NEWS STORIES

  • 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.

  • Friday, January 29, 2016
    HOLTVILLE — Aspiring to sow seeds of change in the educational system by embracing the diversity comprising English language learners, the fifth annual English Language Learners Institute convened a two-day forum here.

  • Friday, January 29, 2016
    BRAWLEY — Every parent wants their children learn “to fly” on their own and the surest ticket to succeed on a level economic playing field has been higher education. The Imperial County Office of Education hosted the 15th annual regional Migrant Parent Conference at Hidalgo Elementary School here, aiming to have children graduate high school prepared to enter some post-secondary institution.

  • Tuesday, December 8, 2015
    Working jointly with the Sheriff’s Office and the Probation Department, Imperial Valley College offers an innovative program that gives county inmates an opportunity to start their college education. The first of its kind in California, Inside/Out brings 15 “inside” students, incarcerated at the Imperial County Jail, and 15 “outside” students from IVC, together as a class.

  • Thursday, September 24, 2015
    IMPERIAL — Imperial High senior Marie Alvarez, 17, is still trying to decide if she’s going to San Diego State University in San Diego or Biola University in La Mirada. On Wednesday, she and her senior classmates at Imperial met 30 different college and university representatives and recruiters during Higher Ed Week put on by the Imperial County Office of Education at Imperial. Biola and SDSU were among the 30 schools.