BY DAVID JAMES HEISS
Beaumont High School’s academic decathlon team took fourth place during the first fully virtual Riverside County Academic Decathlon, which was won for the fourth year in a row by Elsinore High School.
At its meeting earlier this week, the Beaumont school board unanimously approved their former Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Mays Kakish as its next superintendent, to succeed Interim Superintendent Maureen Latham.
A fee justification report generated for Banning Unified School District in regards to new residential and commercial/industrial development has given its school board a basis in which to raise developer fees.
Tournament Hills Elementary School principal Callie Beitler has been named principal of Summerwind Trails Elementary School, effective date to be determined.
Beaumont Unified School District procured CARES Act funding for vocational nursing students enrolled at Beaumont Adult School between March 16 through Sept. 2.
At the Nov. 10 Beaumont school board meeting, outgoing board Vice President Brian Sylva was honored for his service to the governing body.
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Usually Hoffer Elementary School in Banning has throngs of supporters lined up around the track — a strip of well-used asphalt leading to the playground, complete with a black-and-white checkered finish line — to witness the school’s annual Race Against Drugs soap box cart competition.
Teachers already have had to adjust to teaching classes without students physically present, and parents have had to juggle finding ways to make sure their kids are supervised, while trying to balance their jobs.
On Aug. 26 the Banning school board unanimously approved appointments of Tonia Causey-Bush as their next chief academic officer, and Craig McAlpin as its chief business officer.
Beaumont and Banning are among nearly 20 school districts in Riverside County to receive CARES Act funding, allocated through the Riverside County Board of Supervisors to Riverside County Office of Education Foundation’s “All For One” campaign for use in ordering laptops and mobile hotspot d…
“You may know him as the former Beaumont superintendent, but what you do not know is that he was named three times by three different organizations as Superintendent of the Year.”
Weeks after Beaumont placed former superintendent Terrence Davis on administrative leave, Banning Unified School District has appointed him to a cabinet-level position, overseeing Banning's human resources department.
As schools navigate unchartered territory and are forced to conduct classes online, they increasingly have to defend against hackers.
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 – …
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.
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.
It is a standing rule at the Beaumont Woman’s Club in Beaumont to present an Annual Scholarship Award to a graduating senior young lady at the Beaumont High School, Beaumont.
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.
This year’s high school fall sports season will be delayed until at least December, the California Interscholastic Federation announced Monday, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.”
Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced today, that California schools will start the new school year with distance learning.
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.
Having the privilege of graduating second in his class, Calvary Christian School salutatorian Devin Mascoto noted the unavoidable coincidence that he made up “over 15 percent of the senior class.”
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.
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.)
Caroline Amplatz’s tireless efforts to support great causes have been profound — and global. About one year ago, the attorney and private benefactor extended her desire to invest in science research and education to California State University, San Bernardino with a substantial gift to the D…
Banning resident Bernardo Britto will graduate with an associate's degree in nursing as he pursues his career goal of becoming a nurse practitioner.
Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC) has teamed up with OnTrac to deliver 3D-printed face shields to regional hospitals to support front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cheri Jocson lives in San Bernardino, but chose to attend Riverside City College for most of her undergraduate education, drawn to the city's nearby arts community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In her quarantined restlessness, Banning High School counselor Janelle Poulter had initially been reaching out to students to see if anyone else needed some interaction.
Good Morning Beaumont Breakfast, hosted by the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, will be taking place Friday, March 12, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the SandTrap Bar and Grill located at 892 West Valley Parkway, Beaumont.
Banning Chamber of Commerce will hold Street Drags at the Banning Airport March 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Race car entry is $30 when you pre-register online. Registration the day of the race is $35.
Habitat For Humanity of the San Gorgonio Pass Area will host its 17th Annual Jim Heslop Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 17 at Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon.