Here’s how to help Redlands seniors…

It’s hard to celebrate the Class of 2020 while staying home during the novel coronavirus outbreak, but one mom is trying to put smiles on the faces of high school seniors in the Redlands area. A friend created a Facebook… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Ovidio Machado retires as athletic director…

Ovidio Machado asked the question many in the high school sports world have been asking the last two months. “An athletic director without sports, what does he do,?” Machado laughed. That’s the problem Machado, the athletic director at Indio High… Read full article at The Desert Sun

CalRTA awards scholarships to Coachella Valley…

The California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA) recently awarded seven local high school graduates $1,000 apiece to apply to their college funding. Recipients included Katherine Dolan of Palm Desert High School, Sophia Gonzales of Shadow Hills High School and Emma Ortiz,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Valley high school graduations: A guide…

Valley high school seniors are graduating after a school year that was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Senior activities were cancelled, due to social distancing orders that shut down the country, but graduation celebrations are still set to… Read full article at The Desert Sun

UC, Cal State university systems sued…

The California State University and University of California systems have profited from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by refusing to refund unused portions of their campus fees, a pair of lawsuits filed Tuesday, April 28, in Los Angeles and Oakland allege.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Schools should encourage but not require…

Students should be encouraged but not required to use face coverings when California schools reopen for classroom instruction, according to a draft of “interim guidance” from the state obtained by EdSource. However, all staff should use face coverings, according to… Read full article at EdSource

CIF-SS commissioner Rob Wigod is open…

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on and high school sports in California remain on hold, CIF Southern Section commissioner Rob Wigod and his office will play a key role in the eventual return of athletics. Though it remains unclear when… Read full article at The Desert Sun

No prom. No awards night. No…

Isolated at home during the coronavirus pandemic with almost no chance for a prom or graduation ceremony, Eagle Rock High School senior Lincoln Debenham had an idea. He tweeted a message to former President Barack Obama, asking if he would… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

City approves Class of 2020 graduation…

As the COVID-19 climate continues to have an impact on various public and private sectors of life around Blythe and the greater Palo Verde Valley community, local Class of 2020 families now have a clearer picture of what this year’s… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

McGough named acting superintendent of MUSD

Chad McGough, assistant superintendent of personnel services in the Menifee Union School District, has been named acting superintendent of MUSD. McCough will serve in that capacity until an interim superintendent is named. He fills the position left by Steve Kennedy,… Read full article at Menifee 24/7