Riverside’s Poly High wins Riverside County…

The judges ruled Saturday, Feb. 29, that Riverside County’s best mock trial team is Riverside’s Poly High School — again. Poly defeated Moreno Valley’s Valley View High School at the historic Riverside courthouse for the school’s 19th title and its… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Kawhi Leonard’s junior high teachers have…

One day in 2004, Jahi Garner left his classroom at Palm Middle School in Moreno Valley and approached a tall boy he taught in eighth-grade algebra. The student turned his work in on time, was respectful toward teachers and coaches… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: California schools prepare for coronavirus outbreak…

As fears escalate across California about a potential outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), school districts and college campuses this week moved to quell fears from parents and staff about the growing threat. The moves come as the Centers for Disease Control… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Coronavirus Q&A: What California parents and…

Have any school children in California been diagnosed with the coronavirus known as COVID-19? A: So far, no California school children have been diagnosed with the virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “preliminary data suggest that… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Four California school districts ask voters…

In a region with the largest disparity between teacher pay and housing costs in California, a Bay Area school district is the first in the nation to build affordable employee housing funded exclusively through a bond passed by local taxpayers.… Read full article at EdSource

Solve a ‘murder,’ raise money for…

Dress in your best mobster and roaring '20s attire and enjoy "The Spaghetti Murders!", Desert Theatreworks (DTW)’s upcoming fundraiser, taking place March 6-7. The setting is a speakeasy run a notorious Italian mob “family.” Someone has a beef with Donato… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Super Tuesday stumping: Gov. Newsom tours…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom hopscotched through Southern California on Friday to stump for Prop. 13, the $15 billion school bond that voters will decide on in the upcoming primary election. Newsom toured schools in Point Loma, Long Beach and Palm… Read full article at The Desert Sun

NASCAR driver donates $10,000 to Bloomington…

Joe Baca Middle School in Bloomington is $10,000 closer to creating a model lab for science, technology, engineering and mathematics studies thanks to NASCAR driver Aric Almirola and sponsor Smithfield. On Friday, Feb. 28, about 350 students gathered for an… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

San Jacinto High’s mountain bike team…

Mountain biking can be a daunting sport for any young person, but if the high price of a quality bike precludes them from participating it can be an impossible dream. Randy Wood is among the avid riders that want to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Principal of the Year surprise visit

Here are Riverside County’s 7 top…

Polish those apples: Here are Riverside County’s top teachers, principals and other school employees for 2020. The awards “are based on the nominee’s leadership vision and actions, impact, and breadth, depth, and currency of professional knowledge and skills,” according to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise