Visalia Unified Solidifies Consistent Leadership with Contract Extensions

On May 23, 2023, Visalia Unified School District’s (VUSD) Board unanimously voted to extend Superintendent Kirk Shrum’s contract to four years, the maximum allowed time for such a contract. This was approved following the annual superintendent’s evaluation which was unanimously declared as exceeding expectations.  Additionally, the board also approved the Assistant Superintendent contracts for four […]

Visalia Unified seeks community feedback to design the future of the district

Visalia Unified began the first round of community listening sessions that will help shape the strategic and long-range facilities master plans for the next 5-7 years. The district is collecting feedback from staff, students, parents, and business/community leaders in a structured, anonymous process. The two plans will ultimately help shape the district’s Visalia Unified Forward […]

Maestro, Caliber Customs win Best of Show at Slick Rock Student Film Festival

Congratulations to Redwood High School and Spring Valley Elementary School – this year’s Best of Show award winners for the Slick Rock Student Film Festival! Slick Rock was held at the Visalia Fox Theatre last Friday. The two films took home the grand prizes after winning in their respective categories. Maestro won High School Blockbuster […]

Dinuba students help residents get over $483,000 back in tax refunds

Last year, 157 tax returns were filed by Dinuba High School Accounting students. This year, the students completed 415 tax returns and put over $483,000 worth of refunds back into the pockets of local taxpayers. In partnership with CSET (Community Services Employment Training), Dinuba students went through a three-week rigorous tax training program through the […]

West Hills Lemoore commencement to be held May 25 with highest number of graduates in history

West Hills College Lemoore is thrilled to announce its upcoming commencement ceremony, which will take place on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at 6:00 pm in the Golden Eagle Arena. This year’s commencement marks a significant milestone for the college as it celebrates the highest number of graduates and degrees and certificates conferred in its history. […]

West Hills Lemoore hosting AgTechX Ed Summit

The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, California Department of Food and Agriculture, and West Hills College Lemoore are proud to announce their partnership in hosting AgTechX Ed – a half-day event dedicated to developing the next generation of tech-savvy agricultural workers. The AgTechX Ed Summit will occur on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at […]