MSJC virtually celebrates Juneteenth

More than 150 people attended and participated in Mt. San Jacinto College’s inaugural Juneteenth Celebration June 19. MSJC was one of just a few colleges in Southern California that celebrated Juneteenth this year. The 2 hour virtual event hosted its… Read full article at Record Gazette

Jessica Boucher named Banning’s Teacher of…

After five brief years working for the Banning school district, Jessica Boucher has been named this year’s Teacher of the Year. Boucher is a teacher on special assignment in the district’s Education Services Department, where she works in professional development,… Read full article at Record Gazette

Unusual classmates: Mom, son succeed in…

The champagne waits. They haven’t cracked it open yet because it’s hard for them to believe the deserve it. They’re in almost-celebration mode. Almost believing what they’ve done, which is really unbelievable. Someday soon, Lorraine Limon (52 years old) and… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Palm Desert Rotary awards record number…

The Palm Desert Rotary Club announced a record number of scholarship awards that would be given to 39 Palm Desert High School seniors. The announcement of $33,000 in awards was made May 26 at the organization's weekly meeting. Club members… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Pandemic, personal challenges show Coachella Valley’s…

Resilient. Future change-makers. Committed. That is how local school officials and students describe the Class of 2020, whose final semester has been punctuated by a life-changing pandemic and the death of George Floyd, a black man, at the hands of… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Pandemic, personal challenges show Coachella Valley’s…

Resilient. Future change-makers. Committed. That is how local school officials and students describe the Class of 2020, whose final semester has been punctuated by a life-changing pandemic and the death of George Floyd, a black man, at the hands of… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Kiwanis Club of Palm Springs awards…

Kiwanis is an international service club founded in Detroit in 1915. There are members in the Kiwanis family representing nearly every culture on every continent — and all are seeking to improve people’s lives. Kiwanians give their time to make… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Riverside County’s top four teachers get…

In the age of virtual meetings because of the coronavirus crisis, four Riverside County teachers got a surprise — they are a 2021 Riverside County Teacher of the Year. During online video conferences, each learned the news Wednesday, June 3,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Beaumont High School Top 10 seniors

Rank 1 Ryan Goodrich Valedictorian Ryan Goodrich plans to Azusa Pacific University in their Humanities Honors College. He is majoring in computer science with a minor in humanities and music. Ryan was involved in Beaumont High School’s Wind Ensemble and… Read full article at Record Gazette

Banning High School Top 10 seniors

Valedictorian Jazmine Colon has a grade point average of 4.789, and will enroll at the University of California, Berkeley to study economics and political science with an emphasis in public law. She participated in cheer, soccer and water polo; was… Read full article at Record Gazette