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April 28, 2016 by Phil Shubin (Register to contact)

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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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Bakersfield High School student stabbed during fight on campus  The Bakersfield Californian

A male student was stabbed in the shoulder during a fight that broke out at Bakersfield High School Thursday morning, according to Kern High School District ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Two students arrested for stabbing at BHS  KERO 23ABC News

Two students have been arrested for a stabbing that happened during a fight yesterday on the Bakersfield High School campus. On October 18, a student was ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Live scoreboard: high school football Week 9  The Bakersfield Californian

It's Week 9 of the high school football season. Follow our live scoreboard from tonight's games in and around Kern County:

KHSD: No credible threat to Bakersfield High  KERO 23ABC News

The Kern High School District responded to an alleged threat to Bakersfield High School after a post on social media was circulating on Thursday. There is no ...

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, ...

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.

Wondering about those protesters outside Bakersfield High? They're just spreading kindness  The Bakersfield Californian

All week long, Bakersfield High School students have taken to the corner of California Avenue and H Street waving signs and hollering for traffic — but they're ...

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 ...

Seven East High students arrested after fights  KERO 23ABC News

(UPDATE 6:40 PM) Several students from East Bakersfield High School were arrested on Thursday after two fights broke out on campus, according to the Kern ...

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 ...

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 ...

BHS football standout Cameron Williams commits to Pac-12 program Oregon  The Bakersfield Californian

Cameron Williams was stoked to receive his first college football offer from Arizona when he was just a freshman in high school two years ago.

Campus threats cause KHSD to beef up security  The Bakersfield Californian

At least three high schools in Bakersfield saw additional security measures on their campuses Thursday after receiving threats Wednesday.

East Bakersfield High will have added security Thursday following "disturbing social media video"  KERO 23ABC News

There will be added security personnel at East Bakersfield High School Thursday following a "disturbing video posted to social media."

Teenage pedestrian hit near Frontier High School  KERO 23ABC News

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

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.

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 ...

Bakersfield students organize protest in wake of Florida school shooting  The Bakersfield Californian

In the wake of a mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead, teenagers from across the country have been rising up, speaking out and organizing ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

The possibility of Bakersfield tunnels still fires the imagination  The Bakersfield Californian

Is it the story that never dies? A 2-year-old Californian article about the legendary Chinese tunnels of Bakersfield is enjoying a second burst of reader interest ...

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.

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.

'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 ...

'Grease' the word this weekend at East High  The Bakersfield Californian

Step back into the '50s with East Bakersfield High School's rendition of "Grease," which opens this weekend.

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.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: Drillers show support 'the Driller way'  The Bakersfield Californian

To do: Check out Trivia Night at 7 p.m. at Sandrini's Public House, 1918 Eye St. +2. 20180326-bc-calm-1. CALM docent Terri Hayes handle a coastal rosy boa ...

BHS grad, transplant recipient will make NCAA history  The Bakersfield Californian

In May, Jackson Vaughan delivered his valedictorian speech to the Bakersfield High School class of 2018.

Drillers outlast Rams in SWYL volleyball thriller  The Bakersfield Californian

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

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.

Bakersfield High graduate Arik Smith proving himself in pro basketball abroad  The Bakersfield Californian

There were many nights that Arik Smith, a 2011 Bakersfield High School graduate, sat in his apartment in central Italy wanting to leave.

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 ...

9/11 memorials to be held Tuesday  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield High School and the Bakersfield Fire Department will each hold short remembrance ceremonies Tuesday to mark the 17th anniversary of the Sept.

Week 10 football previews and predictions: League titles, playoff seedings on the line  The Bakersfield Californian

To say this week gets me excited and geared up for the high school football postseason would be an understatement. With league titles on the line, there is one ...

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.

High school football roundup  The Bakersfield Californian

Shafter 69, Mira Monte 0. Alex Aguilar ran for three touchdowns and threw for three others as the Generals rolled over the Lions. Aguilar ran for 101 yards on ...

Thousands of students storm Rabobank Arena for College Night  The Bakersfield Californian

Future college students packed Rabobank Arena Monday evening for the 19th Annual Kern County College Night.

BHS senior never missed a day of school in 13 years  Bakersfield Now

Graduating high school is an accomplishment in itself, but one senior at Bakersfield High School is doing that without ever missing a day of school.Adrian Lopez ...

