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Summer happenings at Helix

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

By Jennifer Osborn | Helix Highlights Graduation marks the end of the school year, and on June 1, 542 Helix students donned their caps and gowns to participate in Helix’s commencement ceremonies. This is the largest graduating class in at least the past two decades. People might picture a quiet campus with no activity during the […]

Graduation traditions honored at Grossmont

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Foothiller Footsteps | No Comments

By Connie and Lynn Baer | Foothiller Footsteps For 96 years, Grossmont High School’s students and staff have taken great pride in the traditions surrounding graduation. Thursday, June 8, 459 seniors became part of an amazing group — the total 36,200 Foothiller graduates. Since 1936, the graduating seniors have been led into the ceremony by the […]

Republican Women introduce ‘Navajo Nights’

By Judy McCarty | Navajo Canyon Republican Women Federated Although Navajo Canyon Republican Women Federated (NCRWF) has no official luncheon meetings in July and August, there’s still time for Republican fun! So, we will be hosting “Navajo Nights” during the summer months. This social, informal event is for any Republican woman who wants to spend an […]

Graduation and graduation safety

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

By Jennifer Osborn | Helix Highlights The end of the 2016-17 school year is rapidly approaching, and it’s time to celebrate. Commencement ceremonies for the class of 2017 will take place on Thursday, June 1 at 6 p.m. in Benton Hart Stadium on campus. More than 500 graduates will cross the stage and accept their […]

Wendy Patrick featured at next Republican Women meeting

By Judy McCarty Our June 13 luncheon meeting of the Navajo Canyon Republican Women, Federated (NCRWF) will feature Wendy Patrick, Deputy District Attorney, whose current assignment in the Special Operations Division is handling such sensitive issues as threat assessment; cutting-edge investigation and the use of social media; the methodology of sexual predators; and stalkers and […]

A cart full of trouble

By Genevieve A. Suzuki | Gen-X in a Millennial World One of the things I’ve strived for when it comes to grocery shopping is anonymity. I am most comfortable impulse buying fattening, sugary foods while strolling among strangers. All I care about is getting my two main men, Ben & Jerry, safely home to my […]

Local professors to highlight June meeting

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch | La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club The June 7 meeting of the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club (LMFDC) will feature a veritable who’s who of leading San Diego experts in the political ramifications of executive orders dealing with our economy and the environment. Furthermore, we’ll learn from a leading local […]