PVHS Songwriting & Production/VPA students have produced the first ever Fall Extended Play (EP) musical recording, showcasing students' artistic expression through words, melody, rhythm, harmony, form, and timbre.
Two of PVHS Culinary Arts 2 classes recently took field trips to Santa Maria’s Olive Garden for a first- hand look at how a restaurant handles food production to help them prepare and earn a ServSafe Food Handlers Certificate.
Righetti High School’s State FFA Champion Poultry Evaluation team traveled to participate at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana (October 26th-29th ). During the convention, members of the team competed in the National FFA Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event, where they earned 4th place out of 42 teams in the nation.
Righetti High School Media Arts Teacher Jacob Gustafson was recently honored with the Excellence in Film Education award during the Central Coast Entertainment Expo at the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande.
Experience the beauty and richness of Mexican culture as three local groups present “Fiesta Mexicana” on Friday, November 11th and Saturday, November 12th inside Santa Maria High School’s Ethel Pope Auditorium.
More than 50 Santa Maria High School seniors recently spent three days touring nine universities including USC and the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in downtown Los Angeles during the first annual “College Trip South 2022.”
Students and staff at Righetti High School will be able to celebrate the lives of loved ones and fallen warriors with a rally featuring live music and dancing during Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Nov. 2.
In mid-October, Pioneer Valley’s FFA Chapter Officers and advisors attended the Chapter Officer Leadership Conference (COLC) in Hollister (CA) where they participated in workshops, team building activities, and improved leadership skills.
The PVHS Drama Department will present the prequel to the infamous Peter Pan story in their presentation of "Peter and the Starcatcher" on Oct. 27, 28, 29 and Nov. 3, 4, 5 at the Performing Arts Center.
The SMJUHSD “Shake!” is happening at Pioneer Valley, Righetti, Santa Maria and Delta high schools where everybody is participating in the statewide drill to practice what to do during earthquakes, and to improve preparedness. The newest campus, the Mark Richardson Career Technical Education Center and Ag Farm, is also participating.
More than 200 PVHS students received guidance last week regarding completion of their FAFSA or California Dream Act applications during a few Cash for College nights. The next events are scheduled for Dec. 6th and 8th inside the Panther library.
Righetti High School’s FFA program is home to the 2022 State Champion Poultry Team. In May 2022, Savannah Taylor, Jada Sanchez, Adrena Longoria, and Jenny Perez were named State FFA Poultry Evaluation CDE champions.
Righetti High School's ASB Officers recently joined more than two dozen SMBSD future student leaders to teach them valuable icebreaker and team building games that focused on leadership skills, reliability, and dependability.
More than 50 families have taken advantage of a Santa Maria Joint Union High School District Family Resource Center invitation to create family books with renowned artist Simón Silva during the last few weeks.
Santa Maria High School 2022 Graduate Juan Daniel Pacheco-Sierra has been selected 10th in the USA for his essay about “Enhancing The Stock Market Experience” during the InvestWrite writing competition.