Chad Barnes,

Teen Helps Put Food On Table…

Like the fruits and vegetables that flourish on his family’s 40-acre Crows Pass farm, Chad Barnes has grown an idea to help needy people in the community with a weekly produce donation program. The Temecula Valley High School senior has… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Corona High School

Common Core info at forums

Corona-Norco Unified School District has scheduled a series of parent information nights that will focus on literacy under the new Common Core State Standards. California has adopted the set of academic expectations to replace the 1997 California State Standards; in… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

California’s Solar Cup competition

Schools Get Science Sponsorship

Three local high schools from Western’s service area were chosen for sponsorships for the 2014 Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Solar Cup competition. Western’s sponsored schools include Riverside’s Arlington High School and Norte Vista High School, with co-sponsor Riverside… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Education: Motivation program coming to Val…

The Val Verde Unified School District is proud to announce that the Youth Education Motivation Program will be coming to all Val Verde middle schools in the coming weeks. YEMP is a meaningful, youth-oriented project that is designed to motivate… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Mascot on Gym wall

Coachella Valley: Meetings planned on “Arabs”…

The legal director of the Arab-American civil-rights group that is urging Coachella Valley High School to drop its scowling, hook-nosed “Arabs” mascot plans to travel to California in the next few weeks to discuss the matter with school district officials,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Boy takes pot from garden to…

Two parents were arrested on suspicion of child endangerment Thursday, Nov. 7, after their 8-year-old son was caught at Good Hope Elementary School near Perris with marijuana that he said came from his dad’s backyard garden, authorities said. Rafael Lopez,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Adam Scholl

‘Roll with Scholl’ day for ill…

As Adam Scholl was getting set to begin his eight-grade year at Vail Ranch Middle School in August, he went to a doctor about a troublesome bump on his neck. The news was not good. Adam,14, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Superintendent Michael Lin congratulating Lisa Stallings

Corona teacher selected as state semi-finalist

Lisa Stallings was so stunned by the news, she had to listen to the voice mail three times. Nearly a week later, she was still shaking her head in disbelief. Stallings, a first-grade teacher at Coronita Elementary School in Corona,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Longtime teacher recognized by Hemet school…

The Governing Board of the Hemet Unified School District, on nomination by Trustee Ross Valenzuela, has selected Donna Parker, AVID teacher at West Valley High School, as the October recipient of the Governing Board Recognition and Reward Program Award. Parker… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Mascot image on east side wall

Group seeks removal of offensive attributes…

THERMAL — The anti-discrimination group protesting the Coachella Valley High School “Arab” mascot is more concerned about the villainous portrayal of Arabs than the choice of the mascot itself. The group is seeking a compromise that would remove the offensive… Read full article at The Desert Sun