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  • Bonsall schools given Purple Star Award for third time

    Updated Apr 12, 2024

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  • Bonsall Rotary honors BUSD student and show choir

    Updated Apr 12, 2024

    BONSALL – The Bonsall Rotary Club held two events in March honoring Bonsall Unified School District's students. First, in early March, the philanthropic organization which promotes "service above self" honored Bonsall High School student Orlando Mencias. A junior at Bonsall High School, Mencias was recognized for his outstanding academic achievements as well as his leadership on the Bonsall Varsity Baseball Team. Mencias, who is the son of middle school teacher and high s...

  • DAR honors Staricka for good citizenship

    Updated Apr 12, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The Monserate Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recognized a "Good Citizen" from the St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School. This outstanding student was Luc Staricka, an eighth grade student who exhibits the qualities of a good citizen in his home, at school, and also in his community. Luc exhibits many qualities of a good citizen, but one that the teachers and staff at his school recognize and appreciate is that Luc works with a special needs student o...

  • Swan inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

    Updated Apr 12, 2024

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Marcelina Swan 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. Swan was initiated at University of Maryland Global Campus. Swan is among approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10% of seniors and 7.5% of juniors are eligible for...

  • Scouts BSA is starting a new female Troop in Fallbrook

    Updated Apr 4, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Scouts BSA is the all-girl version of the Boy Scouts – the Scouts in Troop 731G earn merit badges, camp, learn outdoor skills, hike, backpack, attend summer camp, do local fun activities such as bowling and earn Eagle rank just like a traditional Boy Scout Troop. In addition, Scouts BSA is an organization that teaches morals, ethics and life skills. Girls ages 10 to 18 are welcome to join and explore their interests, serve their communities and discover new tal...

  • Kids say the funniest things

    Updated Apr 4, 2024

    Quotes from brothers Jameson, 7, and Seamus 5, over the years. Submitted by their mother Kathy Custer. (Cuddling on the sofa, near bedtime)... Jameson, age 5: "Is there such a thing as a Son Day?" (Excited that Jameson has finally taken an interest in the days of the week, after an entire school year of reviewing it every day)... Mom: "Yes! There is a Sunday!" Jameson: "When is it?" Mom: "Tomorrow. Today is Saturday, so tomorrow is Sunday." Jameson: "No, no, not Sunday. Son Day." Mom: "Yeah, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday..."...

  • Potter Jr. High salutes its Rotary Students of the Month

    Updated Apr 4, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Union Elementary School District announced the commendation of two Potter Junior High School students, Isabella Magana and Bentley Nash, as Rotary Students of the Month by the esteemed Rotary Club of Fallbrook. Recognizing the significance of acknowledging students who demonstrate exceptional academic prowess and exemplary leadership qualities, the Rotary Club selects two students from a local school each month. Isabella Magana and Bentley Nash, b...

  • Bonsall Forward Initiative honors students at awards ceremony

    Updated Mar 28, 2024

    BONSALL – On Thursday, March 21, twenty-eight students were honored at the Bonsall Forward Initiative awards ceremony. The BFI, the brainchild of Bonsall Unified School District Superintendent Joseph Clevenger and developed with Bonsall residents Larry and Linda Sundrum, brings together community partners to address the disparity in female and underrepresented populations in careers involving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The Sundrum’s were recognized at...

  • NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCY AND APPOINTMENT

    Updated Mar 28, 2024

    NOTICE OF VACANCY AND APPOINTMENT TO TRUSTEE AREA 1 OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE FALLBROOK UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vacancy was created on the Board of Trustees of Fallbrook Union Elementary School District when Ms. Diane Sebalj filed her resignation letter with the County Superintendent's Office for Trustee Area 1 as of March 1, 2024. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District Board of Trustees is currently accepting applications to fill this vacancy...

