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Anderson recognizes Oasis at grand opening

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By Lauren Smith San Diego Oasis, a local branch of the nonprofit organization Oasis, which promotes successful aging in adults over 50, had its ribbon-cutting ceremony in La Mesa on Wednesday, June 7. The organization is excited about its move to the Grossmont Shopping Center in hopes of being able to reach more senior community […]

Cuyamaca to offer degree in elementary education

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By Anne Krueger Students looking to become an elementary school teacher can earn a bachelor’s degree in elementary education at Cuyamaca College through a new partnership launching this fall with one of the Midwest’s top regional public universities. Under the agreement, Valley City State University (VCSU) in Valley City, North Dakota, will provide instruction both […]

Destination India

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Featured | 1 Comment

Girl Scout to go on cultural immersion trip By Cynthia Robertson Being in Girl Scouts has taught St. Martin’s Academy student Alexandria Freeman to go the extra mile in all she does. She had that in mind when she applied for travel opportunities with the Girl Scouts Destinations program. As a result, on July 8, […]

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 […]