Thursday, December 8 , 2016, 12:33 pm | Overcast 62º


Blochman School Students, Teachers Give Thanks for Gift of New Auditorium Floor

At 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Blochman School will officially honor the generous donors whose tireless efforts and financial support made possible a new floor in the school’s auditorium.

“Our auditorium is really the center of the universe for us here at Blochman School," said Doug Brown, principal and superintendent of the Santa Maria school. "It not only serves as our auditorium, this is our basketball court, theater, community center and cafeteria. Needless to say, it gets a lot of use and has been in need of a new floor for some time.

“We are extremely lucky to have a core group of community partners who support our school. ERG California, CalPortland, Lehigh Hanson, PetroRock Energy and Vaquero Energy all stepped up and made this happen for the Blochman family.

"Students, staff and parents are reaping the benefits of their hard work and generosity.”

The donors will all receive commendations from the students and staff of Blochman School on Tuesday. The ceremony will be appropriately held in the auditorium.

Reader Comments

Noozhawk's intent is not to limit the discussion of our stories but to elevate it. Comments should be relevant and must be free of profanity and abusive language and attacks.

By posting on Noozhawk, you:

» Agree to be respectful. Noozhawk encourages intelligent and impassioned discussion and debate, but now has a zero-tolerance policy for those who cannot express their opinions in a civil manner.

» Agree not to use Noozhawk’s forums for personal attacks. This includes any sort of personal attack — including, but not limited to, the people in our stories, the journalists who create these stories, fellow readers who comment on our stories, or anyone else in our community.

» Agree not to post on Noozhawk any comments that can be construed as libelous, defamatory, obscene, profane, vulgar, harmful, threatening, tortious, harassing, abusive, hateful, sexist, racially or ethnically objectionable, or that are invasive of another’s privacy.

» Agree not to post in a manner than emulates, purports or pretends to be someone else. Under no circumstances are readers posting to Noozhawk to knowingly use the name or identity of another person, whether that is another reader on this site, a public figure, celebrity, elected official or fictitious character. This also means readers will not knowingly give out any personal information of other members of these forums.

» Agree not to solicit others. You agree you will not use Noozhawk’s forums to solicit and/or advertise for personal blogs and websites, without Noozhawk’s express written approval.

Noozhawk’s management and editors, in our sole discretion, retain the right to remove individual posts or to revoke the access privileges of anyone who we believe has violated any of these terms or any other term of this agreement; however, we are under no obligation to do so.

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >