Elizabeth Sanchez

Elizabeth Sanchez Elizabeth Sanchez is the program associate for South Kern Sol. She can be reached at elizabeth@southkernsol.org.

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Count Committee launches outreach campaign to educate community on 2020 Census

April 1, 2019 / By

The Kern Complete Count Committee launched its 2020 Census Outreach Campaign Monday morning outside the Beale Memorial Library, with a goal to raise awareness and educate the community on the count.

‘Own her power without apology’: Founder of women’s empowerment organization teaches girls to be leaders in community

March 28, 2019 / By

Editor’s Note: To celebrate Women’s History Month, South Kern Sol is highlighting notable women in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.

BCSD unveils revamped summer school plans

March 27, 2019 / By

After making a controversial decision to cancel summer school classes, and then reinstating them weeks later, Bakersfield City School District officials determined a curriculum Monday for what its upcoming summer program would look like.

BCSD receives funding, reinstates summer program at low-performing schools

March 22, 2019 / By

The Bakersfield City School District announced Thursday it is implementing a modified summer learning program for the 2019 school year, thanks to a Comprehensive Support and Improvement Grant.

Arvin’s new health lab launches unique career pathways

March 22, 2019 / By

Arvin High student Reina Pantoja is considering a career in forensics. The idea of using science to solve crimes fascinates her.

Bakersfield City School District considers implementing modified calendar and remediation summer school program

March 6, 2019 / By

The Bakersfield City School District is exploring the idea of implementing a modified calendar — a year-round school year — and bringing back a remediation summer school program in upcoming years, according to Irma Cervantes, the district’s spokeswoman.

‘There is no better way to show love than by breaking bread’: South High celebrates Black History Month with annual luncheon

February 28, 2019 / By

Community members, South High staff and students had a special lunch Thursday at South High’s annual Black History Month Luncheon.

Amid stalled salary talks, ire over summer school, BCSD teachers shut out of public meeting

February 28, 2019 / By

Lyndsi Andreas was prepared to speak at the Bakersfield City School District board meeting Tuesday. One of the topics at hand?

Bakersfield City School District to bring back revamped summer school program next year

February 23, 2019 / By

Bakersfield City School District officials plan to bring summer school back in 2020 after a one-year hiatus, Superintendent Harry ‘Doc’ Ervin said Saturday during a community forum at Walter Stiern Middle School.

Bakersfield City School District cuts summer school; funds allocated to the program to pay for rise in costs of school services

February 21, 2019 / By

Children living in the Bakersfield City School District will not be attending summer school this year after district officials cut the program to save money — a decision that is being criticized by education advocates.