St. Jeanne de Lestonnac School wins big at State Academic Decathlon

On Saturday, May 1, the St. Jeanne de Lestonnac School Academic Decathlon Team competed in the State Decathlon in Playa Del Rey. The team took first place in the individual social studies and literature competitions, second place in the individual religion competition and third place in the fine arts individual competition. Overall team scoring has […]

Tovashal elementary students greet rainforest animals

For students of Tovashal Elementary School in Murrieta, conserving the environment is an everyday task. Classes regularly compete to see who can recycle the most cans, bottles and other recyclable items.Students also participate in a yearly project to raise funds to protect the earth’s rainforests. As a treat for their hard work and in celebration […]

Temecula Valley Students of the Month honored

Eight Temecula high school students won the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month honors Monday for outstanding academic achievement, athletic ability, leadership and special efforts in the month of April.April’s Students of the Month include: Jacob Mitchell and Laura Ashley Jones from Temecula Independent School; Ike Irby and Victoria Grimsley from The […]

Four Murrieta high school students honored by Chamber

Sacrifice, determination and a touch of humility were evident in four Murrieta high school students Monday who were honored as April’s Students of the Month by their teachers and the Murrieta Valley Chamber of Commerce Monday.Attending the Student of the Month breakfast were April Students of the Month Sarah Youngdale and Robert Rocha from Creekside […]

Sheriff visits Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County

Kids at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County got a special visit from Sheriff Michael Hamerschlag during the spring break camp on Wednesday, March 31. Hamerschlag, from the San Diego Sheriff’s Department in San Marcos, answered kids’ questions while showing them the police car at the Temecula Club. “The lights and the loud […]

Students win awards for work

On March 12 DECA students from Temecula Valley High school competed at the State Marketing conference in Irvine with over 800 other students from California.The following students placed in their respective categories: Jillian Cook and Don Besancon placed 1st in hospitality; Ashley Paschal and Marc Joyce placed 2nd in sports and entertainment marketing; Nobil Kirma […]

Knights of Columbus make donation

The Temecula Valley Council # 9964 Knights of Columbus donated nearly $1500 to the Temecula Valley Unified School District Workability Program in March to aid special needs students with life skills.The money will be used to purchase everyday household items to teach adult students with disabilities skills needed to function in the home. Equipment includes […]

Colonial Days at Sparkman Elementary

More than 150 fifth graders at Sparkman Elementary journeyed into the past on March 25, living different aspects of colonial life as part of their studies in American history.As part of the fifth-grade curriculum, the SES 5th graders studied the lifestyles of colonial Americans. Students then participated in reenactments of what they learned.For the activity, […]