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

students working in group

STATE: Schools’ effort to shift to Common…

The passage for the seventh-grade lesson was blatantly offensive — an excerpt from a 1938 anti-Semitic children's book. But that was the point: to provide students in the Santa Ana school district with a perfect illustration of insidious propaganda. In… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Gov Jerry Brown

STATE: Gov. Jerry Brown is poised for…

SACRAMENTO — California is close to making the most sweeping change in how it spends money on schools since Ronald Reagan was governor four decades ago. And Gov. Jerry Brown is on the verge of a monumental personal triumph —… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

principal of the California Military Institute, awards student

Perris students win scholarships

The five graduating high school seniors honored May 21 by the Perris Valley Chamber of Commerce share some common traits: hard work, inquisitiveness, selflessness, service to community, a desire to make a difference. Those qualities were evident when the five… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Singh Chevrolet's Annual Perfect Attendance Awards Program

Students awarded for perfect attendance

Singh Chevrolet’s Perfect Attendance Appreciation Night, held May 15, was a tribute to high-performing students who make it a point to be at school every day throughout the year. The event, the only one of its kind, has been taking… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

disaster response training

Indio kids get lesson in disaster…

INDIO — Sporting fake red gashes and wounds, 65 fifth-graders from Dr. Carreon Academy took part in a live disaster drill at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio on Thursday morning. The students were exposed to the work that… Read full article at The Desert Sun