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 By Tony Ault    Community 

Hemet High School commencement draws thousands to the Ramona Bowl

The Ramona Bowl in Hemet was filled with hundreds of proud parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles with armfuls of flowers and gifts Friday, May 31, as the Hemet High School... — Updated 6/14/2019


More than 20 MSJC students complete inaugural Introduction to Construction class

TEMECULA – More than 20 students celebrated the completion of Mt. San Jacinto College's first Introduction to Construction class in a ceremony, May 4. Temecula and the Carpenters... — Updated 6/7/2019 Full story


Nolan Conley of Winchester receives University of Nebraska-Lincoln degree

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nolan Christopher Conley of Winchester was among a record 3,428 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during commencement exercises, May 4. Conley earned a bachelor’s degree in... — Updated 6/7/2019


Murrieta Elementary School student receives national 180 Award for outstanding achievement in literacy

MURRIETA – Desiree Vega, a student at Murrieta Elementary School, has been named a recipient of the 2019 National 180 Student Awards, which recognizes 16 children across the Unit... — Updated 6/7/2019


Hemet, San Jacinto school districts name students of the year

Each month from September through March, seniors from San Jacinto Unified School District high schools are singled out for demonstrating character, integrity, love of learning,... — Updated 5/31/2019


Students from alternative and continuation high schools overcome barriers to be honored as Top Scholars

RIVERSIDE – The Riverside County Board of Education honored 40 students from 26 alternative and continuation schools in the county who have seized their second chance at... — Updated 5/31/2019


Local scholarship foundation celebrates 32 years of service

TEMECULA – Temecula Dollars for Scholars, a local nonprofit which provides scholarships to qualified graduating seniors in the Temecula Valley Unified School District, hosted... — Updated 5/31/2019 Full story


Temecula Valley Elks award state Drug Awareness winners

TEMECULA – Recently, the California-Hawaii Elks Drug Awareness Chairman Diane Farrens made presentations to three state winners from the Temecula Valley Elks Lodge. The four... — Updated 5/31/2019


Temecula to offer Youth Emergency Preparedness Program

TEMECULA – The city of Temecula, in collaboration with Federal Emergency Management Agency, will present the city’s second annual Youth Emergency Preparedness Program, Thursday, July 18, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Emergen... — Updated 5/23/2019

 By Tony Ault    Community

San Jacinto High School students showcase their talent

The San Jacinto High School performing arts center came alive Friday, May 17, as 16 student performers took the stage during the school's talent show grand finale. The performances... — Updated 5/23/2019


Top graduating students from 61 Riverside County Public High Schools honored at Student Academic Awards

RIVERSIDE – With a collective GPA of 4.57, 147 students from the class of 2019 at every comprehensive high school in Riverside County were honored at the 14th annual Riverside... — Updated 5/16/2019 Full story


Ryan Waelde inducted into Mortar Board at University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Ryan Waelde of Murrieta was inducted into the Mortar Board honor society at The University of Alabama’s Tapping on the Mound ceremony, April 5. Mortar Board is the premier national honor society recognizing... — Updated 5/16/2019 Full story


EVMWD honors local young water scientists at annual science fair awards

LAKE ELSINORE – The Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District's board of directors recognized nine students for their science fair projects that focused on water Thursday, April... — Updated 5/16/2019 Full story


Gabriela Rosas-Richardson inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, La. – Gabriela Rosas-Richardson 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. Rosas-Richardson was... — Updated 5/16/2019 Full story


New class of Young Marines graduate

TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Young Marines welcomed this year's newest graduates to the Young Marine family. Every year in January recruits go through an eight week training.... — Updated 5/16/2019 Full story


Cortez named to the honors list at Fairleigh Dickinson University

MADISON, N.J. – Samantha Cortez of Temecula, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, New Jersey, has been named to the honors list for the fall 2018 semester. To qualify for the honors... — Updated 5/10/2019

 By Jeff Pack    Community

Western Center Academy leads list of study's highest-ranked public schools in area

Western Center Academy in Hemet was recently named by U.S. News and World Report as the highest ranking public high school in southwest Riverside County in the publication’s 2019 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings. The school,... — Updated 5/10/2019

 By Jeff Pack    Community

Temecula Prep's theater department tabbed for high school theater festival in Scotland

The members of Temecula Preparatory School's Theatre Department – The Patriot Players – have been selected as one of 50 high schools nationally to travel to Edinburgh,... — Updated 5/10/2019

 By Jeff Pack    Community

Murrieta Valley Virtual Enterprise teams come up short at national championships

Murrieta Valley High School Virtual Enterprise teams – Nurture and Safe N' Sound – performed "extremely well" recently at the National Business Plan Championships in New York... — Updated 5/10/2019


Temecula Valley Chamber Of Commerce honors April Students of the Month

TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce honored six high school seniors as Students of the month for April, including Travion Brown of Linfield Christian High School; Macke... — Updated 5/9/2019


Mark Brandin inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, La. – Mark Brandin 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. Brandin was initiated at University of... — Updated 5/9/2019


SoCal virtual school students tour Temecula Valley Museum

TEMECULA – Teachers and students from California Connections Academy Southern California, a tuition-free virtual public school serving students across Los Angeles, Orange,... — Updated 5/9/2019


SJHS presents College and Career Day

SAN JACINTO – San Jacinto High School gave a full school day to emphasize college and career options for its 2,444 students April 9, holding a separate event designed for each... — Updated 5/9/2019


Local residents earn degree from WGU

SALT LAKE CITY – The following local residents have earned a degree from Western Governors University. The online, nonprofit university held three commencement ceremonies last fall and earlier this year – its 67th in Austin,... — Updated 5/9/2019


TVUSD works to improve student attendance

TEMECULA –  In an effort to address chronic absenteeism, the Temecula Unified School District has established a goal to maintain an attendance rate of 96% or higher. In order to accomplish their goal, they have developed a... — Updated 5/9/2019


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