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Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration/La Gran Fiesta Brings Hispanic and Latino Culture, Music and More to Miller Park  Inland Empire

Date: September 28, 2019. Time: 17:00-21:00. Location: Miller Park Amphitheater, located at 17004 Arrow Blvd. Community. Fontana, CA– In ...

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.

UPDATE: Tickets are no longer on sale for Fontana's July 4 event  Fontana Herald-News

Tickets are no longer on sale for the City of Fontana's Fourth of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4.

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.

Prep football season begins next month; two schools in Fontana get new fields  Fontana Herald-News

The prep football season will begin next month in Fontana, and players at two of the local schools are excited about getting new fields for their stadiums.

Fontana gets $1.5 million grant to improve pedestrian infrastructure near schools  Fontana Herald-News

The City of Fontana was recently awarded nearly $1.5 million in Active Transportation Program (ATP) grant funding to improve pedestrian infrastructure within ...

Free summer lunch program for youth begins in Fontana  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana's free 2019 Summer Youth Lunch Program will be offered at various schools, parks, and community centers in the city during the upcoming weeks.

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

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Fohi Class of 1999 will hold reunion | News  Fontana Herald-News

The Fontana High School Class of 1999 will be holding its 20-year reunion next month.

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.

Volunteers give Fohi's athletic facilities a big upgrade  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana High School's athletic facilities were in need of an upgrade, and a big group of volunteers came together to make it happen.

PREP FOOTBALL: Summit will face Miller in 2019 opener; Fohi will travel to Arroyo Valley  Fontana Herald-News

Two local football teams will be feeling right at home when they face off in the 2019 season opener.

Big crowd attends Fontana's July 4 celebration; see photos  Fontana Herald-News

A big crowd descended on Fontana High School's Steeler Stadium on July 4 to enjoy the city's annual Independence Day celebration.

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 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 ...

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.

Kaiser will face some challenges as 2019 prep football season begins on Aug. 23  Fontana Herald-News

Last year was a smashing success for the Kaiser High School football team, which won the CIF championship and took second place in the state while compiling ...

Miriam Ortiz is crowned Miss Fontana 2019 | News  Fontana Herald-News

Miriam Ortiz, Fontana's new queen, has some big goals for the upcoming year.

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 ...

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.

Successful 2019 Fontana Days Festival comes to an end  Fontana Herald-News

The 2019 Fontana Days Festival enabled thousands of local residents to have a lot of fun during the weekend of May 30-June 2.

Fohi's track teams win league championships | Sports  Fontana Herald-News

Fontana High School's track teams had a great season in 2019, winning championships in the Sunkist League.

Fontana, Say NO to Illegal Fireworks  Inland Empire

Fontana, Calif.– It's no longer fire season in California – it's fire year. Due to high fire hazards and risk of injury, the City of Fontana Police Department and San ...

Fohi graduate Daniel Walker produces TV program about gospel music  Fontana Herald-News

Daniel Walker, a 1985 Fontana High School graduate who is now a professor, co-produced and appears in a new television special about the rise of gospel ...

Volleyball teams in Fontana are hoping for another great year  Fontana Herald-News

Last fall, the volleyball teams representing all five high schools in Fontana turned in very good efforts, and they are hoping for even more success as the 2019 ...

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.

Officials from Fontana and San Bernardino County say: Don't use illegal fireworks  Fontana Herald-News

It's no longer fire season in California -- it's fire year.

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.

Miss Fontana Scholarship Pageant will be held June 15  Fontana Herald-News

Dozens of young ladies will be seeking glory -- and prize money -- when the annual Miss Fontana Scholarship Pageant takes place on Saturday, June 15.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

Fohi graduate Michael McClellan is named dean at Chaffey College  Fontana Herald-News

Michael McClellan, a Fontana High School graduate, was recently appointed as dean of Instructional Support, Guided Pathways and Kinesiology, Nutrition and ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Former Fohi coach Steve Hernandez enjoys helping players with Inland Empire 66ers  Fontana Herald-News

SAN BERNARDINO -- Steve Hernandez, 66, sat in the third base dugout at San Manuel Stadium, home of the Inland Empire 66ers.

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."

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 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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, ...

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.

Former Fohi softball pitcher Alyssa Burk earns big honor at Portland State  Fontana Herald-News

Portland State University player Alyssa Burk, a Fontana High School graduate, earned a big honor for her strong pitching earlier this month.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 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).

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 ...

Nearly 150 students from Fontana Unified School District earn AP Scholar Awards  Fontana Herald-News

A total of 146 high school students from the Fontana Unified School District earned AP Scholar Awards this past year.

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 ...

As California seeks to add more computer science courses, teachers are answering the call  EdSource

As California pushes to increase access to computer science education for K-12 students, schools across the state this summer are preparing to ramp up course ...

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.

Hundreds of students from FUSD earn AP Scholar Awards  Fontana Herald-News

A total of 230 high school students from the Fontana Unified School District earned AP Scholar Awards this past year, the district announced recently.

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 ...

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 ...

Summit will face Etiwanda on Aug. 17 in prep football opener; Fohi, Miller, and Kaiser will also begin action  Fontana Herald-News

Every year, the local high school football season gets under way with a fierce clash between two nearby rivals on opposite sides of the Interstate 15 Freeway ...

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.

Four marching bands from Fontana schools take first place in competition  Fontana Herald-News

Four high school marching bands from Fontana took top honors in their respective divisions at the Eisenhower Field Show Competition on Oct. 19 at Rialto High ...

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: 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 ...

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.

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.

Fohi graduate is a shining star in the world of opera  Fontana Herald-News

Opera may not be as popular as other forms of entertainment, but it certainly takes a lot of talent to perform it -- and Fontana High School graduate Daniel ...

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 ...

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 ...

Travis Barker, Fontana's superstar drummer, reveals all in new autobiography  Fontana Herald-News

Travis Barker has lived a spectacular life. From humble beginnings in Fontana, he has gone on to become a world-renowned drummer (especially with the ...

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