First graders dive into “Stewie the Duck” Water Safety program

Rialto Fire Department and its feathered friend, Stewie the Duck, were on deck Monday at Merle S. Casey Elementary School kicking off an annual drowning prevention program and ensuring youngsters soaked up the ABC’s of water safety. The program, “Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim,” is a nationwide program aimed…

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Tickets available for Rialto school district’s “10th annual Puttin’ on the Ritz” fundraising gala

Robin McMillon, Preston Elementary School Principal says baskets for auction at the "Ritz" help fund fine arts education for Rialto students

What does a school district with 29 sites do when budget cuts interfere with funding for fine arts education? They put on the ritz, of course. For a decade now, Rialto Unified School District has successfully helped students and teachers continue to provide fine arts education through their annual fundraising…

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Rialto USD opens registration for free First 5 Preschool

Registration is available for a free First 5 Preschool offered at several Rialto USD sites.

In an effort to push for early childhood development, Rialto Unified School District through a partnership with First 5 San Bernardino, is offering a free preschool program for Rialto and neighboring community residents. The program, First 5 Preschool, is a six-hour school-readiness instructional program intended to prepare 4-year-old children with…

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Rialto safety event teaches drowning prevention

Hundreds of Rialto residents plunged into safety this weekend during the annual Drowning Prevention and Safety Day. The Saturday event at the Rialto Racquet & Fitness Center offered free swim lessons to children and families, water safety demonstrations and instructions along with exercise activities. Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of…

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