School schedules fundraiser

A fundraiser to benefit St. Jeanne de Lestonnac School is scheduled for February 12. The event, “A Black and White Affair,” will include a dinner and auction and will be held at the Pechanga Resort and Casino. The cost will be $65 per person. To learn more call (951) 587-2505.

University of Phoenix planning to open in Murrieta

The Planning Commission voted 5-0 on a conditional use permit, allowing the University of Phoenix the opportunity to operate in Murrieta. The subject percolating among the commission and public was in regard to parking sufficiency.Robert Carrigan, a Murrieta resident wrote a letter to the commission expressing his concern about parking and increased traffic in the […]

New principal and 2005/06 administrative assignments announced in Murrieta

Murrieta Unified School District Superintendent Chet Francisco announced today that Karen Briski will be principal of Antelope Hills Elementary School, the district’s newest school set to open in August 2005. Briski is currently the principal at Avaxat Elementary School, a position she has held since 1996. Joining Briski at Antelope Hills as Learning Director will […]

Elks Christmas Tree Lane raises funds for scholarships

Hundreds of people attended the sixth annual Christmas Tree Lane held at the Elks Lodge in Wildomar.This year 13 trees, each with a different theme, were on display Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each tree had at least $1,000 worth of merchandise with it.By 10 a.m. the parking lot and surrounding streets were […]

Teachers honored for educating students about water

Two Southwest County teachers were honored as Water Educators of the Year and three others given grants at a reception at the Riverside Municipal Water District in Riverside Monday night.Lisa Dail of Vail Elementary School in Temecula and Michelle McCarthy of Murrieta Elementary School were selected as Water Educators of the Year for their efforts […]

Youth concert and fundraiser provide scholarships and instruments.

Proceeds from the 2004 Musicians Workshop Holiday Concert and Fundraiser is earmarked for scholarship funds to provide tuition and instruments to needy, deserving children to study music, theatre and the arts.This year’s seventh annual event was held on Dec. 7 at the Temeku Hills Golf and Country Club.Performances included the “Grow with Music” program, with […]

Murrieta Middle Schools name Turkey Trot winners

Turkeys, pumpkin pie and holiday goodies were the prizes awaiting the fastest runners in the Turkey Trots held at Shivela Middle School, Thompson Middle School and Warm Springs Middle School. The six fastest boys and girls from each grade level competed in the pre-Thanksgiving races held at the three schools. Approximately 75 students from each […]

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 […]