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 […]

Schools benefit now from bus passes

Effective January 9, the Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) began making it easier for kids to get to school. The Agency began selling passes online and giving parents an incentive for purchasing them. Every time a customer logs on to the RTA web site and purchases a31-day pass, they can donate 5% of their purchase to […]

Murrieta Schools grow 13% in population last year, 18,500 students expected by 2005

The Murrieta Unified School District has been meeting the challenge of a booming student population growth. For the last four years, the district, according to Chuck DePreker, assistant superintendent of facilities, has increased its number of pupils by more than 10 percent. “Last year we grew by 13 percent,” said DePreker. From October 2002 to […]

Murrieta senior takes $225K scholarship to West Point

A Murrieta high school senior will follow in the footsteps of the many leaders who have helped write our nation’s history by attending the United States Military Academy West Point. Chris Brehm, an awarded winning baseball player and successful student, will head to the East Coast in June after accepting an athletic scholarship to the […]

Boundaries for Temecula’s new high school may create domino effect

Where will your child be going to high school next fall? For many families who live immediately north of Highway 79, the question remains unanswered.Great Oak High School, located near the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, is scheduled to open its doors in August 2004, but for the next eight months many final details […]