25 Most Remarkable Teens To Be…

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Youth Council has chosen the city’s 25 Most Remarkable Teens for 2014, and they will be honored at 4 p.m. Tuesday at a City Council meeting. The Youth Council had their work cut out, sifting through… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Brenda Thompson

‘School Lunch Hero’ Wins National Award

Although she doesn’t teach from a textbook, your child’s “lunch lady” plays an important role in your student’s education. In honor of School Lunch Hero Day, Brenda Thompson, a nutrition assistant at Raymond Cree Middle School in Palm Springs, has… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Deborah Cormier getting award

Campus Snapshot

Karen Sharkey, president of the Riverside San Bernardino Counties Mathematics Teachers Association, paid a visit Wednesday to a teacher appreciation breakfast at Palm Springs High School to surprise math teacher Deborah Cormier with the announcement that she received the association’s Outstanding… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Shadow Hills High

Student OK after 2nd floor jump…

INDIO – A student jumped off the second floor of Shadow Hills High School Thursday, but he should be fine, police said. The boy jumped just before noon at the school, 39-225 Jefferson St., Indio police spokesman Ben Guitron said.… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Brookside students at their open house

Brookside Elementary Bullfrogs hosted hoppin’ open…

At Brookside Elementary School there is a “real sense of community,” said Principal Mark Shalhoub during the school’s open house last Thursday. “At Brookside, we are a family. Our open house is an opportunity to have the students show off… Read full article at Record Gazette

Christine Boursaw & Sean Dickinson

Brookside, Three Rings Ranch elementary schools…

Brookside and Three Rings Ranch Elementary schools will start the 2014-15 school year with new principals. Beaumont school board members approved the changes on Tuesday. Christina Boursaw, assistant principal of Mountain View Middle School, will succeed Mark Shalhoub at Brookside… Read full article at Record Gazette

Inland area schools recognized for sportsmanship

The Citrus Belt Area Athletic Director’s Association awarded 23 Inland Area high schools with the inaugural 2014 CBAADA Sportsmanship Award, as presented by Rich Shearer, president of the association. Recognized schools: Arroyo Valley HS Chaparral HS Citrus Hill HS Desert… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Sylvia Mendez

STATE: Before ‘Brown V. Board,’ Mendez Fought…

Sylvia Mendez says the only reason she wanted to go to an all-white school in California's Westminster District in the 1940s was because of its beautiful playground. The school that she and other Latino students were forced to attend didn't… Read full article at source

students at Santa Monica College

STATE: UC seeks to increase transfer students…

Santa Monica College and Los Angeles Southwest College are only 13 miles apart but have an immense gap when it comes to transferring students to a University of California campus, a new report says. Santa Monica sent 783 students last… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Virginia Blumenthal & Kelli Taylor

Lawyer, mentor have date on docket

In her second year of mock trial, Kelli Taylor was a star witness – an engineer in a case about the Jonestown flood. The Riverside Poly senior developed such a convincing Irish brogue that when the team went to nationals… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise