Rachel Priebe & Tom Brokaw

Riverside: Eighth-grader wins National History Day

Recently promoted Amelia Earhart Middle School student Rachel Priebe won first place in the Junior Individual Documentary category at the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day competition held at the University of Maryland. Rachel is the third student from Riverside… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students at valley view elementary leaving school

Absence of summer classes a setback…

COACHELLA — Kyiana, 6, and Karina, 11, marched home from Valley View Elementary School in Coachella on Friday, more than ready to leave their lessons behind as summer vacation begins. The sisters live across the street from the school, but… Read full article at The Desert Sun

proposed farm site behind Coachella Valley High

Pilot farm program aims to feed…

THERMAL — At a dusty field outside a high school in Thermal, plans for a small farm have started to take root, and a local charity hopes to grow enough crops to feed both bellies and minds. Hidden Harvest has… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Beaumont High graduates

Beaumont High School Class of 2013…

Christina Martinez and Kerri Moreno wanted to get the best seats in the football stadium for their sons’ graduations from Beaumont High School on June 5. So, Martinez’s younger son, Aaron Martinez, 11, was assigned to sit outside of the… Read full article at Record Gazette

Wrestling club coach is arrested

A 44-year-old Murrieta wrestling club coach was arrested this week on suspicion of contributing to the delinquency of minors and other charges after police say he provided alcohol, pornography and drugs to team members. Michael David Atkins, a coach for… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Temecula Valley USD congratulates its Teachers…

The Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD) recognizes the following educators as District Teachers of the Year. All three were recognized by the TVUSD Governing Board in May: Sara Wardak, Global Science, Biology / DELTA Academy/ Temecula Valley High School… Read full article at SWRNN

Gov. Jerry Brown speaks to 4th grade class at Arlanza Elementary School in Riverside

Well-off schools get help, too

SACRAMENTO — A compromise school-funding formula at the heart of this week’s state budget deal includes more money for suburban and wealthier districts, addressing complaints that an earlier Brown administration plan was unfair. There will still be extra money targeted… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Temecula Middle School students Alyssa Rossi and Iliana Reyes

Students write book on water recycling

Eastern Municipal Water District is announcing the release of its latest student-produced children’s book that focuses on the role recycled water plays in the community. “Professor Purrkis Ponders Purple Pipes” is the sixth book authored by area middle school students… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

children eating school meals

Free meals available to children

Free meals are available to all children in the region as part of the Summer Seamless Feeding Program. The goal of the federal program is to feed children, especially those from low-income families, when school is out. Free meals will… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise