Temecula Valley High School

Temecula school district to tap sponsors…

Funds to replace parking lot lights at schools in the Temecula Valley Unified School District will come through a unique program that lines up sponsors who pay for the upgrades. In return, they get signs advertising their organizations affixed to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Banning USD offices

Banning district seeks parental comment on…

Banning Unified School District parents may share their opinions on priorities for new funding for California schools at a meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. The meeting will be at Hemmerling Elementary School’s multi-purpose room, 1928 W.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hemet High special ed teacher, student & Cleopatra (the goat)

No Kidding — Goat Is Teaching…

Students in Tony Dixon’s special education class at Hemet High School have a unique classmate — a 9-month-old goat named Cleopatra. The eight students, all of whom have autism, feed, walk and tend to Cleopatra each school day. In turn,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Poly High performers

Poly High to present award-winning musical

Riverside Poly Jesters and International Thespian Troup 2543 are set to present “The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee.” This Tony Award-winning musical gives you a hilarious and heartwarming look at overachievers’ angst as quirky yet lovable characters compete for… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

garden at Rancho Elementary School

Student plans to makeover garden at…

The garden at Rancho Elementary School is in desperate need of some tender loving care. Former student Dylan Esposito, 13, a Temecula resident, decided he was going to refurbish the garden upon a visit to the school. His idea to… Read full article at The Valley News

Riverside Mayor presenting overview of Completion Counts

Students, leaders discuss education

Fifteen student journalists and education leaders including nine teachers, counselors or administrators, discussed on Wednesday, Dec. 4, how the Completion Counts initiative has changed education in Riverside and increased access and pathways for students to get into college. In a… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students walking near empty land owned by district

Palm Springs Unified School District considers…

The Palm Springs Unified School District plans to sell a vacant, 80-acre property east of Rancho Mirage High School with enough space for more than 200 homes. The property is on Rattler Road, about a block north of Ramon Road,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

High school presents holiday play

San Jacinto High School’s drama students are presenting “It’s a Wonderful Life,” with performances at 7 p.m. nightly through Saturday, Dec. 7, and a 1 p.m. matinee performance also Saturday at the high school theater. Tickets are $6 for the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Vanessa Sheldon playing harp

Hemet middle school receives instructor and…

Harpist Vanessa Sheldon will be a special guest at the Diamond Valley Middle School Orchestra and Choir Winter Concert at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, in Hemet. The appearance is an opportunity to show the beauty of an instrument that… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Black students lagging in admissions to…

(Reuters) - Black students have been admitted to the University of California at starkly lower rates since racial consideration was banned in public college admissions in the state, especially at the most prestigious campuses, a report showed on Thursday. The… Read full article at source