Transitioning from high school to college can feel like one is climbing the tallest mountain in the world and encountering obstacles along the way. Or it can feel like a wild roller coaster ride with its many twists, turns and surprises.
It was the beginning for a curriculum and instruction director and the end of a board member's term during Tuesday night's Bakersfield City School District board meeting.
Though the school year is over, hunger in the community is not. As a result, Cal State Bakersfield's Food Pantry will continue being an option for students over the summer – whether they are enrolled in summer classes or not.
Since the Charter Schools Act of 1992 was passed, lawmakers in the state have been looking at ways how best to handle oversight issues and loopholes that have spawned from it.
Bakersfield College is making education a bit more accessible to students who have busy schedules by bringing several Career and Technical Education programs online starting in fall 2020.
The Bakersfield City School District has 60 days to find a replacement for Area 4 Trustee Michael Horne, who announced his resignation last month.
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 veterans" with the school's decision to stick to an academic regalia-only dress code for Thursday's graduation.
Highland High School parents were told their children cannot wear military stoles with their academic regalia during Thursday's graduation, having many believe the administration does not "see the importance" of these students' service.
A GoFundMe account has been created and a memorial will take place on Cal State Bakersfield's campus Friday for an adviser who died from complications during childbirth last week.
Cal State Bakersfield’s School of Business and Public Administration has announced Seung B. Bach will take over as the new associate dean.
The Bakersfield City School District announced Wednesday its summer feeding program, which offers free meals to all children ages 1 to 18, will begin June 4.
Stickers spotted on Bakersfield College's campus have brought concerns among various faculty members, many believing the stickers question issues regarding free speech and vandalism.
Greenfield Union School District's Nutrition Services Department will be providing free meals to all children ages 3 to 18 during summer school.
Kern High School District is launching the 2019 Seamless Summer Breakfast and Lunch Program by providing free meals to students and community children 18 years or younger.
Imagine being tasked with the mission of reuniting a robot mother sea creature with her three babies, and then having to get them to a safe location. Add in a few polar vortexes along the way and a time constraint, and it seems like an unimaginable task for one person.
Being the first of anything can be a daunting task, but the incoming principal of the new Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School sees it as an opportunity to plant new roots with the community.
Associated Students Inc. President Ashley Schmidt had several multicolored cords, stoles and pins draped around her, representing the organizations she has been involved with at Cal State Bakersfield.
A record number of graduates will be throwing their caps into the air Friday as Cal State Bakersfield holds its 49th commencement ceremony.
The Wonderful Company will be celebrating more than 340 students who have received college scholarships at a banquet Thursday.
Two Bakersfield educators have been chosen as part of the selective Google for Education Innovator Academy and will travel to London in July.
There was plenty to celebrate Wednesday at Virginia Avenue Elementary School as the school district rescued more than 25,000 pounds of food for Kern County's Waste Hunger Not Food program.
Most students leave school with an expanded knowledge and deeper understanding of the world around them. Many also go home with food items that will keep them from going hungry.
California Connections Academy Central will host an informational meeting Wednesday for Bakersfield families interested in learning about its online program and individualized approach to education.
Cal State Bakersfield has several reasons to celebrate as commencement approaches: it will be graduating its highest number of graduates ever and its first class of doctoral students.
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, right?
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 run for their money.
Several students from Kern County were honored during the California History Day competition held May 10-12 in Rocklin.
People passing by Patriot Elementary School's cafeteria Tuesday might have thought several horses were walking around inside, filling the space with a steady clip-clop sound.
High school commencement season will get underway Tuesday as Garces Memorial High School seniors get ready to turn their tassels to the left side of their cap and become graduates.
Bakersfield College officials anticipate future graduations will operate more smoothly than Friday's commencement ceremony, which inadvertently kept hundreds of guests outside.
In a very chilly and at capacity Rabobank Arena, Bakersfield College students became graduates Friday during the college’s first-ever “commencement ceremony on ice,” but hundreds could not join in on the celebration.
For the first time, Cal State Bakersfield's Alumni Association is holding a press conference and luncheon to honor its newest scholarship recipients and share their stories with the community.
A Frontier High School science teacher has resigned after she was placed on leave earlier this year after students discovered pornographic online videos in which she was featured, according to the Kern High School District.
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 Johns, to say he could save lives, but he was not a registered organ donor.
The Kegley Institute of Ethics and CSUB Department of Teacher Education at Cal State Bakersfield are collaborating to host the Social-Emotional, Ethics, and Democratic Education Summer Institute for local K-6 educators from July 22-24 and 26.
Students from Juliet Thorner Elementary School and Browning Road STEAM Academy are going to have to buy several shiny red apples because teachers from both schools were named winners of the 2018-19 Kern County Teachers of the Year.
The Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society Theta Theta Chapter at Cal State Bakersfield has been awarded the 2019 Phi Beta Delta Eileen Evans Outstanding Chapter.
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 2022.
Finding out whether or not one has been accepted to a university is a momentous occasion, especially if it is a "dream school."
Being the first woman president at Cal State Bakersfield is not just about setting a precedent, according to CSU Chancellor Timothy White. It is consequential for future generations.