All Menifee schools will be closed…

Citing concerns over poor air quality caused by the Holy Fire, officials of all schools in Menifee announced they have cancelled classes for Thursday. This includes the Menifee Union School District, Romoland School District, Santa Rosa Academy and the two… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

A look at the first day…

COACHELLA VALLEY, Calif.- - School's back for the summer, at least for students in Palm Springs Unified School District. As with any school year kickoff, there is always an all-permeating sense of newness. But some major change's have come for… Read full article at KESQ News

Maria Selene Castillo

Living the college dream: high-performing, low-income…

After finishing 11th grade as the top student in her class this year, Maria Selene Castillo took a summer job where her mom works — a grape field near their home in California’s Coachella Valley. “I was the one in… Read full article at EdSource

I-Team investigation: Caught with Pot

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - More kids are getting caught with pot on campus at our local schools. The Palm Springs Unified School District has noticed the trend of more students getting their hands on the drug's many forms since the… Read full article at KESQ News

Stands For You: Keep mental health…

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. - The start of the school year can be stressful for students, and often, a trigger for those struggling with mental health issues. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention says the suicide rate in the Coachella Valley… Read full article at KESQ News

DSUSD says preschool enrollment down

The Desert Sands Unified School District says preschool enrollment numbers are down from a year ago. The district reporting 130 vacant preschool seats out of 484 total spots for this year. "So the concern is if and when they don't… Read full article at KESQ News

Behind the scenes of PSUSD’s first…

PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - On July 9, Palm Springs Unified School District announced a major policy change. Starting in the 2018-19 school year, all district students would have the chance to have breakfast and lunch entirely free of charge. "The… Read full article at KESQ News

PSUSD warns of congestion caused by…

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Parents of Palm Springs Unified School District are being warned about construction this back-to-school season. Desert Water Agency (DWA) announced that they will be conducting repairs on a broken pipeline on Ramon Road, which will cause… Read full article at KESQ News

Blythe In Focus: Locals add voices…

The debate over the 2nd Amendment and encompassing right to bear arms has entered its most contemporary dialogue yet this past month, with the topic of 3D-printed firearms presenting a new literal and legal purview on the conversation in America… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Bill to make metal detectors available…

RIVERSIDE - A Riverside County lawmaker's proposal for a pilot project to install metal detectors in schools countywide to bolster security, using a mix of private and public funds, cleared its first legislative hurdle today. Sen. Jeff Stone, R-La Quinta,… Read full article at The Valley News