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Four CVHS students to be awarded $20K BNP Paribas Open Scholarships

The Coachella Valley Unified School District announced the recipients of the prestigious BNP Paribas Scholarships. Four Coachella Valley High School students will each be awarded $20,000 scholarships from BNP Paribas to support their future endeavors. The students are Nevaeh Robles, Kamila Cortes Ramirez, Jose Arreola, and Miguel Gonzalez.  CVUSD said the recipients were chosen based

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College of the Desert to hold ribbon cutting for new campus-to-campus shuttle service

College of the Desert is celebrating the launch of a new, free campus-to-campus shuttle service. Thursday morning, COD will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the launch of the Roadrunner Express, a free shuttle service that will provide students with transportation between College of the Desert campuses. The college welcomes community members to attend the

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Palm Desert High School advances in Riverside County Mock Trial Competition, local students honored

High school teams from Corona, Murrieta, Palm Desert, Riverside and Temecula will match wits and attempt their best legal maneuvering Thursday for a chance to win the title in the Riverside County Mock Trial Competition. The 42nd annual event got underway during the last week of January at the Larson Justice Center in Indio, the

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DHSHS student learn about the devastating impacts of drunk driving

Thursday morning, students and faculty from Desert Hot Springs High School participated in the “Every 15 Minutes” program.  Desert Hot Springs Police Dept. partnered with the California Highway Patrol to simulate a drunk driving collision to raise awareness of the devastating impacts of drunk driving. The event included mock emergency responses from first responders just

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DSUSD students taste test foods from cafeteria vendors to provide feedback on school lunches

The Desert Sands Unified School District is trying something new to get students interested in their school lunches. Students from La Quinta Middle School and Truman Elementary School had the opportunity to taste various foods from several cafeteria vendors and give feedback to the nutrition services team.  The school district tells News Channel 3 that

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PSUSD students recognized for perseverance at Every Student Succeeding Awards

Some local students were recognized for their academic success. Students from each of Palm Springs Unified School District’s elementary, middle, and high schools were nominated by their school principals.  The Palm Springs Leadership Association, which is made up of PSUSD administrators and managers, honored the students during the Every Student Succeeding Awards on Monday. “Why these students

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Update: California State University faculty reach tentative deal

Updated post by Olga R. Rodriguez (AP): SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California State University faculty members reached a tentative contract agreement Monday, the same day that nearly 30,000 professors, librarians, coaches and other workers struck at the nation’s largest public university system, their union announced. Members of the California Faculty Association will return to work

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Four CSUSB Palm Desert campus first-year students receive full-ride scholarships

Four Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus first-year students received a University Legacy Scholarship to cover their full tuition and fees, net of financial aid, for four years, school officials announced today.   “The University Legacy Scholarship provides an opportunity for outstanding graduating high school seniors attending high schools in the Coachella Valley to compete

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