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CVUSD Board Member Jesus Gonzalez said he attended an Aug. 31 meeting at CVHS to discuss a student's grade as a family friend, not an elected official.
One Class at a Time: Coachella Valley High School KESQ
Coachella Valley High School's Ms. DeAnn Foster won KESQ's December One Class At A Time award!
Sexual assault investigated at Coachella Valley High School KESQ
The Coachella Valley Unified School District confirmed they have received a report of an alleged sexual assault at Coachella Valley High School.
Coachella Valley High School marching band heading to Washington, D.C. KESQ
Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz has nominated his alma mater to perform in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C..
A dozen Coachella Valley valedictorians. Each is brilliant — and so much more The Desert Sun
When Maria Selene Castillo, 17, feels nervous she fiddles with the pendant at the end of her necklace, a gift from her uncle. Growing up, Castillo says, her uncle ...
Coachella Valley high school wins fourth Spicy Noodle Challenge KESQ
On Saturday June 8, My Thai restaurant in La Quinta donated thousands of dollars to local high schools during a spicy noodle challenge.
Early morning fire burns modular classroom at Valley View Elementary School in Coachella The Desert Sun
An early morning structure fire burned a Coachella elementary school modular classroom Monday.
CV Unified board member crossed the line in his handling of student grade matter The Desert Sun
The Editorial Board opines that there were no winners in the drama that saw a district board member weigh in over a student's grade-change request.
Student shares his story about CVHS bus crash, bus driver died KESQ
A woman who had a medical emergency while driving a Coachella Valley High School bus that was involved in a collision at the school this morning has died, ...
Coachella Valley High School athlete Donny Fitzgerald featured in Sports Illustrated The Desert Sun
Coachella Valley High School sophomore Donny Fitzgerald last season threw for 4,139 yards and 54 touchdowns in what was the most prolific statistical season ...
Programs for vulnerable student groups hit hardest by layoffs at Coachella Valley Unified The Desert Sun
Among the 81 layoffs approved last week by the Coachella Valley Unified School District Board of Education, special education and programs for migrant ...
Coachella Valley High story paints disturbing picture The Desert Sun
Local education moves, national politics topics of Desert Sun letters to the editor.
CVUSD to maintain classroom time and professional development for teachers in 2019-2020 The Desert Sun
CVUSD's plan for 2019-2020 seeks to maintain last year's increases in instructional time for all grades and professional development for teachers.
Triple threat looms over California schools. How will the valley's districts manage finances? The Desert Sun
Declining enrollment, a growing special-needs student population and higher pension costs are cutting into school district budgets across the valley.
Many eastern Coachella Valley natives are returning. Their mission? To advocate for their community The Desert Sun
A growing generation of eastern Coachella Valley natives, many of whom are Latino, are returning home after college.
Valley school districts serving food all summer for kids in need. There are new locations for dinner The Desert Sun
To make sure students are able to enjoy the summer on full bellies, the valley's three school districts are using federal funding to provide meals.
Arabs roll to third dominant CIF softball playoff victory. How are they doing it? The Desert Sun
After an 11-1 victory Tuesday, Coachella Valley High School has now won three CIF postseason games by a combined score of 41-2.
Coachella Valley Unified's new superintendent sees a bright future for the district The Desert Sun
Maria Gandera, a native of Southern California, said she struggled to convince her grandparents — immigrants from Mexico who raised her and wanted to keep ...
Coachella Valley Unified to vote Thursday on 81 teacher, staff layoffs; Union boss expects cuts to pass The Desert Sun
Citing a $6.8 million deficit, Coachella Valley Unified School District board of education will vote on whether to lay off 81 teachers and staffers at Thursday's ...
CVHS marching band performing in National Memorial Day Parade KESQ
Coachella Valley High School's marching band is representing California in the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. today.
The Desert Sun's football Offensive Player of the Year: Donny Fitzgerald of Coachella Valley High The Desert Sun
Coachella Valley's record-breaking quarterback, who threw for 4139 yards and 54 touchdowns, is The Desert Sun's Offensive Player of the Year.
