Van Avery Preparatory fourth-graders lunch with the Governor

While touring Old Town San Diego on Thursday, Oct. 14, students from Temecula’s Van Avery Preparatory Elementary School were surprised when California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger decided to drop by to say hello.The awestruck fourth-graders were just finishing their lunch at the Old Town Mexican Café when the Governor entered, accompanied by his support staff and […]

Jeanie Corral seeks reelection to Lake Elsinore School Board

Lake Elsinore Unified School District trustee Jeanie Corral is seeking another four-year term on the board.Growing up in Wichita, Kan., as the daughter of a music teacher and a school superintendent, Corral said she developed an appreciation for the challenges that schoolteachers and school districts face.After moving to Lake Elsinore area in the 1960s, she […]

Library announces bilingual storytime

TEMECULA, September 14 — Harvesting the many wonderful books available to children of all ages, the Temecula Library today announced its fall program, Bilingual Storytime/La Hora Del Cuento. Aimed at children aged three to seven, the program will focus on children whose primary language is Spanish. “We developed this program to help children with English […]

Retired teachers present petitions to Issa’s rep

Fallbrook and Escondido Retired Teachers presented Don McKinney, California’s 49th District Representative, with petitions signed by over 800 local constituents supporting repeal of penalties in Social Security that can dramatically reduce the retirement income of educators and other California public employees.Statewide, more than 80,000 people have signed petitions in support of the repeal of Social […]

TurnKey educational program honors students for academic achievement

TEMECULA, Aug. 6 – Six college-bound high school seniors today received educational scholarships from TurnKey of Temecula, CA. The scholarships, in form of Dell laptop computers valued at $1,800 each, were given to students who combined academic achievement with extracurricular activities and community service.The scholarships are a part of TurnKey’s Educational Partnership Program. Eligibility requirements […]

School kicks off recycling program with help from CR&R Incorporated

School recycling programs are often small, short-lived and beneficial only to groups looking for a fundraising alternative. Not so for students and staff at Temecula’s newest high school; Great Oak High School has bigger ideas — ideas that will have a positive impact on their local environment.Jane Napora, a teacher, counselor and sponsor of the […]

LEUSD names newest schools

Lake Elsinore Unified School District officials have announced the names chosen for the district’s two newest schools: Earl Warren Elementary and Lakeland Village Middle School. Both schools are scheduled to be built over the next three years.Earl Warren Elementary will be the district’s fifteenth elementary school. The 15.5-million-dollar campus will be home to 750 students. […]

Imagination workshop opens

The children of the community now have a new venue to learn about the world around them: the Imagination Workshop Children’s Museum. To help support the museum, Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac donated $10,000 during a special ceremony. Opening the door to new worlds for children, the Imagination Workshop is a spectacular addition to Old Town Temecula. […]

Cougars are all gold

Canyon Lake Middle School’s Cougar Choir is quickly becoming known for not only being one of the best choirs in the state, but also in the nation.Even though Canyon Lake Middle School has only been open for two years, the choir has already brought home a gold ranking from the nationals. This has never been […]