HUSD announces new attendance policies

Parents returning their children to the Hamilton and Cottonwood schools received a notice regarding changes in the attendance policies for the Hemet Unified School District schools. An informational flyer said, “Education Code Section 48260 defines a truant as a pupil who has missed more than 30 minutes on three days without a valid excuse in […]

Cub Scouts learn all about reptiles at special meeting

Cub Scouts learn all about reptiles at special meeting

Anza Cub Scout Pack 319 got a special treat at their meeting, Sept. 13, in Anza. Venomous snake expert Johnathan Schmidt and local reptile collector and educator Angelina Gahler gave presentations outlining the delights and dangers of some of the local and not-so-local, cold-blooded reptilian creatures. After the Boy Scout proceedings and the Pledge of […]

Cottonwood School teacher honored with HUSD Governing Board Recognition and Award

Cottonwood School teacher honored with HUSD Governing Board Recognition and Award

HEMET – The Hemet Unified School District, on nomination by Trustee Megan Haley, has selected teacher Rebecca Packard of Cottonwood School as the September recipient of the Governing Board Recognition and Award. Packard received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Redlands in 1982. In 2009, she received her master’s degree in […]

Hamilton High School awards thee staff members with Good Apple awards

Hamilton High School awards thee staff members with Good Apple awards

HEMET – Hamilton High School has announced three recipients of a Good Apple award. Each individual contributes to the overall environment at Hamilton High and ensures students are supported throughout their educational journey. Patrick Williams is a Bobcat through and through. He wears more hats on Hamilton High’s campus than a person can count. He […]

Hemet Unified School District to appoint trustee to vacant seat

The Hemet Unified School District will appoint a trustee to the vacant seat for Trustee Area 3 on the governing board during its Sept. 19 meeting. The board plans to interview the 11 qualified applicants during the regular meeting before making its final decision and ultimately appoint and swear in the successful candidate for a […]

Hamilton K-8 School hosts back-to-school event

Hamilton K-8 School hosts back-to-school event

Hamilton K-8 School hosted another successful back-to-school event Wednesday, Aug. 16. Parents had the opportunity to meet new teachers, visit classrooms, talk to staff and find out what was in store for their students in the coming school year. Parent Teacher Student Association memberships were offered, and a lasagna dinner was served, before Principal Carol […]

Leash graduates from Fort Lewis College

DURANGO, Colo. – Steven Leash of Anza graduated from Fort Lewis College Saturday, April 29. Leash graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in adventure education. Over 400 students participated in the spring commencement ceremony. The commencement speech was delivered by Kevin Gover, director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian. Fort Lewis College is […]

Harry Potter’s birthday at the Anza Valley Library

Harry Potter’s birthday at the Anza Valley Library

Magic wands, secret potions and all things Hogwarts, including every single book published in the series, were all part of the Harry Potter birthday celebration at the Anza Valley Library Saturday, July 29, from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. Librarians Doreen Nagle, Cindy Brenz, Chantel Yarrow and Tesse Benson organized the event, providing decorations, prizes, […]

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