Students Ride RTA buses for only 25¢ all summer long!

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Corona Students: This summer, get out and have some fun! Visit Dos Lagos, Pole Position Raceway, the mall, or the beach for only a quarter! RTA is offering all students, grades 1-12, 25-cent fares aboard any bus June 1st through September  10th. Just flash your student ID, and RTA will take you there! With comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi service and USB ports in most buses; there’s never been a better time to ride the bus. Parents, rest assured that we’ll get your kids where they ne...
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Bomb Threat Received for Centennial High School

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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...
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How to Write Great College Essays

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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...
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Job-Readiness Programs

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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...
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Historic Civic Center New Home to Kids Rock Free

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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 ...
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Students Offering Solutions Address Teen Vape Usage

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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...
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CNUSD Seeking Community Input

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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...
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“Read Across America ” with Corona Police Department

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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...
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CFD Launches 2+2=1 CPR Training

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest can occur anytime and the reality is that many people are not prepared or properly trained to recognize and assist those who are experiencing this condition. Those experiencing Sudden Cardiac Arrest are in need of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The Corona Fire Department is pleased to announce and provide a new CPR Training program to assist in Sudden Cardiac Arrest survivability. The “2 Hands + 2 Hours = 1 Life” training consists of video instruction, periods of l...
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Art Auction to Feature Local Artists & Students

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The Friends of RCCD Forensics invite you to help celebrate their 10th Anniversary Benefit Art Auction on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Eagle Glen Golf Club in Corona with your attendance. Local artists’ and Riverside Community College District student works in watercolor, acrylic, drawing, glass, jewelry, photography and more will be up for silent and live auction.  Image One Photography in collaboration with the Friends and the RCCD Foundation is hosting a photography contes...
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Dreams & Decisions 2015 is coming March 7!

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Dreams & Decisions 2015 is coming March 7! This day is all about the middle-school girl. Dreams & Decisions is a wonderful (FREE!) program for middle-school girls. It's a great opportunity for them to learn how to make good choices, avoid the pitfalls of today's young women, and have fun with their friends! Presenters will speak about social media, selfies, cyber bullying, body image, and so much more in a safe and appropriate atmosphere. Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade girls spen...
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Traveling Student Art Exhibit Tour and Contest

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The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce the return of the traveling student art exhibit. To view the winning posters from last year, visit the Corona Public Library at 650 S. Main St. Corona, CA 92882 between Tuesday, March 10, 2015 and Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The exhibit includes all of the student winners within Southern California. This year, Corona’s very own student Katelyn Boshnich will represent Corona in the show. The traveling art show will be disp...
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Mural Unveiling at the Riverside Art Museum

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On Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m., the Riverside Art Museum will be unveiling a mural created by five young people who participated in the Corona Police Department’s California Gang Reduction and Intervention (CalGRIP) Summer Program. These five CNUSD middle school students spent 11 weeks over their summer vacation participating in the CalGRIP program which included classes on social skills, life skills, resiliency skills and anger management. The students also took part in educational field trips i...
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Corona Recreation Can Help You Land Your First Job

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You’re never too young to be an entrepreneur and it’s never too early to start thinking about working as it builds confidence, a sense of responsibility, self-reliance, as well as your bank account. If you’re interested in finding your first job or even looking to expand on an existing one, the Library and Recreation Services has a ton of options for you! Many people list babysitting as their first job. To ensure you’re prepared to start your own babysitting service, take the “Red Cross Babys...
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Bicycles for Children Donated 683 Bicycles to Local Children

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Local Nonprofit Continues to Enhance the holidays for Local Students. Just two days after receiving the Outstanding Non-Profit award from the Corona Chamber of Commerce, the Bicycles for Children program and its volunteers got together on Dec. 20 and assembled and donated 683 bicycles to less fortunate students in eight of our local school districts. The program started as an ambitious idea, coupled with a challenge from the Teacher Leadership Certification Academy at the Riverside County ...
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