student with therapy dog

Hemet High School accident victim works…

Helen Richardson walks through the hallways of Riverside County Regional Medical Center with a dog and a smile. The dog — Rumor, a 5-year-old Rottweiler — is credited with helping Helen recover from serious injuries she suffered when she was… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Anil Deolalikar

Public policy school dean is named

A UC Riverside professor has been named as the founding dean of the new School of Public Policy. Anil Deolalikar, an economics professor, will take the helm of the new school, which received approval from the UC Board of Regents… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Murrieta: Coach accused of soliciting student

A 26-year-old soccer coach from Temecula is behind bars, accused of soliciting a Murrieta 16-year-old female student athlete for sex, say Murrieta police. Daniel Ryan Kelly was arrested at 2:03 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, along the 32100 block of Temecula… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Two Huskies make all-state first team

Corona Centennial standouts Robert Webber and Cameron Hunt were among the 30 players selected to the 2013 CalHiSports.com allstate football first team. Centennial was one of three teams to have a pair of first-team players. The other schools on that… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Ortega High School student

Ortega High exceling as continuation school

Principal Amy Campbell knows what you probably think about continuation schools. The truth, she says, is Ortega High School’s best-kept secret. “The kids feel that and the teachers feel that if people really knew what was going on here, then… Read full article at The Californian

Menifee: Threat against school not credible,…

A threat of possible violence to take place Monday, Jan. 28, at Paloma Valley High School in Menifee was investigated by deputies and found not to be credible, sheriff’s officials said. The threat against the 31375 Bradley Road campus was… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

teacher with transitional K students

Transitional kindergarten handled different ways

Transitional kindergarten continues to attract educators, perhaps growing, interest as schools start to plan for the second year of the program. Transitional kindergarten is the first year of a two-year kindergarten program now required by state law for school districts… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Curriculum coach Dennis Regus

Menifee school program aids teachers and…

Hans Christensen Middle School teacher Vonda Rogers tried something new in her classroom last week. She and her students at the Menifee campus began using algebra tiles — small, brightly colored concrete representations of an algebraic equation — to begin… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jurupa Unified School District

Jurupa school district building does triple…

The name on Jurupa Unified School District’s gleaming new building pretty much says it all: Warehouse and Professional Development Center. The 21,000-square-foot facility is doing triple duty as a combination storage warehouse for the district’s food services department, central storage… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Robert Mateau

Being Principal of the Year in…

Several years ago, Nicolet Middle School was a very different place. There were elements of gang recruitment, and problems among students that did not provide for a very safe learning environment. A visitor to Nicolet today would have no idea… Read full article at Record Gazette