Board of Supervisors proclamation honors Fallbrook teacher Schwenke

The proclamations session of the Dec. 13 San Diego County Board of Supervisors meeting honored Fallbrook Street School kindergarten teacher Amy Schwenke for her 2016 San Diego County Teacher of the Year recognition. “It’s just awesome,” said Schwenke. “It’s very special to be recognized for all the amazing work that the San Diego County teachers […]

Alumni contribute to Toys for Tots

Alumni contribute to Toys for Tots

FALLBROOK – Members and friends of the Fallbrook Alumni Association gathered Dec. 11 for a Farmhouse Christmas Potluck at the home of Jan Owen, president. Arriving with a favorite dish to share, and toys for girls and boys tucked in a bag, they celebrated a wonderful year of accomplishments – a year filled with lots of fun […]

CAE to offer an introduction to American Sign Language

FALLBROOK – The College of Adaptive Education (CAE), a non-accredited “college experience” for adults of all abilities in Fallbrook, will be offering Introduction to American Sign Language at the CAE campus, 911 E. Elder. The eight-week class will begin on Thursday, Jan. 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and be offered weekly at the same time. This class […]

How to turn monetary gifts into teachable moments

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News Children and teenagers who received monetary gifts for the holidays are often excited to choose what to buy. While they should be allowed to spend some of the money or gift cards, as a parent, you could also use these windfall gains as an opportunity to teach and […]

BUSD approves biological surveys at Gird Road site

The Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) board approved a proposal from Hernandez Environmental Services to provide focused biological surveys at the Gird Road property the district plans to use as the new location for Bonsall High School. The BUSD board voted 3-2 Dec. 8 to approve the $38,810 contract, which will be reduced by $8,000 […]

Fallbrook’s CalRTA honors Temecula resident with $3,000 scholarship

Fallbrook’s CalRTA honors Temecula resident with $3,000 scholarship

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook branch of the California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA) awarded Temecula resident Catarina Lara with the Laura E. Settle Scholarship of $3,000. This prestigious honor is only given to 30 statewide recipients. Lara is a graduate from Cal State San Marcos (CSUSM), where she is completing her studies for a California teaching […]

Jeremiah’s Ranch College of Adaptive Education finishes another session

Jeremiah’s Ranch College of Adaptive Education finishes another session

FALLBROOK – The College of Adaptive Education (CAE) completed another session of portrait painting with instructor Suzette Phillips. The next session will be an introduction to sign language beginning in January 2017. The classes will be held on Thursday evenings and be taught by Linda White. The College of Adaptive Education is a non-accredited college experience for […]

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 […]