Friday's high school football scores: Palm Desert vs. La Quinta, CV vs. Indio The Desert Sun
It's Rivalry Week for Week 9, and games include Coachella Valley at Indio and La Quinta at Palm Desert.
Friends host fundraisers for late CVUSD bus driver KESQ
Fundraisers are being hosted for a local school bus driver who died after experiencing a medical emergency while dropping off students at Coachella Valley ...
Friday's high school football scores: Palm Desert goes 10-0; Xavier makes playoffs The Desert Sun
It's Week 11 and playoffs are big focus for Palm Desert, Coachella Valley, La Quinta and Xavier.
Couple builds bridge to Berkeley for Coachella Valley's brightest, neediest youth UC Berkeley
Hilda Zarate-Cervantes badly needed a champion. It was March 2015, and the high school senior had just landed an in-person interview for a coveted UC ...
Coachella officials working to keep teens safe following recent shootings KESQ
In less than 24 hours, three boys have been shot in Coachella. Today, we learned the three boys shot were students at Coachella Valley High School.
More history made as Coachella Valley beats Banning with a prolific offensive performance The Desert Sun
The win gave Coachella Valley back to back league titles for the first time in more than 40 years.
CVUSD: Camera was hidden in wrong elementary school in Mecca The Desert Sun
The video camera hidden in a Mecca elementary school classroom was placed there in error, the Coachella Valley Unified School District said on Monday and ...
A day in the life of a teacher at the Coachella Valley's most remote high school The Desert Sun
Luis Martinez, 35, wears many hats at the small, isolated school near the shore of the Salton Sea.
New county office building in downtown Coachella to bring residents 'social justice' The Desert Sun
Open to the public in early July, the new county social services building will serve about 50000 residents.
Heartbreak: Coachella Valley falls to Nogales on penalty kicks in CIF playoffs The Desert Sun
The 1-1(4-2) overtime loss to the Nobles marks the third time in three years that the Arabs have ended their season on penalty kicks.
Before the Music Festival, Coachella Valley Promoted Itself With an Arabian Fantasy Atlas Obscura
At first glance, the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival in the Coachella Valley town of Indio, California, looks like any local fair. The monster trucks ...
Trojan girls soccer team snaps back at Coachella Valley Hi-Desert Star
YUCCA VALLEY — The Trojan girls varsity soccer team brought home an impressive win Thursday night against a top-ranking team in the Desert Valley League ...
Coachella Valley breaks more offensive records, but suffers bitter playoff defeat The Desert Sun
Arabs fail to convert a two-point conversion with 15 seconds remaining and the most prolific offense in Coachella Valley history exits the postseason.
Coachella Valley Unified board race: District finances, school security hot topics election The Desert Sun
The Coachella Valley Unified School District, the easternmost district in the valley, has faced its share of obstacles in the past year. In March, the board voted ...
Coachella Valley may have found a new weapon Friday in win over Desert Mirage The Desert Sun
Andres Medina ran for 166 yards and three scores, giving Coachella Valley a running threat to compliment one of the top passing offenses in California.
Jim Hardy, oldest living USC and Rams player who lived in La Quinta, dies at 96 The Desert Sun
Jim Hardy, the oldest living University of Southern California and Los Angeles Rams football player who was the MVP of the 1945 Rose Bowl, has died. He was ...
Top graduating students from 61 Riverside County Public High Schools honored at Student Academic Awards Valley News
RIVERSIDE – With a collective GPA of 4.57, 147 students from the class of 2019 at every comprehensive high school in Riverside County were honored.
Valley School Bus Driver Suffers Medical Emergency, Crashes, Dies Palm Desert, CA Patch
School Bus Driver Suffers Medical Emergency, Dies - Palm Desert, CA - CHP officials say the woman was rushed to the hospital where she died following the ...
Donny Fitzgerald makes history; Arabs clinch a share of DVL title The Desert Sun
Donny Fitzgerald's historical sophomore season reached new heights Friday, though it took Coachella Valley High School a half to find its rhythm in a 50-8 ...
