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We have planned an informal get together at Wool Growers on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Any member of the Class of '68, please contact me (Kathy Berry Stanley) at ***** if you need further information. Must have reservation through me in order to attend.

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Coach Paul Golla leaves Bakersfield High for Garces  The Bakersfield Californian

Paul Golla sat in his office, just feet away from the train tracks on the Bakersfield High campus Tuesday afternoon, reflecting on his 14 years as head coach at ...

Community meeting on new southeast Bakersfield high school set for Thursday  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern High School District will hold a second community meeting Thursday about its newest high school which is set to open in August 2022 in southeast ...

Antonio Guerrero Obituary - Bakersfield, CA | Bakersfield Californian

ANTONIO OLIVAREZ GUERRERO December 17, 1946 - August 12, 2019 Antonio Olivarez Guerrero passed away peacefully, with his family at his side, ...

Kern High School District's full graduation schedule  KERO 23ABC News

It's graduation season for thousands of students in Kern County! The Kern High School District has announced its schedule for the 2019 high school graduations ...

Architects unveil design plans for new KHSD school; Lamont residents voice frustrations  The Bakersfield Californian

Community members got to take a “tour” through the proposed campus for a new high school coming to southeast Bakersfield, but Lamont residents continued ...

KHSD superintendent recognizes 118 top students  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern High School District honored 118 students with the highest grade point average from the class of 2019 Thursday during the Superintendent's First In ...

Bakersfield High School launching Alumni Association  KGET 17

Bakersfield High School is launching an Alumni Association for Drillers. To kick off the association, an Alumni Bash will be held on Saturday, May 18. Alumni ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Bakersfield High School Principal David Reese retires  The Bakersfield Californian

David Reese, the top administrator at Bakersfield's flagship school, has called it a career Last Thursday, he presided over his 20th and final Bakersfield High ...

ROBERT PRICE: He didn't have a father, but then, at Bakersfield High School, he found six  The Bakersfield Californian

A lot of schoolteachers will tell you that their profession is no walk in the park. Some days, walking onto campus is like entering a war zone populated with unruly ...

ICYMI: See hundreds of high school graduation photos from across greater Bakersfield  The Bakersfield Californian

It's a grand time for celebration as high school seniors become graduates. Check out our extensive photo galleries — you may just find your friends and loved ...

Student stabbed on Bakersfield High School campus  KERO 23ABC News

A student was stabbed Thursday morning during a fight on the Bakersfield High School campus. According to Erin Briscoe, Public Information Officer for the Kern ...

Passing of the torch: New principals at Bakersfield, West ready for their dream job  The Bakersfield Californian

As two longstanding education leaders prepare to say their goodbyes and begin retirement, two new principals are ready to begin their journeys.

Slew of high school graduations kick off Wednesday  The Bakersfield Californian

A slew of high school commencements will be transforming students into graduates beginning Wednesday.

BHS Alumni Association kicks off with fundraiser Saturday  The Bakersfield Californian

A high school with a rich history that spans 125 years and has artists, professional athletes and politicians as alumni must have an association dedicated to them ...

KHSD seeking community input to name future school  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern High School District is seeking the public's help in naming its new comprehensive high school in southeast Bakersfield scheduled to open in August ...

ROBERT PRICE: BHS Principal David Reese, never one to sit behind his desk anyway, rides off into retirement  The Bakersfield Californian

David Reese might have made a stink about the threadbare furniture in his office at Bakersfield High School long ago, but he didn't bother. When you spend ...

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 ...

Earl Warren Cup returns to Bakersfield High School  KGET 17

The Earl Warren Cup returned to Bakersfield High School after a three-year hiatus.

Sex in the classroom: Kern High investigating  KGET 17

Students were snickering and parents were fuming Tuesday as a video circulated that seemed to show two students engaging in a sex act during class at a ...

Two students arrested for stabbing at Bakersfield High School  KGET 17

Two students were arrested after an investigation into the stabbing at Bakersfield High School on Thursday.

Two KHSD principals planning to retire at end of school year  The Bakersfield Californian

Two principals in the Kern High School District have announced that they will be retiring at the end of the current school year.

East High prepares for 2019 Hall of Fame event on Feb. 9  The Bakersfield Californian

Nine is fine for East Bakersfield High School. On Feb. 9, it will induct the ninth class of Blade Hall of Fame, including athletes, business owners and more.

