SCHOOL BOARD MEETING PACKED WITH TEACHERS DEMANDING A RAISE

A standing-room-only crowd of school teachers and classified school employees expressed their disapproval with the course of not-yet-concluded contract negotiations between their unions and the Morongo Unified School District last night. Reporter Dan Stork was there to witness the show of solidarity, and tells what else happened at the Board

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HIGH SCHOOL AND YOUTH SPORTS ROUNDUP

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats Boys’ tennis team competed in their first pre-season match-up against the Cathedral City High School Lions in Cathedral City yesterday. Coach Larry Battle said the Wildcats lost to the Lions 3-15.

Seven teams from Twentynine Palms traveled to Needles over the weekend for the

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HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE PROGRAM AT HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE

Juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply for the Future Achievers of Science and Technology (FAST) program at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont. The FAST program includes class visits, research lab demos, an overnight stay in one of the residence halls, hands-on experiments and workshops, and more. Participants will have

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NEW TRACK AT TPHS

One beneficiary of school construction projects in the Morongo Basin has been athletic facilities. ROP Broadcasting student David Knutson tells about the status of field improvements in Twentynine Palms… Track season is starting at Twenytnine Palms High School, now with a brand new track. The new polyurethane track has 8

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APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR GLADYS CAROL SCOLARSHIP

Applications are being taken for a scholarship for high school or college students. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to apply…

High school seniors and current college students in the STEM fields of study are encouraged to apply for a scholarship from the Gladys Carol Scholarship Program. STEM studies

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IMPROV SHOW AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms High School Drama Club will hold its monthly Improv Show Friday, February 28, in the school’s multi-purpose room. The doors open at 6:30; the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are only $3 at the door.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM FOR TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Local high school juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply for the Future Achievers of Science and Technology (FAST) program at Harvey Mud College in Claremont. The FAST program includes class visits, research lab demos, an overnight stay in one of the residence halls, hands-on experiments and workshops, and more.

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COMBINED HIGH SCHOOL CHOIRS PERFOM TONIGHT AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL

A combined music concert tonight with students from Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High Schools at Twentynine Palms High. ROP Broadcast student Richard Ewing has details….

The Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley High School music departments will hold a combined concert Thursday in the Wildcat Gym. Doors open at 6:15

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DUAL TWENTYNINE PALMS AND YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT THURSDAY

The Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley High School music departments will hold a combined concert Thursday in the Twentynine Palms Wildcat Gym. Doors open at 6:15 and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. The concert will feature band and choral songs with both schools performing together, with

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TWENTYNINE PALMS BASKETBALL BOOSTER REVERSE RAFFLE SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Boys Basketball Booster Club is holding a Reverse Raffle on March 1, beginning at 5:00 pm. The Grand Prize is $5,000 and tickets include a great Tri-Tip dinner for two prepared by Chef Larry Bowden. We are only selling 200 tickets at $100 each. All 200 tickets

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL WINS 1ST ROUND CIF PLAY-OFF

Last night in Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat Gym, in the first round of CIF playoffs, the Twentynine Palms girls’ basketball team won against Flintridge Sacred Heart, 73 to 47. Coach Tim Stanford said freshman Tatiyanna Mackall had 17 points, Nokomis Cabrera had 16 points, and Andraliah Lee had 13

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MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARD MEETS TONIGHT IN BUSY SESSION

Honors conferred by outside organizations, and numerous administrative actions are featured on the MUSD Board of Education meeting’s agenda tonight. Dan Stork lists the kudos and regulation topics…

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education meeting on February 18 starts with a closed session at 5:30 to deal with

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YUCCA VALLEY ROTARY SPEECH CONTEST SET FOR MARCH 27

Students from all local high schools are invited to participate in the 2014 Four-Way Test Speech Contest, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. Students must be high school students or home study students at high school level and live within Rotary District 5330. Prizes will be awarded for

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MANDATORY SPRING ATHLETICS MEETING AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TONIGHT

Attention Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat athletes, there will be a mandatory parent and student athlete meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Wildcat Gymnasium. If you are participating in a spring sport and you have not attended a meeting earlier this school year, you and a parent/guardian must attend.

TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL WINS SQUEAKER AGAINT BIG BEAR

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ varsity Wildcat basketball team finished their regular De Anza league season play Friday night against the Big Bear Bears in Wildcat Gym, and it was an exciting one! Coach Michael Schneider said the game was evenly matched through the first four periods, and went

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL UNDEFEATED IN LEAGUE AFTER BIG BEAR WIN

The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team finished their regular season Friday at home against Big Bear. The ‘Cats defeated the Bears 73-to-34, to finish league play at 10-and-0, undefeated for the third consecutive year. The program has now won the league championship for seven straight years. Coach Tim

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School varsity boys’ basketball team beat Desert Hot Springs in a home game last night. Coach Michael Schneider said the Wildcats played a well-rounded game and came away with a lopsided 81-45 victory. This brings their record to 5-4 in the De Anza league, with Big

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REVERSE RAFFLE TO BENEFIT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PROGRAM

The Twentynine Palms Boys Basketball Booster Club is holding a Reverse Raffle on March 1, beginning at 5:00 pm. The Grand Prize is $5,000, and tickets include a great tri-tip dinner for two prepared by Chef Larry Bowden. The Boosters are only selling 200 tickets at $100 each. All 200

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports today, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will host Desert Hot Springs at home. Tip-off for the girls is at 6 p.m., the boys start at 7:30.

 

The Yucca Valley High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will travel away to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ soccer team traveled to Big Bear for a De Anza League game yesterday. Coach Scott Phillips said the Lady Trojans jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but were unable to keep it losing by the score of 3-2. Senior Teresa Nava had one goal,

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