graduation at the Diamond

Graduations: High schools grapple with crowds…

High school graduates’ walk across that stage is a moment to celebrate – for them, their parents and often extended families. Packing those relatives into the typical high school stadium forces most Inland schools to do something about the crowds,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Mckenna Wade

Great Oak junior is top volunteer

Great Oak High School junior Mckenna Wade grew up in a military family. Her father, William Wade, recently retired after serving 24 years in the Marine Corps. The 17-year-old Fallbrook resident has always known the meaning of teamwork. “In the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley crossing guard John H. Brown

Crossing guards worried over jobs

Long before Creekside Elementary dismissed its students for the Memorial Day weekend, John H. Brown stood at a corner on Heacock Street in full crossing guard regalia. Decked in a fluorescentgreen vest, Brown nodded to parents and offered cordial greetings… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Vincent Martinez with photograph

Student project honors Cesar Chavez

In April, sixth-graders at Riverside’s Madison Elementary School got an assignment unlike any other. They were told to incorporate the 10 core values of Cesar Chavez, an American farm worker and civil rights leader, into original poems and photographs. About… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

CIF Division I championship softball game

Santiago aces its final test

IRVINE — Corona Santiago softball coach John Perez had his unusual air of confidence heading into the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 championship game. Perez had good reason, too, as he sent Erica Romero to the circle for a title game… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Nick Ponzio

CIF State track and field championships:…

CLOVIS — The Inland area produced four champions at Saturday’s CIF State track and field championships at Buchanan High School, two from Temecula Great Oak. And those two, seniors Jade Miller and Nick Ponzio, each made the podium in two… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Temecula: Schools try out best new…

Math teacher Mike White’s classroom at Temecula’s Great Oak High School got a technology makeover during spring break a few weeks ago, giving him a host of new tools including tablets, projectors, interactive white boards and even a speaker system… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

artist's rendering of Bella Vista Elementary

Palm Springs Unified School District must…

The Palm Springs Unified School District will pursue a bond of up to $107 million to finish construction projects at local campuses, but the school board must still decide to prioritize savings or flexibility. The bond money is needed to… Read full article at The Desert Sun


Beaumont mulls reopening Chavez Elementary School

Beaumont Unified School District could return Chavez Elementary to its original use as a school and save money rather than develop and build a new elementary school, trustees learned Tuesday night at the school board meeting. Chavez Elementary closed at… Read full article at Record Gazette