Science Olympiads awakens students to scientific fields of study

Science Olympiads awakens students to scientific fields of study

HEMET – Hemet Unified schools are always a top competitor in various academic competitions. The schools place high in Academic Decathlon, Mock Trial and Robotics competitions. This year, Western Center Academy is working on expanding Hemet’s dominance by entering into a new competition, the Science Olympiads, which took place Saturday, March 4, at Ramona High […]

Guinn inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA. – Davin Guinn of Murrieta was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective, all-discipline collegiate honor society. Guinn was initiated at Brigham Young University. Guinn is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each […]

Hemet Unified high schools announce their valedictorians and salutatorians

HEMET – High schools in Hemet Unified School District announced their choices for the class of 2017 valedictorians and salutatorians of each school. College Prep High School announced Calysto Patrick is the valedictorian for the class of 2017. Patrick has earned an overall GPA of 4.19 and an SAT score of 1180. Patrick has been […]

Hemet Unified School District enters into impasse with Hemet Teachers Association

HEMET – The Hemet Unified School District and the Hemet Teachers Association reached an impasse in negotiations Wednesday, March 29, concerning Article 9 salaries. This impasse means that despite their best efforts, the parties were not able to reach an agreement on these articles. Impasse is essentially an extension of the negotiations process, with the assistance of […]

‘Religious Understanding Day’ event coming to Mt. San Jacinto College library

Whether you subscribe to Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu or some other faith, the Mt. San Jacinto College Diversity Committee and the Hemet-San Jacinto Interfaith Council of the Greater Hemet, San Jacinto and Menifee Region invites the community to attend “Religious Understanding Day” Saturday, April 8, in the MSJC San Jacinto Campus library. The event […]

Jeffries presented with President’s Volunteer Service Award

Jeffries presented with President’s Volunteer Service Award

HEMET – Nicole Jeffries, a senior at Western Center Academy, received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for the number of hours she volunteered in the community. The award is presented to Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to serve their communities. The award is granted by Prudential Spirit of Community […]

Murrieta chamber announces March students of the month

Murrieta chamber announces March students of the month

MURRIETA –The Murrieta Chamber of Commerce held the Student of the Month program breakfast March 16 at Sizzler Restaurant in Murrieta and recognized five high school students. Austin Combs, Damaris Leano, Roxanne Bolanos, Tatum Mann and Ryley Collom were honored for. Vista Murrieta High School senior Damaris Leano is an outstanding student who maintains a […]

Mt. San Jacinto College program helps connect businesses with qualified student workers

SAN JACINTO – What if a business could have one or more employees, for up to 20 hours per week and up to six months with 75 percent of their wages subsidized? Mt. San Jacinto College CalWORKs Work Study program offers this opportunity to community businesses by matching qualified students to local businesses. Participating businesses […]

TVUSD Teachers notified of layoff risk

All Temecula Valley Unified School District employees at risk of being relocated or laid off were notified March 15. Down from a projected 54.6 certificated positions, TVUSD sent out 21 layoff notices as a result of the resolution decreasing particular kinds of services, according to Public Information Officer Laura Boss. “We were able to achieve […]

Cops for Kids announced the inaugural ‘Tom Thomas Memorial Scholarship’

LAKE ELSINORE – Cops for Kids was born over 20 years ago, when two Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Lake Elsinore Station saw a need in the communities they served. Collecting donations from other deputies assigned to the station, they went out and purchased Christmas gifts for underprivileged children in the neighborhoods they […]