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 required to gather parent and public input in developing, revising and updating LCAPs.
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.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.
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 lecture and realistic hands-on practice and takes less than two hours. Though the training does not provide a “certification” in CPR, it does give you the skills to save a person’s life.
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.
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.
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 displayed in over 20 different locations within Southern California.
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 including trips to the Museum of Tolerance, The West Wing Foundation and music lessons at the Fender Center for Performing Arts.
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!
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.
With the passage of the $396 million bond measure in November, the Corona-Norco Unified School District is seeking community members to serve on the Measure GG Citizens’ Oversight Committee. The Citizens’ Oversight Committee will meet with the Deputy Superintendent of Business Services and district staff on a regular basis to review the use of general obligation bond funds and monitor the implementation of Measure GG.
Their task is to ensure that general obligation bond funds are being used in accordance with the intention of the voters and with the highest possible level of efficiency so the educational needs of the children of our community are best served.
Try Kids Rock Free® for that delightful sound you can’t hear anywhere else: the sound of your child performing a song he or she learned; for the very first time.
If you have yet to experience that joy, check out Kids Rock Free® School of Music to enroll in professional music lessons Try drum, guitar, bass guitar, piano, or voice. Then join the band! In 2015 Kids Rock Free is expanding and moving to the Historic Civic Center! Join us in the New Year for all the new exciting programs we have to offer:
The Bicycles for Children organization, a local not-for-profit, was founded three years ago with the goal of donating 155 bicycles to impoverished children to the Corona/Norco Unified School District. This year, the Bicycles for Children organization set an ambitious goal of donating 700 bicycles.
The Traffic Bureau is proud to present its "Drive 4 Life" teen driver safety program Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. This program is designed for young drivers who have a license as well as those who are about to get one. Our goal is to provide a FREE service to our community by educating our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways and to prevent fatal traffic collisions.
On August 11, 2014 the Corona-Norco Unified School District begins the 2014-2015 school year and the Corona Police Department will be deploying officers to the elementary and intermediate schools throughout the school year as the part of the Adopt-A-School Program which was started by the Corona Police Department in 2013.
The objective of the Corona Police Department Adopt-A-School Program is to establish and maintain a presence at the Corona-Norco Unified School District elementary and intermediate schools within the City of Corona to enhance the safety and security of those campuses and to foster cooperative relationships with students, faculty and staff.... Continue reading...