Chaparral High School drama department students win 8 awards from the National Youth Arts awards

Chaparral High School drama department students win 8 awards from the National Youth Arts awards

TEMECULA – The Chaparral High School Performing Arts Department is pleased to announce that students in its drama department, under the direction of Chris Irvin, have earned eight awards and 14 additional nominations in the 12th annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2016-2017 season. Award winners are: Outstanding Ensemble: the cast of “Chicago;” Artist […]

The New Temecula Valley High School Biosustainability Club receives $20,000 grant to build a campus aquaponics greenhouse

The New Temecula Valley High School Biosustainability Club receives $20,000 grant to build a campus aquaponics greenhouse

TEMECULA – The newly launched Temecula Valley High School Biosustainability Club has been awarded a $20,000 Institute for Teaching Grant to help support the construction of an extensive on-campus aquaponics greenhouse that will be designed, built and maintained by students. The project will give Temecula Valley High School students a unique opportunity to build and […]

Murrieta Valley Unified School District announces Board of Education vacancy

Murrieta Valley Unified School District announces Board of Education vacancy

MURRIETA – The Murrieta Valley Unified School District announced a vacancy on the Board of Education and is seeking applicants for the position. The vacancy was created when Board of Education trustee Barbara Muir resigned her position due to health reasons, effective Sept. 1. “Barbara Muir’s contribution and service to the board and to the […]

Wheaton College congratulates May 2017 graduate Kody Thornburg

WHEATON, Ill. – Wheaton College congratulates May 2017 graduate Kody Todd Thornburg of Murrieta who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in applied health science. Wheaton College graduates join a worldwide network of 45,000 alumni. Learn more at www.alumni.wheaton.edu. Wheaton College is a coeducational Christian liberal arts college noted for its rigorous academics, integration of faith […]

University of San Diego students graduate

SAN DIEGO – The following students graduated from the University of San Diego, May 28. Kristina Burns of Murrieta earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Burns graduated cum laude. Michael Burrafato of Canyon Lake earned a bachelor’s degree in international business and finance. Burrafato graduated magna cum laude in January and participated in the university’s […]

University of Iowa announces spring 2017 dean’s list

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Five local students were named to the University of Iowa spring 2017 dean’s list. Ryan Konecni and Matthew Palmer of Murrieta, Kareem Butler and Hallee Haygood of Temecula and Maeve McGonigal of Wildomar all received the honor. The University of Iowa is one of the nation’s premier public research universities, dedicated […]

Temecula student graduates among Knox College class of 2017

GALESBURG, Ill. – About 300 Knox College seniors received their bachelor’s degrees, June 4, at the college’s commencement exercises in Galesburg, Illinois. The new graduates include Tiffany Alyssa Christensen of Temecula. Christensen majored in psychology and minored in biology. Founded in 1837, Knox College is a national liberal arts college in Galesburg, Illinois. Knox College enrolls students […]

Local students named to Benedictine College honor lists

ATCHISON, Kan. – Benedictine College has recognized those students who have distinguished themselves academically on the president’s list or the dean’s list for the spring semester, which ended in May. Matthew McGuire of Murrieta and Bethany Francescon of Temecula were named to the dean’s list. Of the 1,924 full-time undergraduate students, 557 made the dean’s […]