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Sheriff endorses Pitcher for KHSD board  The Bakersfield Californian

Jenifer Pitcher, candidate for the Kern High School District Board of Trustees' Area 4 seat, has been endorsed by Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood.

Warriors fall to Drillers on the road  Tehachapi News

Lessons learned from some game results are not discovered until further along in a season's journey. For the Tehachapi Warriors, Friday night's 57-7 loss at ...

Wilson sets state high mark in girls 100 at South Area Championships  The Bakersfield Californian

Aaliyah Wilson was shown her time in the girls 100 and gasped.

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 ...

An ordinary person living an extraordinary life  The Bakersfield Californian

A wall of a conference room inside Bakersfield City Hall South is adorned with the portraits of council members and mayors over the past 120 years. Of the 138 ...

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.

Sights and sounds: Bakersfield students join nationwide walkouts against gun violence  Bakersfield Now

High school students across Bakersfield took part Wednesday in nationwide walkouts in protest of gun violence.The Associated Press has more on the wider ...

Lonnie Shelton, one of Kern County’s greatest athletes, dies at 62  The Bakersfield Californian

At the height of his athletic prowess — as a three-sport star at Foothill High School, as a college basketball player at Oregon State, and as a 10-year veteran in.

PHOTO GALLERY: Liberty beats BHS 7-0 for the SWYL football title  The Bakersfield Californian

The battle for the SWYL football title between BHS and Liberty became a battle of the defense in a low scoring game that Liberty won 7-0.

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 ...

Week 9 previews and predictions: League races remain up for grabs as key games kick off  The Bakersfield Californian

It's only the third week of the league season for Yosemite leagues in Kern County, but the races for league supremacy are in full swing.

SERGIO ESPAIN: Don't tie teachers' hands with defiant students  The Bakersfield Californian

Senate Bill 607 seeks to eliminate “willful defiance” as a justification for the suspension and expulsion of students in grades K-12, effectively making it illegal for ...

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.

Familiar faces atop league swimming championship standings  The Bakersfield Californian

Repeat was the rallying cry at the league swimming championships Saturday at Bakersfield College.

Remains of Bakersfield naval aviator identified after 52 years of uncertainty  The Bakersfield Californian

The handsome young aviator had all the promise in the world.

VIDEO: Excitement builds for 2018 PEAAK Awards  The Bakersfield Californian

We take a look at the festivities leading up to the 2018 PEAAK Awards at Bakersfield High School's Harvey Auditorium.

AP styled: BHS students turn newsprint, more into fashion for design challenge  The Bakersfield Californian

Anyone who watches "Project Runway" knows contestants on the fashion competition tend to be afraid of the infamous unconventional materials challenge, ...

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.

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' ...

Kern County Fair offers fun, challenges for youths showing livestock  The Bakersfield Californian

While many people are attracted to the Kern County Fair for its food, concerts and rides, livestock remains a major focus of the event for many.

KHSD board to consider policy changes relating to student immigration status  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern High School District is looking to make significant changes to a few of its policies, largely regarding student immigration status.

Bakersfield Christian High School practices active shooter drill  KERO 23ABC News

23 ABC reached out to several local high school's in Kern County. We found out Bakersfield Christian High School hosted an active shooter drill Friday.

Lawsuit: KHSD officer tasered student twice | News  The Bakersfield Californian

An 18-year-old Bakersfield High School student who was late to class and refused to leave his desk until his teacher marked him as present was tasered twice ...

Happy, scary and ready to go: A new school year begins  The Bakersfield Californian

Rosedale Middle School Principal Becky Devahl stood at the gate, her watchful eyes scanning the crowd of students gathered like a herd of wildebeests waiting ...

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 ...

Academic Decathlon prepares students for college and beyond  The Bakersfield Californian

High school students from throughout Kern County literally put their learning skills to the test on Saturday.

BHS dominates the rematch with Liberty, advances to D-I semifinals  The Bakersfield Californian

Caden Ochoa has played a lot of meaningful football games for Bakersfield High during his high school career.

ROBERT PRICE: Kevin McCarthy's name tops House speakership buzz  The Bakersfield Californian

It looks like Bakersfield's Kevin McCarthy is going to get another shot at serving as speaker of the House.

East Bakersfield High School students make history  Bakersfield Now

The We the People team from East Bakersfield High School (EBHS) has been selected to attend the National Finals in Washington D.C. April 21-24, as the ...

