Cooper named Jr. High Student of Year at 4th Annual Blade Awards

It had all the excitement of the Academy Awards, right here in Temecula. The stars arrived in their finery and proceeded down the red carpet along an illuminated path. The reporters conducted interviews and lights flashed as the paparazzi captured the expressions of the award recipients. The evening of March 12 was a magical night […]

Water resources scholarships offered to area college students

If you are interested in a career in the water industry, Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) invites you apply for a scholarship opportunity from the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA)The Clair A. Hill Scholarship is open to California residents currently enrolled full-time in selected colleges and universities within California. Students must be junior or […]

Eagle Scouts recognized in Troop 337

Brian Hazell and Noah Ng of Boy Scout Troop 337 were honored for achieving the status of Eagle Scout at a special program held February 29. For his Eagle Service Project, Hazell designed, constructed and installed 10 large Trailheads at four locations at the Santa Rose Plateau Ecological Reserve in Murrieta. He also built 6 […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County Celebrates New Zealand

February 24 – Temecula, CA. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County experienced New Zealand culture through Project Learn on February 20.Project Learn is an educational enhancement program that offers homework assistance and tutoring, along with cultural studies, computer projects and occasional field trips. The Project Learn program was made possible through a grant […]

Murrieta’s outstanding young poets honored

FRONT PAGE CAPTION: Young poets Marisa Jerry, Baylei Harbour, and Nathan Abila were honored Tuesday evening for their talent by the Murrieta Friends of the Library and Murrieta Valley Unified School District. Pictured with the students are Luanne Ferrer, Friends of the Murrieta Library, Sharon Seelman, MVUSD Learning Director, and Jeanne Nelson, MVUSD District Library […]

5th Annual All-Valley Honor Band to perform on March 6

On Saturday, March 6, sixty young musicians will take the stage at Chaparral High School to perform as the 5th Annual All-Valley Honor Band. The seventh through twelfth graders were chosen by audition from among 100 who tried out.The All-Valley Honor Band is sponsored by the Valley Winds Community Concert Band. Students rehearse together three […]

Students of the Month for February announced

The following students have been selected as Students of the Month for February: Murrieta Valley High School:Desiree MiksadAlexander SimentalCreekside High School:Joshua MyersBrittany ShephardElsinore High SchoolAndrew PearsonErin VillanuevaTemescal Canyon High School:Erik WyrickTracy ShermanAlternative Education Center:Maximillian (Max) WilsonAlexandra (Ali) Dore

Local students offer Valentine singing telegrams, special evening performance with Men in Blaque

Flowers, candy, dinner, and a show—traditional hallmarks of a Valentine’s Day celebration. And when couples, friends or families get together to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it’s the music that carves out memories. It sets the mood.The Murrieta Valley High School (MVHS) Chamber Singers will spend all day February 13 delivering memories via singing telegrams to valley […]