Students named to Biola University’s Dean’s List

LA MIRADA – The following area students were among the 1,575 students who were named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List, Bonsall resident Claire Colombo and Fallbrook residents Caitlin Foster and Cameron Kraus. Biola students are placed on the Dean’s List to honor those with a grade point average of 3.60 or higher while enrolled […]

Sowards graduates from Chadron State College

CHADRON, Neb. – James Sowards of Fallbrook graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree during Chadron State College’s winter commencement Dec. 16. More than 140 students received their undergraduate degrees during the ceremony at the Chicoine Center. Chadron State College, which was founded in 1911, is the only four-year, regionally-accredited college in the western half […]

Potter Jr. High recognized as a Common Sense Certified School: Digital Citizenship

FALLBROOK – Potter Junior High, a comprehensive 7th and 8th grade junior high in the award winning Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, was recently recognized as a  Common Sense Certified School: Digital Citizenship. Common Sense is the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology. Potter Junior […]

Fallbrook’s Sheehan graduates from Upper Iowa University

FAYETTE, IOWA – Upper Iowa University announced that Kevin Sheehan of Fallbrook graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in financial management in October. Honors qualifications are as follows: summa cum laude is awarded to those with at least a 3.9 GPA; magna cum laude (3.7-3.9 GPA), and cum laude (3.5-3.7 GPA). A […]

AAUW provides mentors and friendships for young women

AAUW provides mentors and friendships for young women

FALLBROOK – Six mentors from the Fallbrook American Association of University Women (AAUW) and 12 Fallbrook High School girls boarded the Coaster in Oceanside on Nov. 21 to visit San Diego as part of AAUW’s Mentor/Mentee program. The purpose was to enjoy the cultural and educational ambiance offered by Old Town, and to continue to […]

Bonsall students surpass goal in food drive

Bonsall students surpass goal in food drive

BONSALL – Terry Breckenridge, Sullivan Middle School (SMS) ASB advisor, along with the students and staff collected more than  5,300 food items to be donated to Fallbrook Food Pantry. During their recent holiday food drive, SMS students truly lived up to the school’s motto that “Kindness Really Does Matter.” This statement, which is reiterated each […]

Young Eagles gives 38 kids the chance to fly in front seat

Young Eagles gives 38 kids the chance to fly in front seat

The Young Eagles rally Oct. 8 at Fallbrook Community Airpark allowed 38 children to fly in the front seat of an aircraft. The participation also included 11 pilots and approximately 25 ground crew volunteers. “The children not only get a flight, but they get a briefing on aviation,” said Young Eagles coordinator Peter Griffiths. “They […]

Rotary recognizes Students of the Month at La Paloma

Rotary recognizes Students of the Month at La Paloma

FALLBROOK – La Paloma Elementary School Principal Julie Schlueter, PhD, presented Students of the Month to the Rotary Club of Fallbrook at a recent weekly luncheon. Sherlyn Santiago, third grade, said that she uses the 7 Habits to be proactive, being in charge and responsible for his own actions. She also shared an example of […]

Pop Warner cheer teams compete in Arizona

Pop Warner cheer teams compete in Arizona

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook peewee and junior varsity Pop Warner cheerleaders completed their Regional Championship at the Phoenix Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Arizona on Nov. 19. Although the peewee team did not place, they performed well and had a great time. The JV team placed second and also enjoyed themselves. The two teams hope to […]