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

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County Selects Top Young Artists

Six talented young artists from The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County have been named winners in this year’s Fine Arts Program on the local level. The program is a comprehensive initiative promoting creativity in a variety of media as well as encouraging artistic skills and cultural enrichment. The Boys & Girls Clubs of […]

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 […]

Temecula and Murrieta Students of the Month

The following area high school students have been named Students of the Month for January:Linfield:Weston CookeLeah FiskRancho Vista:Maulalo CortezAmber PatelTemecula Valley High:Israel Morales Ashley PaschalChapparal High:Timothy PinckardStephanie Kim Murrieta High School District: Erin OlsonBuddy Olds

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 […]

Murrieta Valley High to receive $3,000

Murrieta Valley High School was selected by water purveyors throughout western Riverside County to represent Western Municipal Water District and participate in the 2004 Metropolitan Water District Sun Splash competition, an innovative educational program that introduces students to science while providing an awareness of water quality issues. Western is providing the funding for Murrieta Valley’s […]