Corona: 2 arrested in elementary school…

Two Riverside residents are behind bars in connection with a metal theft at a Corona elementary school, according to jail records and police. The case began about 9 a.m. Sunday, June 16, with a burglary alarm at McKinley Elementary School,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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Jurupa Valley: School board approves 2013-14…

The Jurupa Unified School District board of education on Monday, June 17, approved a $179 million budget for the 2013-2014 school year. The vote was 5-0. Trustee Mary Burns cast her vote via telephone from her vacation home in Hendersonville,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

School District fires interim Superintendent Bilek

BLYTHE - The Palo Verde Unified School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously this afternoon to terminate interim Superintendent Bob Bilek's contract effective immediately at a special board meeting. The board also voted unanimously to contract with Mike Davitt as… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Completion Counts changes teaching

The $3 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Riverside’s Completion Counts initiative wasn’t spent on widgets but invested in aligning high school courses to better prepare students for college, partners said Tuesday, June 11. Riverside City… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Superintendent Anthony Rosilez

Romoland superintendent of schools resigns

Romoland School District Superintendent Anthony Rosilez resigned Friday, June 14, the school board announced following a nearly two-hour closed session meeting. Hilda Swain, Romoland’s chief business official, was appointed as acting superintendent, effective immediately, school board member Marla Clites announced… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Michael Sanchez,

School transfer brings focus to student

Temecula resident Michael Sanchez, 18, didn’t care for high school for the first couple years. But after transferring to Rancho Vista High School during his junior year he started changing his mind. “I liked how Rancho Vista was a lot… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Paris Flores & Bill Huber

Girl and Boy of the Year…

Paris Flores-Covarrubias and Bill Huber received more than a diploma during North Mountain Middle School’s recent 8th grade recognition ceremony. Each was awarded the highest honor a student can receive from the San Jacinto school. Paris was named Girl of… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Rachel Priebe & Tom Brokaw

Riverside: Eighth-grader wins National History Day

Recently promoted Amelia Earhart Middle School student Rachel Priebe won first place in the Junior Individual Documentary category at the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day competition held at the University of Maryland. Rachel is the third student from Riverside… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students at valley view elementary leaving school

Absence of summer classes a setback…

COACHELLA — Kyiana, 6, and Karina, 11, marched home from Valley View Elementary School in Coachella on Friday, more than ready to leave their lessons behind as summer vacation begins. The sisters live across the street from the school, but… Read full article at The Desert Sun

proposed farm site behind Coachella Valley High

Pilot farm program aims to feed…

THERMAL — At a dusty field outside a high school in Thermal, plans for a small farm have started to take root, and a local charity hopes to grow enough crops to feed both bellies and minds. Hidden Harvest has… Read full article at The Desert Sun