Week 7: Friday's high school football scores: Palm Desert, Xavier Prep earn big wins The Desert Sun
Week 7 games include unbeaten Palm Desert vs. Shadow Hills as well as La Quinta vs. Rancho Mirage.
Man arrested after body is found north of Indio; friends and family say deceased is Coachella woman The Desert Sun
A man was arrested Sunday evening in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found off Dillon and Berdoo Canyon roads north of Indio, ...
Footage of armed student leads to Coachella Valley High School lockdown The Desert Sun
Coachella Valley High School was on lockdown for 15 minutes Wednesday morning.
Coachella Valley High School faces school bus overcrowding issue KESQ
CBS Local 2 Stand For You and the safety of your child. We are following Coachella Valley Unified School District families concerns about overcrowded buses.
He's thrown 16 TDs in two games, but CV's Donny Fitzgerald focused on more than numbers The Desert Sun
The star Coachella Valley quarterback has come close to breaking multiple CIF Southern Section records in recent weeks, yet remains focused on team goals.
Arabs, Lions ready for more after dominating DVL wrestling meet The Desert Sun
Boths teams have high hopes at the CIF postseason approaches.
As college fairs come to town, Coachella Valley students look for their ticket out The Desert Sun
A typical college-bound high school senior can spend hours scouring university websites, but without an in-person interaction choosing a college remains an ...
New golf clubs from SCPGA offer new hope to Indio, Coachella Valley high school golfers The Desert Sun
The SCPGA is donating clubs to desert high school golfers at Indio and Coachella Valley high schools to help them keep playing the game.
Coachella Valley High drops mascot that offended Arab Americans Los Angeles Times
For 83 years, Coachella Valley High School has rallied behind a mascot with a snarling face, a hooked nose, a heavy beard and wearing a headscarf — the ...
Coachella Valley makes history, beats La Quinta for first time since 1995 The Desert Sun
For years, Coachella Valley High School and La Quinta High were not rivals. They played each other annually until 2015, and the Blackhaws won 20 ...
La Quinta has won 20 straight football games over Coachella Valley; can the Arabs end the streak? The Desert Sun
La Quinta has won 20 consecutive football games versus Coachella Valley, a streak that began in 1996.
Coachella Valley High School 'retires' Arab mascot The Desert Sun
The Coachella Valley Unified School District confirmed Friday that it has retired the school's controversial "Arab" mascot that prompted objections from an ...
After a tumultuous year, Coachella Valley Unified's teachers remain committed to their union The Desert Sun
Coachella Valley Teachers Association has reportedly lost two of about 870 members following a potentially threatening Supreme Court decision in June.
The Shaddys! Our columnist's end-of-year football awards for the memorable moments of 2018 The Desert Sun
Shaddy Awards honor the Coach of the Year, Play of the Year and more memorable moments from the 2018 season.
California high school drops controversial Arab mascot Al Jazeera America
A California high school that faced mounting pressure to change its team name, mascot and other imagery and traditions that many Arab-Americans deemed ...
Sabores Handcrafted Ice Cream: Serving Up Crowdsourced Flavors in Coachella KQED
Through our community, our customers, that's how we come up with our revolving flavors," says Jesse Garcia Jr., owner of Sabores Handcrafted Ice Cream in.
Students sent to gym at Coachella Valley High School KESQ
Students were sent to the gymnasium at Coachella Valley High School on Wednesday morning following a large number of sick calls from teachers at the ...
As grape industry changes, farmworkers pick up extra shifts collecting trash at Coachella festival The Desert Sun
Festival cleanup crews, many of which work the graveyard shift after laboring in eastern Coachella Valley fields, 'make sure the experience is there.'
The Coachella Valley volleyball team has had the skill, now they're adding the passion The Desert Sun
The CV volleyball team features a superstar soccer player and softball and basketball stars, but right now it's all about volleyball.
Palm Desert, Xavier College Prep advance in CIF Playoffs KESQ
A total of eight local high school football teams played tonight in the CIF Playoffs. Palm Desert, Coachella Valley, Xavier Prep and La Quinta from the valley floor.
