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Music festival will be held at Fontana High School on March 13  Fontana Herald-News

A large music festival for Fontana Unified School District students will be held at the Fontana High School Auditorium on Wednesday, March 13.

Fohi Band members enjoy Christmas Parade after taking third place in state in November; see video  Fontana Herald-News

For the Fontana High School Band, participating in the Fontana Christmas Parade on Dec. 8 was a fun way to end the 2018 marching season.

FONTANA ELECTION: Three seats are being contested on Fontana School Board; meet the candidates  Fontana Herald-News

Three seats are being contested in the Fontana School Board election on Nov. 6. Incumbents Mary B. Sandoval, Matt Slowik, and Mars Serna are seeking ...

Fohi water polo ladies achieve third straight league championship; see video  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana High School water polo ladies had some difficulties at the start of the 2018-2019 season, but now they have turned their fortunes around and have ...

Sunny skies are in the forecast for Fontana Christmas Parade on Dec. 8  Fontana Herald-News

Forecasters are saying that Saturday, Dec. 8 will be a sunny day. That's great news for local residents wanting to celebrate the holiday spirit.

All of the city's marching bands will perform in showcase event at Fohi on Oct. 24  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana Unified School District's Marching Band Showcase, featuring all of the city's high school and middle school bands, will be held on Wednesday, Oct.

It's back to school time for Fontana students  Fontana Herald-News

It's time for students to head back to school in Fontana.

FUSD's marching bands display their skills at showcase  Fontana Herald-News

The talents of the student musicians in the Fontana Unified School District were evident for all to see on Oct. 24, when the 2018 Marching Band Showcase was ...

FUSD's graduation rate reaches 90.6 percent, which is higher than county and state  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana Unified School District's graduation rate reached 90.6 percent in 2016-17, according to data released by the California Department of Education.

Players from Fontana schools help Eastern team win all-star football game; see photos and video  Fontana Herald-News

With help from several players from schools in Fontana, the San Bernardino County Eastern all-stars earned a victory in the Fourth Annual Inland Valley Hall of ...

Fohi takes 2nd place in CIF Cheerleading Championships; see video  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana High School achieved historic honors at the first-ever CIF Southern Section Cheerleading Championships on Jan. 12.

UPDATE: Results and schedules for prep football teams in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

Three football teams from Fontana acquired victories during the week of Sept. 6 and 7.

Kaiser gets ready for historic first appearance in state football playoffs  Fontana Herald-News

The historic 2018 season is continuing for the Kaiser High School football team.

Miller football team pulls away for victory over Fohi; see video  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana A.B. Miller football team achieved several goals in its game on Sept. 7:

Tickets are on sale for Fontana's 2018 Fourth of July Celebration  Fontana Herald-News

Tickets are now on sale for the City of Fontana's spectacular 2018 Fourth of July Celebration.

Free 2018 Summer Lunch Program is available in Fontana for youth ages 18 years and under  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana is offering a free 2018 Summer Lunch Program for youth at several locations in the city.

Jurupa Hills football team holds on for 16-12 win over Fohi; see video  Fontana Herald-News

In their first-ever matchup on the football field, the teams from Jurupa Hills High School and Fontana High School put on a good show for the fans on Aug. 24.

Summit cheer squad will seek CIF championship and then will travel to Florida for national event  Fontana Herald-News

The Summit High School cheerleading squad will be attempting to achieve some historic honors in the upcoming weeks.

Fohi graduate has not missed a day of school in 22 years  Fontana Herald-News

If there's anyone in the world who deserves to be able to take a day off from school, it's Megan Hockman.

Prep football season will start Aug. 17; schedules for Fontana teams are announced  Fontana Herald-News

Fans of high school football in Fontana will be interested to hear this news: The season will be starting earlier than ever before.

Veterans Day Celebration will be held Nov. 11 in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

The City of Fontana's annual Veterans Day Celebration will take place on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Miller Park Amphitheater, 17004 Arrow Boulevard.

