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Seeking Applications for California Teachers of Year Program

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SAN BERNARDINO – Districts, charter and private schools, as well as professional organizations from San Bernardino County, are encouraged to submit applications for the annual California Teachers of the Year program for 2015, which is organized through the California Department of Education. The deadline for applications is August 8, 2014.

The program highlights educational innovation, student learning and the rewards of teaching for the more than 17,000 teachers who work in the county’s 33 school districts with more than 411,000 students.Program information, including the application form and instructions, can be downloaded at www.cde.ca.gov/ta/sr/ct/.

Completed application materials should include one original, printed on single-sided paper, as well as an additional 25 copies that are printed double-sided. Applications should be sent to Nancy Johnson, staff development specialist in Human Resources for San Bernardino County Superintendent at Schools, at 760 E. Brier Dr. in San Bernardino, 92408. For more information, call (909) 386-9570.

San Bernardino High Offers Low-Cost Sports Physicals

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SAN BERNARDINO, CA- San Bernardino High School is offering $10 sports physicals for middle and high school students, regardless of family income, on Wednesday, July 16 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cash payment, student immunization records, and a parent or guardian signature are required at the time of the physical. Call Jamie Rios at (909) 881-8217 for more information.

2014 Youth Awards is Accepting Scholarship Applications

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SAN BERNARDINO, CA- The 2014 Youth Awards presented by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation is coming to you this fall.  The Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards offers educational grants in several categories to qualified Hispanic/Latino high school seniors. Recipients are eligible to receive an educational grant ranging from $1,000 to $3,000. Students are also eligible to be selected as a national recipient and receive a laptop computer and an all expense paid trip to attend the National Youth Awards ceremony!

Categories for scholarships include Business and Entrepreneurship, Education & Math, Healthcare Science, and Innovation & Technology. If you’re looking for scholarship money, be sure to apply online at www.hispanicheritage.org by September 15, 2014. (By Noelle Lilley)