Ramona High School sophomore with his display

History Day: Local students participate in…

Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy. Three pivotal figures from the civil rights era took center stage Saturday, April 26, at Riverside Convention Center. Students at Valley View High School in Moreno Valley performed a skit… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Murrieta Valley team

Murrieta Valley trying to regain robotics…

Silent Bot Deadly had to be the cleverest. Fatal Error, Sparticles and VEX Men weren’t too shabby themselves. To some, Nerd Nation may have been the best. Puns on technological terms and odes to pop culture aside, there were creative… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Kristina Isayeva

From Russian, With Love

Kristina Isayeva’s path to English proficiency was far from ordinary. Even though the Ramona Elementary fifth-grader’s family emigrated from Ukraine before she was born and English was the first language she learned to speak, she was immersed in Russian .… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Kimberly Enriquez

Despite Home Hurdles, Teen Wins Scholarship

As a high school student, Kimberly Enriquez hit the books in hopes of becoming the first in her family to attend college. At home, she was the defacto mom while her parents worked. The 17-year-old senior at Rancho Verde High… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Ricardo Ramos

Riverside: Heroic bus driver didn’t expect…

When the California Highway Patrol presented its state School Bus Driver of the Year award to Ricardo Ramos, the Riverside bus driver said he was overwhelmed at the recognition for rescuing two children from rushing floodwaters during a sudden downpour… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Troth Elementary students on tour of Wildlands Conservancy

Class trek

The group of third-graders trooped across a wooden bridge and along a boardwalk through a small wetland, their feet thumping and their voices mingling with the chattering birds at the Oak Glen Preserve. The Troth Street Elementary School students from… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students on stage

Revisiting the ’80s

They didn’t live through the era, but drama students at Eleanor Roosevelt High School are embracing the ’80s. Kids at the Eastvale school are wear leg warmers, sweat bands, parachute pants and other fashionable attire from the decade in the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Report: California key to raising graduation…

SAN FRANCISCO -- The high school graduation rate in the United States will not increase as quickly as experts think it can without more improvement in California, which educates one-fifth of the nation's low-income school children and more Hispanic students… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

El Camino Real Charter High team

NATIONAL: El Camino Real Charter High wins…

El Camino Real Charter High School claimed the national 2014 Academic Decathlon title Saturday, marking the seventh time the Woodland Hills school has won the honor. The school earned 52,601.1 points out of a possible 60,000, beating 52 other teams… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

student with engineering project

Project Lead the Way paves way…

Some students tightened screws on machines they designed. Others programmed computer controls and watched pneumatic rods, conveyor belts and small motors push blocks up 3 inches and over 4 inches on their machines. “It’s not like your average class,” said… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise