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12 FACES IN THE CROWD MAYOR MATT HALL 32 FOUNDATIONS FOR READING & LEARNING 34 CARLSBAD EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION 42 COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER TOM MADDOX (Z) 45 CUSD TEACHER OF THE YEAR
CARLSBAD EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION The Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) has a vision to invest in the children of the community. In doing so, they provide educational opportunities for all students in the Carlsbad Unified School District by funding and developing programs that make an impact. Valin Brown, CEO of CEF discusses how excellence is made with CEF’s influence.
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ZCODE PRESENTS 08/10 MAGAZINE 15 SUPPORT MASON’S BATTLE 16 CRUISING THE ART SCENE 18 SOCAL UNITED IN ROME 19 CHS LANCER DANCERS TAKE 2ND PLACE 20 STUDENT STAR CHRIS GALLAGHER (Z) 22 MOONLIGHT STAGE PRODUCTIONS 23 CHS CHOIRS 24 YOUR NEIGHBOR’S RECIPE CLAUDINE’S COCOBON CAKE 25 FINISH CHELSEA’S RUN 26 LOCAL FAMILY THE SUTTON FAMILY (Z) 40 VIVA MERCH (Z) 41 CARLSBAD BEACH FEST 43 BUSINESS IS ROARING 44 HOME TIPS DIXIELINE CLASSIC COLLECTIONS 46 BBLU SWEETS 47 KIDS FOR PEACE 48 SCAVENGER HUNT IN THE VILLAGE 50 62ND ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT 52 WATER CONSERVATION
WITH SUPERVISOR DAVE ROBERTS
53 CARLSBAD CAUSES FOR COMMUNITY (C3) 54 THE GODDARD SCHOOL 55 SISTER CITY AMBASSADORS 57 IN OUR OWN BACKYARD
departments 8 COMMUNITY CALENDAR 10 SPORTS CALENDAR 28 COMMUNITY STUFF 30 OUT & ABOUT PHOTOS 56 REAL ESTATE WATCH 58 LIBRARY CALENDAR 62 COMMUNITY CHALKBOARD
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Publisher Derrick Breaux Creative Director Tyler McElhaney
Community. Family. Fun.
grew up in North San Diego County. I played sports…went to high school… got my first job…went to college…even met my wife – all in North County. Several years ago, we launched our first community magazine. The goal was simple – to publish a local magazine that people actually wanted to read. Since publishing our original issue back in 2009, ZCode Magazines has grown to a family of eleven community publications – reaching a total combined circulation of 185,000 households. Each magazine focuses on a specific area of North County. I have the privilege of wearing two hats: one as publisher of ZCode Magazines and the other as a North County father, husband and resident. As publisher, I am proud to say that we (the ZCode team) take great pride at striving to meet our goal. Our team members are all local San Diegans. Our editorial staff, writers, and photographers are actually on the ground in the communities that we serve – shaking hands, meeting people and participating in local activities. As a North County resident, I take great pride in our communities. I’ve found that most people choose to live in North County because we like it here, and we are proud to call North County our home. Many people consider North County as one of the best places to live in the world – I agree. I couldn’t imagine living and raising my three children anywhere else. By picking up the latest issue of 08/10 Magazine – or checking out www.0810magazine.com – you can take a moment to relax and experience a local magazine that is made for you. You can see other local families, students, businesses and community leaders who all share something in common – the place we call home. We encourage you to tell us what you think and what you want to see and read in 08/10 Magazine, and we encourage suggestions on who and what we should put in the local spotlight. Wondering where 08/10 Magazine came from? Be sure to check out the feature in our next issue arriving in mailboxes in July. We will show you the people behind the scenes at ZCode. We’ll also show you the special Charter Business Members that make it possible to have a complimentary high-gloss, hyper-local magazine delivered directly to your mailboxes. Don’t forget to say hello and mention 08/10 Magazine when you visit these local businesses.
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Retired Marine Sergeant Cogen Nelson inspires Carlsbad to take charge of its fitness and its future.
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NATURE LOVERS Brought together to build together, the Porter family shares their contributions to the 92011 community.
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GET IN THE SCRUM! The Coastal Dragons Youth Rugby Football Club provides fun and competition for young athletes in 92024. We talk with Ed Petersen, President of the club, about the basics of the sport and how players in Encinitas are helping to grow this exciting game.
CREATIVE MIND Brandon Parks is an aspiring writer who finds inspiration in the 92024 community.
YOUTH SYMPHONY VOLUNTEER Robert Gaan helps children benefit from musical instruction at the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory.
For more information and articles visit www.92024magazine.com
DEL • SOL MAGAZINE THE FAB FAIR This year the San Diego County Fair takes us back to the British invasion of the century with a nostalgic celebration. Join us as we explore the theme, food, shopping, rides and entertainment at this year’s Beatles themed fair.
92127 MAGAZINE HOLE-IN-ONE Del Norte High School and Rancho Bernardo High School both boast exceptional golf programs. We talked with the coaches and players about what makes this sport a hole-in-one.
CVMS CONNECTS Everyone can appreciate the excitement and terror in the life of a middle school student. We sit down with the people that help young 92130 residents with the transition to mature young adults.
92129 MAGAZINE DREAM BIG, THINK LOCAL Rancho Peñasquitos is firing up for the 19th Annual Fiesta de los Peñasquitos. Discover the fun activities and entertainment you can find at this year’s family festival.
92128, 92064 AND 92131 Local community members and businesses alike in neighboring zip codes are featured bi-monthly. The news, photos, features and lifestyles are put in the spotlight. To find out more go to www.zcodemags.com.
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MAY MAY 15 CARLSBAD CHORALEERS SPRING CONCERT Free spring performance 1 – 2 p.m. | Carlsbad Senior Center www.carlsbadca.gov
MAY 17 WILD WEST FEST Featuring western music, cowboy crafts, pony rides, a salsa competition and more 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park For more information call 760-602-7519
GRAUERPALOOZA ARTS FESTIVAL 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | The Grauer School’s Courtyard www.grauerschool.com
MAY 23 – 25 SAN DIEGO JAZZ FESTIVAL Three-day or single-day tickets available May 23: 5 p.m.; May 24, 25: 11:30 a.m. | Omni La Costa Resort & Spa www.sandiegojazzfest.com/tickets
MAY 24 WOUNDED WARRIOR YOGA Suggested minimum donation of $25 Proceeds go to Yoga for the Wounded Warriors and Injured Service Members 3:30 – 5 p.m. | Carlsbad Village Yoga www.hanumanity.org
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MAY 25 ART & BOOKS COMBO EXHIBIT Featuring a wide selection of work by local artists, watercolor painting display, and book signing of No Rocking Chairs Yet by local author/artist Rina Torri 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
JUNE JUNE 6 JUNE FIRST FRIDAY BREAKFAST Networking and business promotional event 7 – 9 a.m. | Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
JAZZ IN THE AFTERNOON: THE LAGUNA COFFEE TRIO
Free Jazz concert open to the public 1 – 2 p.m. | Carlsbad Senior Center www.carlsbadca.gov
MAY 30 CARLSBAD VILLAGE SCAVENGER HUNT: A CRAWL THROUGH THE VILLAGE Hosted by C3; costumes encouraged 6:30 p.m. | The Village www.carlsbadcauses.org
MAY 31 CARLSBAD VILLAGE SCAVENGER HUNT: A TOUR OF THE VILLAGE Hosted by C3; family-oriented and educational tour 1:30 p.m. | The Village www.carlsbadcauses.org
YOGA FOR HOPE FUNDRAISER Supports City of Hope Cancer Center Master Yoga Class: 8:30 a.m. Yoga Marketplace: 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Petco Park www.yogaforhope.org/sd
SPLASH INTO SUMMER Water activities available 4 – 7 p.m. | Alga Norte Aquatic Center www.carlsbadca.gov/services
JUNE 20 HI-NOON ROTARY DEMOTION/INSTALLATION DINNER 6 – 11 p.m. | Carlsbad Sheraton Resort & Spa www.clubrunner.ca
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JUNE 21 CARLSBAD MUSIC FESTIVAL MUSIC WALK All day | The Village
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BASKETBALL CARLSBAD BASKETBALL CAMP Camp dates: June 16 – 20 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Calavera Hills Community Center and Park Gym www.carlsbadca.gov
FLIPTIME CHEERLEADING CAMP Camp dates: June 16 – 20 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Stagecoach Community Center and Park Gym www.carlsbadca.gov
GOLF CARLSBAD SUNS YOUTH BASKETBALL SKILL NIGHT May 18 5:30 – 7 p.m. | Pacific Ridge School www.carlsbadsuns.com/skills.html
BIKING BIKE TO WORK DAY Everyone is encouraged to bike to work Pit stop stations will offer goodies May 16 6 – 9 a.m. | City of Carlsbad For pit stop info and more go to www.carlsbadca.gov
JUNIOR GOLF CLINIC REGISTRATION OPEN Participants must bring golf clubs Camp dates: June 17 – 19 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. | The Crossings at Carlsbad www.carlsbadca.gov
POP WARNER LA COSTA CANYON SPRING FLAG FOOTBALL 7 on 7 football offered to students in grades 6 – 8 Every Saturday until May 17 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | LCC High School turf field www.lccpw.org
RUNNING 33RD ANNUAL CARLSBAD TRIATHLON REGISTRATION OPEN Course: 1K open-water swim, a 25K bike course and a 5K run Triathlon date: July 13 7:30 – 11: 30 a.m. | Tamarack State Beach www.carlsbadtriathlon.com
FALLEN OFFICERS GOLF TOURNAMENT
The Survivors’ Memorial Fun was established in 1991 by the California Narco c Oﬃcer’s Associa on (CNOA). It was designed to provide immediate financial assistance to the families of all California law enforcement oﬃcers who paid the ul mate price by losing their lives in the line of duty. Since its incep on, the Fund has assisted more than 180 families in their me of need. Without the success of this annual event, the Survivors’ Memorial Fund would not be able to con nue providing the level of financial support to the families of our fallen oﬃcers that we are commi ed to provide. All proceeds from the tournament will go to the Survivors’ Memorial Fund. The Fallen Oﬃcers’ Golf Tournament Commi ee is dedicated to presen ng a memorable and exci ng day of golf for you, while raising the necessary funds for the Survivors’ Memorial Fund. Please join us for this fun-filled day.
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SWIMMING ALGA NORTE AQUATIC CENTER SUMMER CAMPS REGISTRATION OPEN Aquatics sports camp, junior lifeguarding camp, aquatic extended camp Camp times vary see website | Alga Norte Community pool www.carlsbad.gov
SKATEBOARDING SKATEBOARDING CAMP Camp dates: June 16 – 20 Monday through Friday 9 – 10:30 a.m. | Alga Norte Skate Park www.carlsbadca.gov
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CARLSBAD HIGH SCHOOL SWIM CIF PRELIMINARIES Boys and girls varsity teams May 21 2 p.m. | Granite Hills High School www.carlsbadhs.schoolloop.com
CARLSBAD CUP ENTRIES NOW OPEN Boys and Girls Class I U9B – U19 Entry deadline: June 10 Tournament dates: July 26 – 28 (U15 – U19), Aug. 2 – 4 (U8 – U14) www.carlsbadunitedfc.com/tournaments
ADULT BEGINNING TENNIS (AGES 16 AND UP) Mondays through May 23 6 – 7:15 p.m. | Calavera Hills Tennis Courts See website for additional court times www.carlsbadca.gov
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Meet the Mayor
Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall Has Deep Roots in the Community He Serves by JENNIFER FRAKES | photos by Soul of Photography
s a resident of Carlsbad since 1970, Mayor Matt Hall has a deep love of the community and the people who reside in it. He has served on the Carlsbad City Council and is a long-time member of The Village Redevelopment Committee, the Carlsbad Chamber of Congress and many other local civic organizations. He especially enjoys working with nonprofit groups, such as Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation, and businesses, such as Life Technology, to keep Carlsbad clean and beautiful. “The most rewarding part of being mayor is the opportunity to serve the residents of the Carlsbad and work with the community to build a world-class city,” revealed Mayor Hall, who cites the small-town feel and the energy of the community as some of his favorite things about Carlsbad.
Although Mayor Hall is now a full-time public servant, he and his wife, Phyllis, have long been fixtures in the Carlsbad business community. Mayor Hall owned a local business, and Phyllis owned and operated two successful restaurants in the village. As mayor, he continues to support those who do business in Carlsbad, as well as other communities within North San Diego County. “I am working very hard, along with other mayors of our surrounding communities, to help grow all of North County,” stated Mayor Hall. Giving back is also an important part of Mayor Hall’s leadership philosophy. A Vietnam veteran who was awarded the Purple Heart, he describes his service in the United States Army as giving him a “much greater appreciation of our country and our community.” Currently, he is working with Chris Megison and Solutions for Change to help individuals and families who are homeless get their lives back on track, a cause he feels passionately about supporting. Mayor Hall is also committed to ensuring that Carlsbad continues to be a great place to raise a family. He and Phyllis raised three daughters in the local community, and now enjoy spending time with their two granddaughters. “We enjoy playing with our grandchildren and especially love taking them to Legoland – it has become a second home,” related the proud grandfather. Mayor Hall and his family can often be found dining at West and Gregario’s or enjoying the beautiful ocean views along the coast of Carlsbad. ¢
Name: Matt Hall Profession: Mayor of Carlsbad Community: Carlsbad since 1970
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ere at ZCode Media, our employees are like our family, and our magazines and readers are like family too. Carlsbadâ€™s family of publications, including 92009 and 92011 Magazines, is now complete with the introduction of 08/10 Magazine. This past April, ZCode Media held a launch party for the new magazine at the Paul Ecke Jr. Family Barn amidst the picturesque Carlsbad Flower Fields. With the flowers in full bloom and the guests in full smiles, it was a night to remember. The packed house enjoyed delicious food, scrumptious desserts, and hot-ticket raffle items with over $14,000 in prizes. All $1,060 raised from the raffle went to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego. The night concluded with a few words from our co-owners, ZCode Media Publisher Derrick Breaux and Creative Director Tyler McElhaney, who premiered a riveting video on our newest addition to the ZCode bunch. Join us in welcoming our newest magazine to the family, 08/10 Magazine. Â˘
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ason Morash is your typical 7-year-old. He’s cheerful, active,
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arlsbad recently held another Cruising the Art Scene event in The Village, featuring local artists, music, refreshments, and entertainment. Artists opened their doors to showcase artwork and welcome visitors. This event occurs every fourth Thursday of the month, and the public is invited to peruse the art galleries in The Village and listen to live music. Participating galleries and businesses include the COAL Gallery, the Oceanside Art Gallery, and the Lynn Forbes Sculpture Gallery. For more information about Cruising the Art Scene visit www.facebook.com/cruisingtheartscene. ¢
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SOCAL UNITED HEADS TO ROME FOR WORLD TOURNAMENT
team of lucky soccer players has been given the opportunity of a lifetime: to represent their country in the Junior Masters World Tournament in Rome, Italy. The SoCal United BU12 team first qualified for regionals in San Francisco last year, leading up to the Volkswagon Junior Masters Nationals in Kansas City in the summer. “We went to Kansas City more with the hopes of having a great experience at such a prestigious event,” said Head Coach Jim Flowers. “We were not able to train together as much as other teams were able to.” Despite that disadvantage, SoCal United rose up in the ranks over the rival teams, who hailed from Los Angeles to Baltimore in five “extremely tough games.” Coach Flowers cites the team’s offensive strength and “attack-minded formation” as a key to their victories. When asked about the teams they might be facing in the Junior Masters World Tournament, Coach Flowers listed youth teams from professional clubs in Europe, “including Ajax (Holland), AC Chievo (Italy), Lech Poznan (Poland), FC Basel (Switzerland), Sturm Graz (Austria), Besiktas (Turkey), and Hertha Berlin (Germany) just to name a few.” Twenty-four countries were represented in all at the tournament. But the boys aren’t letting any intimidation cut through their bond as a team. “Most of these kids have been adversaries over the years on their local club teams, so sometimes you worry that there may be an issue with that,” said Coach Flowers. “Instead, they almost instantly connected as a team and in my opinion is probably their biggest strength.” ¢
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CHS LANCER DANCERS, A COMPETITIVE TEAM TO WATCH
arlsbad High School’s Varsity Dance Team, the Lancer Dancers have danced their way to success once again. The team recently took second place in the 2014 Universal Dance Association’s (UDA) National Championships, the most prestigious dance competition in the nation for high school dance teams in Orlando, FL. The Lancer Dancers won second place for their Hip Hop performance, also placing fifth in the jazz dance category out of over 100 teams. “We are so proud of the performances our girls delivered this year at Nationals,” said Lancer Dancers Booster Club President Judy Esquivel. “The countless hours of practice and preparation clearly paid off, as the team made the finals in both Hip Hop and
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Jazz categories. It’s really a remarkable achievement to finish at or near the top on a consistent basis. The levels of talent and competition seem to get tougher each year,” remarked Judy. CHS continued to bring it at this year’s USA National Competition in Anaheim, winning their 10th National Championship Title for Hip Hop. When the team is not busy performing they spend time giving back to their community. They have performed at the Alga Norte Community Park Grand Opening and Petco Park, and the dancers also held a free performance for friends and family members at Carlsbad High School. The Lancer Dancers’ UDA performances will be available to watch on ESPN TV. For more information about the team visit www.lancerdancers.com. ¢
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Chris Gallagher Finds Inspiration in His Uplifting Campus Life by LINDA FRABL | photos by Soul of Photography
f you surround yourself with others who are good, wholesome role models, their favorable qualities will rub off onto you. This is definitely the case with 15-year-old Chris Gallagher, who resides in the Cliffs neighborhood in Northern Carlsbad. He stated, “I really like living here because of the strong, well-nurtured relationships between the neighbors.” Chris is quick to credit all of the wonderful members of his community for his healthy, well-adjusted disposition. A freshman at Sage Creek High School (SCHS), Chris appreciates its heartwarming educational environment. He explained, “I like the uplifting campus life. Whether it’s a teacher, janitor or student, everyone exhibits a positive attitude and a
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strong consideration towards others.â€? This may be why Chris excels at SCHS; not only does he maintain a 4.0 GPA, but he has also received the â€œBest Attitude Awardâ€? while on the freshman basketball team. In addition to basketball, Chris is also active with cross country and track and field. He especially wants to single out the coach of those activities, Jacob Feiring, as being an inspiration for him. Chris admitted, â€œI canâ€™t recall one single day when he came to practice in a bad mood. He radiates positivity and instills confidence and perseverance in all of his athletes.â€? Always willing to give thanks to others, Chris acknowledges that his faith is a cornerstone in his life. He is a co-leader of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club, which aims to connect oneâ€™s daily activities, such as sports, with oneâ€™s life as a follower of Christ. Another way Chris makes a deep connection with the world around him is through music, and he currently plays the alto saxophone in his high school band. Citing physics as his favorite subject in school, Chris proclaimed, â€œI myself am more of a â€˜math/scienceâ€™ kind of person. I really enjoy pushing my limits and applying my learned knowledge from class towards complex problems.â€? In the future Chris would like to get a job that utilizes his math, science and problem-solving skills, so that he can ultimately â€œhelp make our world a better, more enjoyable place to live.â€? Because of his benevolent-minded optimism, we have no doubt that Chris will succeed in that noble goal. Â˘
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:::: ENTERTAINMENT PROFILE
We often present our musicals using the sets and costumes from their original Broadway productions. For example, this summer we are utilizing the sets and costumes from the Broadway production of Spamalot.” - Glaudini.
by JENNIFER FRAKES
Theatre Goers Can Enjoy Broadway Musicals Under the Stars at Moonlight Amphitheatre
oonlight Amphitheatre is a cultural gem nestled in the heart of the Vista Community. “Moonlight Amphitheatre is a 2,000-person capacity theatre that is located within the City of Vista’s Brengle Terrace Park. It is framed with tall trees and is the perfect setting for outdoor theatre in the summertime. I like to call it a theatrical paradise that provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life,” revealed Steven Glaudini, Producing Artistic Director. The amphitheatre is home to four Broadway-style musical theatre productions each summer. Ninety minutes prior to each show, the amphitheatre gates open and patrons can bring in a picnic supper or enjoy a meal at the Artisan Café restaurant, which is located onsite. The theatre was founded in 1981 by Kathy Brombacher, who was the drama teacher at Vista High School at the time. Between 1981 and 1984, what was then known as the Vista Summer Theatre Festival was a joint program between the City of Vista and the Vista Unified School District. In 1984, the City of Vista adopted the summer productions as a part of its Parks and Community Service offerings, and the theatre was renamed Moonlight Amphitheatre. Between the fall of
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2007 and the spring of 2008, the amphitheatre shows at Moonlight Amphitheatre have a full underwent reconstruction. A new state-of-thecontingent of live musicians performing in the art stage house was built allowing for even orchestra pit. Depending on the orchestration higher quality productions. of each production, there can be more than Over the course of the years, Moonlight twenty musicians accompanying the show Amphitheatre has attracted an amazing under a conductor. As stated by Glaudini, level of theatrical talent, both on and off this is one of the hallmarks of Moonlight the stage. The actors come from Southern Amphitheatre productions. California and beyond, many of them having To find out more about the upcoming starred in Broadway and Off-Broadway schedule for Moonlight Amphitheatre or how productions. Behind the scenes, the directors to support the Moonlight Angels Auxiliary, and choreographers have the same level of a volunteer organization that raises money experience, allowing for the staging to closely for Moonlight Stage Productions, visit resemble their counterparts on the Great www.moonlightstage.com. ¢ White Way. “We often present our musicals using the sets and costumes from their Name of Program: Moonlight Stage Productions Producing Artistic Director: Steven Glaudini original Broadway Managing Director: Daniel Kays productions. For Year of Establishment: 1981 example, this summer Address: 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, 92084 we are utilizing the Website: www.moonlightstage.com sets and costumes Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org from the Broadway Phone: 760-724-2110 production of Description of Business: Moonlight Stage Productions produces Spamalot,” stated four Broadway-style musical theatre productions each summer in the Glaudini. In addition picturesque setting of the 2,000 capacity Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista’s to authentic sets Brengle Terrace Park. and costumes, all
CHS CHOIR HITS A HIGH NOTE WITH RECENT AWARDS photos by Deb Dodaro
he Carlsbad High School choir has made a lasting impact on CHS students, forming strong friendships and fond memories that the participants will remember long after graduation. As Natalie Threadgill related, “Show choir means the world to me. It’s not only my hobby, but my passion. I have met my best friends through choir.” And it is with this type of passion and familial bond that this choir performs. The Encore choir recently brought home a second place trophy from the 2014 Hart High School Show Choir Competition in Newhall, CA. Sound Express recently competed alongside six southland choirs and earned third place. The CHS choir consists of 135 members in four separate choirs: Lancer Choir (beginning, co-ed), Encore (intermediate, female), Chamber Singers (advanced, co-ed), and Sound Express (advanced, co-ed) underneath the guidance and direction of Ms. Owens, and now, Mr. Bullock. The choir recently finished show choir season. Show choir ran through mid-April, with a grand finale – the SoCal Competition – at San Diego’s Golden Hall at the end of April. All four CHS choirs are currently practicing for their spring POPS performance, at the Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center on May 29 and 30. Tickets will be available at the box office. For more information about tickets or performances visit www.chschoral.com. For many CHS students being a part of this choir feels like being in a large family; harmony is key. And with their passion, instruction, and creativity, CHS hopes to make this year pitch perfect. ¢
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:::: YOUR NEIGHBOR’S RECIPE
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour two 9” round pans and line the bottoms with parchment paper. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into a large bowl. In another large bowl, use an electric mixer on medium and beat the butter until smooth. Gradually beat in the sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolks one at a time. Stir in the vanilla and coconut extracts. With the mixer on low speed, add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture alternately with the coconut milk, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients. Beat just until combined. Using clean beaters and a large bowl, beat the egg whites with the cream of tartar until medium-firm peaks form. Stir 1/3 of the egg whites into the batter to lighten it, then gently fold in the remaining egg whites. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared pans and smooth the tops. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Transfer pans to wire rack and cool for 15 minutes. Run a small, sharp knife around the sides to to loosen the cakes and unmold them onto a rack. Peel the parchment. Let cool completely.
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About the Chef
Chef’s Name: Claudine Jones Family Members: Husband – Evan; Daughter – Maggie; Son – Jack Community of Residence: 92008 Hobbies/Interests: I was a home-based upscale dessert caterer for many years. I thoroughly enjoy baking, running, reading, and spending time at the beach with my family. I really adore running, and have run in a number of half marathons; I especially love the Carlsbad Half Marathon race. Favorite Local Activity: I spend a lot of time working in our local schools. I get really energized working with the children and their families who attend our wonderful schools. In September of 2013, I was appointed to be a school board member for the Carlsbad Unified School District. Public education is a passion of mine, and I think Carlsbad is very fortunate to have such talented kids and highly involved families. I am also the secretary of Valley Middle School PTA, and I’m the vice president of legislation for the Carlsbad Unified Council of PTAs. I also serve on the board of the League of Women Voters of North County San Diego. About the Recipe: I chose to share the cocobon cake recipe because it was one of the most popular baking requests I got when I was catering. The smell of this cake baking in our house is the most incredible experience. The kids can’t wait for it to cool down so they can get a bite. About the Chef: I moved to California over two decades ago from Michigan and have lived in 92008 for over a decade. I graduated from Michigan State University and am a huge fan of their sports teams. Our whole family got a chance to attend the 100th Rose Bowl this year and watched our beloved Spartans win! ¢
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alboa Park came alive on March 1, as participants in the Finish Chelsea’s Run lined up at the starting line to prepare for a 5K run/walk in honor of Chelsea King. The event was hosted by the Chelsea’s Light Foundation, in partnership with Girl Scouts San Diego, who worked together to keep Chelsea’s memory shining bright. Hundreds of participants were in attendance, with some carrying Chelsea’s favorite blossom, the sunflower. The winning runners were Joaquin Martinez de Pinillos for the men, and Angela Ortlieb for the women. The Chelsea’s Light Foundation enriches the community through their Changemakers and Sunflower Scholarship Program. For more information on the Foundation visit www.chelseaslight.org. ¢
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MAKING FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FUN A MAIN PRIORITY
by MICHELLE TREMBLAY | photos by Soul of Photography
hen Kurt and Alycia Sutton decided to move their family to Carlsbad, they were slightly anxious about the change. “We had a strong group of family friends up in Northern Parents: Children: Community: Hometowns: Occupations: Pets: Favorite Places to Visit in Carlsbad:
California,” shared Alycia. The parents even asked Kelly Elementary School to put their twins, Bryce and Zane (age 6), in the same class in case the boys had a hard time adjusting. “We were worried that they
would miss their pre-school friends, but they adjusted amazingly quickly to their new surroundings,” said Alycia. Not surprisingly, so did Kurt and Alycia. Just a few months after settling into the
Kurt and Alycia Sutton Zane and Bryce Sutton (6) Spyglass Hills in Carlsbad since August 2013 Kurt – Palmer, AK; Alycia – Granada Hills, CA Kurt – President and CEO of Neighborhood Lenders and Mortgage Broker; Alycia – COO of Neighborhood Lenders, COO of LendDroid.com and Director of Sales of iProteger.com. Our family pets were two wonderful Golden Retrievers named Mellow Yellow and Max. They are now in doggy heaven after being our loyal companions for almost ten years. We go to the Carlsbad Village almost every day. Kurt is a regular at The Chocolate Bar, and Alycia is a regular at Starbucks. The kids of course love Legoland, Alga Norte Park, Chase Field, and the beach.
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Spyglass Hills neighborhood of Carlsbad, this family of four (five, including Grandma who lives with them) – whom have been dubbed by their new friends and neighbors as the “glue that brings everyone together” – are making friends everywhere they go. Kurt, who is a graduate of USC School of Theater, and Alycia, a graduate from UC Berkeley with a degree in electrical engineering, computer science and mathematics, met twenty years ago while they were working together at a restaurant. “Kurt was tending bar in addition to playing music and auditioning for small TV and movie roles. He was waiting to get ‘discovered’ by a talent agent, but instead he was discovered by me, a new food server who just started the job to put myself through college,” joked Alycia. When it was time for Alycia to transfer to UC Berkeley, Kurt was quick to follow her. “This ‘drama queen’ meets ‘geek’ relationship has lasted almost twenty years and is still going strong,” shared Alycia. The couple shares the secret to their lasting union: “Be each other’s best friend and be your kids’ best friends while they are still young! Work as much as you can when the kids are not around and never bring ‘work’ home,” stressed Alycia. “Most importantly, get together often with families that have the same philosophy so you can have family play dates.” Spending time with friends and family is very important to the Suttons. “We’re now having family play dates several times a week with our friends all around Carlsbad,” explained Alycia. “We play at the park, swim, ride bikes, play basketball, baseball or have little get-togethers. As a family, we love to get together with friends, hang out and have fun pretty much every day!” ¢
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:::: COMMUNITY STUFF A Happy Ending
Renae Farley recently released All We Need is a Happy Ending, a personal account about her sister Diane’s journey with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. “This book was written out of passion as I was trying to find a cure for my sister’s disease. I documented the six-year odyssey in the hope that it would be of help to other families going through what we did,” said Renae. Always seeking a happy ending, Renae held her sister’s hand through it all, inspiring people with her message of unconditional love. You can purchase All We Need Is a Happy Ending from www.amazon.com in paperback or as an eBook. Find out more about Renae at www.renaefarley.com.
Get Ready for Red Shoe Day
On the morning of June 26, you might see people donning bright yellow shirts and costumes lining the streets on your way to work. They’re volunteers out in full force for Red Shoe Day – a fundraiser for the San Diego’s Ronald McDonald House. Each volunteer will be collecting donations in Ronald McDonald’s signature size 14 red shoes from passers-by and commuters from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. If you want to do more go to www.rmhcsd.org/redshoeday and register today to join a team or start your own fundraising page. Registration closes on June 16.
Kick it with Carlsbad United
Carlsbad United is once again excited to offer its fall recreational program. Registration is now underway and available online at www.carlsbadunitedfc.com/rec/registration. All players must submit a copy of their birth certificate to the Carlsbad United office for age verification before registering. Players will be guaranteed placement on a roster if registered by June 1, after placement will depend on availability. A $25 late fee will be assessed on all registrations after June 1, and registration will close on July 1. A recreational package includes a home and away Adidas uniform kit, personalized trophy/picture package, certified USSF referees for age groups U8 and up, and Cal South trained and licensed volunteer coaches. More information is available at www.carlsbadunitedfc.com.
Dine Out for a Cause
The Carlsbad Village Optimist Club now has its 2014 fundraising vehicle, D4K, a Carlsbad restaurant coupon booklet, available to share with local organizations. D4K contains discounts from twentyfive local eateries, and all proceeds from sales will be shared equally with the Optimist Club. To check out other fundraisers and events visit www.optimist.org.
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New Artist in Town
San Juan Capistrano craftsman John Cederquist’s “John Cederquist: Illusions in Wood” exhibit is now on display at the William D. Cannon Art Gallery through May 25. John’s craftmenship is known for masterful plays on dimensional illusion and the dreamlike quality of his wood constructions. He is recognized throughout the country for his work, and has dozens of pieces in private and public collections, including the American Craft Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Smithsonian American Museum. John draws his inspiration from comic strips, surfing culture, advertising, trompe l’oeil (fool the eye) painting and classical Japanese arts and crafts. The gallery is open to the public Tuesdays through Sundays and admission is free. For information on gallery programs visit www.carlsbadca.gov/arts or contact the William D. Cannon Gallery at 760-602-2021.
Memorial Day Yoga
Hanumanity Foundation will be offering yoga classes to benefit Yoga for the Wounded Warriors and the Injured Service Members Project on Memorial Day weekend. The Foundation will guide a class in Carlsbad on May 24 at Carlsbad Village Yoga & Fitness from 3:30 – 5 p.m. and is open to those who have served, or are currently serving in the military. The suggested minimum donation is $25. The class will be guided by Hubert Pilloud, Founder of Hanumanity Foundation and former F/A18 pilot, and will be accompanied by live music. More information about the Hanumanity Foundation is available at www.hanumanity.org.
New Carlsbad City Council Member
La Costa resident Michael Schumacher was recently appointed to the Carlsbad City Council. The unanimous Council vote puts Schumacher in office until Dec. 2, when newly elected Council Members are expected to take their seats following the Nov. 4 General Election. “I am honored and humbled that the Council has asked me to fill the seat on an interim assignment,” Schumacher said. Schumacher says one of the biggest challenges he faces on the Council is ensuring the City continues to keep its small town, beach community ﬂavor while moving towards a worldclass employment center. “I believe with careful, deliberate planning, Carlsbad can accommodate both concepts. This I am committed to ensuring,” he pledged.
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GIA’s Gem on Wheels
Gemological Institute of America’s (GIA) mobile Junior Gemologist program recently parked in San Diego making a stop at Carlsbad’s Pacific Rim Elementary. The handson program, available to students between the ages of 9 and 12, teaches children about the world of gemology and lets them shine in their roles as junior gemologists. The workshops use some of the same tools used by students in GIA’s Graduate Gemologist diploma program. “GIA’s new mobile science lab is geared perfectly towards 4th grade curriculum. My students loved learning with GIA and their excitement for gems grew tremendously because of this wonderful experience,” said Katie Jordan, a 4th grade teacher at Pacific Rim Elementary. Schools interested in signing up for this free mobile program can email email@example.com or call GIA’s Guest Services at 760-603-4116.
Wild West Fest
Pull on your cowboy boots and hat and head on down to the City of Carlsbad’s annual Wild West Fest. The event takes place at the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park on Saturday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and features western themed crafts, root beer tastings, a salsa contest, and pony rides and mechanical bull riding for the kids. Admission to Wild West Fest is free, and activity cards can be purchased for $6. For $3, participants can indulge in root beer tastings. The salsa contest will be judged by Chili’s and features prizes as well as a table presentation. Free parking is available at Carrillo Elementary School. Visit www.carlsbadca.gov/parksandrec or call 760-602-7519 for more information.
CRC Names New CEO
Community Resource Center (CRC) recently announced Paul B. Thompson as its new CEO. Paul brings more than three decades of nonprofit experience to CRC. He was previously the president and CEO of the San Diego-based project, Concern International, and spent eighteen years working at World Vision. “On behalf of the Board of Directors of Community Resource Center, I am delighted to welcome Paul Thompson as our new CEO,” said Board Chair Duane Nelles. CRC has been a primary provider of comprehensive social services in North County San Diego since 1979. CRC’s staff currently serve more than 11,000 individuals every year through food stabilization, general and domestic violence shelter assistance, asset building, workforce development programs, and more. To learn more about the organization visit www.crcncc.org.
A More Accessible Icon
Tri-City Medical Center, in partnership with Clarks America, Wounded Warriors, and Jeremy McGhee, a wounded warrior himself, recently added a new handicapped accessible icon to fifty of their parking spaces. The new icon is intended to change how people with disabilities are perceived. The new icon was created by the Accessible Icon Project, a global movement whose goal is to transform the old international symbol of access into a new, active and engaged image. Tri-City Medical Center is the first facility in California to partner with the Project and adopt their icon. For more information about the icon see www.accessibleicon.org.
Students from the Carlsbad Unified School District proved they were newsworthy by taking home nineteen national awards from the Student Television Network (STN) National Broadcast Journalism Convention held in Orlando, FL. Over 2,500 students from thirty states attended the convention, and Carlsbad set a new record for its combined awards. Students from Valley Middle School (VMS), Carlsbad High School (CHS), and Aviara Oaks Middle School (AOMS) competed. Both VMS and CHS won the Award of Excellence. CHS was recognized for CHSTV, which has held the number one spot in America for seven consecutive years, and has been honored as the nation’s number one High School Daily Live Broadcast. VMS was honored as the nation’s number one Middle School Broadcast. This was the third time VMS took the national title. AOMS won three national awards, including a first place in the highly competitive Commercial Contest.
Roundabout to Come
The City of Carlsbad has begun the construction of a new traffic roundabout at the intersection of Carlsbad Boulevard and State Street. The roundabout is the first major construction project that will ease traffic for pedestrains and cyclists along Highway 101, and will be the first roundabout on the historic street. The single-lane roundabout will feature artwork designed by Bay Area artist Roger Stoller. The construction for the project began on Jan. 6 and should be completed this spring. For more information visit www.carlsbadca.gov.
Supervisors Support “Think Local First”
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to encourage local spending, as part of the Think Local First campaign by the San Diego North Chamber of Commerce. “Buying locally instead of buying out of town – when the price for the product is the same – will positively impact local business,” Supervisor Dave Roberts said. “This program is designed to grow jobs, strengthen our tax base, and champion commerce in our county.”
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OUT & ABOUT
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1. Super dad! 2. Some happy Hope Hawks celebrating their recent Distinguished School Award. 3. Students from Mrs. Nicholes’ 4th Grade Class stand proud after receiving their various awards. Way to go! 4. Enjoying the vibes and give-a-ways at the Surf Industry Party at Warm Waters Surf Shop. 5. Kiddos having a blast during a Friday assembly at Kelly School. 6. CHS Speech and Debate Team members won ten event championships including 1st place in all four debate events at the Speech and Debate State Qualifying Tournament. 7. Venom Vodka Night at the new Blue Ocean Robata & Sushi Bar. 8. The winners of the 8th Annual Kelly School Cougar Classic Golf tournament. Photo by Talia Essman Photography. 9. 08/10 Magazines’ own Heather and Michelle host the weekly breakfast for NSDCAR members with food provided by GreatSmith. 10. Ladies from The Anchor Church grabbing lunch at Bistro West. 11. Alan Mindell, author of The Closer, with Librarian Elyse Roy and son Joe Mindell at a book signing at the Carlsbad Library. 12. Betty Groves celebrated her 100th birthday with a proclamation from the City of Carlsbad honoring her twenty-two years of volunteer service. 13. Valley Middle School kids gearing up for a robotics competition. 14. Sage Creek girl’s soccer players showing some school spirit. 15. La Costa Canyon Pop Warner player sprinting down the ﬁeld. 16. LCC students rooting for the home team. Photo by Bjorn Paige. 17. Mayor Matt Hall made a proclamation that Feb. 7 was Sammy Nestico Day. Legendary arranger/composer Sammy Nestico, a Carlsbad resident, just turned 90 years old.
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COGNITIVE TRAINING PROGRAMS FOUNDATIONS FOR READING & LEARNING: SETTING UP STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS WITH BRAINTRAIN by LINDA FRABL | photos by Tyler McElhaney
s parents, one of our main goals is to make sure our children do well in school, and gain the necessary skills for continued successful learning throughout their lives. This can be a challenge for some, and that is where the Carlsbad-based Foundations for Reading & Learning (FRL) can help. Established eight years ago by Patricia “Trish” Padgett, a reading specialist/educational therapist for the past twenty-four years, FRL provides highquality, process-based instruction to students with various learning needs. “FRL goes beyond basic tutoring to train the underlying cognitive skills that support
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academic tasks. We examine the student’s strengths and weaknesses, establish goals and priorities, and develop the best plan to meet those goals. We monitor progress regularly and make adjustments to the plan to maintain progress and momentum. We also work as a team with parents and teachers to bridge the processing skills to school,” Trish explained. Some students may need to work on reading and comprehension, while others need to focus more on spelling and math. There are also students with dyslexia, non-verbal learning disability, or autism. Trish maintained, “Some of our students do not have a diagnosis, but have difficulties in specific areas of processing
that are interfering with their development of reading, spelling, vocabulary, comprehension, math, critical thinking and writing skills potential. Language is the foundation of all learning skills, so we use language to build processing skills.” Several multi-sensory, process-based programs are utilized by the staff at FRL, which include hands-on multi-sensory tools, computer technology and iPad apps to apply processing skills, microphones and sound technology to develop aspects of auditory processing, printed material to develop and apply visual-spatial processing, and even visual aids to learn and apply reading and
AT-A-GLANCE Name of Business:
Foundations for Reading & Learning (FRL) Owner/Director: Patricia “Trish” Padgett Years in Position: 8 Year of Establishment: 2006 Address: 2910 Jefferson St., Suite 203, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Website: www.f-r-l.com Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 760-434-7720 Description of Business: FRL’s specialty is helping individuals, from preschoolers to adults, build critical processing skills through multi-sensory instruction. These skills are the foundation for reading, spelling, language, comprehension, and life-long learning.
FRL goes beyond basic tutoring to train the underlying cognitive skills that support academic tasks.”
spelling rules. Trish’s published curriculum Writing Adventures® is also implemented to build written expression skills. Trish proclaimed, “Most students feel defeated and that they will never ‘get it,’ so students need to feel their success and progress from day one. We are setting up students for success! When they get stuck, they know they won’t be given the answer, but rather the tools to establish and execute the process.” Overall, Trish is proud of the comfortable approach FRL provides. She elaborated, “We have a positive, relaxed atmosphere. We are knowledgeable and professional, yet also casual and warm. We are downright silly and enjoy laughing with our students! Parents and students consider it an amenity that they enjoy coming to their sessions!” ¢
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Foundation Celebrating 30 Years of Educational Excellence photos by Tyler McElhaney
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he Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) is celebrating thirty years of educational excellence this year and has so much to show for the three decades in which they have made their mark. CEF has a vision to invest in the children of the community. In doing so, they provide educational opportunities for all students in the Carlsbad Unified
School District by funding and developing programs that make an impact. Valin Brown, Chief Executive Officer, shares how far the Foundation has come over the years and what the future holds for the organization and those who benefit from their offerings.
CEF’s Vision Statement
CEF’s Mission Statement
Investing in our children’s future through excellence in education.
To provide increased educational opportunities for all students in the Carlsbad Unified School District by developing and funding impactful programs.
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Q&A with Valin Brown
What is the history behind the Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF)? When and why did it start three decades ago? CEF was originally founded in 1983 under the leadership of Hope Wrisley and other civic-minded residents of Carlsbad. It received a boost in 1985 under the leadership of Bob Beard, when it began fundraising for the library at Carlsbad High School. Like many education foundations across the state of California, CEF was a means to retain some measure of local control around leveraging private support for public schools after the passage of Proposition 13.
is highly rewarding seeing CEF’s grant-funded programs in action – whether weekly K-5 music classes for 5,000 elementary school students, middle school students engaging in Science Olympiad, or high school students doing robotics or piloting a classroom set of iPads. It’s also a pleasure helping to almost “broker” between those with the capacity to donate and make a difference in our community with the programs, teachers, volunteers and kids involved in enhancing education. Challenging – there are never enough hours in the day. But, the most challenging parts of any given week are probably obstacles in fundraising, identifying new donors and ensuring that our marketing messages really resonate with the public.
How do you go about fulfilling that mission? CEF fulfills its mission in two primary ways. First, we raise private support so we can make strategic grant investments back into our public schools for the benefit of the 11,000 students who attend the Carlsbad Unified School District (CUSD). Grants are made in three impact areas: hands-on science, district-wide music and educational innovation. The second means of fulfilling our mission is carried out by providing direct service programs to local students. These programs span the gamut of K-12 education and include daily before and after-school child care and enrichment through our state-licensed Kids’ Care program, Summer Enrichment program for K-8 students, CEF High School Summer Academy for first-time advancement credit, and a new after-school enrichment program with weekly class offerings.
What are the primary goals of CEF, both short-term and long-term?
What is your role as chief executive officer of CEF?
How does CEF secure funding for its programs, grants and endowment?
The main role I play is to ensure that all of the parts of our organization – from our threeyear strategic plan to our staffing, to our grants to our direct-service programs – are aligned towards making a real impact in the lives of students and improving our local educational community. During any given week, I am involved in fundraising, grant and program management, marketing and public relations, staff and board relations, outreach and planning.
CEF raises funds through a traditional mix of contributed income – things like special events, corporations, individual and major donors, and foundations. CEF also earns a large share of its annual resources through earned income/tuition associated with its direct service programs. As mentioned above, our earned income typically covers all of our operating costs so that 100% of contributed income/donations can go towards impacting students through our grant-funded programs.
CEF seeks to promote student achievement of educational excellence in Carlsbad schools by: • Funding, developing and evaluating impact-oriented, well-deﬁned, district-wide programs • Expanding the Foundation’s resources with an emphasis on diverse and sustainable revenue to distribute $1 million per year to fund critical programs • Ensuring earned income programs cover CEF’s operating expenses so that 100% of donations directly impact students • Promoting broad awareness and recognition of the Foundation through targeted branding and marketing efforts • Upholding a highly accountable and efﬁcient set of business operations
What is the most rewarding thing about your role? The most challenging?
Please tell us about some of the events CEF sponsors.
Rewarding – every day is so different. We wear so many hats, that you are never doing the same thing day after day, and you are always looking for ways to do things better. It
CEF hosts two large annual special events – Celebrate Carlsbad Day at Legoland California in the spring, and our annual Carlsbad Golf Classic at The Crossings in the fall.
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At Celebrate Carlsbad Day, Legoland allows us to sell deeply discounted tickets for $25 for a special day at the park where a good chunk of the ticket revenue, plus event sponsorships, go to support CEF. Students from each school also perform on a special music stage near Miniland USA throughout the afternoon. The Golf Classic brings our community together for a full day of golfing followed by an auction and dinner program. Smaller special events include a donor-recruitment breakfast event, Carols of Carlsbad at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, and a summer concert event at the Park Hyatt Aviara.
What are some of the most rewarding things the Foundation has done over the past three decades? Like every organization, there are distinct chapters in our history with different leaders, board members and types of impact. Some of the most noteworthy include the launch of our Kids Are Worth a Million™ campaign back in 1997 to raise funds to outfit each school with a new computer lab. Another was the adoption of our child care and enrichment program as a direct-service of CEF in 2004. In 2008, we began funding year-round programs like K-5 music with annual recurring costs for teachers. Our ability to stand behind these kinds of programs and make a multi-year impact for thousands of students has been very rewarding.
our schools. We then look at which of those needs CEF is uniquely positioned to address through community fundraising. Actual grants are made from either discretionary dollars raised by CEF or at the direction of specific donors whose interests align with our grantmaking priorities in science, music and educational innovation.
What are the criteria for providing funding to local groups and organizations? CEF only funds programs that fall within the Carlsbad Unified School District. Most grants also fall under our three impact areas of hands-on science, district-wide music and educational innovation.
Who makes the decisions on grants and how often are the awards made? CEF’s board of directors reviews all grants and makes decisions at least twice per year. For special circumstances, CEF’s board can approve grants more frequently as the need arises.
What sets CEF apart from other educational foundations? CEF is different than many education foundations due to its level of sustainability through earned income/direct-service programs (like Kids’ Care), its highly organized professional staff and board and its recognition in the local community.
