September students of the month celebrate

■ Chronicle News Service Students from Hemet Unified and San Jacinto Unified were recognized as Students of the Month at an awards breakfast held Sept. 28 at the Hemet Sizzler Restaurant. Students were selected from the following high schools: Hemet, West Valley, Tahquitz, Hamilton, ACE Academy, San Jacinto, and Mountain View/Mountain Heights Academy. Jordan Cunningham…

River Springs students celebrate elders

■ Jennifer Martin / Contributed Honor and belonging are intentional foci of River Springs Hemet Quest Student Center. Sept. 15 was a perfect day for the school’s students to celebrate and honor students’ grandparents and significant elders. More than 300 people participated, and grandparents or significant elders joined their student at dismissal time, when the…