In The News

The following collection of education related articles gleaned from local and national newspapers is provided to educators as a service of the Riverside County Office of Education.

young students work on crafts project

Youths enjoy giving of their time

When young members of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians’ Tribal TANF were asked to lend a hand with holiday crafts and games for youngsters whose parents were taking care of last-minute holiday preparations, about 20 of them stepped up… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

Art for Youth Competition

The Art for Youth Competition, a collaborative program of the Hemet San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce, the Hemet Valley Art Association and the Diamond Valley Arts Council, moved into the public display phase on Monday, Jan. 7 and will continue… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

high school students acting out dramatic scene

Heritage High drama department presents ‘Steel Magnolias’

Robert Harling’s heartfelt comedy “Steel Magnolias” is the next production to be performed by the Heritage High School drama department. The play, set in a late 80’s Louisiana beauty shop, follows one woman’s struggle with a life-threatening condition, and displays… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

cheerleaders hold up plaque and celebrate

These Inland Empire teams competed in the first…

Cheer teams from Inland Empire high schools competed in the first CIF-Southern Section Cheerleading Championships Saturday, Jan. 12, at Colony High in Ontario. Among the San Bernardino County hopefuls were Chino Hills, Grand Terrace, Kaiser, Summit, Fontana, A.B. Miller and… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

200 urged to get tuberculosis tests after Riverside…

More than 200 students at Riverside City College should get tested for tuberculosis because a student has active tuberculosis, Riverside County health officials said Friday, Jan. 11. The student, who is not being named because of privacy concerns, is being… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Krystal Horton shoots for the stars with Western…

HEMET – A senior at Western Center Academy is making quite a name for herself in the science world. Last year, Krystal Horton won a first place special award at the International Science and Engineering Fair with another fellow student.… Read full article at The Valley News

HUSD welcomes its new deputy superintendent of business…

HEMET – Hemet Unified School District's Governing Board approved Darrin Watters as the deputy superintendent of business services at the board meeting Tuesday, Dec. 11. The current assistant superintendent of business services, Vincent Christakos, is retiring at the end of… Read full article at The Valley News

Rob Davis and Telekaki Stevens

HUSD Trustee Rob Davis honors Telekaki Stevens, the…

HEMET – The Hemet Unified School District's Governing Board, on nomination by Trustee Rob Davis, has selected Telekaki Stevens, the nutrition services assistant at Hemet High School, as the December recipient of the Governing Board Recognition and Award. Stevens began… Read full article at The Valley News

students of the month pose with Chamber members

Brisa Perkins, Spencer Eyre are Students of the…

The Perris Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce recently honored the December Students of the Month, who are nominated by their teachers and staff at their respective school sites and are chosen for their character,… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Young girl holds up single folded paper chain smiling

19th Annual STEM Conference inspires 8th grade girls…

The annual American Association of University Women San Gorgonio Pass Group, Redlands Branch STEM Conference was held at the Mt. San Jacinto College’s San Jacinto Campus The importance of supporting each other, having fun with math and exploring forensic science… Read full article at Record Gazette