students of the month

San Jacinto area top students recognized

The latest recipients in the San Jacinto Valley Chambers of Commerce Student of the Month program were honored for inspiring academic excellence at a Jan. 23 ceremony at Emilio’s Restaurant in San Jacinto. Honored were, from Hemet Unified: Nathan Timpson,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students get landfill presentation from falconer

Lake Elsinore Elementary Students Tour El…

Over 100 second and third grade students from Tuscany Hills Elementary School in Lake Elsinore toured the Waste Management El Sobrante Landfill and Wildlife Preserve, located nearby in unincorporated Riverside County, on Feb. 5 and 6. Waste Management staff from… Read full article at Patch.com

MVUSD building

District eyes change in elections

Moreno Valley Unified School District’s five trustees may be elected by area instead of at-large. The district held two public meetings last week and will host a third Wednesday, Feb. 12, before the board decides at its Feb. 25 meeting.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students rehearsing on stage

Students get their first taste of…

The theater inside Corona Civic Center was dark, save for a pool of light at the front of the stage. Parkridge Elementary School fifth-grader Courtlyn Borders shot onto the stage to stand alone in the light near a crouching “camerawoman.”… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Rio Vista Elementary School students

Veteran educator Donald Aikens gets Palm…

PALM SPRINGS — A veteran educator has been chosen to fill an empty seat on the Palm Springs Unified School Board, but the seat will change hands again next year, likely going to a candidate from Desert Hot Springs. Donald… Read full article at The Desert Sun

students with science projects

Riverside: Science fair projects to be…

More than 280 students’ science fair projects will be on view at the 25th annual Riverside Unified School District Science and Engineering Fair. The event is from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Highlander Union Building at… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

bus driver with board trustees

Beaumont school bus driver recognized for…

Beaumont trustees honored district school bus driver Jody Jermeay for saving a toddler’s life while picking up students on her route on Jan. 14. Jermeay, 53, of Banning, has been a school bus driver for Beaumont Unified for 20 years.… Read full article at Record Gazette

winning science project

Nicolet Middle School announces science fair…

The sounds of screaming vacuum cleaners seem to be irritating to cats, yet classical music seems to soothe them. Heat appears to be a better means to dry something, compared to simply letting air flow over it, since “warmer temperatures… Read full article at Record Gazette

Corona del Mar High

STATE: Applicants should come clean about cheating…

The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Calif. ranks 6th in US on…

SAN FRANCISCO -- California often ranks near the bottom of national measures of education quality and student achievement, but a new report puts the state ahead of the curve when it comes to the number of public school students enrolling… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee