LV school district video to hit the big screen

September 24, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY – A fast-paced video promoting the merits of Lucerne Valley Unified School District will soon be coming to an Apple Valley movie theater.

Last Monday, the LVUSD’s board of trustees gave the green light to purchase a $6,170, eight-week, advertising block at the Digiplex movie theater on Bear Valley Road near Central. The advertising contract runs from Nov. 20 through Jan. 14, 2016.

Recall election gets green light

September 23, 2015

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY — The San Bernardino County Elections Office has made it official: Lucerne Valley Unified School District school board trustee Dawn Turnbull will face a recall election.

"The public has spoke and it's time to move forward with the special election," said Keri Gasper, spokesperson for the recall committee.

What's Happening - September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015

Obernolte to speak at LVEDA meeting

The Tuesday, Oct. 6 meeting of the Lucerne Valley Economic Development will begin at 3 p.m. to have time and daylight for a tour of the Mitsubishi plant, which will take place later during the meeting.

The featured speaker at 3 p.m. at the Senior Center is State Assemblyman Jay Obernolte who will discuss the following topics:

Sheriff's Blotter 09-23-15

September 23, 2015

Tuesday, Sept. 15

6:43 p.m. A Porter Street resident reported a suspicious person. The person was gone upon arrival of law enforcement.

5:07 p.m. A Buena Vista Road resident reported receiving an annoying phone call.

3:57 p.m. A brandishing a weapon incident was reported in the 38400 block of Old Woman Springs Road.

Monday, Sept. 14

2:56 p.m. Annoying phone calls were reported by an Exeter Street resident.

8:30 a.m. A 5150 situation was reported on Midway Avenue.

Education: Testing data reveals bright spots

September 23, 2015

LV scores higher than several others in certain categories; 3rd, 8th and 11th grade best performers

By Peter Day
and Caroline Lieber

While the recently released Smarter Balanced test scores revealed room for improvement for the Lucerne Valley Unified School District, buried in the numerous rows of spreadsheet data are relative bright spots.

"There's a whole lot more information if you look more carefully," said school district superintendent Suzette Davis.

But that's not all.

Sports: Volleyball team now 4-2

September 22, 2015

From Staff and Wire Reports

Last Thursday, the Lucerne Valley Mustangs volleyball team won an away non-conference match against Silver Valley by a score of 3-1. The LVHS Volleyball team now has a record of 4-2.

On Sept. 15, the Lucerne Valley Mustangs volleyball team won a home non-conference match against Trona, 3 games to 0. The first game was close, with the Lady Mustangs winning by just two points. Trona scored 21 in the second, but Lucerne Valley dominated their opponent in the final game. The scores: 25-23, 25-9 and 25-0.

Lucerne Valley faces tough Desert Chapel squad

September 22, 2015

Running back Jacob Carmona, left, high fives a teammate after running for a touchdown last Friday night. Peter Day / The Leader

By Staff Reports

A spirited homecoming game crowd and enthusiastic marching band couldn't spur the Mustangs to victory last Friday night as Lucerne Valley faced a tough Desert Chapel football team.

Religion: Trends

September 22, 2015

By Gary Schlenz

As one studies recent statistics to see how culture is trending, it does not take a professional researcher to observe the downward spiral in morays, education, and etiquette. What once was considered morally unacceptable has become the new social norm. “Common sense” is not common any more, and rude, disgusting, and embarrassing behavior has become a source of prideful self-expression. We have not lost our compass, but in arrogant, flagrant, narcissistic flare we have cast off the whole of restraint and declared ourselves to be free.


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