St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop donates to A Leer

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop donates to A Leer

FALLBROOK − The St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop recently made a donation to the Fallbrook A Leer reading program. Lucy Alvarez, publicity officer for St. Vincent de Paul, presented a $1,000 check to Nick Stamos, a committee volunteer for A Leer. The funds will help provide books for A Leer’s Family Literacy Day event, […]

Steen named to honors list at USD

SAN DIEGO – Fallbrook resident Aimee E. Steen has earned the distinction of First Honors as a result of her academic performance during the 2016 fall semester at the University of San Diego’s College of Arts and Sciences. This recognition is given to all full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.65 […]

Potter students find stiff competition in Spelling Bee

Potter students find stiff competition in Spelling Bee

Potter Junior High School held its annual spelling bee on Jan. 31. Forty-five students showed up to compete. The competitors were such good spellers this year that the final three students battled it out from round 13 through round 24 before there was a winner. Those three finalists were Connor Williamson, first place; Lianna Arnold, […]

Fallbrook Quilt Guild offers scholarship

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Quilt Guild is delighted to offer scholarships up to $1,500. This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors living in this geographic area. Applicants must be planning on attending an accredited university or college during the 2017-2018 school year. Disbursement of the funds will be made directly to the college/university […]

Fallbrook, Bonsall represented on Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific

AZUSA – Five students from Fallbrook – Kalani Aguigui, Rebecca Allen, Nicholas Devera, Michelle Madden, and Karolyn VanSickle – and Dylan Matos of Bonsall made the academic Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University. The students were honored for having a fall 2016 grade-point average of 3.5 or better, and were joined by 2,175 students receiving […]

Juarez shows she can wrestle with the boys

Juarez shows she can wrestle with the boys

When freshman Karina Juarez told some friends that she was going to tryout for the wrestling team at Fallbrook High School, they only fueled her fire with their response. “They said, ‘why would you do that, you’re a girl,’” recalled Juarez, who promptly responded with, “Because I’m a girl, and I can do everything anyone […]

BUSD approves agreement with Pivot Learning for Linked Learning program

The Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) approved an agreement with Pivot Learning for a subsidized Beyond High School partnership which will utilize the Linked Learning pathways program. The BUSD board voted 4-0 January 19, with Erin English absent, to approve the two-year agreement in which the school district pays 25 percent of the total full […]

Don Diego to award $65,000 in college scholarships

DEL MAR − The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation will offer a record total of $65,000 in 2017 college scholarships to 27 outstanding students who reside in San Diego County and have participated in the San Diego County Fair and/or other activities associated with the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This 2017 program of substantially-increased monetary awards and […]