Media Releases


SMHS Wrestling
SMHS Wrestling Team Wins League Title

The Santa Maria High School Varsity Boys Wrestling Team secured their first league championship in six years by defeating Santa Ynez Wednesday night.

Mon Jan 30 11:14 AM

Ilac Family
PVHS Student Visits United Nations Headquarters

Pioneer Valley High School student Kaleolani “Kale” Ilac, who dreams of becoming a diplomat, recently took a trip to the United Nations Headquarters in New York, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Thu Jan 26 04:10 PM

Anthony Morales
PVHS AD Anthony Morales Selected as CIF-CS Athletic Director of the Year

Pioneer Valley High School Athletic Director Anthony Morales has been selected as the recipient of the Central Section Athletic Director of The Year Award.

Tue Dec 20 08:56 AM

PVHS VPA Students
PVHS Students Produce Extended Play Musical Recording

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.

Tue Dec 20 08:52 AM

Enedina Castaneda
SMHS Teachers Performs Poetry at Cultural Center of Tijuana

Santa Maria High School Spanish Teacher Enedina Castañeda recently joined more than 60 artists from the United States and Mexico to perform two poems at the Cultural Center of Tijuana (CECUT), Mexico.

Tue Dec 20 08:49 AM

SMHS Holiday Party
Santa Claus Visits SMHS Holiday Party

Santa Maria High School’s Special Education Department recently celebrated the end of the semester with a holiday party featuring Santa Claus and gifts for more than 20 students in the program.

Tue Dec 20 08:46 AM

Coach Pickett
ERHS Hires Russ Pickett as new Varsity Head Football Coach

Rustin “Russ” Pickett has been selected as the new Ernest Righetti High School Varsity Head Football Coach.

Thu Dec 15 04:00 PM

PVHS Culinary Arts
PVHS Culinary Arts Students Visit Olive Garden Restaurant

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.

Thu Dec 15 03:58 PM

New Board Members Sworn In
SMJUHSD Board of Education Members Sworn In

Two new and one re-elected SMJUHSD Board of Education members were sworn in during Tuesday night’s meeting at the Support Services Center on Skyway Drive.

Wed Dec 14 11:51 AM

ERHS Choir
ERHS Student Accepted into High School Coastal Honor Choir and California All-State Honor Choir

Righetti High School’s Jadyn Voss is the only singer from Santa Barbara County who has been accepted into the High School Coastal Honor Choir and California All-State Honor Choir.

Mon Dec 12 02:05 PM