School bus with 14 aboard in…

A school bus with 14 people aboard, including nine adult special-needs students, was struck in the rear Monday morning, injuring two students, the driver and an aide, the California Highway Patrol said. The bus was operated by the Palm Springs… Read full article at The Desert Sun

CIF State Executive Director Roger Blake…

The California Interscholastic Federation announced Monday morning that Executive Director Roger Blake will be retiring at the end of the school year. Blake, who turns 65 later this month, has held the top executive position at the CIF State office… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Rumor about Facebook post threatening Cathedral…

There will be a larger police presence at Cathedral City High School on Monday due to rumors of a threat circulating social media, according to a Sunday-evening post on the Palm Springs Unified School District's Facebook page. The district and… Read full article at The Desert Sun

‘Am I a second-class citizen?’ College…

Adjunct faculty members at College of the Desert gathered on Friday morning ahead of the school president's annual address to protest unequal pay at one of the fastest-growing community colleges in California. Dozens of part-time instructors holding signs that read… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Mock Trial students scream in surprise at their victory

Poly wins Riverside County Mock Trial…

After several rounds and a month of competition, the verdict is in — Poly High School has claimed Riverside County’s 2019 Mock Trial crown. The 37th Annual Riverside County Mock Trial ended Saturday afternoon, March 2, after a championship round… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Danielle Gamez gestures during performance

Hemet student overcomes bullying to find…

Though Danielle Gamez performed on stage for the first time while in kindergarten, a classmate’s bullying derailed her dreams in elementary school. Now a senior at West Valley High School in Hemet, Gamez has a key role in her school’s… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Mt. San Jacinto College puts career…

Residents in the Mt. San Jacinto Community College District may soon be seeing the college come to them. Officials last month introduced the Mt. San Jacinto Mobile Career Center, which will be traveling to community events such as job fairs… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Michael Hughes wearing Cat in the Hat shirt and hat greets young student with a big smile

As Inland schools mark Read Across…

Michael Hughes came to work with whiskers and a tall, red-striped hat. Good thing he’s a teacher celebrating Read Across America. Hughes, who teaches kindergarten at Corona’s Parkridge Elementary School, dressed in a Cat in the Hat costume to entertain… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

How Dr. Seuss and Read Across…

Saturday, March 2, 2019 would have been the 115th birthday of Theodor Geisel also known as Dr. Seuss. By 2015, Dr. Seuss’ books had been translated into 17 languages and had sold 650 million copies in 95 countries. Theodor Geisel… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise