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Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) began its Fall 2020 semester on Monday, Aug. 17, with thousands of students enrolled in online classes amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. About 98 percent of MSJC’s courses are online this fall to help further reduce the spread of COVID-19. Hands-on courses – …

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According to a couple of people familiar with labor negotiations, Banning’s certificated employees are working on an expired contract going into the start of this school year, which started on Monday.

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Beaumont Unified School District has placed its superintendent Terrence Davis on paid administrative leave, following a public employee performance evaluation item in reference to him in a closed session meeting following the school board’s regular meeting Tuesday.

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Beaumont High School and the ninth-grade Building Assets, Reducing Risks (BARR team acknowledges many of its freshmen for academic excellence in the latter half of this past school year.

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The Pass area’s public schools will have a virtual start later this summer, with Banning beginning Aug. 17, and Beaumont starting earlier on Aug. 6, with all students studying in place in their own homes.

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Presumably when students return to Beaumont High School, they will see the progression of a couple of new buildings, and the concrete landscape that once made up basketball and tennis courts “relocated.”

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After all 177 seniors had had the opportunity to drive up and collect their diplomas, Banning High School principal Matt Valdivia issued messages of congratulations to his Broncos community.

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Starting tomorrow morning, Wednesday, June 10 at 11 a.m. NBC 4 News will be broadcasting Banning High School's senior class's yearbook photos.

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Banning High School announces its top 10 ranked seniors based on grade point average, as reflected at the start of the semester prior to schools closing due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. 

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Beaumont High School announces its top 10 ranked seniors based on grade point averages, as reflected at the start of the semester prior to school closing due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. (The last three students in our top 10 all share the same GPA, tying to be eighth in their class.)

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After 39 years in education, 30 of them with the Beaumont school district, Starlight Elementary School Principal Lauren Kinney announced to peers and family this morning that she is retiring.

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Beaumont High School is still deciding about how to celebrate the Class of 2020’s graduation ever since the coronavirus pandemic has shut down large gatherings due to fear of spreading the disease even further.

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Beaumont High School seniors will be able to graduate with the grades they have earned as credit through March 13, the day that the Riverside county school districts closed down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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In celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Day on Tuesday, May 5, the Riverside County Office of Education (RCOE) will premiere four videos highlighting the extraordinary work of the Riverside County Teachers of the Year, starting with Beaumont fourth-grade teacher Tracy Waters.

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Banning High School's current valedictorian Jazmine Colon is taking her experience in political activism with her to University of California, Berkeley, where she will pursue a degree in political science with an emphasis on public law.

More than 800 teachers, principals, superintendents, city officials and representatives from Riverside county school districts, cities and non-profit organizations attended the Riverside County Office of Education’s annual address, which this year focused on “Year of our Youth.’’

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As of Friday morning, Banning Superintendent Robert Guillen was confident that his school district would remain open for instruction.

There were more than a dozen classrooms designated to host read alouds at Central Elementary School in Banning Tuesday evening, and characters strutted about as part of the school’s participation in the Read Across America campaign.

Upcoming Events

The Greater Hope Foundation for Children of Banning

The Greater Hope Foundation for Children of Banning is hosting a tax-deductible gift drive through Dec. 11. Donations can be dropped off at 1035 W. Ramsey St. in Banning, or purchases can be made online for delivery to their office via Amazon Smiles and at aghope.org.