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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.

Graduation ceremonies are planned for Fontana schools | News  Fontana Herald-News

The 2018-2019 school year is almost over, and that means graduation ceremonies will be taking place later this month.

Tamayo is named valedictorian and Larios is salutatorian at Fontana High School  Fontana Herald-News

Itzhary Tamayo has been very dedicated to Fontana High School, and the school repaid her with its top honor on May 16.

Ousey, Jay Baker  NRVN News

Jay Baker Ousey, of Blacksburg and Hopewell, Virginia, 80, died on Monday, June 10, 2019 after an extended illness, in his home surrounded by his loving ...

Fontana students enjoy High School Nation tour; see photos  Fontana Herald-News

Students at Fontana schools enjoyed two hours of entertaining music and received lots of free items during special events this week.

Where to see July 4th fireworks, parades and other Inland Empire celebrations  Press-Enterprise

The National Anthem isn't the only thing Inland residents can sing this Independence Day. If you haven't forgotten the words to “All Star,” that is. The rock band ...

Fontana High School cheerleaders take 2nd place in CIF -- full performance  Fontana Herald-News

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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 ...

Sequoia Middle School in Fontana is named an AVID National Demonstration School  Fontana Herald-News

Sequoia Middle School has been named an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) National Demonstration School, reflecting its thriving ...

Fontana Days Parade will have many participants on May 4  Fontana Herald-News

Many fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers live in Fontana, and they will have a particularly good reason to be happy about the 2019 Fontana Days Parade.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Young people show their strength during competition coordinated by FLIP; see photos  Fontana Herald-News

Dozens of young people put their muscles and their skills to the test during a hard-fought competition at Fontana High School on April 20.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'Footloose' will be presented at Fontana High School  Fontana Herald-News

A junior production of "Footloose" will be presented by students at Fontana High School, and a special "Alumni Night" event will be held on Saturday, April 14.

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.

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.

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:

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.

Fohi Madrigals bring extra joy to pre-Mother's Day celebration  Fontana Herald-News

A performance by the Fontana High School Madrigals brought extra joy to a pre-Mother's Day celebration on May 10.

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 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.

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 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 ...

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.

Fontana's Relay For Life raises funds to fight cancer; see photos  Fontana Herald-News

Mercy Campos has a motto: "My goal is for 'Cancer' to only be an astrological sign, not a sign of death."

FONTANA ELECTION: Meet the candidates running for city clerk  Fontana Herald-News

Two candidates are running for the position of city clerk in Fontana in the Nov. 6 election.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

Three Fontana High School athletes get college scholarships  Fontana Herald-News

Feb. 10 was a very happy day for three Fontana High School athletes who officially accepted scholarship offers from colleges.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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."

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

For the first time ever, Fontana High School's graduation ceremony will not be held at the school stadium  Fontana Herald-News

For the first time in the more than 50-year history of Fontana High School, the Steelers' graduation ceremony will not be held at the school stadium this year.

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 ...

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Fontana High School and Summit High School share Sunkist League title in swimming  Fontana Herald-News

The girls' swimming teams from Fontana High School and Summit High School shared the Sunkist League championship this spring.

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.

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.

Students 18 and under can receive free lunches on weekdays during summer in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

Students in Fontana ages 18 and under can receive free lunches on weekdays during the summer (except for the July 4 holiday) at several locations.

Fontana High boys soccer scores early, downs Summit 2-0  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

FONTANA >> It would appear the Fontana High boys soccer team is back on track. Since losing its only game of the season Jan. 15 to Bloomington, Fontana ...

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 ...

Youth football camp is offered each week at Summit High School; free event on March 17 will feature several pro and college players  Fontana Herald-News

Nick Matheny is very concerned about a proposal being considered in the California Legislature that could possibly shut down tackle football programs for ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

Comical murder mystery will be presented by Fontana High School students  Fontana Herald-News

Local residents are invited to witness a comical murder mystery as the two-act play “Done to Death” is staged by the Fontana High School Theatre Department ...

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.

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.

Sommer Mendoza is named FUSD's Teacher of the Year  Fontana Herald-News

Sommer Mendoza, a first grade teacher at South Tamarind Elementary School, has been named the 2017 Teacher of the Year by the Fontana Unified School ...

Meet the candidates for the Fontana School Board seats in the Nov. 8 election  Fontana Herald-News

Two seats on the Fontana School Board will be contested during the upcoming November election.

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.

Two Fohi wrestlers advance to CIF Championships | Sports  Fontana Herald-News

Two Fontana High School athletes have qualified for the CIF Southern Section Championships in girls' wrestling.

Man gets 50 to life for murdering Fontana High School student  Redlands Daily Facts

FONTANA – An 18-year-old man convicted of murdering a Fontana High School student last year in retaliation for a prior gang killing was sentenced Friday to 50 ...

Fohi welding students take top honors at regional and state events  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana High School welding students scored top honors at recent regional and state competitions, showcasing the highly regarded program's range of ...

Volunteers help brighten Fohi; campus gets makeover thanks to United Way  Fontana Herald-News

A “rainbow" descended on Fontana High School on April 9 as hundreds of volunteers cleaned and painted the school's walls during a huge makeover ...

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.

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.

FREE Health Science Summer Camp to 9th Graders  Inland Empire

Inland Health Professions Coalition offers FREE health science summer camp to 9th graders. Fontana, Ca – IHPC cares about what kids are doing this summer!

Fontana High School earns silver medal in U.S. News 'Best Schools' report  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana High School was awarded a silver medal in the latest U.S. News and World Report ranking by state of all high schools in America.

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