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2008-10-09 21:00:31

By Miranda C.R. White REDLANDS - The designers of Kimberly Elementary School's new playground had only children's drawings of children, an old metal set of bars and swings and their imaginations, yet the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation made the children's dreams reality. "It (the playground) was definitely 20-plus years old, if not 50," said Kimberly Elementary School Principal Marcia Fagan. Lowe's dedicated Kimberly Elementary School's new playground with with a...

2008-10-08 21:00:16

REDLANDS - For 18 years Redlands Chamber LIVE has hit the air waves on Time Warner Cable TV Channel 3 showcasing chamber members and local businesses featuring products and services to thousands of cable TV subscribers. This year's show presented by Time Warner Cable, Redlands Daily Facts and the Redlands Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22. The chamber increased the viewing capabilities this year by adding live streaming video. Those who don't have...

2008-09-29 12:00:33

By Miranda C.R. White REDLANDS - Members of the Redlands school board discussed two major issues at their meeting Tuesday - standardized test results and the 2008-2009 budget. Scott Bohlender, assistant superintendent of educational services, gave a presentation on the district's 2008 STAR (Standardized Testing and Reporting) test results. "We have good news to present to you this evening," Bohlender said. He showed the Redlands Unified School District Continual School Improvement...

2008-09-26 21:00:31

TONIGHT Redlands Footlighters' production of "Nunsense II: The Second Coming," 8 p.m. at the theater at 1810 Barton Road, Redlands. Continues at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28. Tickets are $18, $14 for students with ID. Information: (909) 793- 2909 or www.redlandsfootlighters.org "Only the Best" event at the American Cancer Society's Discovery Shop, 1534 Barton Road, Redlands, showcasing a collection of designer clothing, shoes and handbags. Continues Saturday,...

2008-09-25 21:00:35

REDLANDS - Building a Generation's third annual Golf Fundraiser will be held Monday, Oct. 6, at the Redlands Country Club. Golf packages begin at $175 per person or $600 per foursome, with additional sponsorship packages available. Fees include golf cart, green fees, lunch on the course, buffet dinner and gift bag included for all players. Putting contest is at 11 a.m. with shotgun start at noon. The 5:30 p.m. dinner program includes a silent auction of sports memorabilia, a live auction...

2008-09-12 21:00:26

TONIGHT "Blast from the past" music for listening and dancing, 7 p.m. the second Friday of the month at the San Bernardino Elks Club, 2005 Elks Drive. Open to all Elks and their guests. Reservations necessary for dinner, starting at 5 p.m. Reservations: (909) 882- 3711 Teen Movie Night for ages 11 to 17, Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave., 7 to 9 p.m. second Friday of every month. Cost: $3. Information: 798-7547. Family Night at Redlands Community Center, 6 to 8 p.m. at...

2008-08-24 03:00:17

By Miranda C.R. White REDLANDS - Redlands Unified School District elementary band director Jeff Apmadoc hosted an assembly at Kimberly Elementary School Friday to introduce fourth- and fifth-graders to the idea of playing musical instruments in a band. "Generally music is its own magic, and I have the pleasure of introducing them to music," Apmadoc said. "Music isn't for everyone, but you never know unless you try it." He opened his show playing Disney and American songs, among others,...

2008-08-17 12:00:29

By Miranda C.R. White REDLANDS - Wednesday was the first day of school for traditional schools in the Redlands Unified School District, and a few changes have been made for the new school year. "For the first time in Redlands, our traditional schools will be having finals before Christmas," said Superintendent Lori Rhodes. "Every other year they had finals in the middle of January, and this year we worked our calendar so that when the teachers and the students will be done with finals,...

2008-08-14 21:00:24

By Miranda C.R. White REDLANDS - Wednesday was the first day of school for traditional schools in the Redlands Unified School District, and a few changes have been made for the new school year. Superintendent Lori Rhodes said it is exciting to have two new principals in the district, and for the traditional schools finals will be changing. "For the first time in Redlands, our traditional schools will be having finals before Christmas," Rhodes said. "Every other year they had finals...

2008-08-11 21:00:43

By Miranda C.R. White REDLANDS - Two new principals have joined the Redlands Unified School District. Robert Cmelak is the new principal at Judson & Brown Elementary School, and Kim Cavanagh is principal at Mentone Elementary School. "They come with experience, they both have energetic personalities, and they're both community members too," said Scott Bohlender, the school district's assistant superintendent of educational services. Bohlender said both new principals live in...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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