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Monday, November 28, 2022

California school districts get creative in providing housing for teachers

As the new school year kicks off, several California school districts are finding creative ways to provide housing for teachers who are being priced out of the neighborhoods they serve.

17 College-Bound Foster Youth Earn Scholarships Across Riverside County

For the thousands of children and teenagers in the foster care system, there are many hurdles that limit their chance of graduation. In 2021 the California Department of Education reported that the statewide average high school graduation rate for students in foster care is an alarming 55% and only 10% will go onto college.

MSJC Students Named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) students Stephanie Daniels and Drashuna Pilcher are two of 207 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) students nationwide who have been selected as 2022 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars, each earning $1,000 scholarships.

Soboba Students Recognized for Academic Achievements

The annual celebration of education excellence was held July 24 at the Soboba Casino Resort Event Center where the Soboba Tribal Council presented its Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony. More than 65 students were recognized for outstanding performance during the 2021-2022 school year.

988: Reimagining Crisis Response | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Starting Saturday, July 16, every person in every community nationwide can dial “988” to reach trained crisis counselors who can help in a mental health, substance use or suicide crisis. Learn how 988 can help you in a crisis and what it might mean for your community with these FAQs.

Mt. San Jacinto College Partners with Green Flower to Offer Cannabis...

Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) Community Education has partnered with Green Flower, a California-based leading cannabis education company, to offer three not-for-credit certificate courses beginning July 19.

Work at a school or nonprofit? You could erase student loans

When Melissa Martinez applied to have her student loan debt forgiven more than a decade ago, the U.S. Department of Education told her she was ineligible.

MSJC Board of Trustees Adopts Tentative 2022-2023 Budget

The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously adopted a tentative 2022-2023 budget at its meeting on Thursday, June 23.

CalRTA Division 33 Local Scholarship Recipients

CalRTA Division 33 (Hemet/San Jacinto) recently honored its 2022 Scholarship recipients at a celebratory luncheon for the local graduating seniors and their families. The $1000 scholarship is granted to seniors at both the comprehensive and alternative high schools in the Hemet, San Jacinto and Nuview School Districts who have plans to become a public school teacher.

Hemet Education Foundation Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

Six local Hemet Unified School District students received the good news at their recent senior awards ceremonies that they had been awarded the Hemet Education Foundation Scholarship for their school’s graduating class. The Hemet Education Foundation awards a $5000 scholarship to one student from each of the comprehensive high schools and a $500 scholarship to a qualifying student at the alternative high schools.