The Law Office of Chain, Cohn and Stiles has launched the Guided Partners in Safety Scholarship, which is aimed to financially support local high school students through their driver’s education training while keeping safety at the forefront.
What do playing professional soccer and directing films have in common with running a student store or making T-shirts, sweatshirts and hats?
Golden Valley High School junior John Butler can count on one hand the number of black male educators he has had in his life — one — but the impact has been tremendous.
The Bakersfield City School District will be holding its annual spelling bee at the district’s Education Center Auditorium, located at 1300 Baker St., at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
The Panama-Buena Vista Union School District has been hit with a ransomware attack that has affected phone lines, emails and checking student grades, according to a district email.
Voters in McFarland and Wasco will decide the fate of three school bond measures in March that, if passed, will lead to the construction of new facilities and revitalization of several schools.
Patrisse Khan-Cullors, the co-founder of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, will speak at Bakersfield College on Feb. 6 as part of its Distinguished Speakers Series.
A Bakersfield High School student was arrested on suspicion of criminal threats against Stockdale High School Wednesday night for an alleged social media threat made against the school, according to Kern High School District.
Musicians and singers dream their whole life about performing at Carnegie Hall and standing on the same stage as some of the most talented artists in the world.
First he got a perfect score on his ACT exam, now he's been named a scholar in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors.
Local high school students are getting a new aquatic sport in the fall just as Kern High School District prepares to open its first new pool in a century.
The Regional Occupational Center is looking for community volunteers for the SkillsUSA California Region 2 Conference on Feb. 22 on its campus located at 501 S. Mt. Vernon Ave.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools announced upcoming student events and competitions Monday, and the next five months will be full of energy.
The daily chaos of a high school band room, with its crashing cymbals and thundering drums, might seem like a sure-fire migraine trigger to most of us, but to Kristen Torres, it is peace, order and comfort.
Local advocate and retired educator Gayle Batey has donated a monetary gift to the construction of Cal State Bakersfield's upcoming Energy and Engineering Innovation Building, which is set to become a hub of discovery and ingenuity in the Central Valley.
Having quality educators teach the next generation in Kern County is becoming more and more crucial, but California's teacher shortage makes those professionals hard to come by at times.
The California Department of Education California School Recognition Program will adjudge Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School as a 2020 California Distinguished Schools awardee for best representing exemplary and quality educational programs and practices, according to a news release.
It's been more than a year since Waste Hunger, Not Food launched, and it's safe to say a lot of food has been rescued in Bakersfield — more than 663,000 pounds of it since September 2018.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Wednesday that several Kern County elementary schools are being honored under the 2020 California Distinguished Schools Award Program.
The Bakersfield City School District Board of Education voted Wednesday morning it will fill its Area 4 vacant seat through a provisional appointment.
The Bakersfield City School District board approved Tuesday proposed boundary changes to several elementary and middle schools in preparation for the opening of Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in 2020.
Kern County school districts showed slight improvements in 2019 when it came to English language arts and mathematics, according to results from the California School Dashboard, but there is still more work to be done.
Kern High School District's 19th comprehensive high school finally has an official name attached to it: Del Oro High School.
The Kern Community College District is in the early stages of a redistricting process that could potentially affect all trustee representation areas, according to district Chancellor Thomas Burke.
Kern Community College District classified employees from Bakersfield, Cerro Coso and Porterville colleges have come to an agreement with the district regarding their contract.
McFarland Unified School District has been awarded the 2019 Golden Bell Award in the Career Technical Education category for its McFarland High School Early College program.
There might be a few weeks left until Christmas, but Santa Claus and his merry elves landed early in Bakersfield because several boys and girls on the nice list caught their attention.
Mental health has been considered a taboo topic for years, but a new program tackling everything from addiction to relationships hopes to normalize those conversations among students.
Centennial High School earned the title of "We the People" regional champions out of 10 local high schools during Saturday's annual competition.
No child is quite like another — they come in a variety of shapes, sizes and personalities, and they learn and grasp concepts at different paces.
There's a new store in town with exclusive designer names — Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Yves Saint Laurent and White House Black Market, to name a few — all for $10 or less.
Navigating through higher education is difficult on its own, but it's especially confusing and stressful for undocumented students, and even more so if they don't have anyone they can turn to.
The Bakersfield City School District announced Tuesday that two district programs have been selected as recipients of the state’s leading educational honor, the Golden Bell Award.
Josiah Thomas served in the Navy for four years overseas and in San Diego, and when he finished his service in 2012, he decided to pursue his education.
Taft College freshman Nekol Dummett had a plan to cook up something special for classmates and staff members for Thanksgiving this year.
More than 80 educational leaders, health care professionals and policymakers came together Friday to create community-engaged research and a policy center focused on advancing health equity and well-being in the Central Valley.
Tucked away in one of Golden Valley High School's buildings is a butterfly waiting to spread its wings to the world.
What do you get when you cross Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall," "Ballet Suite No. 2" by Dmitri Shostakovich, and memorable speeches from past leaders such as former presidents Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush and Barack Obama?
Philadelphia will get a touch of Bakersfield this Thanksgiving as one local cheerleader was selected to perform in the city's annual parade.
Kern Community College District’s Board of Trustees approved a contract with the California Employment Training Panel which will provide KCCD up to $678,514 in funds to help local companies improve the skills of their workforce through training.
Bakersfield City School District is in the midst of several construction and modernization projects, and big changes are planned for Owens Primary and Intermediate schools in the next few years.