These Inland Empire schools are closed…

The following schools in Riverside and San Bernardino counties are closed on Friday, Oct. 11 due to the wildfires or because Southern California Edison shut off power in areas where there was a threat Santa Ana winds could spark a… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Schools draw fine lines between friends…

Most people probably will not take issue with Mrs. Smith giving a consoling hug to a kindergartner who just fell on the playground, or a reaffirming pat on the head for that elementary school kid who proudly shows off their… Read full article at Record Gazette

Starting a newspaper with local Native…

I was excited about what I found when I searched for Native American schools in California. Both of the Bureau of Indian Education schools in the state were located in Riverside County. In June, I joined The Desert Sun as… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Cesar Chavez Elementary School celebrates Hispanic…

COACHELLA, Calif. - Cesar Chavez Elementary School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Day "Dia de la Herencia Hispana" this Friday, October 11. The celebrations started earlier this morning featuring student performers honoring the contributions Hispanics have made, and continue to make, in… Read full article at KESQ News

“Boo 2 Bullying” presents to local…

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. - Wednesday is National Stop Bullying Day and the month of October is National Bullying Prevention Month. One local nonprofit, "Boo 2 Bullying" is bringing an educational assembly to schools in the Coachella Valley. On Wednesday morning,… Read full article at KESQ News

‘Dream big’: Palm Springs group recommends…

A citizens group examining the future of the Palm Springs Public Library has recommended the historic structure remain at its current location and be renovated instead of moving to a new location. The group's findings were submitted in a draft… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Palm Springs Unified School District Chosen…

Palm Springs Unified School District has been selected to participate in a county initiative that will focus on early literacy among K-through-12 students, the district announced Thursday. The “Readership” initiative funded by California State Superintendent Tony Thurmond’s $1 million-Literacy Partnership… Read full article at KMIR TV Palm Springs

Murrieta Mesa High School welcomes American…

The president of the American Federation of Speedball Waleid Hanna recently connected with Murrieta Mesa High School as the sponsor of the school’s new Speedball Club. The sport of speedball is being introduced to America by Hanna as the U.S.… Read full article at The Valley News

Some at this Hemet school got…

The Little Lake Elementary School community is going to be saving a lot of money on shampoo the next few weeks. Nineteen students, teachers and parents on Wednesday, Oct. 9, donated 47 ponytails of hair to the nonprofit Hair We… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Blythe Elks donate sensory pad to…

As part of the Oct. 1 Palo Verde Unified School District (PVUSD) Board of Trustees regular meeting, the Blythe Elks Lodge #1799 donated a sensory pad to the Palo Verde High School (PVHS) Special Education program. The interactive sensory item… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times