Lamont Elementary School District (LESD) is making sure the health needs of all of its students are met by utilizing the latest technology. Myrtle Avenue School hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to open the first-of-its-kind Telehealth School Wellness Center.
Buttonwillow Union School District broke ground this week on a new early childhood education and resource center. When it’s finished, the building will be home to a preschool classroom, a transitional kindergarten (TK) classroom, and the district’s community resource center.Read Full Story
Community Schools are a nationwide initiative to bring education together with whole communities. They not only focus on academics, but also on providing students and families with wraparound support services such as social emotional support, healthcare, transportation and much more.
February is Safely Surrendered Awareness month in Kern County. First signed into law in January 2001, the Safely Surrender Baby Law became permanent in 2006. Since its inception, Kern has seen 98 babies safely surrendered, including Nathan Davis in 2013.
Kids from across Kern County were taken on a musical journey this week at the Young People’s Concerts, courtesy of the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra.
All eyes were on Cinnamon today — or Cid for short — one of CALM’s black bears who has become distinctly accurate in predicting the outcome of the Super Bowl in recent years. His pick? The 49ers!
Families in rural Weedpatch are getting their basic needs met thanks to the Vineland School District. The district established a food pantry, open every day, to allow the community to come and pick up food and other necessities free of charge.
The Kern County Consortium SELPA will host its bi-annual conference on March 15. This year’s focus will be on providing strategies for parents and educators related to a variety of communications topics to benefit children with special needs. Registration is just $10 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.
Nearly 800 high school band, choir and orchestra members filled the stage at the Mechanics Bank Theater and Convention Center at the “It’s a Grand Night for Music” celebration Tuesday night.
Students across Kern County are embracing and embodying kindness this week for the Great Kindness Challenge (GKC), a worldwide movement, which encourages students to find ways to be kind to others.
The Kern High School District (KHSD) teamed up with Virtual Enterprise International (VEI) to host the 25th annual Virtual Enterprise California Conference and Trade Exhibition on Jan. 17 & 18, 2024.
Tickets are now on sale for the 3rd annual KEEP CALM Jamboree featuring Yachtley Crew. The April 19 event is a fundraiser for Camp KEEP and CALM.
The county’s largest gathering of school district recruiters in one location will take place Feb. 3, 2024 in downtown Bakersfield.
The Bakersfield Condors invited students from all over the region to watch them take on the Colorado Eagles Tuesday morning for their annual Field Trip Day.
The California Living Museum (CALM) decked out their halls this weekend to prepare for an appearance by multi-platinum, Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and actress Brandy to celebrate her first-ever Christmas album.
A major Bakersfield holiday tradition is back this Christmas season. The Nutcracker is celebrating its 46th annual production run and local kids are getting a chance to experience it.
Local Latin reggae ska band Mento Buru is embracing the holiday spirit by recording a sequel to their beloved East Bakersfield Christmas album, and this time, they’re getting some help from Kern County students.
The beloved HolidayLights at CALM event is returning to its original format as a walk-thru event after three years as a drive-thru experience.