Local girls, moms attend 13th annual Adelante Mujer conference

SAN MARCOS — Approximately 1,200 Latina girls and their mothers, including nearly 200 from Fallbrook elementary and high school districts, workshop presenters and volunteers attended the 13th annual Adelante Mujer conference at Cal State San Marcos, the single largest gathering of Latinos in North County. The North County Latinas Association, an all-volunteer organization of women […]

Retired teachers participate in community swap meet

The public is invited to visit the display tables of California Retired Teachers at the swap meet on Sat., April 9, from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Fallbrook Community Center. There will be useable household items for sale. Each year the retired teachers use proceeds from the sale to provide grants to active […]

PTA presidents meet about Arts in Park

FALLBROOK — On March 16, Fallbrook PTA presidents met with Mike Choate, superintendent of Fallbrook Elementary School District. There was much excitement at the meeting as they planned their individual crafts for Arts in the Park, to be held April 24 at Live Oak Park. Mr. Choate advises attendees that there will be bus service […]

Sage Meadow students complete ‘Expert Projects’

FALLBROOK — The children at Sage Meadow Elementary School recently completed the school’s very popular “Expert Projects” with a fair attended by family, friends and community members. Expert Projects are somewhat similar to science fairs, with the exception that the students can pick any topic to study. This year’s topics ran the gamut from monster trucks to […]

Spanish class in Spain

This week the Bonsall Charter is on spring break! That’s right: the common student’s ace in the hole. This year as an added bonus BCAL’s Spanish class — yes, we have one — is going to Spain (me included). A few of the cities that will be visited are Seville, Granada and the capitol city […]

St. Peter’s continues winning ways

FALLBROOK — The month of March was a winning month for St. Peter’s Catholic School. In addition to their admirable performance earlier in the month at the San Diego Diocese’s Academic Decathlon, St. Peter’s has garnered several more prestigious wins. The Serra Club sponsors an essay contest every year at St. Peter’s and this year […]

Stiles: 30 years of perfect attendanc

FALLBROOK — Tom Myers, president of the Fallbrook Kiwanis Club, recently presented Paul Stiles with a “Perfect 30-year Attendance” certificate. Mr. Stiles was a founding member of the chapter. To have perfect attendance, a member must attend every meeting of the club or attend another Kiwanis Club meeting to receive credit for the absence. Paul […]

Career day scheduled for AAUW Avid girls

The AAUW mentors and the AVID girls of Fallbrook High School will present a Career Planning Day featuring members and guests who have had or are currently engaged in a career. The event will take place April 13 at 1 p.m. at 2568 Dos Lomas. A variety of careers will be featured, such as legal […]

Farm Bureau scholarships available

The San Diego County Farm Bureau’s Scholarship program is offering scholarships to college and college-bound students who are residents of San Diego County and pursuing a degree in agriculture or a closely related field. Applicants are not required to be Farm Bureau members. The application deadline is April 22. Applications and recommendation forms are available […]

FFA awards presented

First-year students in the Fallbrook FFA receive Greenhand Degrees. Brittany Kirchmeier , Fallbrook FFA Chapter president, was the recipient of the Leadership & Scholarship Awards presented by Charlcie Lyons.