Don Lugo Earned A Six-Year Accreditation

CVUSD   Chino – This spring, Don Lugo High received a six-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the longest accreditation granted by the organization to an educational institution. The WASC accreditation process aids institutions in developing and sustaining effective educational programs and assures the educational community, the general public, and other […]

Walnut Valley Celebrates HARTT Center Opening

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By Kelli Gile Walnut – Walnut Valley Unified School District celebrated the opening of the Hockwalt Adult Resource & Transition Training (HARTT) Center on December 10.            “We are thrilled to open our doors to the community,” said educational specialist, Cheryl Faren. The HARTT Center serves 18 to 22-year old students with disabilities who are receiving […]

Norco: Wee People Playschool

City of Norco Are you looking for a safe environment where your child can grow emotionally, intellectually and socially while helping prepare them for kindergarten? Wee People Playschool does just that! The City of Norco Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is offering this recreational program for children ages 3-5 years old. During Wee […]

Open Enrollment & Transfer Instructions for Corona Norco Unified School DistrictPosted Date:12/8/2014 7:30 AM

City of Eastvale The following dates have been established as the “OPEN ENROLLMENT” period for the 2015-2016 school year: DECEMBER 1, 2014 TO JANUARY 15, 2015 If you live in the CNUSD attendance area – you will need to complete a transfer request by filling out the proper form. If you are currently attending a school on […]

Walnut: Mt. SAC Flying Team Wins Again

By Mike Taylor Walnut – The Mt. San Antonio College Flying Team won the Top Two-Year College Team Trophy for the 24th consecutive year at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s regional competition, hosted recently by San Diego Christian College at Gillespie Airport in San Diego. “This year marks the 24th consecutive year our team has won the […]

Pomona Unified School District Recognized As Digital Education Trailblazer

By Juliette Funes   Pomona – Pomona Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent, Richard Martinez, was recently recognized as a leader in integrating technology and innovation into the classroom during the White House’s “ConnectED to the Future” Superintendent’s Summit, where more than 100 superintendents and educators from across the country joined President Obama to discuss education, […]

Pomona: Superintendent Martinez Selected For Summit At White House

By Juliette Funes Pomona – Richard Martinez, Superintendent of the Pomona Unified School District (PUSD), was selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of 100 top school leaders from across America to participate in the first-ever National Connected Superintendents Summit, held on Wed., Nov. 19, at the White House. Martinez is among exemplary local […]

Eastvale: Dual Immersion

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BY EMILY AGUILAR Eastvale – On Nov. 3, foreign language teachers at Eleanor Roosevelt High School led a small presentation on the benefits of their Dual Immersion Program. Dual Immersion is a curriculum that gives English-speaking students an opportunity to learn their school lessons in both in English and a selected foreign language. This begins […]

The Common Core Tests: A Student’s Perspective

By TIANA GOEGEBUER Here are two simple words that nearly everyone in the United States has become increasingly familiar with: Common Core. Whatever your view is on the Common Core Standards, I ask you to be understanding of my opinion. The goal of this article is not to offend you or change your views, but […]

Eastvale Goes Back To School

By EMILY AGUILAR Eastvale – On August 11, school bells across Eastvale rang early to welcome students to a new school year. With the exclusion of elementary schools, River Heights Intermediate, Augustine Ramirez Intermediate, and Eleanor Roosevelt High School all eagerly opened their gates on the same day. For many, this school year will be […]

Walnut: Classroom More Daunting Than Jail for Mt. Sac Grad

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BY MIKE TAYLOR Walnut – All together, Joe Louis spent a year in jail. As a gangbanger, he had been shot at, almost stabbed, and incarcerated with killers and gangsters. But nothing, he says, was scarier than his English and statistics classes at Mt. San Antonio College. “All of that lifestyle paled in comparison to […]

Walnut: Suzanne Students Experience Greek Festival

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BY KELI GILE Walnut – OPA! Togo-wearing students at Suzanne Middle School joined in the fun of a Greek Festival on April 25. Over 350 6th Graders learned an authentic Greek dance by Math and Drama Teacher, Helen Papadopoulos. Mrs. Pop, as she is called, proudly shared her culture with the students.   “It was […]

Walnut: Big Wins for Mt. San Antonio College

Staff Reports   Walnut – For the second straight year and the third time in the last four years, the Mt. San Antonio College Forensics Team won the Phi Rho Pi national speech title at the national tournament, held April 7-12, at Casper and Northwest colleges in Denver, Colorado. This championship victory marks the ninth […]

Walnut: High School Mustang Coaches of the Year Honored

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BY KELLI GILEWalnut – The Walnut Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees recognized two outstanding Walnut High School varsity coaches on April 16. Golf Coach Cecil Woods and Basketball Coach Josh Cameron have received the coveted San Gabriel Valley Coach of the Year Award.   Principal Jeff Jordan introduced the Mustang coaches along with […]

Diamond Bar: Diamond Ranch High School Alum Wins CUI Academic Showcase

STAFF REPORTS Diamond Bar – Thomas Moreno, a 2012 graduate of Diamond Ranch High School, won first place in the tier-two category of Concordia University’s 11th Annual Academic Showcase. Moreno, along with partner Cy Perkins, made his presentation on “Insights into the role of interactions between VDAC1, Bcl-2, and mutant Sod1 in familial Amyotrophic Lateral […]

Diamond Bar: Diamond Ranch Basketball Takes CIF’s Top Academic Honors

The Diamond Ranch Girls’ Varsity Basketball team

  Diamond Bar – The Diamond Ranch Girls’ Varsity Basketball team has been awarded the CIF Southern Section‘s Team Academic Award.   The award honors the team with the highest grade point average (GPA) in its category (schools with more than 1,500 students enrolled). In the case of the Diamond Ranch team, the girls finished […]

WALNUT: Aquarium on Wheels Visits Collegewood

By Kelli Gile Walnut – Collegewood Elementary first graders experienced Pacific Journeys during an educational assembly presented by the Aquarium of the Pacific on April 11. Students traveled the globe during the interactive presentation to learn about ocean inhabitants and their unique adaptations for survival in a watery world. Following the program, they experienced a […]

Chino Hills: Program Allowing Young Adults To “Move Forward”

STAFF REPORTS Chino Hills – The Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) has created a program called “Move Forward” to help disconnected youth adults succeed. “Together, as a school district and as a community, we have worked in the lives of many students and their families.” said Cathy Toole, CVUSD “Move Forward” Program Coordinator. “As […]

Riverside: Governor To Meet With Local Leaders

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By Staff Reports With the release of a 2014-2015 budget proposal last week, Gov. Jerry Brown will be holding private meetings with local water, agriculture, law enforcement, education, and community leaders throughout California, including a visit in Riverside on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The proposed budget, which according to the Governor’s ca.gov website, “proposes to pay […]