Jennah Creason wins county’s first-ever girls state wrestling title

This past weekend, Redwood High School’s Jennah Creason became Tulare County’s first-ever girls state champion wrestler. Creason pinned Adelaida Fernandez of Birmingham (Van Nuys) in a minute and 42 seconds in the 143-pound championship match in the CIF State Girls Wrestling Championship at Mechanics Bank Arena in Bakersfield. Creason finished the season undefeated and won […]

Join the Teen Advisory Group

Interested in helping to plan Library programs and events for Teens? The Tulare County Library’s Visalia Branch invites teens, ages 14-18, to join the Teen Advisory Group (TAG) on Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 2 to 3 p. Come join us and bring a friend upstairs to the Blue Room. Refreshments are provided. Teens can […]

College of the Sequoias to offer Retail Fundamentals Academy, Restaurant & Hospitality Academy

The COS Training Resource Center will be offering two new academies as a pilot program: Retail Fundamentals Academy and Restaurant & Hospitality Academy. These trainings were chosen due to local labor market data showing the need for a stronger workforce in these areas; they are subsidized by a grant, costing only a $25 refundable deposit […]

Several Tulare County schools earn recognition from the California Department of Education

On Monday, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced that 37 schools throughout the state were recognized as Model Continuation High Schools for 2023. Of those schools, two came from Tulare County: Citrus High School in Porterville and John J. Cairns Continuation High School in Lindsay. Citrus High School was one of the model […]

Friday Night Live Lip Sync returns with “Let’s Glow” theme, teams invited to register to compete

The CHOICES Friday Night Live (FNL) program is gearing up for the return of its high-energy, annual FNL Lip Sync Battle. The long-running live event is open to all 6th-8th grade students in Tulare County. Teachers are invited to register their teams of students by March 1. To register and for information about competition rules, […]

St. Aloysius School joins nationwide celebration of Catholic School Week

Wednesday morning, Tulare’s St. Aloysius School, a Catholic school offering faith-based education to students in grades junior kindergarten through eight, hosted local community leaders on campus in honor of Catholic Schools Week, a national celebration of Catholic education and an opportunity to recognize the importance, the value, and the contributions Catholic schools make to the […]