Paris Flores & Bill Huber

Girl and Boy of the Year…

Paris Flores-Covarrubias and Bill Huber received more than a diploma during North Mountain Middle School’s recent 8th grade recognition ceremony. Each was awarded the highest honor a student can receive from the San Jacinto school. Paris was named Girl of… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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

STATE: Millions proposed for safety in schools

Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, is urging support of SB 428, the Safe Classrooms Act, which would direct $850 million in one-time state funding to schools to improve classroom safety in K-12 schools across the state. “This one-time money has a… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: State budget passes swiftly

SACRAMENTO — The Legislature passed California’s state spending plan Friday amid sharp divisions over whether the compromise struck by Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown will further the state’s recovery or eventually return it to the multibillion-dollar deficits common during the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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