TVHS Drama Department wins notable awards for musical

Ashley Haley Intern During the last school year, Temecula Valley High School participated in both the National Youth Arts Awards and the 69th annual Childress M.A.C.Y. Awards. At the National Youth Arts Award Show, the TVHS Drama Department earned six awards and nine nominations for their productions of “Carrie: The Musical,” “Defying Gravity,” and “The […]

Helpful hints when choosing a college

TEMECULA – Now is the time for incoming high school juniors and seniors to investigate various colleges. During the spring of their junior year, many high school students study for and take the Scholastic Achievement Test, or SATs. Test scores and applications factor heavily into where a student will go to college, but students must […]

Olson inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, La.—Emily Olson of Murrieta was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Olson was initiated at University of the Pacific. Olson is among approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa […]

Hillcrest Academy names new head of academics

Hillcrest Academy names new head of academics

TEMECULA—The Board of Trustees for Hillcrest Academy announced recently that Maria Sweeney is its new head of academics. As part of the administrative team, Sweeney will focus solely on academic matters at Hillcrest Academy to include curriculum, accreditations, student achievement, internal communications and faculty leadership. Sweeney joins Hillcrest Academy with 25 years of experience in […]

Oakes graduates from basic training

SAN ANTONIO—Air Force Airman Robert A. Oakes graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Oakes is the son of Kathy A. and Gary A. Oakes of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., grandson of Joan Oakes of Loomis, Calif., son-in-law of Alton and Carrie Randall of Canyon Lake, husband of Haley […]

Burruss named Keck Scholar

SAN DIEGO—This summer, 14 exceptional undergraduate San Diego State University students have the chance to train with experienced faculty through the Keck Training Program. Funded by the W.M. Keck Foundation, the intensive summer program gives undergraduate researchers the chance to apply theory to practice. Through hands-on training, the Keck scholars are introduced to a wealth […]

Stumpp makes Dean’s Honor List

LONG BEACH, Calif.—Temecula Valley resident Jeremy Robert Stumpp was named to the Dean’s Honor List for the spring 2015 semester at California State University, Long Beach for outstanding scholastic achievement in the College of Liberal Arts.

Geisse graduates from Stonehill College

EASTON, Mass.—Murrieta native Ariana N. Geisse recently earned a bachelor of arts degree from Stonehill College. On Sunday, May 17, 498 students participated in the college’s 64th commencement ceremony in which Attorney Ken Feinberg served as the keynote speaker. About Stonehill College Stonehill is a selective Catholic college located near Boston on a beautiful 384-acre […]

Murrieta Library offers free college admission practice tests and workshops

Murrieta Library offers free college admission practice tests and workshops

MURRIETA – Improve your college admission test scores by participating in the free Practice Tests and Workshops hosted by the Murrieta Public Library and presented by Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions. These practice tests are the perfect opportunity for students to gain experience and learn tips to succeed. The workshops are for everyone, not just […]

Olson inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, La.—Emily Olson of Murrieta was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Olson was initiated at University of the Pacific. Olson is among approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa […]

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