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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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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 ...

A full weekend of Memorial Day events is in store  The Bakersfield Californian

A place as patriotic as Bakersfield is never short on events honoring departed *service* members on Memorial Day, and this year is no different.

Boots and Brew to Honor fallen BPD officer  KERO 23ABC News

4th annual Boots and Brews to remember fallen Bakersfield Police officer David Nelson and to raise money for the scholarships in his name.

JOSE GASPAR: Catholic monk claims he witnessed sexual misconduct by Harrison  The Bakersfield Californian

A Catholic monk is no longer keeping silent about what he claims were sexual improprieties with minors by Monsignor Craig Harrison of St. Francis of Assisi ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Earl Warren Cup returns to Bakersfield High School  KGET 17

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

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.

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.

Former NFL player named football coach at Bakersfield High  The Bakersfield Californian

Michael Stewart will be the next football coach at Bakersfield High, according to athletic director Jeff Scott.

HORN: BHS needs to hit a home run hiring a new football coach. Here's where they should start  The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield High football head coaching position is the most coveted in the Central Section.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'We are his family': Bakersfield High students welcome home Bakersfield naval aviator  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield High School students lined up on campus along California Avenue on Friday to welcome home James B. Mills, the 1958 Driller alumnus and ...

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 ...

'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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bakersfield High School holds annual 9/11 tribute  KERO 23ABC News

Bakersfield High School is holding their annual 9/11 tribute. The tribute will be held on the Bakersfield High School campus. The BHS Color Guard will raise the ...

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, ...

Three looking to fill vacant Kern High School District Area 4 seat  The Bakersfield Californian

The landscape of the race for the Kern High School District Trustee Area 4 seat has shifted significantly since August.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Edwin Rodriguez pleads not guilty to charges of inappropriate contact with minors  The Bakersfield Californian

North High School employee Edwin Rodriguez appeared in court for the first time on Thursday on charges of inappropriate contact with students.

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Kern High School District pool  KGET 17

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Earl Warren Cup returns to BHS tonight  The Bakersfield Californian

The Earl Warren Cup returns to Bakersfield High School tonight to test students' government knowledge.

KHSD students receive active-shooter response training  The Bakersfield Californian

With school shootings on the rise, the Kern High School District has decided to train all students in basic active-shooter response techniques should a situation ...

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.

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.

VIDEO: James Mills Rally at Bakersfield High  The Bakersfield Californian

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

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 ...

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.

Stewart leads Liberty to 7-0 win over Drillers  The Bakersfield Californian

Sam Stewart Jr. said right before the Liberty offense took the field that Patriots head coach Bryan Nixon gave him a look.

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 ...

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 ...

What's new at your kid's school this year? Districts wrap up projects, hires for new year  The Bakersfield Californian

With most Bakersfield schools starting up in less than a month, districts are putting the finishing touches on construction and maintenance work and making ...

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

Bakersfield has traditionally had a bit of a perception problem.

Teacher at Frontier High placed on leave | Breaking  The Bakersfield Californian

A teacher at Frontier High School was placed on paid administrative leave Monday after district officials were made aware of undisclosed allegations against ...

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 ...

PHOTO GALLERY: BHS drillers welcome home Navy aviator James Mills  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield High School students lined up on California Avenue Friday morning to welcome home James B. Mills, the 1958 Driller alum and Vietnam War aviator ...

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.

Live scoreboard: High school football Week 5  The Bakersfield Californian

It's Week 5 of the high school football season. Follow our live scoreboard from tonight's games in and around Kern County:

Foothill's SoCal regional title game moved to North High  The Bakersfield Californian

The first three state playoff home games for Foothill have been standing room-only affairs with basketball fans around Bakersfield lining up for more than an hour ...

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, ...

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.

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 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.

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."

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.

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.

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 ...

March 4 high school roundup | Sports  The Bakersfield Californian

Baseball. Clovis-Buchanan 3, Frontier 2. At Buchanan; W: Saldama. L: Fleischer. S: Becerra. W-L: FHS 6-2, CB 7-1. Notes: FHS (Kris Anglin 4IP, H, 0R, 6Ks; Nick ...

