Lake Elsinore trustees vote to banish four-by-four schedule

More than 500 students, teachers and parents attended the Lake Elsinore School Board meeting Tuesday night to voice opposition to switching from a four-by-four schedule to a six-period schedule.The four-by-four schedule is four 90-minute classes per day. The new schedule will change that to six periods at about 50 minutes each.School board trustees voted unanimously […]

MX book donated to school in memory of lost student

In honor of Brett Downey, Canyon Lake Middle School student Ashanna Masters recently donated a motocross book to the school’s library. Ashanna decided she wanted to do something special so that students at her school would remember her friend Brett, who died recently in a tragic dirt bike accident.She raised money by collecting aluminum cans […]

October Students of the Month

Each month during the school year, two students from the high schools within the Lake Elsinore Unified School District are nominated for outstanding performance in the areas of academics, sports and/or community service. On Nov. 16, about 50 family members and friends of five students, along with community supporters and corporate sponsors, attended the Student […]

Riverside Icetown working with local schools on Student of the Month program

Riverside Icetown has initiated a Student of the Month program, and the ice rink has involved a handful of Temecula, Lake Elsinore, and Wildomar schools. The program started with the 2004-05 school year and currently includes seven schools in the Temecula and Lake Elsinore school districts. “Next year we want to get more involved,” said […]

Lake Elsinore students honored at luncheon

Each month during the school year, high school teachers or administrators nominate two students within the Lake Elsinore Unified School District for outstanding performance in the areas of academics, sports and/or community service.About 65 family, friends and community leaders attended the event at Sizzler Restaurant in Lake Elsinore on Oct. 26 in support of the […]

Library offers family programs

Programs for the whole family are available at the Lake Elsinore Public Library, 600 W. Graham Ave., Lake Elsinore.Upcoming programs include: • Jim Gilbert presents a cartoon factory workshop. Learn how to make cartoons with simple shapes, numbers and letters, 4 p.m., Nov. 17.• Franklin Hayes presents his marionettes in Frosty’s Magic Hat, 4:30 p.m., […]

Workforce Education Expo draws 650 students

High school students from the Lake Elsinore Unified School District gathered at the “Diamond” stadium for the 2005 Workforce Education Expo sponsored by the Lake Elsinore Unified School District and the Lake Elsinore Valley Chamber of Commerce.“This is a great opportunity for students to interact with businesses in the real world. For some this will […]

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 […]