DATA competition table preperation

Students share DATA with kids at…

For the second year in a row, DATA students volunteered their time to help teach the importance of science, math and engineering to younger students between the ages of 9 and 14. DATA students spent two full days, Nov. 2… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Desert Hot Springs High School marching band

Desert Hot Springs High marching band…

Desert Hot Springs High School’s marching band was all sweat and smiles following the encore performance of their state championship-winning routine Nov. 26. Forced into the school gymnasium on account of the rain, the blue- and gold-clad musicians belted out… Read full article at The Desert Sun

West Valley High School JROTC color guard

West Valley JROTC busy in November

The West Valley High School Navy Jr. ROTC was active in November. On Nov. 3, the cadets paraded the colors for a Hemet and San Jacinto Democratic association event at Gibbel Park. The color guard consisted of petty officers second… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hemet: Intra-district transfer period to open…

The Hemet Unified School District’s Intra-District Transfers Open Enrollment period for the 2014-15 school year will be from Jan. 1 to March 1. During that period, parents can apply to transfer their children to a school other than the one… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NATIONAL: College: ACT says scores show readiness

The good news, as far as ACT is concerned, is that students meeting the standards on its exams show the same degree of college readiness as their international peers. The bad news is that the percentage of U.S. students meeting… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

South Korean students cheer their seniors

NATIONAL: ‘They listen…and do the homework’

BEIJING — As a ninth-grader, Shanghai’s Li Sixin spent more than three hours a night on homework and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. When she was tapped to take an exam last year given to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Raney Intermediate School Youth Education Motivation Program

Raney Intermediate hosts a college, career…

More than 800 students heard 20 community speakers from diverse career fields participate in the YEMP. The Riverside Community College District, Career Technical Education Community Collaborative sponsors YEMP at middle schools throughout the area. YEMP is designed to motivate students… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

TB Xray photo

Indio High student diagnosed with tuberculosis

INDIO — An Indio High School student has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis, so the school will host a free screening clinic for classmates and staff who may have been exposed to the infectious disease. The student, who was not… Read full article at The Desert Sun

BrideQuest scholars

Banning students to be awarded full…

Three of Banning High School’s seniors are recipients this year of full tuition QuestBridge scholarships, entitling them to attend partnering prestigious universities at no cost. Sisters Emeizni and Emeizmi Mandagi, and Hernan Lopez were informed last month by the organization,… Read full article at Record Gazette

Middle school students participating in competition

Students vie for top math honors

Almost 90 Inland Southern California students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades attended a mathematics competition at UC Riverside, the fourth year in a row that the contest has taken place on campus. Sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise