Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.



Chow Time? Veterans Affairs Serving Dangerously Raw, Expired Food To Veterans  DisabledVeterans.org

One Veterans Affairs hospital previously plagued with repeated scandals is in the news again today for serving raw and expired food to veterans and staff.



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