PVHS Town Hall Report: PVUSD Superintendent,…

Over a hundred residents attended the public Town Hall meeting on Feb. 27 at the Palo Verde High School (PVHS) cafeteria to discuss the recent campus security and safety concerns; address the previous week’s student investigation; the importance of dispelling… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

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VFW Post 1956 honors local essay…

Local high school students were recognized by VFW Post 1956 of Menifee recently for their accomplishments in the VFW Voice of Democracy program. The Voice of Democracy is the VFW’s premier scholarship program. Established in 1947, the Voice of Democracy… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Coachella Valley Unified board votes unanimously…

As the financially troubled Coachella Valley Unified School District seeks to balance its books, the board approved layoffs for 96 teachers and 73 staff members. The 7-0 vote came after two hours of public comments on Thursday night. The hardest… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Coachella children survived violent school bus…

For three Coachella children traveling to school in a yellow school bus on Friday, wearing seatbelts may have saved their lives, authorities said. Shortly before 8 am, Indio resident Edgar Lopez, 29, was traveling north on Calhoun Street in a… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Norte Vista High School Reaches Higher

Getting into college isn't easy. That's why at Norte Vista High School, we've worked to create an environment that supports students on their journey to college. We work towards that through our School Counseling team, AVID, Reach Higher College Club,… Read full article at Forbes

STATE: Orange County school districts review safety…

In the weeks following a mass shooting at a high school in Florida that left 17 people dead and many injured, Orange County school districts are reviewing their safety protocols with an eye toward improvement. With numerous national school shootings… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Middle school students mark anniversary of…

When Orchard Arts and Media Academy teacher Brett Drugge was planning his lessons for this school year, he knew he had to teach his sixth graders about the time thousands of East LA students walked out of their high schools… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: California high school gets restraining order…

Jonathan Martin’s former high school was reportedly granted a restraining order Thursday against the troubled ex-49ers and Stanford offensive lineman, who had a threatening post on his Instagram account last week. TMZ Sports reported the order requested by officials from… Read full article at San Jose Mercury News

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Martin Luther King dethrones Riverside Poly…

The verdict is in and there is a new county mock trial champion. Martin Luther King defeated perennial champion Riverside Poly in the final round Saturday, March 3 to win the 35th Annual Riverside County Mock Trial Competition. Poly had… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NATIONAL: Bus Driver Convicted Of Negligent Homicide…

A Tennessee jury found the driver of a school bus guilty of six counts of negligent homicide in a November 2016 crash that killed six children on their way to elementary school. Prosecutors argued that the driver, Johnthony Walker, was… Read full article at NPR