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Hollister High School Informational Update: Facilities Needs Committee Deadline Friday; UC/CSU Info Night; The District is Hiring

San Benito High School District shares information with the public as it becomes available, including offering newsletter updates each Monday and Thursday. Make sure to follow us on social media as well through @BalerNews on Twitter and Instagram, @BalerSports on Instagram, and Hollister High School on Facebook.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Dear Hollister High School parents, students, staff and community:

Facilities Needs Committee Interest Deadline is Tomorrow

As the San Benito High School District works to serve current residents and a growing student population, we are forming a Facilities Needs Committee to provide input on the location, educational programs, facilities, and access for the new high school. The Committee will be composed of educators, parents, students, as well as community and business leaders. We appreciate those who have already responded to express interest in being part of the process. If you’d like to be considered, please contact Carol Heiderich, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, at her email address,, no later than Friday, Sept. 23.

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UC/CSU Information Night Tonight

Please join Hollister High School for UC/CSU Information Night TONIGHT! (Thursday, September 22) at 6:45 p.m. via Zoom. Admission counselors from U.C. Santa Cruz and CSU Monterey Bay will present information about admission requirements, application process, majors, testing requirements, campus life, financial aid, and more. The Zoom link is below:

Join Zoom Meeting Link

Meeting ID: 830 9556 8461

Passcode: 511564

No Re-Entry at Baler Football Games

Attention Baler football fans: please note that there will be no re-entry at the gate for the JV and varsity games at Andy Hardin Stadium on Friday. Please bring all necessary jackets and blankets with you from your vehicle when you arrive. Also, avoid the long lines by bringing your ASB card (if you're a student) or purchase your tickets online ahead of time at and walk directly to the gate.

Tomato Basil Soup on the Menu

The Baler Barn snack bar at Andy Hardin Stadium will sell limited quantities of tomato basil soup, prepared by Mike Fisher's culinary class students, during Wednesday's freshman football game and Friday's JV and varsity games against Salinas. All menu items are cash-only. The soup is $5.

State of the District Event Is Oct. 15

San Benito High School District is proud to invite the community to attend our first State of the District event being held on Saturday, October 15, at 10 a.m. in the main administration building on the Hollister High School campus. This will be a wonderful opportunity to view presentations and interact with staff and fellow community members. In addition, Culinary Arts Educator, Mike Fisher and his students will prepare a brunch meal at this event for your enjoyment. Please respond to Carol Heiderich with the number of attendees in your group so that Mr. Fisher has an accurate count for food preparation. We look forward to meeting with you, sharing information about San Benito High School District, and enjoying a meal prepared by our Culinary Arts students.

Support Beneficiary at Hokulia

Please stop by Hokulia on Saturday to support this year's Hollister High School beneficiary, HHS teacher and 2007 alumna Alysia Taormina, who has been out of the classroom for the past year-and a-half battling a rare and aggressive form of bone cancer. We thank you in advance for your support.

Financial Aid Parent Night Next Week

A message for families of Hollister High School seniors:

South County Cal-Soap and Hollister High are collaborating to give senior families more information on the financial aid process. You won't want to miss out! This event is via Zoom from 6-7:30 p.m. on September 29. Please reach out to Hollister High School's College Success Coaches if you have any questions:



Spanish Literacy Session Sept. 29th

The Women's Fund of the Community Foundation For San Benito County will offer a Spanish literacy session at Youth Alliance from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29.

Baler Pak Deadline is October 7th

Don't forget to purchase the Baler Pak before the October 7th deadline. You'll reserve a yearbook, which last year sold out, receive an ASB card to get free or reduced-price admission to campus games and events, and a cool Baler bag. Order in-person at the Student Payment Center in the ASB building or online through the Haybaler Webstore, the link for which is under the Student Activities tab of the school website

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