Amid School Closures Riverside County Launches Arts Competition

The Riverside County Office of Education virtual arts competition is open to all students in grades TK-12 attending public, charter, private, parochial, or home school programs in Riverside County. There will be a weekly competition and students can submit their contributions at

Medical Students Graduate Early, Prepare To Join Fight Against Coronavirus

The call came from Governor Baker that the front lines of health care might need reinforcement if there’s a surge in coronavirus patients, and they’re ready to volunteer. “I’ve trained my whole life to become a doctor,” said UMass Medical School student Patrick Lowe. “It’s exciting to be graduating into the workforce, but at the […]

Best books on headmasters: Author Patricia Nicol recommends tomes featuring school leadership

It is quite the skill to show leadership remotely, but she has done that, gently steering us towards a structured day. All us parents have been pathetically grateful to her — and her staff who have emailed well-thought-out lesson plans for our children every day. Now we are on our own — home but never […]

We cannot compromise safety in schools. Asbestos must be removed

If that is the case, we should be using this moment as an opportunity to ask what sort of cognitive dissonance allows for other oversights that cost lives. Are we, the fifth largest economy in the world, perfectly at ease with three-quarters of schools containing asbestos? That’s children snuggling into circle time in primary schools […]

Schools are facing an asbestos timebomb

Pupils at West Kidlington primary school in Oxfordshire use this area every day as a cloakroom. Symonds is trying to look on the bright side. “Our asset managers will tell us if there’s anything to worry about. I’m armed with the knowledge that if it’s enclosed and not causing problems, you should leave it alone,” […]

The best minivans for 2020

The list of available tech features includes ones you might expect, like an 8.0-inch central touchscreen for the infotainment system, and a rear-seat entertainment system. However, the Odyssey can also tell passengers in the back seats exactly how much longer they need to wait before getting to their destination. It’s also offered with a camera […]

Fnatic’s best mechanical keyboard deal is back for round three

Fnatic miniStreak (Cherry MX Brown) – £75 from Amazon UK (down from £90) Fnatic Streak (Cherry MX Brown) – £90 from Amazon UK (down from £120) Fnatic Streak (Cherry MX Silent Red) – £102 from Amazon UK (down from £120) Fnatic Rush (Cherry MX Brown) – £45 from Amazon UK (down from £70) Fnatic Rush […]

American Idol recap: ‘Just Sam’ blows away the judges in Hawaii as the best singers advance to the Top 20

Lounge pianist Jordan Jones, 26, from Scottsdale, Arizona, seduced with Childish Gambino’s Redbone but failed to make it, while used car salesman Devon Alexander, 23, from Sonora, California, left after a pallid cover of Demi Lovato’s Tell Me You Love Me.

Coronavirus: ‘Our world is coming to a complete standstill’

On a personal note, I will be turning 50 on April 26 and have had to cancel my birthday celebrations, including a planned and paid for holiday cruise with family and friends.

What Are The Best Comedy Movies To Watch During The Coronavirus Pandemic?

As far as I’m concerned, there won’t ever be a coming-of-age film this great ever again. It’s the perfect movie for life as a young man. We’re all just trying to get women and party, and it almost never goes according to plan.