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.

Scholarships available through Community Foundation

The Community Foundation serving Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, is now accepting scholarship applications from local college-bound students pursuing higher education during the 2019-2020 school year. Last year, the Foundation awarded over $3.5 million in scholarships and educational support. The… Read full article at Record Gazette

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Moreno Valley schools named 1 of 3 Advanced…

Moreno Valley schools have won a national award for getting more students to take Advanced Placement classes and boosting performance on AP exams. Moreno Valley Unified School District is one of three districts be named a College Board Advanced Placement… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Palm Springs Air Museum Casablanca To D-Day Gala

If you were there you could not have been more proud or filled with pride as you entered the Palm Springs Air Museum to the sounds of the Palm Springs High School Spirit of The Sands Band playing uplifting patriotic… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Rhythm & Rainbows

It was an afternoon with George Gershwin and Harold Arlen as fifteen inspired soloists entertained a sold out crowd in The Helene Galen Auditorium at the Annenberg Health Sciences Building to raise funds for Eisenhower Memory Care. That was just… Read full article at The Desert Sun

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Boulder Ridge students given special gift in county…

The principal and some teachers from Boulder Ridge Elementary School in Menifee are featured in this video, produced by the Riverside County Office of Education. Teachers and administrators at three different schools in the county were asked to select one… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Dan Boulton instructs band class

HUSD music coordinator talks program and funding

Last month, the Chronicle featured the Hemet Unified Annual Jazz Festival. Recently, we sat down with the Director of Bands at Hemet High, Dan Boulton, who has served in that role since 2007. Before that Boulton, a native of California… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

Ready, set, science!

Science is happening in the Inland Empire and the Western Science Center, Riverside County’s largest natural history museum, is ready to show it off. The museum will be bringing together scientists and organizations from across Southern California to celebrate science… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

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Soboba students celebrate Dr. Seuss birthday

They ate green eggs and ham, they made hats and bowties just like the “Cat” and they wrote down rhyming words on their papers. These are just some of the things that culminated a week of Dr. Seuss related activities… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

CCHS symphony band prepares for performance at Carnegie…

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. - Cathedral City High School's symphony band is just over a week away from taking the stage at the historic Carnegie Hall for the Sounds of Spring International Music Festival. "All of the kids that are in… Read full article at KESQ News

Entries in Murrieta Rotary’s 2019 Four Way Speech…

MURRIETA – The Rotary Club of Murrieta’s Four-Way Speech Contest will be held Wednesday, April 10, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Murrieta Valley School District auditorium. High school students living in the local area are invited to compete. The… Read full article at The Valley News

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Rotary music and speech competition winners earn cash

LAKE ELSINORE – Every year the Rotary Club of Lake Elsinore holds two separate competitions for high school students in the Lake Elsinore and surrounding areas, one for music and the other for speech. Both competitions were held in February… Read full article at The Valley News

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Reading Festival Recognizes Commitment

As Read Across America Week wrapped up last week, many schools continued to focus on strengthening the literacy of their students. While on Saturday at the Moreno Valley Mall, the annual MVUSD Reading Festival took place. The Reading Festival recognized… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News