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Corona Youth Basketball Shoots & Scores!

After a successful youth basketball season with almost 400 participants, the City sent three All-Star youth basketball teams to the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation tournament held at the end of March.  Despite tough competition from other cities, we’re proud to congratulate all three of our All-Star teams which represented Corona well in the tournament! Continue reading…

26 Restaurants to Participate in Dine Out for Jordan Day!

The City of Corona has proclaimed Monday, April 7 as “Dine Out for Jordan Walker Day”. On this day, 26 restaurants will be participating in the Corona Chamber of Commerce’s “Dine Out for Jordan” Day. Jordan Walker is a junior at Santiago High School, who suffered a major spinal cord injury while playing in a CIF football game on Nov. 22, 2013. Dine Out for Jordan was created by the Corona Chamber to draw traffic to local businesses on a usually slow day in an effort to raise a substantial amount of money for Jordan and his family. In addition to medical bills, the Walkers’ home will need to be remodeled for wheelchair access. Continue reading

CNUSD to Host Common Core Parent Information Nights

In the fall, Corona-Norco Unified School District (CNUSD) hosted a series of parent information nights about the Common Core State Standards.  The CNUSD has now announced a new series of parent nights this spring which will concentrate on the transition to Common Core Mathematics.  The primary focus will be to provide key information about the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, the 2013 Revision of the Mathematics Framework,  changes in instructional practices and curriculum, student and teacher resources, Common Core assessments, as well as a flow chart of courses,  implementation timeline, and tips for parents to assist children with Common Core Math. Continue reading…

NAVSEA to Fund Masters Degrees

The Navy and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) will fund a number of Masters Degrees in Systems Engineering at Tuskegee University.

The Masters of Science in Systems Engineering (MSSE) Program at Tuskegee is designed to increase the number of advanced degree diversity STEM graduates with the knowledge, skills, and abilities that NAVSEA needs in its workforce.  Continue reading…

Chamber Seeks Restaurants to Join “Dine-Out for Jordan” Fundraiser

On November 22, 2013, 16-year-old Santiago High School student Jordan Walker suffered a spinal cord injury while playing in a CIF football game. He has since been undergoing intense rehabilitation, and still has a long road ahead of him as he learns to live life without use of his limbs. His family is planning on moving him to a facility in Colorado for specialized care. Continue reading…

Corona’s Got Talent: Youth Talent Show

This year’s talent show is here! The Spotlight on Corona Youth Talent Show will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. at the Corona Public Library, and you’re invited!

Juliene Malecot, the Young Adult librarian, and the Teen Advisory Council are pleased to announce the Library’s seventh annual talent contest. Continue reading…

Deadline to Apply for Broad Scholarship Approaching

Norco – Corona-Norco Unified School District’s graduating high school seniors have the unique opportunity to apply for one of the Nation’s esteemed scholarships this year! The deadline to apply for the Broad Prize for Urban Education scholarship is March 1, 2014. High school seniors can apply online here. As finalist for the 2013 Broad Prize for Urban Education, Corona-Norco Unified School District was awarded $150,000 in college scholarships for this year’s graduating seniors. Continue reading…

Prepare Your Teen to Enter the Workforce

Is your teen preparing to enter the workforce?  Are you curious on how to better prepare them in handling the pressures of work ethics, communication skills, money handling, sales, merchandising, and all the other pressure that come with taking on their first job? The River Rock Work Readiness Program is a non-profit organization here in Corona that can do just that. Continue reading…

Spring Adventure Day Camp!

The City of Corona is seeking young explorers for its fourth annual Spring Adventure Day Camp! Adventure Day Camp (550 S. Vicentia Avenue) is full of exciting ways for your children to spend their Spring break and  operates from 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday – Friday beginning on March 24.

Our mission at Adventure Day Camp is to provide a safe, affordable, and comfortable place for your children where they can make new friends and create positive memories. Continue reading…

Raney Intermediate School Expands IBMYP Program

On Dec. 11, 2013 Letha Raney hosted its first of two International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program Recruitment nights for the 2014-2015 school year.  Over 175 people filled the multi-purpose room to learn about Letha Raney’s International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP).  As Letha Raney is expanding its sixth grade IBMYP program, over 500 invitations to attend the recruitment night went out to qualifying students all over Corona- Norco Unified School District.  Continue reading…