councilman and Chaparral teach and co-principal with award

Chaparral High nabs state award for…

Anybody who has attended meetings of the Temecula City Council or Temecula Valley Unified School District Board of Education — and had trouble finding a parking space — can thank Chaparral High school teachers Jeff Kingsberg and Jackie Schmidt. Kingsberg,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Marcus Lee-McDuffie

Moreno Valley: Student invited to UC…

The University of California Office of the President has invited a student from Rancho Verde High School in Moreno Valley to the 2014 Student Leadership Forum. Marcus Lee-McDuffie is one of four students selected to represent UC Riverside’s Early Academic… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Paloma Elementary Seeks Salute to Heroes…

Temecula’s Paloma Elementary School is looking for community input for its annual Salute to Heroes event later this month. If you know a current or former military, law enforcement or fire department member — or any other past or present… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Murrieta Valley Unified School District High…

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District’s three comprehensive high schools— Murrieta Valley, Vista Murrieta and Murrieta Mesa— were rated among the top 10 percent in nation in the annual U.S. News rankings released last month. All three high schools were… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Caleb Hudson with Friday Night Live group and Youth Council

Teen volunteer gets Obama nod

Caleb Hudson was on the Corona High track team and lettered in cross country before a leg injury sidelined him. But he’s still running in pretty fast company. How about a letter from Barack Obama? (I know. You got one,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Coachella Valley school

CVUSD delays vote on layoffs

COACHELLA – The Coachella Valley Unified School Board tabled a layoff vote on Thursday night, delaying a decision on the fate of 54 teaching jobs until a special meeting next Tuesday. Board members were initially prepared to approve the cuts… Read full article at The Desert Sun

awarded Banning & Beaumont teens

Soroptimist International of Beaumont-Banning honors teenage…

Students from Banning and Beaumont were recognized on April 23 for their community achievements. Honorees were selected by teachers and staff at Banning, Beaumont and Glenview high schools. Soroptimist members invited the students and their parents to a recognition program… Read full article at Record Gazette

Symphonic Band

Warm Springs Middle School bands achieve…

MURRIETA - The Symphonic and Intermediate bands at Warm Springs Middle School in Murrieta recently earned unanimous superiors at a competitive music festival presented by the Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association. It’s the 10th straight year the Symphonic… Read full article at The Valley News

U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder

NATIONAL: School bias against children of immigrants…

Citing "troubling reports" of school districts discriminating against children of immigrants in the country illegally, the Justice and Education departments on Thursday issued new guidance to schools on what identification they can demand of students trying to enroll. In a… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Desert Sands USD high school classroom

‘Guaranteed admission’ with Desert Sands, CSU…

LA QUINTA – The Desert Sands Unified School District approved a “guaranteed admission” agreement with Cal State San Bernardino on Tuesday night, becoming the second desert district to ensure graduates have a seat waiting for them at a four-year university.… Read full article at The Desert Sun