Fohi volleyball team begins season with victory; see video  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana High School volleyball ladies had a fine season in 2017, winning the Sunkist League championship, and now they are hoping for even more ...

For first time ever, five volleyball teams from Fontana advance to CIF playoffs in same year  Fontana Herald-News

For the first time ever, volleyball teams from all five high schools in Fontana advanced to the CIF playoffs in the same year.

Graduation ceremonies for Fontana students will be held May 21, 22, 24  Fontana Herald-News

Graduation ceremonies for high school students in the Fontana Unified School District -- along with a concert by a pop music superstar -- will take place over a ...

Fohi softball player Marissa Burk receives scholarship to play at UC Riverside  Fontana Herald-News

Marissa Burk has enjoyed many great days as a student-athlete at Fontana High School, and Nov. 14 was one of the very best.

CIF PLAYOFFS UPDATE: Summit soccer team wins first-round game, 4-2  Fontana Herald-News

The Summit High School soccer men were successful in their historic quest for a victory in the opening round of the CIF playoffs.

Kaiser football squad is ranked No. 9 in CIF poll as 2018 season begins for local schools  Fontana Herald-News

The Kaiser High School football team is ranked No. 9 in the CIF Division 8 pre-season poll.

Etiwanda athletes receive college scholarships | Sports  Fontana Herald-News

Marcus Johnson and Cody Freeman are excited about the start of the 2019 baseball season at Etiwanda High School. But they are also looking forward with ...

Fohi's Obregon is named MVP of Sunkist League in soccer  Fontana Herald-News

Emely Obregon of Fontana High School was named the Most Valuable Player of the Sunkist League in girls' soccer.

Fontana High School earns national honor for its AVID program  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana High School is among 24 schools in California to earn the AVID Schoolwide Site of Distinction award for 2015-16. Fohi administrators were recognized ...

Fohi volleyball ladies topple Kaiser and will play for league championship  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana High School volleyball ladies remained in a tie for first place with a 3-1 victory over local rival Kaiser on Oct. 9.

Four seniors from Fontana schools play well during all-star volleyball event; see video  Fontana Herald-News

After playing well for their respective high school volleyball teams this fall, four seniors from Fontana had a final opportunity to display their skills on Dec. 8.

Ortega is valedictorian and Banchon is salutatorian at Fohi  Fontana Herald-News

It's been quite a senior year for Alexandra Ortega. The Fontana High School student compiled a 4.63 grade point average while also being the captain of both ...

FUSD is preparing students for future challenges, superintendent says at State of the District event  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana Unified School District is shooting for the stars … and beyond.

High school and middle school bands and orchestras participate in festival at Fohi  Fontana Herald-News

A huge music festival featuring the Fontana Unified School District's high school and middle school bands and orchestras was held at Fontana High School on ...

Fontana Days Festival will have lots of entertainment, including new Drumline Competition; see schedule  Fontana Herald-News

Lots of entertainment is in store for local residents during the 105th Fontana Days Festival this weekend (June 2-3).

Fohi graduate Travis Barker is suffering from blood clots in both arms; his health condition will be re-evaluated in July  Fontana Herald-News

Travis Barker, the drummer for the pop-punk band blink-182, is suffering from blood clots in both arms, according to a statement by the band.

Fourteen students from schools in Fontana will advance to SkillsUSA California state finals  Fontana Herald-News

Fourteen Fontana Unified School District high school students will advance to the SkillsUSA California state finals, to be held on April 19-22 at the Ontario ...

FUSD says farewell to the Class of 2018 | Opinion  Fontana Herald-News

For many students, graduation is an event that seems to be far off in the future but, for the Class of 2018, that day has finally arrived!

Fontana's Hispanic Heritage Celebration will be held on Oct. 6 at Miller Park  Fontana Herald-News

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 16 to Oct. 16), the City of Fontana will hold a free outdoor Hispanic Heritage Celebration/La Gran Fiesta on Saturday, ...

Sammy Hagar appears in Fontana Police Department's lip sync video  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana native Sammy Hagar may have been running from the law in his 1984 music video, "I Can't Drive 55," but when the Fontana Police Department reached ...

Fontana mayor meets with Trump again | News  Fontana Herald-News

For the second time in three years, Fontana Mayor Acquanetta Warren was one of several mayors to be invited to the White House to attend a meeting with ...

Fontana Unified Class of 2018 Valedictorians, Salutatorians to Pursue Degrees in STEAM  The Inland Empire Community

Fontana Unified's Class of 2018 celebrated 12 valedictorians and salutatorians from five comprehensive high schools, many of whom will pursue higher.

Two students from schools in Fontana win $40000 scholarships from Edison International  Fontana Herald-News

Two students from schools in Fontana have won $40000 college scholarships from Edison International to pursue studies in STEM (science, technology, ...

Several Fohi students receive major scholarships | News  Fontana Herald-News

Several seniors at Fontana High School have received major scholarships to help them fulfill their goals at the college level.

Fontana high school teacher arrested on suspicion of sexually harassing female student  KABC-TV

A Fontana high school teacher was arrested Thursday on suspicion of misconduct with a female student, authorities said.

Graduation ceremonies planned for FUSD's high schools | News  Fontana Herald-News

It's almost graduation time again. The Fontana Unified School District has announced the dates and times for the commencement ceremonies for the local high ...

Center Stage Theater begins its 10th anniversary season in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

Back in 2008, Todd Vigiletti and his wife Jennifer opened Center Stage Theater in downtown Fontana, and they couldn't be happier with the result.

Fohi Band takes sixth place in California Championships  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana High School Marching Band completed another fine fall season by marching in the Fontana Christmas Parade on Dec. 9.

Fontana High School Class of 1968 is planning 50th reunion  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana High School Class of 1968 will be holding its 50th reunion on Sept. 29, 2018.

Winners of Miss Fontana Scholarship Pageant are enjoying their reign  Fontana Herald-News

Bryzeyda Santibanez has been serving as Miss Fontana for the past several weeks, and so far she has loved every minute of it.

Santibanez is crowned Miss Fontana during annual pageant; additional winners announced  Fontana Herald-News

Bryzeyda Santibanez was crowned Miss Fontana on June 9 at the Fontana High School Auditorium.

Students have fun during 'Play Ball' event at Boys and Girls Club of Fontana; see photos  Fontana Herald-News

Hundreds of children and teens had a good time at an event called "Play Ball" at the Boys and Girls Club of Fontana at Almeria Middle School on Aug. 15.

Fohi soccer player Emely Obregon receives college scholarship  Fontana Herald-News

Emely Obregon enjoys participating in three sports at Fontana High School, but while volleyball and track can be fun, soccer is the sport that will be paying for ...

Fontana High School graduates cheer at commencement ceremony; see photos  Fontana Herald-News

Maria Nunez has been very involved in her school and her community, and now she has been rewarded with a major scholarship as she begins the next stage ...

Fontana High Senior Wins Prestigious Gates Scholarship  The Inland Empire Community

A Fontana High School senior with dreams of working in medicine is one of just 300 students in the country to receive the 2018 Gates Scholarship, covering.

Brewster: Fontana High School football coaching tree has deep community roots  San Bernardino County Sun

With seven coaches in the College Hall of Fame, and three more in the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with Sid Gillman in both), there is good reason Miami ...

Mike Torres, former Fontana High baseball star, deals with stage 4 cancer  San Bernardino County Sun

Former Fontana High star baseball player Mike Torres' career has taken its share of curveballs. Like the time he seemingly came out of nowhere during his ...

Fontana High School students earn top honors at California SkillsUSA event  Fontana Herald-News

Several woodworking and welding students from Fontana High School earned top honors at the California SkillsUSA Region 6 Competition on Jan. 28.

Police and fire agencies respond to 10 small fires in Fontana on July 4  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana Police Department was kept very busy on July 4 responding to fireworks-related incidents, including 10 small fires in the city.

Miss Fontana Scholarship Pageant will be held June 9  Fontana Herald-News

A total of 84 contestants will be competing for top honors when the Miss Fontana Scholarship Pageant takes place on Saturday, June 9.

Fontana High School says good-bye to Class of 2015; see photos  Fontana Herald-News

Christian Cruz Godoy said his years at Fontana High School were "a great learning experience."

FUSD students display their singing skills during Choral Showcase  Fontana Herald-News

Hundreds of students sang enthusiastically during the Fontana Unified School District's Choral Showcase on March 9.

Miss Fontana contestants look forward to pageant on June 9 at Fohi Auditorium; see video  Fontana Herald-News

Cesilee Arana knows very well the benefits that come from participating in the Miss Fontana Scholarship Pageant.

Fontana High School teacher is arrested and charged with child stealing  Fontana Herald-News

A Fontana High School teacher was arrested and charged with five counts of child stealing, according to the Corona Police Department.

FUSD's student enrollment continues to decline | News  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana Unified School District is expected to have about 809 fewer students during the upcoming 2017-18 school year; nevertheless, the new budget saw ...

Fohi soccer men win Sunkist League championship, will play at home in CIF opener Feb. 16  Fontana Herald-News

In a thrilling, down-to-the-wire finish, the Fontana High School soccer men obtained the championship of the Sunkist League.

FUSD praised by USDA for its healthy food  Fontana Herald-News

A top United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) administrator visited Fontana High School on March 9 to highlight the "amazing" work Fontana Unified ...

Members of Class of 2014 say goodbye to Fontana High School; see photo slideshow  Fontana Herald-News

Now that his years at Fontana High School have been completed, Antonio DeJesus Flores is reaching for the stars.

'Super Hero Adventures' will be theme of Fontana Days Parade on Saturday, May 5  Fontana Herald-News

Many of the "super heroes" of the local area will be participating in the Fontana Days Parade on Saturday, May 5.

All five high school marching bands in Fontana will perform at special event on Nov. 1  Fontana Herald-News

All five of the high school marching bands in Fontana, along with some middle school bands, will be performing at a special event on Wednesday, Nov. 1.

High school bands in Fontana aim to keep marching onward; see photos  Fontana Herald-News

Music-minded students at high schools in Fontana have a resolution to fulfill as the New Year begins: Keep marching onward.

Groundbreaking ceremony will be held for West Fontana Channel Flood Control Project  Fontana Herald-News

A groundbreaking ceremony for the start of the West Fontana Channel Flood Control Project is scheduled to be held Wednesday, Feb. 13, officials said.

Tickets are on sale for Fontana's Fourth of July celebration  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana's huge Fourth of July celebration is coming soon, and local residents are urged to get their tickets right away for this popular festivity.

Chaffey College gets $1.2 million grant for program to help Fontana students  Fontana Herald-News

Chaffey College has been awarded a five-year, $1.2 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education to assist students in Fontana through the college's ...

Why Fontana Unified, other districts, have a hard time hiring enough teachers  LA Daily News

FONTANA >> When Fontana Unified began the 2016-17 school year on Aug. 4, the 38,000-student district had 116 newly hired teachers in their classrooms.

Travis Barker's MUSINK festival will be held March 8-10 in Costa Mesa  Fontana Herald-News

The 2019 MUSINK Music Festival, Tattoo Convention and Car Show, presented by Travis Barker, will be held the weekend of March 8-10 at the OC Fair and ...

Fontana High students released following lockdown, bomb threat  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

FONTANA >> Students were released just before 5 p.m. after Fontana High School was placed on lockdown from a bomb threat. Students will be able to retrieve ...

Free Thanksgiving meal and health services will be offered in Fontana on Nov. 21  Fontana Herald-News

Hundreds of people will be thankful for a free pre-Thanksgiving meal in Fontana on Wednesday, Nov. 21.

