Free groceries available to students at West Hills College Lemoore in the Golden Eagle Pantry

West Hills College Lemoore hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their on-campus Golden Eagle Food Pantry today, March 16. The pantry is a collaborative project supported by Kings Community Action Organization, CalViva Health, and West Hills College Lemoore and provides groceries at no cost to WHCL students. “We have recognized that in our mission of the […]

Tulare County educators, students featured in upcoming ABC30 Children First special

Tulare County Office of Education’s Nutrition Education Obesity Prevention (NEOP) program and students from Terra Bella Elementary School and Summit Charter Intermediate Academy will be featured in the latest edition of ABC30’s Children First, airing Sunday, March 20. According to Feeding America, the number of children facing hunger in the United States rose during the […]

STEAM Expo returns March 12 at TCOE’s Planetarium & Science Center

The annual STEAM Expo will return as an in-person event Saturday, March 12 at the Planetarium & Science Center. Organizers have assembled fun science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) activities for Central Valley families and children of all ages. In addition, visitors will have the opportunity to see a free planetarium show, which will run at […]

TCOE Theatre Company extends workshops throughout Tulare County

This spring, the Theatre Company is increasing its number of workshops and spreading them throughout the county. In lieu of its annual spring production, the group is focusing on providing short performance training opportunities. “We will be offering a variety of our favorite workshops with concentrations on audition preparation, dance technique, vocal technique, and vocal […]

Annual Tech Rodeo returns virtually, includes sessions on social emotional learning

The Sixth Annual Tech Rodeo is scheduled virtually for Saturday, January 15 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The full-day educational technology conference features learning options for educators, administrators, and coaches to meet the needs of students in all grade levels, regardless of the content area or the devices/applications being used. Registration is open until […]

Young filmmakers invited to submit their work to annual Slick Rock Student Film Festival

Video entries for the 2022 Slick Rock Student Film Festival are due March 11. Middle and high school students living in Tulare, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, or Merced counties may enter videos in a total of 16 categories. New this year is a category entitled Opioids, Fentanyl & Marijuana, sponsored by the Tulare County […]

McKenna Friend-Hoffman named Theatre Company’s new choreographer

McKenna Friend-Hoffman, who has assisted on several recent Theatre Company productions, has been selected as the company’s new choreographer. Friend-Hoffman, an award-winning choreographer, succeeds Nicole Zweifel, who retired last week after more than 20 years of service. A classically-trained dancer since the age of seven, she has studied dance composition, production, and pedagogy at the […]

UPHS Robotics captures top prize at competition

On November 13, the University Preparatory High School (UPHS) robotics team, Arborbotics, traveled to Madera for a two-day robotics competition. The team is part of the FIRST Robotics Competition created by For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), an international youth organization that also created FIRST LEGO League Challenge and other competitions. The […]