"Mighty Arab" Approved as Replacement for Controversial High School Mascot NBC Southern California
The Southern California high school that had come under fire for its "Arab" mascot and logo, widely denounced as racist, now has a new mascot: the "Mighty ...
History repeats itself: Donny Fitzgerald drops another 8-touchdown performance in rout The Desert Sun
Donny Fitzgerald matched a desert record last week and then matched it again this week -- two weeks, 16 TDs for the Arabs QB.
Girls' soccer: Who is the team to beat and who are the top players returning as new season begins? The Desert Sun
The girls' soccer team at Coachella Valley High School won back-to-back league titles for the first time in school history last season, and the girls' team at La ...
All-DVL football first-team announced: Fitzgerald, Madison, Ridge earn top honors The Desert Sun
Donny Fitzgerald, Taron Madison and Manny Ridge take home the league's top honors following record-breaking statistical seasons.
Fourth Annual BNP Paribas Open Scholarships Awarded to Local High School Students GlobeNewswire
BNP Paribas Open Scholarship Program Doubles In Size and Expands To Four Students.
CVUSD board cuts school resource officers KESQ
The Coachella Valley Unified School District is cutting ties with the school resource officers they contracted through the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
Five local students offered full ride scholarships to CSUSB Palm Desert KESQ
Five Coachella Valley high school graduates were chosen for full-ride scholarships to Cal State San Bernardino's Palm Desert campus, the school announced ...
Missing Rancho Mirage woman was convicted of extortion in 2011, court records show The Desert Sun
A Rancho Mirage woman who disappeared two weeks ago has a history of arrests in several states, including one that led to a 2011 conviction of extortion ...
Here's what Coachella Valley parents need to know about student safety and security in the new school year The Desert Sun
The start of the school year is just weeks away, and in light of campus shootings the past year, Coachella Valley's school districts have spent the summer ...
Coachella Valley High considers facelift for 'Arab' mascot (photos) 89.3 KPCC
Coachella Valley High School may give its Arab mascot a "facelift" after drawing the ire of a civil rights group, according to a top school official. School ...
In California, A High School That Cheers A-R-A-B-S NPR
Last week, Coachella Valley High School came under fire for the name of its mascot — the Arab. The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee sent a letter ...
Youth music festival The Hue returns to Mecca April 27 Desert Local News
Coachella, CA – On Saturday, April 27, a group of young organizers is giving the Coachella Valley its best opportunity to see local musicians and artists perform ...
A matter of life or death: Depending on your valley residence, emergency response times and prices vary The Desert Sun
Some Coachella Valley public officials boil the discrepancy down to a 'business model versus a *service* model.'
High school alters controversial 'Arab' mascot New York Post
A high school in California obsessed with Middle Eastern culture has finally decided to answer the overwhelming demands to change its controversial “Arab” ...
Coachella Valley High hires new baseball coach The Desert Sun
Coachella Valley athletic director Jacob Van Hofwegen has hired a new high school baseball coach with years of professional-level experience and a passion ...
Valley career fair to high school students: Think Big The Desert Sun
An annual college and career fair catering to Coachella Valley school districts adopts "Think Big!" as its mantra when students consider next steps.
Uprising to establishment: For east valley Latinos, struggle for representation led to political pipeline The Desert Sun
15 years ago, a group of young, motivated Latinos disrupted the Coachella Valley political establishment. Now they're the establishment.
Why Palm Springs area students are less prepared for college than other kids in California The Desert Sun
A college degree is a valuable commodity. Over the course of a lifetime, research shows those with a bachelor's degree will earn nearly $1 million more than ...
Coachella Valley's 'Ball brothers' have brought spark to the Arabs' football team The Desert Sun
Say what you want about playing for 3 schools in 4 years, but Matt Fitzgerald and his 2 younger brothers only have one thing in mind: leaving a legacy.
Coachella Valley QB quickly becoming a rising star The Desert Sun
Coachella Valley's junior quarterback is now a household name, but he says his success is all in pursuit of the team's goals.
