Soft copy or E-Version, Life Lessons of a Harvard Reject is a great motivational and inspirational read.
For all you E-readers out there, Life Lessons of a Harvard Reject by Peter Bennett (published October 2012) is now available on the Amazon Kindle, the world’s best-selling E-reader. “Although I prefer real books and dog-eared pages,” Bennett said, “I understand that about half of all books are now read on electronic devices. In an […]
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Our elected officials in Sacramento have failed to develop a state budget that protects the students of California.  The Governor’s budget includes both spending cuts and will put in place appalling “trigger cuts” for education.  Proposition 30, “The Protect Schools and Public Safety Act of 2012”, is the only initiative on the November ballot that […]
Normally green-and-white clad Bonita High School is changing its colors.   This month, the Bonita Spirit is selling pink poms for $3 each and donating all the proceeds from its sales to the Susan G. Komen Foundation in honor of the squad’s own Irene Montague who passed at the beginning of the school year. Bonita […]
All of us receive a lot of advice each day, either from loved ones, critics, teachers, frenemies, Dr. Oz or Oprah. Some of it might even be good. Before the start of the Bonita-Rowland football game, Pete on the Street asked a handful of Bonita fans what was the best advice they ever received. Their […]
New La Verne Heights principal Patrick McKee lives in a fishbowl, and that’s exactly the way he likes it. His office boasts large vertical windows through which students can keep an eye on their new school chief. They often wave or flash him a wide toothy grin, and he cheerfully smiles back. His career has […]
  There was so much applause at Bonita high school on Tuesday night that you would have thought the school had just won another CIF championship or league title. But the applause was for the official opening of the new $7.7 million Bonita gym (retrofitting and modernization of the old gym continues), which drew a […]
The ribbon cutting for the new Bonita gym is set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, which is also “Back to School Night” for parents and students. We need a nickname for this impressive edifice. I vote for the “Big Mint-Green Lampshade.” I’m sure you’ll come up with something. But it deserves a decent […]
Scratch the surface of a kid with special needs and you’ll find … well, a child with needs like any other. “They’re people too,” says Monica Kirk, resource specialist at Joan Macy School on the campus of David & Margaret Youth and Family Services in La Verne. “They need love and understanding like everyone else. […]
Kiddie Academy® of La Verne, your local infant, pre-school and school age provider is celebrating its first birthday. The event is open to the public and will take place on Saturday, June 30th from 11:00 – 1:30. Our Birthday Party is being held at the academy, located at 931 Baseline Road. Kiddie Academy will be […]
On Thursday night, Principal Robert Ketterling said well farewell to the class of 2012, but not before proudly rattling off its amazing list of accomplishments to the packed house of proud parents, families and friends gathered at Bonita’s Glenn Davis Stadium. Both U.S. News and World Report and The Washington Post identified Bonita as one […]