40.3 F
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Retired Teachers Make a Positive Impact

If you can read this article, maybe you should thank a teacher. The week of November 1 - 7, 2020, is California Retired Teachers Week, and we all owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to those teachers who not only taught us but shaped us in our youth.

CalRTA Division 33 Awards Three Teachers

Division 33 of the California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA), which serves the Hemet/San Jacinto valley and surrounding communities, recently awarded three $100 teacher grants to local educators.

MSJC Receives Funding to Help Struggling Students Succeed

Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) has been named one of 34 California Community Colleges eligible to receive funding from the California Community Colleges Finish Line Scholars Program designed to ensure students can stay on track to complete a degree or certificate, or transfer to a four-year college or university.


Situated 50 miles east of Los Angeles, the University of California, Riverside is a public institution with a large selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students to select from. A robust student/faculty ratio backs students, and professors take a personalized approach to the teaching and learning process.

IE students disciplined disproportionately, study finds

A report from the UC Riverside Center for Social Innovation finds disproportionately high discipline for Black and Native American students in Inland Empire schools.

Free K-8 Math and Language Arts Diagnostic Assessment

PILLARZ LLC, (www.pillarzllc.com) a leading K-8 distance learning and intervention school is now offering free diagnostic and assessment testing for students. This is a comprehensive Math and Language Arts evaluation providing parents precision analysis of their child’s academic, grade level position with granular clarity.


When the new school year began in August, Noli Indian School welcomed two new teachers to its high school level staff. The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians Reservation school serves 120 students in grades six through 12. The experienced teachers were getting used to the new campus while welcoming their students via distance learning.

Park University Announces Graduates from Camp Pendleton Campus

Park University announces its graduates from the University’s Camp Pendleton (Calif.) Campus. These graduates were scheduled to participate in a commencement ceremony on Sept. 18 at the Camp Pendleton Theater and Training Center, but the event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Study Identifies Innovative Responses to Pandemic School Meal Program Disruption

School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted access to low or no-cost school breakfast and lunch programs for millions of low-income children. States and school districts developed innovative solutions to meet the nutritional needs of children and respond to the rapidly growing food insecurity crisis, yet the number of replacement meals is likely far short of what they provided prior to the pandemic, according to a study led by a researcher at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

MSJC Art Gallery Presents Artist’s Talk with Author John Seed

The Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) Art Gallery will host an online artist’s talk with John Seed, author and MSJC professor...