Murray’s chicken meat pen awarded 4-H honors at fair

Three chickens raised by Fallbrook 4-H member Kyle Murray received 4-H champion meat pen distinction and supreme reserve champion designation at the San Diego County Fair. “I just do the same thing I do every year,” said Murray, who entered a chicken meat pen at the fair for the third year. Approximately two weeks prior […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of North County raise over $16,000 for their new bus

Boys & Girls Clubs of North County raise over $16,000 for their new bus

FALLBROOK – After ending the school year with over 200 children on the waiting list, the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County knew that something drastic needed to be done. Through months of researching options, the club’s staff decided it was time to purchase their own brand new school bus to help with their […]

Rotary Club of Fallbrook recognizes Students of the Month

Rotary Club of Fallbrook recognizes Students of the Month

FALLBROOK – Live Oak Elementary School principal Dr. Wendy Kerr presented Students of the Month for September to the Rotary Club of Fallbrook at a recent weekly luncheon. Everett  Zietz, second grade, was selected for his efforts in implementing positive habits of being proactive by helping others and by beginning with the end in mind […]

Triplets in Fallbrook 4-H show pigs from same litter at county fair

Triplets in Fallbrook 4-H show pigs from same litter at county fair

The Fallbrook 4-H chapter has a set of triplets, and this year the Kendall brothers showed three pigs from the same litter at the San Diego County Fair. Matthew, Zach, and Ryan (in order of their births) were born on June 27, 2002. Their 14th birthday was the entry date for the San Diego County Fair’s […]

Sehnert concludes FFA and 4-H career with scholarship

Sehnert concludes FFA and 4-H career with scholarship

The San Diego County Fair included a Junior Livestock Auction Scholarship for 2016 Fallbrook High School graduate Taryn Sehnert. “I was just really excited about it,” said Sehnert. The Junior Livestock Auction Scholarship program works with the San Diego County Fair but is a separate organization with 501(c)(3) non-profit status. Most of the money for […]

Local residents earn degrees from WGU

SALT LAKE CITY −The following Fallbrook residents have received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 31st semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 16 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,000 graduates. Amanda Good received her bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies (K-8) degree while Shirley Krussel received her […]

Effort under way for new pool at Fallbrook High School

  Fallbrook High School aquatics parents, coaches, alumni, and others are seeking to replace the school’s current swimming pool with a larger facility which has additional amenities. “We’re just kind of in the formative stages, but we’re taking in money,” said community liaison Don Kuhn. “The long-term goal is to raise five to seven million […]

Decoding dysgraphia, a lesser-known learning disability

Decoding dysgraphia, a lesser-known learning disability

Many people are familiar with or have at least heard of dyslexia, a condition that can affect a person’s ability to read and comprehend the written word. Few may be as knowledgeable about dysgraphia, another learning disability that can affect language skills. Dysgraphia is a deficiency in the ability to write. While dysgraphia is mostly […]

Kopa takes Student Showcase’s Best Graphic Design and Layout honors

Kopa takes Student Showcase’s Best Graphic Design and Layout honors

Kopa, which is Fallbrook High School’s literary magazine, was given Best Graphic Design and Layout honors for literary magazines in the San Diego County Fair’s Student Showcase. The award was earned by Kopa staff members Sydney Borg, Elaina Briscoe, Shannon Emory, and Matthew Thomas. “They all worked really hard on it,” said Kopa advisor Remy […]

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