Loss of former student propels teacher to offer challenge of kindness

HEMET – Hemet Unified School District is a tight-knit family. Educators are given the opportunity to watch students throughout their educational journey. They see them push past what their own expectations are and test their limits to ensure their dreams become a reality. They get to help them succeed and prepare them for their futures, […]

HUSD Super Kids Bowl coming to Tahquitz High School Jan. 26

HUSD Super Kids Bowl coming to Tahquitz High School Jan. 26

HEMET – Approximately 200 disabled and special needs students will gather at the Tahquitz High School football field Friday, Jan. 26, to join with the school’s football team to play in the 2018 Super Kids Bowl for their own gridiron competition. The annual Hemet Unified School District event held at local high schools, precedes upcoming […]

Hemet Unified School District thanks sheriff’s department members with Good Apple Awards

Hemet Unified School District thanks sheriff’s department members with Good Apple Awards

HEMET – The Hemet Unified School District awarded several members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department with Good Apple Awards for their work in training over 200 district staff members about how to handle active shooter scenarios, Oct. 2-3, at Tahquitz High School, including Capt. Leonard Purvis, Deputy Pete Lawson, Deputy Chris Waters, Deputy Scott […]

Hemet Unified School District governing board workshop focuses on district goals

Hemet Unified School District governing board workshop focuses on district goals

HEMET – The Hemet Unified School District’s Governing Board of Education attended a workshop facilitated by Kent Bechler, Ph.D., the lead partner for executive leadership development of Leadership Associates recently, because the district thinks that students shouldn’t be the only ones learning. The workshop focused on the district’s vision and goals and how to set […]

Hemet Unified School District partners with the Salvation Army

Hemet Unified School District partners with the Salvation Army

HEMET – Hemet Unified School District staff serves nearly 22,000 students. Of those students, 78 percent qualify for free and reduced lunches. The district has many students who only eat while they are at school, and when they leave on Friday afternoons, they worry about what they are going to eat over the weekend. With […]

Healthy debate, resolution and accountability urged at Hemet Unified School District board workshop

Healthy debate, resolution and accountability urged at Hemet Unified School District board workshop

New and proven ways to improve the leadership of its administrators, teachers and staff and its human resources were discussed in a special Hemet Unified School District board of directors workshop, Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the HUSD boardroom. The morning workshop featured guest speaker Kent Bechler of KB Associates, an expert on professional development who […]

Helping humanity of Houston

HEMET – The Hemet Unified School District serves the many wonderful and thoughtful students. Every time there is a tragedy or crisis, students step forward and create fundraisers to help those that have suffered, and their response to Hurricane Harvey was no different. Last month, the district had students at Jacob Wiens Elementary School writing […]

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