Former BHS football star Anthony McClanahan sentenced to minimum of 15 years for 2017 murder of his wife in Utah  The Bakersfield Californian

Former Bakersfield High School football star and NFL prospect Anthony McClanahan has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the 2017 murder of his ...

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 ...

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 ...

Housing: Bakersfield's affordability attracts millennials  The Mercury News

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

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 ...

JUSTIN SALTERS: Want a reason to be hopeful for America? Come to the Earl Warren Cup  The Bakersfield Californian

We live in a time of perpetual outrage. If you have any doubts, you must live in a world without television, radio or social media. Consider these headlines from ...

Kern County Fire Department trains for earthquakes  KGET 17

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

Teacher arrested on suspicion of hitting student | Breaking  The Bakersfield Californian

A sixth-grade teacher at Standard Middle School was arrested Friday on suspicion of hitting a student, according to the school district.

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.

Congressman Kevin McCarthy to honor Foothill boys basketball team  The Bakersfield Californian

The Foothill Trojans state championship season continues to get recognition, this time from one of Bakersfield's most notable figures.

HORN: Friday night football should be varsity-only  The Bakersfield Californian

Change is coming — ready or not — during the current triple-digit heat wave hitting the Central Valley.

Garces coach Paul Golla coming Wednesday to 'One on One' webcast  The Bakersfield Californian

Paul Golla, who shocked many when he resigned from Bakersfield High School's storied football program in February to take the head coaching reins at ...

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 ...

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.

Complete list of Kern County athletes signing to 4-year college athletic programs  The Bakersfield Californian

Ryan Aguilar, Liberty, football, Army - The All-Area offensive lineman will long snap for West Point after getting a Congressional nomination to the *service* ...

Three Bakersfield men arrested in brutal stabbing death said they chose victim at random, according to reports  The Bakersfield Californian

Drunk and angry, the three men were in the mood for violence as they walked the streets near Mill Creek Park in the middle of the night.

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

The Earl Warren Cup is not your typical student competition.

Heated swimming league races hit the pool Saturday at Garces  The Bakersfield Californian

The postseason mad-dash to the finish line has arrived. On Saturday at Garces beginning at 9 a.m., the four high school leagues in the valley region of Kern ...

Teenage pedestrian hit near Frontier High School A pedestrian was hit near a high school in  KERO 23ABC News

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

PHOTO GALLERY: Foothill basketball celebrates state title | BVarsity  The Bakersfield Californian

The Foothill Trojans boys basketball team was honored at the school Monday following its 2019 state championship victory last weekend in Sacramento.

School districts expect strong growth in student enrollment for fall  The Bakersfield Californian

Local school districts are seeing a clearer picture of how many new students they can expect this year now that the start of the school is just a few weeks.

Former BHS standout athlete Anthony McClanahan pleads guilty to murder in wife's death  The Bakersfield Californian

Anthony McClanahan, a former star Bakersfield High football player who played in the Canadian Football League, pleaded guilty to murder Monday in the ...

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 ...

Bakersfield native in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 with Houston  The Bakersfield Californian

Landon Goesling thought his college basketball career was going to end following two seasons at the Division II level. The former Garces and Bakersfield High ...

TBC EXCLUSIVE: Emails reveal disagreement, insensitivity over tasing of BHS student  The Bakersfield Californian

When 17-year-old Bakersfield High School student Tyson Reed was taken to the ground by a Kern High School District police officer and tased twice in 2015 ...

Former high school coach arrested for sex with student  KGET 17

A one-time Bakersfield high school coach has been arrested on multiple sex charges after a woman said she had a relationship with him beginning when she ...

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 ...

Michael Horne, newly elected BCSD trustee, aims to be voice for disabled, foster youth  The Bakersfield Californian

Michael Horne describes himself as a developmentally disabled man who will advocate for students who face hardship and live with disabilities.

North High announces 2019 Hall of Fame inductees  The Bakersfield Californian

The Seventh Annual North High Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held Saturday, April 6 at Luigi's restaurant.

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.

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