A band saw, a drill press…

The college president called the gift “transformative.” The biggest his institution had ever received. More than twice the size of the previous record holder. Students who might someday get scholarships from the mysterious donor’s bequest were stunned. The gift, said… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Redlands Unified calls unions’ move to…

Union leaders have asked Redlands schools employees, who often work through lunches and stay late, to only do what is contractually required after the latest rounds of labor negotiations with a mediator failed to produce results in early October. “We’re… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Rancho Mirage High School football player…

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Irene Alvarez comforts and cares for her son lying in his hospital bed at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. Alvarez says she has been at her son's side day and night since he suffered… Read full article at KESQ News

Backfired joke: Students at Shadow Hills…

Shadow Hills High School students received what district authorities perceived as a threat on Monday, the school's principal said in a post on Twitter. But police said later Monday, the threat was a poor attempt at a joke from one… Read full article at The Desert Sun

SJUSD celebrates countywide college kick-off event…

SAN JACINTO – San Jacinto Unified School District (SJUSD) will hold its annual College Kickoff on Wednesday, Oct. 16 as part of the Riverside County College Kickoff Day events. College Kickoff is an opportunity to promote the college application season… Read full article at The Valley News

County Superintendent Judy White reads to…

In 2017 results for English Language Arts on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, 51.44 percent of all K–12 students did not meet the standard for ELA. In order to improve ELA scores and increase students’ achievement in… Read full article at Record Gazette

Mold, rust led to the closure…

The Desert Sands Unified School District board unanimously voted on Sunday night to declare that an emergency exists at James Madison Elementary School in Indio after a company found rust and corrosion at the base of structural pillars in the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Beaumont High School offers culinary arts…

Matthew Taber was not nervous about taking his food handlers test through the Culinary Arts Department at Beaumont High School. Matthew, 16, a junior, was one of 135 students from Don Mitchell’s culinary arts classes at Beaumont High taking the… Read full article at Record Gazette

7 restaurants, local high school students…

Seven Temecula-area restaurants will duke it out for the title of “best burger” during the Battle of the Burgers contest at Pechanga Resort Casino next weekend. Crush and Brew, Café Champagne, Cork Fire Kitchen, Devilicious Eatery, Mad Madeline’s Grill, Matt… Read full article at The Valley News

Rotary Club members hear from MUSD…

Noemi Sepulveda, school community liaison for Menifee Union School District, received thanks from President Debbi Manion and Menifee Mayor Bill Zimmerman for speaking at the Rotary Club of Menifee meeting this week. Sepulveda spoke to members and guests about Menifee… Read full article at Menifee 24/7