PEAAK Awards to honor best in activities, athletics across KHSD  The Bakersfield Californian

Get the red carpet rolled out and awards shiny: it's time for the ninth annual Kern High School District's PEAAK Awards.

'Addams Family' a scream come true for East High cast  The Bakersfield Californian

They're creepy and they're kooky and altogether ooky and this week, they'll be live on stage at East Bakersfield High School.

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 ...

BAKERSFIELD MATTERS: Greetings from Bakersfield: High-schoolers celebrate locals with new book  The Bakersfield Californian

With the exception of a few, the 36 locals featured in Bakersfield's latest best-seller are not household names. But their passions are – Smith's cookies, organ ...

Two KHSD principals set to retire this year  KGET 17

David Reese, principal at Bakersfield High School, and Terrie Bernardin, principal at West High School, will both retire at the end of the school year.

ROBERT PRICE: Welcome to Vanilla HS, kids, home of the Fightin' Puddings  The Bakersfield Californian

Its 19th campus opens three years from now, and the Kern High School District needs to come up with a name for it. A number of factors must be taken.

Officials investigating lewd video of students in Bakersfield classroom  KFSN-TV

The video allegedly shows two students engaged in sexual acts in a classroom while a teacher was present.

Good morning, Bakersfield! 'Hairspray' comes to BHS  The Bakersfield Californian

In these times where divisiveness is commonplace, it is time for a reminder that despite the obstacles, “you can't stop the beat!” With a message of acceptance, ...

HORN: In his time at Bakersfield High, Paul Golla secured a legacy  The Bakersfield Californian

In the 14 years that Paul Golla was head football coach at Bakersfield High, no other team in the area had as much consistent success.

KHSD set to break ground this week on pool facility  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern High School District has announced that it will be starting construction on an Olympic-size, 27-lane pool facility just north of Independence High School ...

Trevor Horn's top 50 Kern County football players for the 2019 football season  The Bakersfield Californian

The high school football season is just six weeks away and the anticipation is growing daily as teams gear up for the two-week dead period before fall camp ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Garces Memorial High School graduation 2019 | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

Garces High School graduated 117 students Tuesday at Rabobank Convention Center.

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

North High school graduated 376 students on May 30 at Rabobank Arena. This was the first North High graduation ceremony to be held at the arena.

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 ...

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 ...

Former West High School coach, Will Smith, Jr., dies at age 53  KGET 17

Students are mourning the death of Will Smith Jr. -- a former athlete and head coach at West High School.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ridgeview High School graduation 2019 | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

Ridgeview High School graduated 623 students on Wednesday at the school's football field. It is one of the school's largest graduating classes, according to ...

SCHOOLS ROUNDUP: Retired teachers win Kern High School District races  The Bakersfield Californian

Retired teacher Jan Graves won this race by a wide margin on Tuesday. Graves had 46.21 percent of the vote with all precincts reporting. Jennifer Pitcher ...

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 high school principals appointed at BHS and West High School  KGET 17

Kern High School District approved two new principals set to take over for the incoming school year.

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 ...

At Bakersfield High, students 'cuss up a storm,' fight and assault staff; teachers say new disciplinary practices are to blame  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield High School PE teacher Terry Chapman was on the basketball court more than a year ago when he was punched in the face and tackled to the ...

Local schools excel in state business competition, heading to nationals  The Bakersfield Californian

The Rabobank Convention Center has hosted many events over the years where businesses sell their wares. This week, there was one key difference — all the ...

BHS archiving students discover new names, info, to be etched into the Wall of Valor  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield High School teacher and local historian Ken Hooper has taught U.S. history to countless students. But when they become seniors, they learn to dig ...

JJ's Legacy teaches high school students power of the pink dot  The Bakersfield Californian

Ten years ago, Jeffrey Johns was in an automobile accident and died from a brain injury. After his passing, doctors came up to his parents, Lori Malkin and Tom ...

2019 Kern County Regional Science Fair winners  The Bakersfield Californian

The 31st annual Kern County Science Fair took place at the Rabobank Convention Center on Tuesday.

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

Tehachapi High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2019 on Thursday at Coy Burnett Stadium. The class numbered 258, which included Leslie ...

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 ...

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."

Bakersfield High School teachers upset over disciplinary practices limiting their protection  KERO 23ABC News

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

Wasco High School graduated 335 students on Thursday at the high school's football stadium. Proud parents and family showed up in force and wearing their ...

Bakersfield native, BHS alum killed in Virginia Beach shooting  The Bakersfield Californian

A woman who was killed in the Virginia Beach mass shooting on Friday was a Bakersfield native, according to a family member.

Virtual Enterprise Competition Happening in Bakersfield  KERO 23ABC News

BAKERSFIELD, CA. — The Annual Virtual Enterprise Competition is in Bakersfield this week. The event allows high school students across California pitch their ...

7 students arrested after 2 fights break out at East Bakersfield High School  KGET 17

A video circulated on social media, showing several students assaulting a student on East Bakersfield's campus, according to viewers.

ONE ON ONE: New BHS coach Michael Stewart is rarin' to go  The Bakersfield Californian

In what will be his first extended interview with local media, Michael Stewart will sit down with The Californian's Robert Price for a special installment of TBC ...

Father, son rescue neighbors from burning East Bakersfield home  KGET 17

A father and his high school son are being credited with helping to rescue people from a duplex fire over the weekend that left one man dead and a family ...

ONE ON ONE: Here's how new Garces coach Paul Golla plans to run the program  The Bakersfield Californian

Paul Golla, the new head coach at Garces High School, likes what he sees of his new team thus far, even without the pads and footballs.

Bakersfield High graduate killed in Virginia Beach mass shooting  KGET 17

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A Bakersfield High graduate died in a shooting rampage that left 12 dead in Virginia Beach, Va., Friday. Bakersfield High ...

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 ...

All Star Athlete: Championships earned, history made by local sports teams  The Bakersfield Californian

The past month was an extremely fruitful one for local athletes and sports teams. Kern County athletes shined in a variety sports, winning championships and ...

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Kern High School District pool  KGET 17

A new Olympic-size swimming pool is coming to Kern High School District.

Drillers Driving School has closed down, letters sent to parents  KERO 23ABC News

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Drillers Driving School, located across the street from Bakersfield High School, sent out a letter this week to parents saying they were ...

Students create book highlighting people who make Bakersfield special  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield has traditionally had a bit of a perception problem.

School officials find firearm inside Bakersfield High student's car  KERO 23ABC News

A Bakersfield High School student was arrested on Monday after officials found a firearm inside of a car driven by the student. According to Lisa Krch, ...

Earl Warren Cup returns to BHS after three-year break  The Bakersfield Californian

The Earl Warren Cup is not your typical student competition.

Bakersfield High School English teacher Michelle Nixon-Machado dies  KERO 23ABC News

Bakersfield High School English teacher Michelle Nixon-Machado passed away on Tuesday, according to Principal David Reese. Reese said in an email to ...

VIDEO: Bakersfield High students welcome home James Mills  The Bakersfield Californian

BHS students line up on California Avenue to welcome home 1958 Driller alum and Vietnam War aviator James B. Mills. The naval officer was lost during a ...

BHS senior learns, performs Latin songs, but doesn’t speak Spanish  KGET 17

A Bakersfield teen is turning heads for singing popular Latin music without speaking Spanish.

2019 Kern County fall sports All-League teams  The Bakersfield Californian

Editor's note: 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.

BHS introduces Michael Stewart as new head football coach  KGET 17

A former Driller will now lead the Drillers. Michael Stewart was introduced as the new varsity head football coach at Bakersfield High School on Thursday.

JOSE GASPAR: Death of Jose Arredondo hard to fathom  The Bakersfield Californian

After completing Bakersfield High School in 2011, Daniela Miramontes was anxious to go to college. She earned grades good enough to get into Cal State ...

WHERE WE LIVE: Westchester residents know it's only theirs for a generation  The Bakersfield Californian

Let's get something straight: That lovely and historic home of yours two or three blocks from 100-year-old Jastro Park is not in Westchester.

KHSD board to consider settlement of teacher complaints  The Bakersfield Californian

Two Bakersfield High School teachers who say they were physically attacked or threatened by students could receive a settlement package next week.

New alumni association connects past, present and future Drillers  KGET 17

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) -- There's a new alumni association in town, and it was made official Saturday night.

