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    San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) students from Jones, Muscoy, E. Neal Roberts and Thompson Elementary Schools, Paakuma’ K–8 School and Del Vallejo and Shandin Hills Middle Schools proved their knowledge of Black and African-American history and took the top prizes during the 41st Annual Black History Bee on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Indian Springs High School. During the Black History Bee, teams of two students competed ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Local Black students are barely eking out a passing grade enough to graduate high school, let alone have eyes on higher education goals. Closing the vast test score gap is a conundrum, which depends on parent involvement and pushing more money for those most at risk of being failed by the education ...
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    The San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) announced the appointment of MaryRone Goodwin as the District’s new Director of Communications and Community Relations. This cabinet-level position reflects the District’s commitment to building strong relationships with its education partners and furthering the goals and vision set forth by Superintendent Mauricio Arellano. “We are thrilled to welcome MaryRone ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Your kids on summer vacation – can waste brain matter on video games and out in the streets, or they could be at camp, develop their futures, and learn to positively interact with others, all while having the best times of their young lives. Now running for over 20 years, the IAM ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Felicia Alexander may be relatively new to the San Bernardino Unified School Board, but generally speaking, the school board is not new to her. With both parents as teachers, her childhood was steeped in the educational tradition, and school board meetings were the typical dinner-time conversation. Her mother was an educator for ...
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    Mauricio Arellano will take over as Superintendent of the San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) on April 17, following a unanimous vote of the Board of Education in their meeting Tuesday. Arellano is the current Superintendent of the Redlands Unified School District. SBCUSD’s current rotation of Administrators in Charge will continue until Arellano arrives. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Leading up to their grownup years, the kids at Savant Prep Academy in San Bernardino will look back on their first vital lessons on how to exercise financial restraint – like why it’s not a good idea to spend their hard-earned school dollars on a bunch of toys. From their formative kindergarten ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Parents are being welcomed with open arms to get their students involved in a new signature magnet program focused on Black student achievement, but not to worry about how the kids will get to school. Dr. Wil Greer said busing is available from anywhere within the San Bernardino City Unified School district. ...
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    The San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) is eager to enroll the Class of 2035 to start school on Monday, August 1. Families may enroll now or at the Saturday, July 30 SBCUSD Enrollment Fair. Online enrollment for kindergarten and transitional kindergarten in SBCUSD is underway. Children who will be 5 years old by ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Youth at Akoma Unity Center are learning about environmental injustice, policy reform and social action the hard knocks way – it’s what they see in their water. Over the next year, they’ll learn all about water purity with the Peoples Collective for Environmental Justice (PC4EJ), the organization guiding the way toward cleaner ...