Announcements

LEUSD Superintendent announces June retirement

Dr. Frank W. Passarella, Superintendent of Schools for the Lake Elsinore Unified School District for more than six years, will retire at the end of the current school year, but not before a replacement is found, he announced last week. Dr. Passarella is 61, and currently earns a base salary of $205,782. “It is with a great deal of admiration and respect for our Governing Board, administrative t…

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Announcement: Canyon Laker opens flight school

Captain C.J. Manning, a commercial airline pilot and resident of Canyon Lake, has opened Light Sport Aviation/Latitude School Of Aeronautics (LSA), a program designed to take a student pilot from “day one” to becoming a licensed pilot in two to four years, depending on the degree desired. The school is located at the Riverside Airport. According to spokesperson Corky Pigeon, also a Canyon Lak…

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Announcement: Arkaik invited on national tour

In early February it was announced that death metal band Arkaik – with Canyon Lake musicians Jared Christianson and Chance Strickland – will join Cannibal Corpse, Exhumed and Abysmal Dawn on their 2012 U.S. "Torture Tour," which will start out in Jacksonville, Florida on April 5. No West Coast dates have been announced at this time. Band members are working on their greatly anticipated second…

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Announcement: Students of the Month

Canyon Lake resident Giuliano McDonald of Temescal Canyon High School was among students honored as February Student of the Month by the Lake Elsinore Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Lake Elsinore Sizzler Restaurant. Giulliano was honored for his leadership in athletics, ASB and school clubs, as well as his academic achievement. Giulliano is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and…

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Announcement: Teachers of the Month

Three teachers were recognized February 15 by the Lake Elsinore Rotary Club for their outstanding work with students and in the schools. The February Teacher of the Month honorees are from David A. Brown Middle School, Canyon Lake Middle School, and Terra Cotta Middle School. • Nick LaManna teaches 8th grade math at David A. Brown Middle School. He has a passion for technology and was instrume…

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Announcement: Boy Scouts visit Golding Publications

Boy Scouts Nathan Michael, 6, and Dan Crate, 6, visited Golding Publications and The Friday Flyer on February 20 to learn more about the behind-the-scenes of printing. According to Tiger leader Joe Michael, the boys are required to complete five "Go-see-its" in order to earn their beads, which is part of helping them move up the ranks from Tigers to Wolves. The boys represented Den 2, Pack 346 Tig…

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