For students at VTEC it’s all about agriculture

One South Valley high school is all about FFA. Visalia Technical Early College (VTEC) is located on 35-acres of former College of the Sequoias’ (COS) agricultural land. With its first freshmen class starting nearly four years ago, students are given the opportunity to follow one of three pathways – Animal and Veterinary Science, Ag Systems […]

Fair Heritage Association offers annual scholarship to Porterville area seniors

Each year the Porterville Fair Heritage Association offers one Heritage Animal and Scholarship to a high school senior, enrolled in FFA or 4-H, from the Porterville, Strathmore and Lindsay area. Five years ago, the scholarship originated at $500; it now is offered for $1,000. Students wishing to apply must fill out the application paperwork, submit […]

Public invited to participate in Monache’s Farm Day

Our Monache FFA Officer team invites you to our 3rd Annual Farm Day and 5K on Saturday, March 31 from 8am – 3pm. We are proud to showcase our school farm to members of the local community and look forward to sharing our farm fresh winter vegetables and citrus with the public. Besides the farmer’s […]

The life FFA inspired for one student turned teacher and advisor

With the upcoming celebration that is FFA Week, it is an opportunity for present and past generations of FFA members to reflect on what impact FFA has marked upon their life. It’s times like these that nostalgia sets in, as we fondly remember friends, teams, teachers and contests that shaped our FFA experience. Yet, as […]

Tulare County Academic Decathlon results are in!

The following are the results of the Tulare County Academic Decathlon, which concluded today, Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Tulare County Office of Education’s Conference Center in Visalia. Championship team which will represent Tulare County at the California Academic Decathlon competition: Granite Hills High School Team #2 (Porterville) Top scoring team in the large school […]

Child Find Project seeks children needing special services

Parents or friends who believe that a child may have a disability can find help by calling the Tulare County Office of Education or their local school district. The Child Find Project is designed to identify children who may be in need of special education services and connect them with appropriate educational programs. Special education […]