News and Announcements

PHS Alumni Renowned for his Santa Images

This Christmas card is part of a Limited Edition Series offered by the Rock Hill, South Carolina Culture & Heritage Museums.
The artist, Vernon Grant who also created the infamous Kellogg's characters Snap! Crackle! and Pop! was also renowned for his paintings of Santa Claus. Each year the city of Rock Hill where he eventually settled holds a Christmasville Festival featuring his art, and the museum releases a special Christmas Card featuring one of his Santas. Each year Grant's biographer sends a Christmas card to Porterville High School, Grant's high school alma mater. Grant graduated from high school in 1921 when the school was located at the current Belleview School location. Grant was a member of the Basketball team, the Band, and the Art Editor of the El Granito Yearbook. To find out more about Grant you can visit *The museum in Rock Hill even has the mantle from his home in Porterville on permanent display! Clicking this link will send you to the Rock Hill ChristmasVille Festival
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Fall Sports Conditioning Information

We are pleased to announce that Porterville Unified School District has given the schools the go-ahead to start sports conditioning for the following sports; Football, Water Polo, Cross Country, and Volleyball because of the December start date for regular practices to begin. Conditioning is not mandatory and only for those students who wish to take part in this program. Coaches have been instructed on the protocols that must be used at all times during these sessions. All students must have signed release forms before they can attend practice and it must be signed by both the parent and student. Those forms are in both English and Spanish under the Athletics tab on this webpage. If you have any questions feel free to call Athletic Director Brian Hill at 793-3492 and he will answer any questions you might have. You can also email him at and he will answer your questions. *This information and forms are also being sent via ParentSquare to all PHS students & familes/guardians.
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CLASS OF 2021- Important Cap & Gown Information

This Fall the Porterville High School Class of 2021 seniors & parents will be able to order their 2021 graduation supplies in the following manner:

-Order Online 24/7 @

-Order by Phone: 1-800-JOSTENS (800-567-8367) Press number “1” for English Oprima el número “2” para Español

-Order in Person – Jostens Showroom | 1612 20th Street | Bakersfield, CA 93301 | Tuesday – Thursday 3pm to 6pm or by appointment outside these hours
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