Mock Trial students scream in surprise at their victory

Poly wins Riverside County Mock Trial…

After several rounds and a month of competition, the verdict is in — Poly High School has claimed Riverside County’s 2019 Mock Trial crown. The 37th Annual Riverside County Mock Trial ended Saturday afternoon, March 2, after a championship round… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Danielle Gamez gestures during performance

Hemet student overcomes bullying to find…

Though Danielle Gamez performed on stage for the first time while in kindergarten, a classmate’s bullying derailed her dreams in elementary school. Now a senior at West Valley High School in Hemet, Gamez has a key role in her school’s… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Mt. San Jacinto College puts career…

Residents in the Mt. San Jacinto Community College District may soon be seeing the college come to them. Officials last month introduced the Mt. San Jacinto Mobile Career Center, which will be traveling to community events such as job fairs… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Michael Hughes wearing Cat in the Hat shirt and hat greets young student with a big smile

As Inland schools mark Read Across…

Michael Hughes came to work with whiskers and a tall, red-striped hat. Good thing he’s a teacher celebrating Read Across America. Hughes, who teaches kindergarten at Corona’s Parkridge Elementary School, dressed in a Cat in the Hat costume to entertain… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

How Dr. Seuss and Read Across…

Saturday, March 2, 2019 would have been the 115th birthday of Theodor Geisel also known as Dr. Seuss. By 2015, Dr. Seuss’ books had been translated into 17 languages and had sold 650 million copies in 95 countries. Theodor Geisel… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Patriot High School choirs invited to…

The choirs of Patriot High School in Jurupa Valley, directed by Matthew Netto, have been invited to participate in Total Vocal, a performance of contemporary a cappella music under the direction of arranger and producer Deke Sharon (“The Sing-Off” and… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Community Foundation, which gave $3.5 million…

Scholarship opportunities for Inland college-bound students are now open for applications. The Community Foundation of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties is accepting scholarship applications from students pursuing higher education during the 2019-20 school year. Last year, the foundation awarded more… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

student high fives instructor during ceremony

WorkAbility program students, employers celebrated

Annette Demesa, a participant in Temecula Valley Unified School District's Special Education WorkAbility I, is recognized for her work in the adult transition program during a ceremony, Feb. 22. The Temecula Valley Unified School District Special Education WorkAbility I grant… Read full article at The Valley News

students listen to speakers in school auditorium

Parkland students in Palm Springs area:…

In the year since a Florida school shooting left 17 dead, three former students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spoke in Palm Springs and Palm Desert on Friday, igniting civic engagement among Coachella Valley students. Three student activists from… Read full article at The Desert Sun