After three years of work, Fontana's new General Plan is approved by City Council  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana City Council approved the city's new General Plan on Nov. 13, concluding the three-year information gathering and community outreach process.

Fohi student will join FUSD Board as new student representative  Fontana Herald-News

When the FUSD Board of Education has its first meeting of the 2017-18 school year, there will be a new face at the table. Fontana High School senior Vanessa ...

Woman and her son are arrested in connection with shooting incident in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

A woman and her son were arrested in connection with a shooting incident which occurred in Fontana on Aug. 16, according to the Fontana Police Department.

Tahan is thanked for his service on Fontana City Council  Fontana Herald-News

Local officials and residents thanked Michael Tahan for his eight years of *service* with the Fontana City Council during a special presentation at his final meeting ...

4 Students, Teacher Arrested in Fontana High School Hazing Assault  NBC Los Angeles

Four students and a teacher at AB Miller High School in Fontana were arrested in connection with an assault that left a student with minor injuries, police said ...

KFON-TV programming schedule includes highlights of holiday events  Fontana Herald-News

The current programming schedule on Fontana's KFON-TV includes highlights of many recent holiday-related events in the city.

Three students are slightly injured when they played with razor blades at school in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

Three Live Oak Elementary School students were slightly injured when they played with razor blades at the school, according to a message sent by the school ...

Fontana's longest serving police dog is retiring | News  Fontana Herald-News

A dog which has been a great worker for the Fontana Police Department will now get a chance to sit lazily by the pool and enjoy his retirement.

Free summer lunch program is offered for ages 18 and under in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

Students in Fontana ages 18 and under can receive free lunches on weekdays during the summer at several locations.

Fontana Elks Lodge Little League will be holding signups  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana Elks Lodge Little League will be holding signups for baseball and softball on several days in January.

Many famous and popular people have called Fontana their home  Fontana Herald-News

Famous Fontana. Fontana is home to many notable "celebrities," making us one of the most "famous" cities in San Bernardino County. Number 98 on my ...

Palmetto Elementary School will celebrate 60th anniversary on Sept. 27  Fontana Herald-News

Palmetto Elementary School in Fontana will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a special event on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Fontana woman sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for killing six people in wrong-way crash in 2014  Fontana Herald-News

A 26-year-old Fontana woman was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for causing the deaths of six people in a wrong-way collision on the 60 Freeway in ...

New head coach Bill Cardosi looks forward to 2017 football season at Kaiser  Fontana Herald-News

In his 20th year of serving as a youth football coach, Bill Cardosi is honored to now have his first head coaching job.

Fontana resident leads design team for Cal Poly's float in 2019 Rose Parade  Fontana Herald-News

Naythan Muro, a Fontana resident and a junior majoring in civil engineering at Cal Poly Pomona, is the chair of this year's Cal Poly Pomona Rose Float design ...

Fohi water polo ladies win league championship | Sports  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana High School water polo ladies achieved the league championship and will be advancing to the CIF playoffs.

Man is arrested on child sex charges on Dec. 7  Fontana Herald-News

A 45-year-old Rialto man was arrested on child sex charges on Dec. 7, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

Two semi trucks collide on Interstate 10 Freeway in Fontana on Nov. 27  Fontana Herald-News

Two semi trucks collided on the Interstate 10 Freeway in Fontana on Nov. 27, but there were no reported injuries.

High school marching bands perform at event in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

All five of the high school marching bands in Fontana, along with some middle school bands, performed at a special event on Nov. 1.

Fontana: Free Youth Summer Food Program  Inland Empire

The City of Fontana is continuing its partnership with the Fontana Unified School Food Services this summer to provide lunches and snacks to youth, 18 years ...

Former priest in Fontana is one of 34 named by S.B. Diocese as having been credibly accused of child sexual abuse over past 40 years  Fontana Herald-News

The Diocese of San Bernardino released on Oct. 8 a list of 34 names of priests who were credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the last four decades, ...

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