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This coming winter quarter, California State University, San Bernardino will launch a partnership with the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) to equip faculty with the instructional skills shown to promote student motivation, learning and persistence.

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As Banning High School’s Students of the Month for September, October, November, and December, seniors Elyssa Salas, Michelle Candelario, David Mills, and Adriana Contreras are vying to become Student of the Year.

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California State University, San Bernardino and its College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will host a program examining the #MeToo movement.

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A year ago, in May 2017, the Beaumont Unified School District broke ground on the property at Cougar Way and Starlight Avenue that amounted to 12 acres of dirt.

Flash forward 15 months. It is Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 21, 2018, and hundreds of parents, students, teachers and administrative staff are sitting or standing inside the multipurpose room at Starlight Elementary School.

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Elanda Soriano was horrified when she walked into the multipurpose room at Hoffer Elementary School for what was supposed to be her son Jeremy’s first-ever day of school in his young lifetime.

Jeremy was to start kindergarten on Aug. 8, but his teacher was among those on strike, and the scene at Hoffer seemed a bit overwhelming: more than 100 people of all ages were milling around in chaos as the principal tried to offer assurances through a megaphone, unsure of what to expect next.

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With the new school year fast approaching, 600 students in need from across the San Gorgonio Pass received new brand-name athletic shoes and new backpacks stuffed with classroom supplies, thanks to a $50,000 donation from the annual Morongo Charity Golf Tournament.

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With just a few weeks to go before school starts in Banning on Aug. 8, last weekend was a head start for students needing back to school supplies and a heads up as to what faith-based organizations are in the area to provide assistance.

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With fierce pride Banning High School’s Class of 2018 sends off the highest percentage of its students in recent memory to four-year colleges and universities.

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Thomas Mezzie was a man of few words before his graduation from Beaumont High School Friday evening, May 31.

The 18-year-old soon-to-be graduate was standing near one of the school parking lots with his mother Kristine Mezzie, sister Jessica Mezzie and her boyfriend, Manuel Lopez, as he got ready for the 6:30 p.m. ceremony.

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Karla Foster doesn’t believe in waiting for magic to turn her dreams into reality. She believes in rolling up her sleeves and making it happen. That’s how the single mother of four realized two of her dreams: receiving two associate degrees on Friday, May 25 from Mt. San Jacinto College and …

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When Christine Richardson took over the music program, students poked their heads into her classroom and ducked back out, with the sentiment of, “It’s a woman” teacher.

There were not many women band directors three decades ago, she admits.

In between her 37 years of teaching music and running choir and band programs for the Banning school district, at least three times Richardson’s job was cut.

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Banning High School's new string orchestra joins the school's wind ensemble to provide the community with a free Spring Concert 2018 in the Banning High School's multipurpose room on Tuesday, May 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m., 100 W. Westward Ave.

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Recapping a field trip to participate at a CUE conference in Palm Springs last month, a handful of fifth-graders rifle off a litany of experiences and buzz words reflecting their accumulated technological acumen.

The students from Hoffer Elementary School were the first from Banning Unified School District to represent at CUE (which previously was an acronym for Computer-Using Educators).

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Central Elementary School fifth-grader Denny Riiff strived to discover what type of folds would propel a paper airplane to fly farther: one with a longer wingspan, or a wider one?

Classmates Julianne Gordillo and Isabella Munoz at the Banning elementary school wanted to know if a dog’s bark was higher depending on the size of its body.

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Exercise caution when considering an increase in minimum wage, suggested Beaumont High School junior Samantha O’Harra, who was one of three students from her school and three from Banning High School to compete in the San Gorgonio Pass Round Table’s annual oratorical contest Monday.