In a story first reported by KABC-TV in Los Angeles, the Sycamore Academy of Science and Cultural Arts in Wildomar plans to reopen its doors to students on the first day of school Monday, Aug. 24.
Barbara Hale, executive director of Sycamore Academy who also serves as the District 7 representative with the Riverside County Board of Education, responded to questions posed by Valley News recently.
“We are doing what we were asked to do, provide supervision, rigorous education and make sure our students have the resources and support they need,” Hale said. “I believe that the governor (Newsom) wants us to serve our students.”
But opening its doors Monday would mean they would be in direct violation of an order handed down by Gov. Gavin Newsom that schools should not be open t