Murrieta Superintendent with students

Legos, Science And Remaking A School

We all know Legos are fun, but since when could they be the key to your kid’s future? Since Murrieta school officials decided to change venerable E. Hale Curran Elementary to one of those science, technology, engineering and math schools,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students walking to school

Explosive growth raises schools, traffic questions

Since the turn of the century, Eastvale has transformed from a sleepy, rural enclave of aging dairy farms to a stylish, 21st century city with spacious thoroughfares, lush, parks and a family-centric lifestyle. The change came along with dizzying growth.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Candidates for schools chief spell out…

Public schools are using new academic standards, piloting new state tests and planning budgets differently. The changes are reasons Riverside County schools chief Kenneth Young says voters should send him back to the superintendent’s office in the June 3 election.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

School librarian closes book on 25-year…

My planned 30-minute interview stretches to an hour and a half and, as Karen Carpenter once said, “We’ve only just begun.” I leave the 83-year-old library at Jefferson Elementary School in Corona exhausted yet exhilarated and wondering how to describe… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Ramona Elementary students

Ramona Elementary Celebrates 50 Years

Arlene Richardson’s first day as a student at Ramona Elementary wasn’t even spent at the school. Construction of the East Hemet campus was still underway at the start of the 1963 school year, so half the students attended class at… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

winning student with project

Think Green Contest Rewards Temecula Valley…

Three students from the Temecula Valley Unified School District were recently honored in the Think Green contest, which promotes student projects demonstrating energy-saving ideas. They also received cash awards. Great Oak High School student Miranda Schulz, and Margarita Middle School… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students working with sculptures

3-D art projects wow students

Ramona High School students found the senior quad invaded at lunch last week by 60 life-size sculptures of their peers. Made of clear packing tape, the sculptures were placed in different locations and “performed” a variety of activities. Some sat… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jesus Vazquez working in ceramics class

Student’s creativity breaks the mold

It was a cracked plate that almost ended up in the scrap heap. Instead of throwing it away, 17-year-old Jesus Vazquez fashioned it into an award-winning piece of ceramic art. Vazquez, a junior at Ramona High School in Riverside, recently… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Local Doctor Donates Laptops To Students

RIVERSIDE – As a part of his local elementary school scholarship program, Technology Encouraging College Hopes, Dr. Guillermo Valenzuela donated six laptops to students at Patricia Beatty Elementary School in Riverside. Later this month, 12 more computers will be presented… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Bryant Elementary garden

Bryant Elementary Students Plant Rose Garden

RIVERSIDE – Green Team students at Bryant Elementary School have been learning math, science and language arts through the study of rose horticulture, thanks to the American Rose Society’s Kidz N’ Roses program chairwoman, Lee Stevens, and her husband, David.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise