Luau helps fill 375 backpacks for needy students

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook’s third annual Luau for Backpacks was a sellout on Aug. 6, when the grassy patio at St. John’s Episcopal Church was transformed into an island paradise. The Village Ukes, led by Mike Fenton, performed Hawaiian tunes on their ukuleles, and later the Halau Hula Lani Ola Dancers from Orange County swayed in […]

Louden wins Best of Class for fashion design in fair Student Showcase

Louden wins Best of Class for fashion design in fair Student Showcase

Olivia Louden was a Best of Class winner at the San Diego County Fair’s Student Showcase. Louden, who was a Fallbrook High School senior during the 2015-16 school year, entered the Fashion Design portion of the Student Showcase. Her submission “It’s Only Rock and Roll” featured nine drawings which allowed front, back, and side views […]

AAUW sends girls to camp and invites women to brunch

AAUW sends girls to camp and invites women to brunch

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) puts its mission – to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research – into action “Your countless hours of volunteer work have not only affected my life, but you may have also affected the way future society […]

Beautification project shows appreciation

BONSALL – On Saturday morning, Aug. 13, 90 members of Riverview Church gathered at the shared campus of Sullivan Middle School and Bonsall High School. District Superintendent Dr. Justin Cunningham and Joseph Clevenger, Sullivan Middle School principal with his three sons added to the numbers of the beautification crew. The morning was spent enhancing the landscape of […]

BUSD purchases two Chevy vans for special education needs

The Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) had been utilizing a contractor for transportation of special education students, but that service has been costing the district $480 each day and a fiscal analysis determined that the district would save money over the long term by purchasing and operating vans. On July 14, the BUSD board voted […]

Star Trek 50th anniversary provides boost for interdisciplinary studies

The Bonsall Unified School District utilizes the New Technology program in which students interact with local industry and serve internships. The New Technology curriculum also emphasizes interdisciplinary fields. An increased focus on interdisciplinary studies is expected as the 50th anniversary of the airing of the first Star Trek episode will be celebrated. The science fiction […]

Fallbrook students enter photos in fair’s Student Showcase

Fallbrook students enter photos in fair’s Student Showcase

Ivy High School photography instructor Bodhi Smith has found the San Diego County Fair’s Student Showcase to be a popular activity for his students, and this year he also taught a Saturday class at Fallbrook High School which allowed Fallbrook High School photographers to join their Ivy counterparts in the Student Showcase. The Ivy participation […]

Zion hosts Chinese students

Zion hosts Chinese students

FALLBROOK – Zion Lutheran School played host to 27 students from the city of Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, in Southern China. They ranged in age from 10 to 15. The camp, which was held in July, was aided by the participation of some of Zion’s current students, alumni, and their friends. The Chinese students were here […]

Fallbrook youth learn leadership skills at Castaic Lake

FALLBROOK – The Boys & Girls Clubs of North County partnered with Outdoor Youth Connection to provide Fallbrook youth with three days of leadership training at Castaic Lake. With a focus on leadership and life skills, Fallbrook teens worked with camp staff on getting practical experience in planning, organizing and leading trips or events. At […]

Sullivan art students enter 35 works in youth exhibitions

Sullivan Middle School’s 2015-16 art students had 35 entries in the San Diego County Fair’s youth exhibitions. Two of the sixth-graders in Melissa Ledri’s advanced art class were entered in the Creative Youth competition for grades K-6 while the 33 seventh- and eighth-grade students had entries in the fair’s Student Showcase. “They did the best […]

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