  • La Paloma Good News Club celebrates Easter

    Colleen Sharp, Special to the Village News|Updated Mar 28, 2024

    Our kids have amazed us by the kindness they show to one another. They really listened when we told them about Jesus and His sacrifice of love, and the miracle of His Resurrection. "He's alive!" We told them. Apparently, they believed us. I asked our Team of 10 volunteers, "Could you send me a few recent memorable things about our kids or Club that I can send to the Village News?" This is what some wrote. Jeanelle: "Our kids are inviting their friends. They are growing and...

  • Breaking barriers: Fallbrook's Students Shine with Record Reclassifications

    Updated Mar 28, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Union Elementary School District is thrilled to announce a remarkable achievement in its community's educational journey. This academic year has seen an unprecedented number of students reclassified from English Learner (EL) status to Fluent English Proficient (RFEP) status, showcasing the dedication and hard work of both students and educators. Reclassification marks a significant milestone in a student's academic career, signifying their mastery of t...

  • Fallbrook Village Rotary packs backpacks for Camp Pendleton students

    Updated Mar 28, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Celeste, Jim, and Anthony Grimard hosted a backpack/potluck event in their Fallbrook home for the Fallbrook Village Rotary, March 23. Members filled 105 backpacks with pen sets, boxed pencils, crayon boxes, colored pencil sets, highlighter sets, index card sets, and composition books. The items were donated by Operation Showers of Appreciation, a nonprofit public charity in Fallbrook, whose goal is to "Help those who serve." Rotary President Jennifer Weeks and h...

  • Bonsall Virtual Academy offers options

    Updated Mar 21, 2024

    Tina Calabrese Principal, Bonsall Virtual Academy Bonsall Virtual Academy is redefining education with its innovative blended program, catering to students from Transitional Kindergarten through 12th grade. Offering a unique blend of in-person and virtual classes, BVA prioritizes flexibility and personalized learning to equip students with the skills they need to thrive as global citizens. At the heart of BVA's approach is the commitment to providing each child with a...

  • Mike Choate Early Education Center delights families with fun-filled Family Math Day

    Updated Mar 21, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The Mike Choate Early Education Center, part of the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, welcomed families to the campus for the Family Math Day Friday, Feb. 16, where learning was fun for the whole family. Building upon the excitement of January's Family Science Day, this special event brought together students and their families for a day filled with laughter, discovery and, of course, math. "At the Mike Choate Center, we believe that early exposure to mat...

  • Palomar College salutes those who serve

    Updated Mar 21, 2024

    SAN MARCOS – The Palomar College Community Showcase brought campus and community leaders from across north county to the California Center for the Arts in Escondido to "A Salute to Those Who Serve." The event, attended by over 400 people, was hosted by the Palomar College Foundation, and honored active duty military and veterans. The expansive programs and services available at Palomar College designed specifically for military affiliated students were featured. S...

  • Whitaker named to dean's list at Biola University

    Updated Mar 14, 2024

    LA MIRADA – Bethany Whitaker was named to Biola University's Dean's List for academic excellence. Whitaker, a Music major from Fallbrook, was one of approximately 1,600 students who were named to the dean's list in fall 2023. Biola students are placed on the dean's list to honor those with a GPA of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credits and whose cumulative GPA is at least 3.2. "Inclusion in Biola University's Dean's List is reserved for students who demonstrate exceptional performance in their academic studies. T...

  • Fallbrook A Leer names student winners

    Updated Mar 14, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Fallbrook A Leer is celebrating its 20th annual day of literacy and service on Saturday, March 23 at Maie Ellis Elementary School,400 West Elder St. Check in begins at 9:15 a.m. and activities go until 2 p.m. This event is in honor of Cesar Chavez's life work and legacy to improve the lives of immigrant workers and families. A Leer announced the following local student poetry contest winners: Third Grade: Embry Burton – Mary Fay Pendleton Elementary Fourth Grade: S...