BVarsity previews and predictions: Central Section football semifinals  The Bakersfield Californian

Last season was a bummer. No high school football teams from Kern County played in any of the top-five Central Section championship games — the first time ...

KHSD students recognized for achievements at PEAAK Awards  The Bakersfield Californian

Select county high school students were given the Oscars treatment on Wednesday for their hard work this school year.

Why are millennials moving to this rough-hewn California city?  The Mercury News

A new study says millennials are moving to affordable Bakersfield. What do you know about the much-maligned Central Valley city?

Longtime agriculture teacher Bill Kelly retires  KGET 17

California's longest serving agricultural teacher is retiring after 52 years.

'Out of control': Teachers describe KHSD schools after anti-discrimination settlement  Bakersfield Now

This summer, the Kern High School District settled a lawsuit that claimed discrimination caused minority students to be suspended more often than white ...

Van Horne family 'own stock in the rock' at Bakersfield High School  The Bakersfield Californian

There's school pride and there's family pride. But when the two combine, you have the makings of a Driller dynasty at the city's oldest high school.

SOUND OFF: Many retirees ride off without the glamour of a front-page article  The Bakersfield Californian

Reader: My friend sent me this email: "Send this letter to the editor, 'Principal made honest mistake with card use,' as well as the chicken-suit article, to Bob Price ...

BC prepares for upcoming commencement with record class size, new location  The Bakersfield Californian

Caps and gowns have been ordered, stress levels are beginning to rise ahead of finals week and students are subconsciously humming "Pomp and ...

Kern County Fire Department trains for earthquakes  KGET 17

Kern County firefighters are not waiting around for when the next big earthquake hits.

SOUND OFF: Sorry about the lack of mayhem, but this is feel-good story time  The Bakersfield Californian

Reader: Thank you for all of the feel-good stories in the May 30 paper. The happy high school graduates (photo collections of the commencement exercises at ...

Former BHS football star Anthony McClanahan to stand trial in wife's killing  The Bakersfield Californian

Anthony McClanahan, a former Bakersfield High School football standout, will stand trial for murder in the killing of his wife at a Utah ski town.

2018 PEAAK Awards to honor Kern High School District's best  The Bakersfield Californian

It's the end of the 2017-18 academic year, which means the Kern High School District is set to host one of its premier events.

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 ...

Drillers outlast Rams in SWYL volleyball thriller  The Bakersfield Californian

This one won't soon be forgotten by the Bakersfield High faithful.

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 ...

RACE ROUNDUP: Here are some of the school board races on ballot  The Bakersfield Californian

Here's a look at some of the other school board races that will be on the November ballot.

Revered and loved by his flock, local priest now in fight for his legacy  The Bakersfield Californian

It's impossible to quantify the impact Monsignor Craig Harrison has had on Bakersfield.

Program encourages teens to become health professionals by letting them work alongside them  The Bakersfield Californian

Jovanna Orellana pulled a set of disposable paper coveralls over her body, tied a surgical mask around her face, scrubbed up and stepped into a bright, sterile ...

VIDEO: James Mills Rally at Bakersfield High | Video Gallery  The Bakersfield Californian

BHS students line up on California Avenue to welcome home 1958 Driller alum and Vietnam War aviator James B. Mills.

Teenage pedestrian hit near Frontier High School  KERO 23ABC News

A pedestrian was hit near a high school in Northwest Bakersfield.

KHSD hosts first-ever esports tournament  Bakersfield Now

Video gaming has gone professional and it's expanding to the Kern High School District.Saturday, North High School hosted the first ever League of ...

Who did Kern High School District run through sensitive database? Administrator applying for promotions, DUI teacher, student who filed lawsuit, source says  The Bakersfield Californian

They include a woman who got into an altercation with a district employee during her drive to work one day. A Mira Monte High School administrator who was ...

STRATA Credit Union granting 70 wishes for 70 years  KGET 17

STRATA Credit Union is granting 70 wishes to celebrate 70 years in *service* and changing their name from Kern Federal Credit Union. Some wishes granted so ...

WHERE WE LIVE: Get a car alarm, but historic, walkable Oleander-Sunset inspires devotion  The Bakersfield Californian

Some neighborhoods are working class. Some are white-collar professional. Some are retirement, some are historic, some are Bohemian.

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