Banning High School graduation

Banning’s largest graduating class thanks its…

Graduation was an extra-special day for Destiny Gomez, who only spent her senior year at Banning High School. On graduation day, May 31, she turned 18. Gomez, a member of the National Honor Society, heads to Crafton Hills College to… Read full article at Record Gazette

Senior, Matthew Meyer

High school graduate unveils custom street…

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — A group of family, friends, and city and school officials gathered at the corner of Cholla Drive and Pierson Boulevard earlier this week to watch as Desert Hot Springs High School senior Matthew Meyer, 18, proudly… Read full article at The Desert Sun

studenst taking pictures

NATIONAL: High school graduate unveils custom street…

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — President Obama visited an innovative middle school in central North Carolina on Thursday to demonstrate the Internet-based education programs that he is proposing to make available nationwide. Speaking to an audience of excited teenagers in a steamy… Read full article at The New York Times

Valley View High School Principal

Federal official pushes STEM fields

The United States has 3 million full-time jobs with benefits open, but too many students are graduating with the wrong degrees, a federal education official said Wednesday, June 5. Greg Darnieder, senior advisor on the College Access Initiative to U.S.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

RCC President Cynthia E. Azari

RCC chief is interim district chancellor

Cynthia Azari, president of Riverside City College, will be interim chancellor of Riverside Community College District, which also includes Moreno Valley and Norco colleges. The district’s Board of Trustees voted 5-0 to appoint her in a closed session Tuesday night,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

VFW awardee with parents

VFW honors Menifee ROTC cadet

Bernard Marshall, an ROTC cadet, 5th Platoon, 3rd Squad Leader and a senior at Paloma Valley High School, won the annual Award for Outstanding Achievement and Leadership from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1956. The winner of the award… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

graduation at the Diamond

Murrieta Mesa High School celebrates first…

Murrieta Mesa High School graduated its first group of seniors to have been at the school all four years Wednesday, June 5 in Murrieta. As students eagerly anticipated college and the workforce, Principal Mary Walters reflected upon the defining characteristics… Read full article at SWRNN

Palo Verde donation check

Anonymous donor gives to PVUSD

BLYTHE -Mary Murray (right) and Katherine Anderson from Wells Fargo Bank, representing an anonymous alumni donor, presented Board President John Ulmer with a check in the amount of $282,299.56. This money will go towards the purchase of one travel bus… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Palm Springs High 2013 graduates

Palm Springs High seniors reflect on…

PALM SPRINGS — Decked out in black, red and white robes, 426 Palm Springs High School seniors accepted their diplomas Tuesday evening, marking the end of their high school years. Thousands of friends and family filled the Palm Springs Convention… Read full article at The Desert Sun

NATIONAL: G.O.P. Bill on Schools Would Set…

Signaling a preference for a much smaller role for the federal government in public schooling, Senator Lamar Alexander, Republican of Tennessee, is introducing legislation on Thursday to revise No Child Left Behind, the Bush-era education law. Coming two days after… Read full article at The New York Times