  • Running towards excellence: Live Oak Elementary's Fun Run raises the bar

    Updated Mar 14, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Live Oak Elementary School, part of the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, hosted its highly anticipated Annual Fun Run on Friday, Feb. 16. The event, organized by the Parent-Teacher Association, proved to be a resounding success, bringing together students, parents, and community members for a day of fun-filled activities and fundraising. The Fun Run serves as the primary fundraising initiative for LOE, with proceeds supporting essential programs and r...

  • Whitaker named to dean's list at Biola University

    Updated Mar 14, 2024

    LA MIRADA – Bethany Whitaker was named to Biola University's Dean's List for academic excellence. Whitaker, a Music major from Fallbrook, was one of approximately 1,600 students who were named to the dean's list in fall 2023. Biola students are placed on the dean's list to honor those with a GPA of 3.6 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credits and whose cumulative GPA is at least 3.2. "Inclusion in Biola University's Dean's List is reserved for students who demonstrate exceptional performance in their academic studies. T...

  • Fallbrook High Jr. ROTC team secures place in National Academic Bowl Championship in Washington

    Updated Mar 6, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Following two online competition rounds against teams from all over the world, Fallbrook Union High School's Jr. ROTC Academic Team, including Justin Agee, Michelle Hillard, Tania Martinez and Ryan Sexton, has secured a spot in the championship event in the District of Columbia. The 2024 U.S. Marine Corps Jr. ROTC Academic Bowl Championship will take place at The Catholic University of America campus from June 21-25. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Marine C...

  • Mike Choate Early Education Center welcomes discovery at Family Science Day

    Updated Mar 6, 2024

    FALLBROOK – The Mike Choate Early Education Center welcomed students and families Friday, Jan. 26, for a day filled with discovery and excitement at the annual Family Science Day. Parents and students were invited to immerse themselves in a world of scientific wonder, as MCC opened its doors for a series of enriching activities. From captivating crafts to stimulating games and mesmerizing experiments, the event was designed to ignite curiosity and foster a love for science a...

  • Slam dunkin' fun at the B&GC: Hoops, laughter, and dreams come true

    Updated Feb 29, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Boys & Girls Clubs of North County's Basketball season is underway! Children from the communities of Fallbrook, Bonsall, Rainbow, and De Luz excitedly play in four divisions for a six-week season. A single-elimination tournament is held at the end of the season and always brings out quite a crowd cheering on their favorite athletes. As a recreational league, coaches focus on teaching players skills, sportsmanship, and how to be a good teammate. Under the s...

  • Potter Jr. High holds College and Career Day

    Updated Feb 29, 2024

    FALLBROOK – Potter Junior High School held College and Career Day, Wednesday, Jan. 30, bringing together a diverse array of professionals including business owners, local law enforcement representatives, U.S. Armed Services personnel and esteemed community leaders to enlighten and inspire students about the myriad opportunities available for advanced learning and careers. Throughout the day, students engaged in interactive sessions, workshops and discussions, gaining i...

  • Kids say the funniest things

    Updated Feb 29, 2024

    Quotes from brothers Jameson, 7, and Seamus, 5, over the years. Submitted by their mother Kathy Custer (Mom gave the boys gingerbread cookie dough to make their own little gingerbread men. She took them out of the oven and set them on the counter)... Mom: "Oh no! I think these gingerbread men are getting jumpy as they cool down! Is anyone here a fast runner to catch them if they run out of the house?" Jameson (matter-of-factly): "That's why I made a lobster. They don't run." _______________ (While trick-or-treating)......

  • Molloy works on 'A Doll's House'

    Updated Feb 29, 2024

    BOSTON – Emerson College student Ozzy Molloy, from Bonsall, participated in Emerson Stage's production of “A Doll's House” from Feb. 14-17 at the Semel Theater in Boston. Written by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Frank McGuinness, and directed by Kate Cherry, the play follows Nora, a vibrant young housewife and her journey of self-discovery, marriage, and life. Emerson Stage and the Department of Performing Arts are where the next generation of actors, designers, stage managers, technicians, administrators, and educators work...

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