New principal Megan Gregor, Ford Dimension Class of 2000, welcomes students

Principal, Megan Jager Gregor (Ford Dimension Class of 2000) welcomes students to the first day of school at West High in Bakersfield. Congratulations Megan on your new role as Principal. We are all very proud of you. Keep up the good work! Read More...

Hidden in Plain Signt

Hidden In Plain Sight Video – Team The Garlic Company

Team: The Garlic CompanyProject: In Plain Sight”Hidden In Plain Sight” was created by 8 high school seniors who participated in the student leadership program, Ford-Dream Builders (class of 2018). Their video and curriculum about this serious issue will be implemented in all health classes in the Kern High School District. … Read More...

Kern County Family Magazine’s Ford Junior Youth of the Year Article

Esmeralda M., an 8th grade student at Emerson Middle School, was recently awarded the Ford Junior Youth of the Year. She received this honor along with a laptop, laptop case, t-shirt, and a certificate from Assemblyman Rudy Salas at a graduation celebration for the 11 Junior High and Middle School … Read More...

Congratulations Krystal Raynes Class of 2017

Congratulations Krystal Raynes (Class of 2017)!

Congratulations Krystal Raynes (Class of 2017)! She was elected VP of University Affairs at California State University, Bakersfield.  Read More...

Congratulations to Aaron Wan Class of 2016

Congratulations to Aaron Wan (Class of 2016)!

Congratulations to Aaron Wan (Class of 2016)! He was elected ASI President at the California State University, Bakersfield.  Read More...

Baseball Player Jackson Vaughan

Bakersfield High School student commits to play baseball for University of California, Santa Barbara Team

Jackson Vaughan, a senior at Bakersfield High School who is ranked #1 in his class, recently committed to play baseball for University of California, Santa Barbara Team. He was recruited for his pitching talents and currently is throwing about 89 mph. Good luck Jackson! Go Gauchos! Read More...

38th Annual Bakersfield Prayer Breakfast

38th Annual Bakersfield Prayer Breakfast

From the Bakersfield Californian: More than 1,000 people woke up last week to attend the 38th Annual Bakersfield Prayer Breakfast at the Rabobank Convention Center. Community members, including Bakersfield City Council member Andre Gonzalez, Cynthia Zimmer of the District Attorney’s Office and Stockdale High senior Michael Del Mundo, were just … Read More...

In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight – Team The Garlic Company

Team: The Garlic Company Project: In Plain Sight Caleb Garcia, current Dream Builder student, and his team are working with the Kern Coalition Against Human Trafficking in creating a film to combat human trafficking. This film will be incorporated in some Kern High School curriculums to help students identify and … Read More...

Senior Targeted Exercise Program S.T.E.P

Senior Targeted Exercise Program S.T.E.P – Team Bank of the Sierra

Team: Bank of the Sierra Project: Senior Targeted Exercise Program S.T.E.P Andrea Hansen of Kern Dance Alliance introduces Mikaela Cardenas, current Ford Dimension student who is working on project “Team S.T.E.P.”. The goal of the project is senior targeted reduction of muscle degenerative deceases in Kern County using physical therapy … Read More...

Best Buddies

Great Kindness Challenge – Dignity Health

Team: Dignity Health Project: Best Buddies Kindness has no age limit. Several local schools have banded together with Dignity Health as part of a world-wide kindness movement. Students are learning about each other, finding out how much they have in common. The Best Buddies Program pairs a general education student … Read More...