Bomb Threat Received for Centennial High School

centennial bomb threat
On Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 at approximately 12:45 a.m. the Corona Police Department dispatch received a phone call regarding a bomb threat at Centennial High School. The male caller stated that he had two bombs in backpacks planted in the school and that he was going to detonate them in the morning. School officials were alerted and officers arrived on scene to conduct a room to room search. Corona PD’s bomb detecting K9 was called to the scene to assist with the search. Officers located two s...

How to Write Great College Essays

Collegewise Logo
Many great kids write average (even bad) college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons."  Better tales exist for college essays. Collegewise is hosting a workshop on Saturday, August 15. The workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Corona Civic Center Gymnasium Gym Teen Room, 502 S. Vicentia Ave Corona, CA 92882 [MAP]. This workshop will show you what admissions officers really look for in great college essa...

Job-Readiness Programs

job readiness
The last two grant-supported job-readiness programs offered at Corona Public Library are coming up. Take this opportunity to broaden your own career and employment horizons! GETTING YOUR FIRST JOB Monday, June 8, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Corona Public Library. This workshop presented by Jamie Beck, career education consultant, is FREE except for your own very well-invested time – you will find out new ways to assess your career potential and learn how to target job sear...

Historic Civic Center New Home to Kids Rock Free

Civic Center lawn pic
Corona’s Historic Civic Center is the new home of  Fender® Center for the Performing Arts, home to Kids Rock Free® School of Music. The new site was celebrated in Spring Fling on April 23, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The lesson rooms, studio, control room and admin suite were on display for all visitors. Student musicians performed and Raincross Drive filled the theater with their harmonies. Guests enjoyed refreshments and decorations that celebrated a legacy of Corona’s second high school built ...

Students Offering Solutions Address Teen Vape Usage

SOS Vapes Town Hall
U CAN STOP (United Corona and Norco Stamp Tobacco Out Program) will be hosting the 2015 student led Town Hall event, S.O.S. Students Offering Solutions All About Vapes on May 7, 2015. This event will feature a Health and Wellness fair with games, educational booths, food and prizes followed by discussions and presentations about health and safety, advertising, and policy, surrounding youth e-cigarette and vape usage. The event will be held on May 7, 2015 at the Corona-Norco Unified School Dis...

CNUSD Seeking Community Input

cnusd logo 2014
On July 1, 2014, the Corona-Norco Unified School District’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) was approved. The LCAP is required to identify annual goals, specific actions, and measure progress for student subgroups across multiple performance indicators, including student academic achievement, school climate, student access to a broad curriculum, and parent engagement. Extensive parent and public input was obtained in developing this plan. School districts and charter schools are require...

“Read Across America ” with Corona Police Department

Read Across America
On March 2 and 3, the Corona Police Department partnered with several schools within the Corona-Norco Unified School District to celebrate Read Across America. The National Education Association Read Across America literacy program, now in its 18th year, is a year-round program that focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources. Reading is an important part of a child’s life and the Corona Police Department is grateful for the opportun...