Film fest contest for students

In this technology crazed age when anybody can be a filmmaker, here comes an opportunity for local students with such dreams: The Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival is hosting a contest for you. The winner will get $500… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

SAT study book

NATIONAL: College Board offers a few glimpses…

The association, which administers the standardized test, releases sample questions and other materials from the revamp. The College Board on Wednesday released sample questions and other materials for a redesigned SAT, promising a test that is grounded in students' real-world… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Norte Vista High School

Norte Vista taking crash deaths ‘really…

When students spilled from the front gate at the end of the day at Riverside’s Norte Vista High School, most were silent and downcast — not chatting and laughing like normal. Students and teachers continued to grapple with the news… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

tour bus

PDHS student still in ICU following…

The Palm Desert High School student injured in a deadly Northern California bus crash on Thursday remains hospitalized but is expected to to be taken out of intensive care Monday, the school’s principal said. Jayda Kosar, a high school senior,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Temecula Prepstudent with exchange student

Temecula Students Participate in Cultural Exchange,…

The following was submitted for publication by Temecula Preparatory School: Temecula Preparatory School (TPS) recently hosted approximately 40 Japanese students from Sasebo Kita Junior High School from March 26 - 28, 2014. The students from Sasebo Kita Junior High were… Read full article at Patch.com

Car wash volunteer

Norte Vista shows its heart

The Norte Vista High School community is rallying around the families of two Riverside students killed in vehicular crashes within a week, washing cars Sunday, April 13, to raise money for funeral expenses for junior Mark Rivera, 16. Norte Vista… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Marisol and Marisa Serrato

Trip filled with hope ends in…

Marisa Serrato and her identical twin sister, Marisol, were only months away from becoming the first members of the Riverside family to attend college. The Norte Vista High seniors, daughters of parents who entered the United States as migrant farmworkers,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Crash site

Palm Desert High School student survives…

ORLAND – A Palm Desert High School student was among the students injured after their tour bus collided with a FedEx tractor-trailer and burst into flames Thursday in Northern California. The girl was taken to a hospital for smoke inhalation,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Dale Marsden and Suheil Abdulnour

Skipping school

Inland educators are working to reverse what a top state official has called a school “crisis” — 1 of every 5 elementary students in California is truant. Many thousands more were chronically absent in 2011-12. The Inland picture is equally… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Joshua Miller

STATE: California public colleges collaborate on fix…

More than 50 years ago, California’s revered Master Plan for Higher Education established public community colleges as a means to educate the state’s lower-division students and prepare them for transfer to a higher institution. Today, the sprawling system of 112… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee