Cerro Coso offers business courses

Cerro Coso offers business courses

CERRO COSO COMMUNITY COLLEGE — At the crossroads of Opportunity Boulevard and Career Drive is a degree in business or management from Cerro Coso Community College that can help fast track your success by helping you to develop a broad understanding of business organizations and . . . Read Full Story >>

College to offer classes in human services

Cerro Coso Community College will offer the following courses this fall that can lead to a certificate in human services: HMSV C101 Introduction to Human Services — Melissa Bowen will instruct this 3-unit course on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-10:30 a.m. The course will introduce . . . Read Full Story >>

Ridgecrest natives earn achievements accross the nation

Smith makes SUNY Dean’s List Megan Smith of Ridgecrest earned a place on the State University of New York, Potsdam, Dean’s List for the spring semester. Smith, a psychology major, was among 313 students who managed to maintain the minimum 3.25 grade-point average while carrying . . . Read Full Story >>

‘Tap into your creative side’ at CCCC

‘Tap into your creative side’ at CCCC

“Tap into your creative side and take an art class at Cerro Coso Community College this fall,” said a spokesperson. “Interested in art history, meeting new people, rekindling a lost-passion, or just because you want to? Cerro Coso is offering a variety of art classes . . . Read Full Story >>

NAWCWD sponsors STEM Summer Camp

NAWCWD sponsors STEM Summer Camp

Elijah Colpitts teaches math — from basic to trigonometry — to the 80 students involved in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Summer Camp, sponsored by the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division. NAWCWD partnered with Sierra Sands Unified School District to bring in CodeChangers, . . . Read Full Story >>

‘Dig into something’ this fall

‘Dig into something’ this fall

“For those with a sense of adventure, mystery, and discovery, Cerro Coso Community College is offering an archaeology class this fall,” said a spokesperson. The course offers part detection, part research, and part treasure hunting, the course will cover the basic principles of archaeology, study . . . Read Full Story >>

Class of 2018 moves on

Class of 2018 moves on

Burroughs High School graduate Jackson Bridges is surprised by his brother, Brandon, during last week’s commencement exercises. BHS Principal Bryan Auld told the crowd that the deployed airman was going to send congratulations remotely, when he walked out from behind the stage — sending waves . . . Read Full Story >>

Abshire acknowledged for ’Excellence in Education’

Abshire acknowledged for ’Excellence in Education’

Former Murray Middle School Assistant Vice Principal John Cosner (left) was on hand for the presentation of the “Excellence in Education Award” to Murray History and Yearbook Teacher Connie Abshire (middle) by the Ridgecrest LDS stake on May 27. Graduating Senior Rhiannon Cushing (right) nominated . . . Read Full Story >>

Come in to the News Review for our annual Graduation Edition!

Come in to the News Review for our annual Graduation Edition!

Cerro Coso Community College graduates hear from distinguished speakers as part of this year’s commencement exercises. Our valley hosted one of three CCCC commencement ceremonies, which presented 418 diplomas and 206 certificates to an eligible 353 graduates. Graduation season in the IWV wraps up tonight . . . Read Full Story >>

District bids farewell to retiring teachers, staff

District bids farewell to retiring teachers, staff

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Superintendent Ernie Bell and Board President Amy Castillo-Covert thank SSuSD retirees for their service. — Courtesy photo ------ Sierra Sands Unified School District Board of Trustees and administrators honored retiring teachers and support staff who have logged a combined six and a half centuries of . . . Read Full Story >>

Gilmartin wins essay contest

Gilmartin wins essay contest

Burroughs High School graduate Emma Gilmartin (center) is this year’s winner of the Panamint Springs Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution essay contest on “What It Means to Be an American.” — Courtesy photo . . . Read Full Story >>

St. Ann promotees earn honors

St. Ann promotees earn honors

St. Ann School eighth graders (from left) Aubrianna Todd, Gabby Garot, Gillian Torres, Hannah Ostermann, Matthew Moreno and Albert Rosas are promoted in a ceremony attended by Pastor Denis Ssekannyo and Co-principals Elaine Janson and Judy Tanaka, along with students’ families, friends and schoolmates. Honors . . . Read Full Story >>

Sierra Sands honors Rose Award winners

“We are fortunate to live in a community where parents and community members take a vital interest in the lives of their children — whether it is in their activities at home or at school,” said Sierra Sands Unified School District Superintendent Ernie Bell. As . . . Read Full Story >>

BHS graduates recognized for  scholarship, creativity, athleticism

BHS graduates recognized for scholarship, creativity, athleticism

Scores of graduating seniors from Burroughs High School were honored in ceremonies held last week to recognize outstanding scholastic, artistic and athletic achievements this year. “We are very fortunate to live in a community that values education and believes in supporting our youth,” said BHS . . . Read Full Story >>

Vigneault honored for citizenship

Vigneault honored for citizenship

Karen Rae of the Panamint Springs Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution presents Burroughs High School graduate Grant Vigneault with the 2018 Good Citizenship Award for his demonstrated dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. — Courtesy photo . . . Read Full Story >>

High schoolers graduate next week

High schoolers graduate next week

Gateway Elementary School alumni parade past fifth-graders at their old stomping grounds in anticipation of Burroughs High School’s commencement ceremonies on Friday, June 1, at 8 p.m. in the football stadium. Sierra Sands Adult School held graduation ceremonies last night, and Mesquite High School will . . . Read Full Story >>

Paralegal courses offered at CCCC

Students interested in legal careers have several online paralegal courses to choose from at Cerro Coso Community College. PARA C101 (50824) Introduction to Paralegal Studies Online has openings this summer. This course introduces students to the field of paralegal studies and examines the role of . . . Read Full Story >>

Vargas scholarships awarded at BHS

Vargas scholarships awarded at BHS

Fernando Vargas (center) and Holly Hodgson (to his right) hand out scholarships in memory of Ann-Marie Vargas to (from left) Emma Gilmartin, Monique Negrette and (far right) Sarah Bartels. — Photo by Bryce Amster ------ By REBECCA NEIPP News Review Staff Writer Beloved Burroughs High . . . Read Full Story >>

Orchestras receive music festival proceeds

Orchestras receive music festival proceeds

Michelle Findley of MeloMania Entertainments (front right) donates $1,090 to Murray Middle School orchestra instructor Laura Olinger. Each middle school received half the proceeds of the recent MME Music Festival. Olinger said the money will be used as a down payment for the students’ music . . . Read Full Story >>

CCCC Honors students receive scholarships

CCCC Honors students receive scholarships

Cerro Coso Community College Honors Program graduates are (front, from left) Janice Baldorado, Taylor Frye, Emma Gilmartin and Shantaal Hernandez; and (back) Britney Brown, Ethan Borden, Caitlin Peterson, Jessica Hiatt, Sydney Barney and Jonathan Blair. Two $500 Faculty Honors scholarships were awarded to Britney Brown . . . Read Full Story >>