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Sonoma State Partners with Solano Community College

Sonoma State University offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies to Solano Community College students at the Vallejo Campus.

Metropolitan Museum's Gala for Exhibit Heavenly Bodies

The Metropolitan Museum of Art combines fashion and Catholicism in its newest exhibition, Heavenly Bodies. Rich fabrics as well as gaudy designs are showcased both on the Red Carpet and in the show itself.

Teaching Vocational Skills at Benicia High School

Annette Fewins, teacher and department chair of BHS’s Career and Technical Education program, helps prepare non college-bound students to enter the workforce.

The History of Benicia’s Ferry Crossings & Shipbuilding Industry

From the Pony Express to WWII, the city of Benicia has a long history of waterfront commerce, keeping Benicia’s economy connected to the tides.

BHS Teacher Channels Rosie the Riveter

Steve Shields, a Benicia High teacher with a passion for shop classes, is making sure skilled trades are being taught to eager students including auto mechanics, metal works, welding, building, and construction skills.

BHS 2018 Graduation to be Held at New Stadium

This June, BHS seniors will be the first class to experience graduation at the newly renovated Drolette stadium. Bricks at the stadium entry are part of an ongoing fundraiser to support school programs.

Benicia High’s S Club members Serve the Community

In tandem with the local Soroptimist Club, these remarkable young women learn leadership and other skills, while providing community service with a smile.

Neeley Silberman New President of BEF

Neeley Silberman’s Passion for Family, Education and Community Putting her teaching and communication skills to use as President of the Benicia Education Foundation, BEF’s new president Neeley Silberman focuses on helping our public schools.

Betty Jensen, on Living a Fulfilled Life

Like many women, Betty Jensen fills myriad rolls: Chief Assistant to the Benicia Unified School District Superintendent, pastor’s wife, mom and grandmother, charity worker and volunteer.

11th Annual Foot Race In Downtown Benicia

Benicia Education Foundation gears up for 11th annual Run for Education 5 and 10K foot race, April 22, 2018, along with waterfront warmups, kid’s fun run and a beautiful, chip-timed race course.