Two BHS athletes sign National Letters of Intent  The Bakersfield Californian

Caden Ochoa knew long ago that Cal Poly San Luis Obispo was the right fit for him while Justin McGill was still uncertain about his future, even as recently as.

Iconic BHS water tower comes down | News  The Bakersfield Californian

For more than eight decades, Drillers have walked in the shadow of an iconic water tower many regard as an unofficial landmark. On Monday, construction ...

Body found near East Bakersfield High | Breaking  The Bakersfield Californian

A body was found early Wednesday near East Bakersfield High School, sheriff's officials said.

Caught on camera: Teens claim they were attacked for being gay  Bakersfield Now

Video of a fight Thursday at East Bakersfield High Schoolis being shared on social media.Anais Ortega and Kayla Cruz are freshmen at the school. They can be ...

EDUCATION ROUNDUP: BHS still buzzing over Bumble's business prize  The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield High School team that took part in an international business competition in New York last week didn't merely win a first-place prize, the students ...

Week 11 BVarsity Central Section Football Top 25: Showdown at Griffith Field highlights big close to regular season  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern County got what it wanted last week with Shafter and Kennedy going head-to-head in a battle of undefeated teams for South Sequoia League supremacy ...

Roll call: Bakersfield athletes playing college football  The Bakersfield Californian

A look at local athletes who will take the college football field this fall:

East High to honor its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees Saturday  The Bakersfield Californian

Eight is great for East Bakersfield High School. That's the number of classes it has inducted into its Hall of Fame. The 2018 batch of honorees, a mix of athletes.

Delano bounces back with 20-14 win over East  The Bakersfield Californian

Delano High School football sought redemption Friday as they took on the East High School Blades. With the team coming off of a 60-6 loss, the Tigers had a lot.

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.

BHS virtual business plan team takes first place  KERO 23ABC News

A team of students from Bakersfield High School took first place in a nationwide business competition in New York City. BHS' virtual enterprise business plan ...

PHOTO GALLERY: 2018 PEAAK Awards Held Wednesday At Harvey Auditorium  The Bakersfield Californian

Students get the red carpet awards show treatment at the Kern High School District's 2018 PEAAK Awards held at Harvey Auditorium on the BHS campus ...

ROBERT PRICE: Did the Group of 21 deny 4th District voters the chance to pick their own rep? Nah  The Bakersfield Californian

As expected, Grace Vallejo, the mayor of Delano, formally announced her candidacy last week for 4th District supervisor. We'd been anticipating that, of course, ...

Expulsions down, but teacher says student behaviors haven't changed at first KHSD school climate forum  The Bakersfield Californian

Expulsions in the Kern High School District have dropped dramatically since 2013, however there's much work to be done fully implementing a systematic ...

Foothill to induct latest Hall of Fame Class this weekend  The Bakersfield Californian

The Foothill High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will host its Sixth Annual dinner on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Bakersfield Country Club.

Headlined by Abshire, locals shine in D-II Central Section swim championships  The Bakersfield Californian

There's no debate that Abigail Abshire is one of the area's elite swimmers.

Five local baseball players selected in 2018 MLB Draft  The Bakersfield Californian

Each one has a different story from Wednesday. Whether it was faulty internet *service* to a surprise call from dad after a college summer school class, for the five ...

Long-awaited pocket park opens in east Bakersfield  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield police Officer David Nelson was described as someone who would take time out of his patrols to play sports with neighborhood kids on the street.

BHS rally organizer testifies she's not responsible for safety of students  The Bakersfield Californian

A Bakersfield High School official tasked with overseeing a pep rally in 2010 that left former student Mitch Carter with multiple injuries testified Wednesday that ...

A 'beautiful night' of dance with Escuelas Unidas folklorico group  The Bakersfield Californian

When the Escuelas Unidas dancers learn a routine from a region of Mexico, they go all in from head to toe, both in movement and in dress.

Bakersfield teen represents CA at Distinguished Young Women national competition  Bakersfield Now

Kimberly Marquez, a young woman who graduated this year from Bakersfield High School, has been selected as California's representative in the Distinguished ...

ROBERT PRICE: Everyone wanted a piece of Lonnie Shelton, and he delivered  The Bakersfield Californian

It must be nice to be wanted the way Lonnie Shelton was wanted. Everybody needed something from the big-hearted, big-talented kid from Foothill High School, ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Stockdale at Bakersfield High School | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

Stockdale and Bakersfield High School's women's basketball teams face-off against each other during a season game held at Bakersfield High School Tuesday, ...

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