And the snap: The Desert Sun's 2018 Elite 11 The Desert Sun
Yes, it's that time of year again -- time for The Desert Sun's Elite 11, our sports staffs' top preseason picks from among the Coachella Valley's best high school ...
Six Coachella Valley teams have favorable paths to CIF finals USA TODAY High School Sports
A number of Coachella Valley area soccer teams appear to be the big winners after the California Interscholastic Federation implemented a new formula for ...
Coachella Valley coaches united by cancer, still filled with cheer The Desert Sun
Pair of cheerleading coaches at Coachella Valley High School share bond as cancer survivors.
Herbicide to blame for causing illness at Coachella Valley High School KESQ
28 students and staff at Coachella Valley High School were evaluated by emergency crews Thursday after reports that they were not feeling well due to a ...
BIGHORN Golf Club Charities Truly Cares . . . The Desert Sun
70 local nonprofits in our community were the lucky recipients of $600000.00 in grants from BIGHORN Golf Club Charities through its BIGHORN Cares grant ...
Music teacher accused of having sex with student must stand trial, judge orders on Tuesday The Desert Sun
A former music teacher at Indio's Desert Ridge Academy was ordered on Tuesday to stand trial on charges he engaged in sex acts with one of his underage ...
Former LQ wrestler dies after being run over by tour van in Nashville, Tenn. The Desert Sun
Jorge Hernandez was run over by the rear tire of a tour van he tried to board late on Jan. 1 in Nashville.
Coachella Valley students protest for gun reforms KESQ
Students around the Coachella Valley took part in demonstrations remembering the 17 lost in the Florida school shooting one month ago and protesting gun ...
Can Palm Desert girls' golf continue a 20-year league winning streak? The Desert Sun
Even though his team should be favored to win the title in the new Desert Empire League this fall, Palm Desert High School head golf coach Kurt Ney admits ...
Former Palm Springs mall being demolished for future College of the Desert campus The Desert Sun
Crews have begun demolishing the former Palm Springs mall at Tahquitz Canyon Way and Farrell Drive as plans move forward to build a permanent College of ...
Not just vocational training: Students gear up for success at high school automotive academy The Desert Sun
Palm Springs Unified's RACE Academy teaches students about changing brakes, tires and suspension, while revving them up for college.
Disgraced California ex-mayor returns to politics The Desert Sun
The former mayor is running unopposed for the Coachella Valley Unified School District board on a platform of reform.
Grower fined after pesticides make valley students sick The Desert Sun
Amazing Coachella, Inc. - Peter Rabbit Farms - be fined $5000 for an October drift incident that affected students at Coachella Valley High School.
Teacher at High School in Coachella Valley Arrested After Allegedly Contacting 13-Year-Old Girl With Sexual Intent KTLA
A 59-year-old teacher at a Coachella Valley high school is in custody after allegedly arranging to meet a 13-year-old in a parking lot with sexual intent, officials ...
Amid truancy threats, 500 CVUSD students march for teachers The Desert Sun
Teachers and other certificated employees in the district have been working without a contract for more than a year.
Proud of the new Mighty Arab logo The Desert Sun
The new logo is dignified and the Mighty Arab is a name everybody associated with Coachella Valley High School can be proud of.
Graduation ceremonies announced for CVUSD KESQ
The Coachella Valley Unified School District wants to congratulate its graduating class of 2015. There are several ceremonies taking place this week to ...
School’s Arab Mascot Draws Fire in California Valley That Prizes Dates New York Times
Coachella Valley High School, in Thermal, Calif., has agreed to redesign its mascot, the Arab, after a petition from the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination ...
Coachella Valley football team clinches first league title in 40 years with 41-27 win The Desert Sun
After a 40-year drought, the Coachella Valley football team ended the curse Friday night. The team's 41-27 win clinched at least a share of a league title.
Palm Springs Unified schools to add more counselors, double-down on parent engagement in 2019-20 The Desert Sun
Local spending plan at Palm Springs Unified schools adds counselors and expands parent involvement.
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