Improving those end-of-year test scores

Courtesy of American Counseling Association ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As the end of the school year approaches, most students will be facing a variety of end-of-year tests. Some of them will be routine course exams, while others may be state-mandated standardized tests. But regardless of the type of test, they all tend to increase anxiety and stress for […]

Local DAR chapter to celebrate 45th birthday

FALLBROOK – Monserate Chapter NSDAR, of Fallbrook, will celebrate its 45th birthday at its April meeting. Founded in 1972, by 18 Daughters of the American Revolution, the goal was straightforward: to honor their Revolutionary War patriot ancestors. The first Monserate Regent was Evelyn Perrine Van Ness, and meetings were held at members’ homes. Now, 45 […]

Ticktocker teams hold military baby shower

Ticktocker teams hold military baby shower

FALLBROOK – In conjunction with Military Outreach Ministry (MOM), the San Luis Rey Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) recently participated in the annual district-wide NCL Baby Shower on Camp Pendleton Base for new moms and moms-to-be of military families. NCL mother and daughter (Ticktocker) teams hosted a Saturday morning shower for the military […]

Smith inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA. – Jennifer Smith of Fallbrook was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Smith was initiated at Kansas State University. Smith is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each […]

Rotary recognizes Students of the Month

Rotary recognizes Students of the Month

FALLBROOK – San Onofre School assistant principal Cyndy Guerrettaz presented Students of the Month to the Rotary Club of Fallbrook at a recent weekly luncheon. Emma Driscoll, eighth grade, shared how the Seven Habits have shown her “how to become a leader and how to solve difficult situations.” The Seven Habits have helped her “grow […]

Making the most of that college visit

The American Counseling Association Special to The Village News FALLBROOK − The campus visit can be an important step in selecting a college or university. Whether the school(s) under consideration are local, or across the country, visiting the campus provides a first-hand opportunity to evaluate the school and its programs. But to get the most out […]

Homeschool academy is part of the Kindergarten Roundup

The Fallbrook Union Elementary School District invites all incoming kindergarten students for the 2017-2018 school year, to attend a “Roundup” on Wednesday, April 19. Although Fallbrook Homeschool Academy was not mentioned in the first announcement, parents can get information on that program at La Paloma Elementary during the “Roundup”. Starting at 8:30 a.m. the following […]

Bonsall girls headed to state speech and debate championships

Bonsall girls headed to state speech and debate championships

BONSALL – Bonsall’s Jess Kennedy, Starr Lang and Bailey Ungaro have each qualified for the California High School Speech and Debate Championships. The girls attend Mission Vista High School, where Jess is a junior and Starr and Bailey are freshmen. Jess has qualified for the third year in a row – the first time a […]

CAE’s ASL class ends, Wire Sculptor class begins April 5

FALLBROOK – The College of Adaptive Education (CAE), an inclusive non-accredited “college-experience” program offered by the nonprofit Jeremiah’s Ranch, wrapped up another session with rave reviews. An Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) benefited many who work with hearing impaired individuals. “I took this class in the hope it would help me be able to better […]