Fallbrook A Leer/Reading announces 2015 essay winners

FALLBROOK – The 11th annual Fallbrook A Leer/Reading Family Literacy event took place on Saturday, March 21 at Maie Ellis Auditorium in Fallbrook. Ann Brennan, a teacher at Potter Junior High School was the volunteer in charge of the conducting the essay contest and said that this year’s entries included some very creative and artistic […]

Quilt guild offering scholarship

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Quilt Guild is offering a scholarship of $500. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior and live in the area. Candidates must also plan to attend an accredited college or university as a full-time student during the 2015-2016 academic year. Scholarship monies are distributed directly to the university.  Applications are […]

Rotary recognizes Potter Students of the Month

FALLBROOK – Potter Jr. High School Principal Leonard Rodriguez presented Students of the Month to the Rotary Club of Fallbrook at a recent weekly luncheon. Both students were recognized for being student leaders. Kasey Kramer, seventh grade, was recognized for “being an intelligent, hard working student. He is an excellent example to other students and is considered […]

Sullivan graduates from basic training

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Air Force Airman Dylan A. Sullivan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn […]

Person takes first place in Rotary 4 Way Speech Contest

Person takes first place in Rotary 4 Way Speech Contest

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Village Rotary Club recently held its 2015 Rotary 4 Way Speech Contest. First place winner was Emilee Person, who spoke about the price and value of college. Person said she is hoping to attend UCLA and become a nurse. She won a $100 prize. Winning second place was Taylor Frazier, who spoke […]

San Onofre School holds College and Career Day

CAMP PENDELTON – On Feb. 27, San Onofre School celebrated its first school-wide College and Career Day. The school’s counseling department organized the speakers and events to motivate students to be college-bound and career-ready. There were a variety of presentations and speakers to appeal to different interest levels of a K-8 school population. The kindergarten […]

St. Peter’s students win second place at academic decathlon

FALLBROOK – St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School took home multiple awards at the 19th Annual Academic Decathlon Competition for the Diocese of San Diego, held at St. Augustine High School. The St. Peter’s team won second place overall in the Super Quiz competition which is the premier event consisting of 10 students from each […]

Montague graduates from Whitworth University

SPOKANE, WASH. – Maggie Montague of Fallbrook has graduated from Whitworth University summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in English. Whitworth is a private, liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church. Approximately 3,000 students are enrolled at the school.

Banta, Beltran, Nikolaus and Stephens recognized as Students of the Month

Belle Banta, Jeremy Nikolaus, and Rickey Stephens of Fallbrook Union High School (FUHS) and Jose Beltran of Ivy High School were honored as the March Students of the Month for the Fallbrook Union High School District (FUHSD) at a special, community breakfast held March 5 at the Fallbrook Community Center. Dr. Hugo Pedroza, superintendent of […]

Miss Fallbrook participants learn public speaking

FALLBROOK – Participants in the 2015 Miss Fallbrook Ambassador ‘Live Your Dream’ program, sponsored by Fallbrook Soroptimist, learned about public speaking at two workshops on Feb. 14 and 18 at Fallbrook Library. Carol Hodges of Fallbrook Village Toastmasters “did a magnificent job teaching the class to this year’s 14 contestants,” Soroptimist organizers said. The contestants […]

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