John C. Oliver, a frequent contributor to the Redlands Community News, took this sunset photo from he Hunsaker Center at the University of Redlands.

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Redlands Unified is planning to build Redlands East Valley’s stadium in three phases. The Board of Education received an update during its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

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Dr. Dale Broome, a Redlands physician who is leading a campaign to place a school choice initiative on California’s November 2022 ballot to create an educational savings account, will speak to Redlands Republican Women, Federated, in a free Zoom meeting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15.

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“Though nothing in life is free, the chance to work with a great mentor can be priceless.”

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This little girl is part of a larger mural that that Larry Dierdorff recently completed on an interior hallway wall at Mariposa Elementary School. The rest of the mural is composed of painted words in different fonts, sizes and colors that serve to inspire the students, staff and the public.…

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Redlands Unified has chosen an architectural firm to begin construction of a stadium at Redlands East Valley High School in 2021.

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U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar has announced that William Porayouw, Diya Theodore, Sanjana Fernando and Richa Jos, all students at Redlands High School, are the winners of this year’s Congressional App Challenge for the 31st Congressional District.

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University of Redlands Chaplain John Walsh stands outside his home on Saturday, Dec. 19, as university students, faculty and staff surprise him with a drive-by parade to celebrate his 20-plus years of service to the university community. Well known for his work at the University of Redlands …

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The Inland Empire Educators for Social Justice, co-founded by University of Redlands faculty and students, has developed a partnership with Redlands Unified School District for a pilot program to hold social justice virtual workshops for district educators.

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The Redlands High School Mock Trial Team will compete a back-to-back championship in a virtual competition on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 20 and 21, in semifinals against traditional rivals Rancho Cucamonga and Los Osos and a newcomer, Cajon High School.

This bronze statue of Deacon, the University of Redlands second official live bulldog mascot, located between Lewis Hall and the Armacost Library. An American bulldog named General Haig was the first live mascot in 1918 shortly after the university adopted Bulldogs as its team name. He died …

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Three Redlands schools have won the California Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Coalition’s Community Cares Award.

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Redlands East Valley parents have formed a REV Athletic Stadium Coalition to work with the district in fundraising efforts to build a stadium.

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Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands has been lit with special colors to celebrate National Coming Out Week. The campus joined the nationalwide celebrations to salute the contributions of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer people, according to its website.

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Redlands Unified School District trustees announced the hiring of three new principals Tuesday night, accepted a donation for teacher grants, reviewed recommendations from the San Bernardino County Schools on the district’s Learning Continuity Plan and said  farewell to board member Cristina…

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Cal State San Bernardino is one step closer to a new performing arts village at the university, a $111 million construction and renovation project that would add two new buildings to campus, including a new performing arts center and an academic building that would serve as an anchor to the …

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University of Redlands will celebrate its Homecoming and Family Weekend 2020 on Saturday with several “Homestaying” virtual events on Saturday, Oct. 24.

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Forty-eight high school students were honored during Redlands Unified’s school board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

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On Beattie Middle School students’ computer screens, Synnove Tyo’s digital math wall depicts a dozen whimsical-looking “buttons” that they can click on to take them to various lessons, such as “primes,” “exponents“ or “transformations.”

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Redlands Unified has moved back into the Substantial (red) tier after spending a few days in Moderate (orange), meaning four to seven daily new cases per 100,000 residents.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill by Assemblyman James C. Ramos, a Democrat from Highland, to establish a statewide suicide prevention office amid spiking calls to crisis hotlines and mental health professionals expressing increased concerns about the mental health impacts from COVID-19.

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U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Redlands as the No. 5 regional university in the west, rising from No. 16, in its 2021 Best College Rankings. Redlands was also highlighted as a best college for veterans at No. 3. .

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Judson and Brown kindergarten teacher Camille Dahnke was honored at Redlands Unified's school board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 22.

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Redlands Board of Education candidate Mike Saifie brings business and public service experience to the Area 5 race.

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The A.K. Smiley Public Library, which has been closed to the public for nearly six months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume in-person services on Wednesday, Sept. 9, with new public health measures in place to protect patrons and employees.

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A Redlands High School senior tracked a near-earth asteroid for five weeks over the summer during the prestigious Summer Science Program.

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UPDATE - Thursday, June 30: On Wednesday, July 29, University of Redlands President Ralph Kuncl announced the switch to remote learning for the fall semester. Residence halls will remain closed as well. The Redlands Community News was printed before the announcement.

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Arnauld and Ariana Martinez, ages 16 and 15, former students of Redlands Adventist Academy and captains of a First Tech Challenge robotic team, have created and donated more than 4,000 face shields.

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The University of Redlands has appointed Mario Martinez as the Robert A. & Mildred Peronia Naslund Endowed Dean of the School of Education beginning July 1. He joins Redlands from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he served as chairman of the Department of Educational Leadershi…