Post Tagged with: "Coachella Valley High School"

/ March 31, 2015 11:45 pm

Remembering Cesar Chavez and Raising the Next Generation of Organizers

[Translate] AMBER AMAYA and CHRISTIAN MENDEZ / Coachella Unincorporated COACHELLA — Pins from a United Farm Workers of America Convention were scattered across a long table covered in a bright red banner. The bold image of a black eagle was stitched to the front of the banner, and a small signature next to the eagle read, “Cesar Chavez, ’77.” “Viva […]

/ April 30, 2014 4:25 pm

New Equipment, Uniforms for Girls Golf Team Courtesy of Pro Golfers

[Translate]     VICTORIA CONTRERAS and JUAN FLORES/Coachella Uninc   THERMAL — What would you do with $5,000? What about $10,000? The Coachella Valley High School (CVHS) girls’ golf team recently asked themselves these questions when they received a donation of $5,000 from the Women’s Southern California Golf Association (WSCGA) – which was matched with another $5,000 donation from professional […]

/ April 11, 2014 4:57 pm

New “Hydration Station” Encourages Healthy Habits at CVHS

[Translate]     Editor’s Note: As part of the Rethink Your Drink campaign, a “hydration station” was unveiled March 21 at Coachella Valley High School (CVHS). Reporter Victoria Contreras interviewed Eloisa Lopez-Valencia, president of the school’s Environmental Club, about the impact she believes the water bottle filling station will have at her school.   VICTORIA CONTRERAS/Coachella Uninc   Coachella Uninc: […]

/ January 21, 2014 7:01 pm

CVHS Cheer Team Needs Community Support for Pro Bowl Travel

[Translate] ALEJANDRA ALARCON/Coachella Uninc   THERMAL — The Coachella Valley High School (CVHS) cheer team is set to perform at the 2014 Pro Bowl this weekend, but they still need community support to pay for travel to Hawaii, where the National Football League holds its all-star game every year. “Aside from all our practice, it took all of us coming […]

/ January 9, 2014 9:46 pm

School-Issued iPads: Distraction or Study Aid?

[Translate]     The 2013-14 school year marked the start of Coachella Valley Unified School District’s 1:1 Mobile Learning iPad Initiative, which will eventually provide every student with an iPad and faculty members with an iPad and a MacBook Air laptop. On the district’s website, superintendent Dr. Darryl Adams states, “We are very excited about the education transformation taking place […]

/ November 27, 2013 12:18 am

CU Reporters Thankful for Youth Mentors

[Translate]     Editor’s Note: The staff of Coachella Uninc. recently gathered for our Thanksgiving dinner to reflect on everything for which we are thankful. While we are all grateful for our families and our health, we also realize how fortunate we are to be surrounded by people dedicated to building up the young people in our community. The following […]

/ November 25, 2013 10:03 pm

CVHS Students Open to Arab Logo Compromise After ADC Visit

[Translate]       AURORA SALDIVAR and BRENDA R. RINCON/Coachella Uninc   COACHELLA – Abed Ayoub, representative of the Arab American Anti Discrimination Committee (ADC), visited Coachella Valley High School last week to have an open conversation with the students whose mascot, the Arab, he believes perpetuates negative stereotypes. “In meeting with the students, what we’ve seen is a developing […]

/ November 20, 2013 1:32 am

WeConnect Health Fair Coming to Coachella Nov. 23

[Translate]   STAFF REPORT/Coachella Uninc   COACHELLA — Uninsured families in the Eastern Coachella Valley will be able to access critical services and learn about new benefits available under the Affordable Care Act at the upcoming WeConnect Health Care Enrollment and Resource Fair. The fair will take place Saturday, November 23, at Coachella Valley High School, from 9 a.m. to 2 […]

/ October 17, 2013 7:02 pm

CVHS Teacher to Screen Film to Raise Funds for Pro Bowl Bound Cheer Team

[Translate]   PALM DESERT – A Coachella Valley High School teacher will screen his new film, Parts of Disease, to raise funds for his school’s cheer team on October 18 at California State University San Bernardino’s Palm Desert campus. A screening admission will be provided for any donation of $25, or $35 per couple, to the CVHS cheer team. The […]

/ October 4, 2013 3:17 am

Olive Crest Striving for a Healthier Student Body

[Translate]   MARIA GARCIA and KARLA RAMIREZ/Coachella Uninc   COACHELLA – Olive Crest Academy (OCA), a public charter high school, is making great strides toward a healthier student body through recent grants from The California Endowment (TCE) and Regional Access Project Foundation (RAPF). TCE’s investment has made it possible for the school to participate in the Health Corps program founded […]