student being vaccinated

California’s mandatory vaccine law to take…

At the start of the new year, California's new mandatory vaccine law will begin phasing out personal and religious belief exemptions for students at both public and private schools. About 60 students in the valley's three public school districts will… Read full article at The Desert Sun

LQHS WorldQuest team

LQHS students advance to national WorldQuest…

Which social media outlet performed an experiment on users by measuring how they reacted to negative content? What household item is commonly used to predict high credit scores? These are just two examples of the types of questions local students… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Darryl Adams

Coachella Valley Unified boosts students’ web…

Darryl Adams (right), superintendent of Coachella Valley Unified School District, and U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert. The district's technology in education efforts recently were recognized in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Submitted) The Coachella Valley Unified School District had the honor… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Teacher of the Year Michelle Cherland

Desert Sands revisits 2015 highlights

Each school year brings much to be proud of and successes that are celebrated throughout the community. While it is nearly impossible to select the top 10, here are the 10 that rose to the top of Desert Sands Unified… Read full article at The Desert Sun

United Colors rock band

Special needs give band special talent

Rock band United Colors and lead singer Orion Leeper, a sophomore at San Jacinto High School, are going places. They were a featured artist at EEK (Exceptionally Excited Kids) Fitness, Inc.’s fourth annual “Let ’em Shine” talent show in July,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

MVHS Viking Band

Viking Band sacks the competition

MORENO VALLEY – Moreno Valley High School’s Viking Band, under direction of Gael Zambrano, took top honors among school bands at last month’s La Palma Days parade. Their score was 81.75 and they performed in the 1A category. The parade… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Noli Indian School Students

San Jacinto: Students help the homeless…

When members of the Associated Student Body at Noli Indian School met to discuss their next service project, they decided to do something to help homeless people living outdoors during the cold winter. The school, which serves Native American students… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise


Excessive student debt on the rise

A top analyst of student aid says the percentage of loan-encumbered students graduating with excessive college debt hasn’t changed much during the past 20 years. The problem is the growing pool of students with loans to repay. So although the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Charles Cai

UCR hopes to benefit from energy…

The University of California recently jumped aboard a newly founded coalition led by Bill Gates and a few dozen other billionaires that aims to develop new energy technologies and reduce climate change. UC Riverside scientists are hoping to benefit from… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jurupa Valley: Man accused of setting…

A man who investigators believe set small fires at 11 schools in Jurupa Valley has been arrested, officials said on Thursday, Dec. 24. Ricardo Delgado, Jr., 19, was arrested Monday, Dec. 21, and booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise