NEWS STORIES

  • Monday, April 18, 2016
    As many know, Kermit the Frog sings, “It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green” but Imperial County Child Abuse Prevention Council reminds residents, it is never easy being a parent and you are not alone. The CAP Council’s 37th annual Children’s Fair thrilled young and formerly young alike at Bucklin Park on Saturday. When launched by founders Peggy Calvin and Sue Talley there was just 12 vendors and 200 children but it has grown to 100 vendors and an attendance of 15,000, noted Yvette Garcia, CAP Council executive director.

  • Monday, April 11, 2016
    Click here for our April 2016 ICOEnnections Community Edition. In this issue, you'll learn more about the upcoming Higher Education Week II, the Imperial County Education Career Fair, our latest academic events, and much more!

  • Saturday, March 19, 2016
    More than 400 students with special needs from local schools took part in the 10th annual Transition Fair on Friday morning on the Imperial Valley College campus. The fair is held in partnership between Imperial Valley College, Imperial County Special Education Local Plan Area and the San Diego Regional Center.

  • Monday, March 14, 2016
    Click here for our March 2016 ICOEnnections Community Edition. In this issue, you'll learn more about our upcoming Education Career Fair, our latest academic events, and much more!

  • Thursday, March 10, 2016
    K-12 school districts in Imperial County want to meet job seekers! This 3rd Annual Imperial County Education Career Fair will be a great opportunity for those seeking careers in educaton to connect with school districts. The job areas include both teaching and non-teaching positions.

  • Tuesday, February 23, 2016
    Despite a rough start to their year when members of the Central Union High School mock trial team had to work hard to recruit new members, the team was able to carry through an undefeated season and finished off with a victory over a very tough Brawley Union High School team at the Imperial County mock trial finals Monday.

  • Tuesday, February 23, 2016
    Maneuvering robots across the playground pavement, students at De Anza Magnet School derived satisfaction from seeing countless hours of classroom preparation pay off powering devices while some aspire to turn what may look like child’s play into productive careers.

  • Thursday, February 11, 2016
    The state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Monday that 13 schools in the state have been newly designated as model middle grade schools and 20 previously chosen schools retain their designation. Of those 20, Frank M. Wright Middle School in Imperial has been re-designated for the third time as a “Schools to Watch — Taking Center State” high-performing middle school. “We have great support, great help, the teachers do a fantastic job of carrying the ‘Schools to Watch’ program,” Frank M. Wright Middle School Principal Diego Lopez said.

  • Thursday, February 11, 2016
    HOLTVILLE — Electricity in the air this week resonated not just from science projects but by participant enthusiasm. Imperial Palms Hotel & Resort at Barbara Worth hosted the annual Imperial County Science Fair on Tuesday. With 160 students, 10 Imperial County schools competed in 16 subject categories. These included biochemistry, engineering, microbiology, physics, animal, earth, environmental and health sciences.

  • Thursday, February 11, 2016
    While a champion will be crowned on the gridiron this month, four local high schools have hopes of being crowned on a totally different playing field — the academic playing field. The Academic Decathlon is underway. Southwest, Central Union, Imperial and Brawley Union High schools are all vying for the top spot in the county, which would land them in the state championship this March in Sacramento.