Sycamore Academy Students Celebrate With Letters of Gratitude

Students of Sycamore Valley Academy (SVA), a public charter school in Visalia, celebrated National School Choice Week along with 15,000 other schools throughout the nation, last week. The kids, from kindergarten through eighth-grade wrote letters of appreciation – appreciation for having the right to choose their school. “Parents have the right for an educational option […]

West Hills College Lemoore Ranked Top Community College in Northern California

USA Today has named West Hills College Lemoore the top community college in Northern California based on criteria including university transfer rate, student-faculty ratio, affordability and distance education. WHCL was also highlighted as one of the region’s star performers when it comes to distance education, ranking number one overall with an estimated 43% of students […]

WHCCD Soliciting Applications for Measure T Bond Oversight Committee

The West Hills Community College District is now soliciting applications for service on a Measure T Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, which will review and inform the public about expenditures related to the Measure T bond measure proceeds. The measure, passed in November of 2014, authorizes the District to issue up to $20,000,000 in general obligation […]

University Prep Students Initiate ‘Hunger Games’ Food Drive

Jazmine Morfin, a University Preparatory High School (UPHS) junior and Leadership Club president, saw something online that inspired her to make a difference in Tulare County. “Jazmine is always looking for a project,” said UPHS Lead Teacher Helen Milliorn-Feller. “She has the ambition and the compassion to initiate projects that can make a difference in […]