What is the process for local groups and organizations to request grant funds from the Foundation? Most of the grants generated by CEF spring from regular round-table meetings we hold with our key stakeholders. We typically meet with school district leadership, principals, teachers, PTA leaders, and others to better understand the most critical unmet needs in
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Tell us about the types of programs you funded over the years. Recent grants over the past five years included: • Science Olympiad at all three middle schools and Carlsbad High School • FIRST Lego League Robotics teams at every school • Middle school science lab “supercharge” • New computers for all ﬁve high school science labs • Traveling 4th and 5th grade science lab teachers • A high school science lab teacher’s assistant • Funding for core music classes for every elementary school student each and every week • New musical instruments and equipment for all nine elementary schools to augment the weekly K-5 music program and recorders for all fourth graders • Investing in innovation by supporting promising new and expanding programs like: • BizTown for all 5th graders • Lux Art Institute’s “Valise Project” for all 6th graders • Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation’s Third Grade Academy for Environmental Stewardship • MY ACCESS English-Writing program for middle and high school • An iPad Pilot project for high school teachers and students
What is CEF looking forward to providing to local students this school calendar year? In addition to our strong suite of ongoing grants and programs, this year included the start of our first-ever after-school enrichment program offering three to four classes per school on a weekly basis. Classes vary by location but included small-group homework assistance, keyboarding/typing, science, music and the performing arts. CEF also began to grant funds for key music programs at the middle and high school level along with an expanded set of current programs being offered at the new Sage Creek High School. The Foundation operates three earned income programs that serve CUSD student. Tell us about these programs. Kids’ Care offers a high-quality, state-licensed, before and after-school child care and
Carlsbad Educational Foundation At-A-Glance Name:
Carlsbad Educational Foundation
5631 Palmer Way, Suite L, Carlsbad, CA 92010
Chief Executive Officer: Valin Brown Director of Development: Patty Johnson
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enrichment program for nearly 700 students at our nine elementary school sites each day. This program is a terrific, safe and convenient option for many working families who need daily care for their students. Summer Enrichment Camps serve approximately 500 students in six weeks of half-day enrichment classes. Last year we had a total of sixty sessions including popular returning classes such as Video Game Design, Jr. Authors, Digital Photography, and Lego Robotics, as well as new entries like FX Camp/Movie Makeup, Karate, Jr. Broadcasters, Petite Picassos, Rockets and Racers, and more. CEF’s High School Summer Academy offers an intensive six-week summer school program for first-time advancement credit so that students can get a jump on the regular school year. CEF also offers limited scholarship funds to assist with tuition for income-eligible families.
Do you have any upcoming events you would like readers to be aware of? We’re really looking forward to our second annual summer concert event at the Park Hyatt Aviara on June 21 and the Annual Carlsbad Golf Classic at The Crossings on Oct. 10. Visit www.carlsbaded.org for information as the events approach.
How does one go about supporting CEF on an individual level and on a corporate level? Many corporations are interested in supporting Carlsbad students and CEF through either event sponsorships or grants targeted to specific programs like Science Olympiad, FLL Robotics, BizTown, and many more. We take a lot of pleasure in helping both corporations and individuals better understand these programs so they can make informed decisions about where they’d like to invest through CEF. Individuals, in particular, typically get involved with CEF through one of our special events, through our major gifts program, or through an annual fund drive (direct mail campaign) held each fall. Both the CEO and director of development are available any time to share more about these opportunities and the programs needing additional support through community donations.
You always welcome volunteers to support CEF. What specific volunteer opportunities are you looking to fill? CEF regularly has volunteer opportunities in at least four areas: (1) volunteers who help out at special event fundraisers, (2) those who choose to mentor or coach student programs like robotics or Science Olympiad, (3) folks who join our event, task force or standing committees, and (4) office volunteers who tackle special projects. Anyone interested in learning more can always call our office at 760-929-1555 to talk about their interests and current organizational needs.
In no more than 10 words – what does CEF strive to do? Raise private support to help drive excellence in public education. ¢
Board of Directors
Chair – Pat Hurley
Summer Concert Event (June 21), Carlsbad Golf
Vice Chair – Michelle Ginn
Classic (Oct. 10), Carols of Carlsbad (December)
Treasurer – Dave Irvine Secretary – Marc Moody
Description The Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) is
a 501(c)(3) nonproﬁt organization that provides
private support for public education programs
throughout the Carlsbad Uniﬁed School District.
Randy Hofﬁus Gary Kawano Tyson Lund Debbie Meyer Becky Moore Scott Runner John Stevens Dr. Carol Van Vooren
Timeline The Carlsbad Educational Foundation: 30 Years of Impact 1983:
CEF was founded by CUSD parents and local business leaders. Initial fundraising supported the high school library.
CEF was asked by the CUSD to manage before and after-school childcare programs at all elementary schools in the district. CEF contracted with School’s Out to provide this service for families.
1997 – 2001:
CEF raised $1 million to outﬁt each CUSD school with a state-of-the-art computer lab through the Kids are Worth a Million campaign.
CEF brought management of the childcare program in-house. The program then was renamed Kids’ Care.
CEF provided CHSTV, Carlsbad High School’s student-run television program, with seed funding to purchase the equipment needed to ﬁlm the award-winning Holocaust documentary, We Must Remember.
CEF hired its ﬁrst CEO, provided more than $600,000 to preserve CUSD positions threatened by the state budget crisis and completed the development of its ﬁrst three-year strategic plan.
2009 – 2011:
In the ﬁrst three years under its new strategic plan, CEF made initial investments in its three deﬁned impact areas: music, science and innovation; launched CEF’s Summer Enrichment Camps (thereby generating new earned income for CEF grant-making).
2014 and beyond: CEF remains focused on making a measurable impact through targeted grants, has launched a new High School Summer Academy and after-school enrichment program, continues to build a strong and representative board, and is deepening its pathways for local funders to get involved.
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The 7th Annual Carlsbad Beach Fest AN INSIDE LOOK AT THIS YEAR’S EVENT WITH THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
he Carlsbad Beach Fest was founded to draw awareness to the importance of Carlsbad’s coastal resources through environmental efforts. The Fest’s mission is “to promote clean beaches, environmental stewardship, and public stewardship and outreach.” This year’s 7th Annual Carlsbad Beach Fest on June 14 will once again be hosted at Tamarack State Beach with lots of fun activities for kids and adults to take part in. The Fest has come a long way, and according to executive director of Carlsbad Beach Fest Mat Huff, is now recognized as one of Carlsbad’s most important events of the year. Mat was one of the original founding members on the board back in 2007 when the Fest was just getting started. “The Carlsbad Beach Fest has grown in size and attendance every year. In 2013 there were an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 attendees. We expect even more to attend this year,” noted Mat. Activities on this year’s agenda include educational booths, live music, Taiko drummers, professional sand sculpting, beach clean ups, an environmentally friendly 5K and free one-mile kids fun run, community arts projects, WOW bubbles, a pro/am surf contest and more. Additional recycling efforts are being made including using multi-gallon water dispensers, FSC-certified biodegradable cups, reusable water bottles and more. Some of this year’s partners include Surf Ride, Medics on the Ball, Swim Labs, Señor Grubby’s, Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation, Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Coastkeeper, I Love a Clean San Diego, San Marcos Veteran Center, Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center, and Board and Brew. For Mat, the best part of the Fest each year is “the electricity in the air on the event day and seeing the look of happiness on people’s faces, especially the children.” “I also like to see how much the community can accomplish when it sets its collective mind on a worthy cause,” he stated. Beach Fest is in need of new volunteers and partners. If you are interested in helping out this year’s event, or a future event visit www.carlsbadbeachfest.com. ¢
Broadway’s Best Under the Stars! Just Minutes Away in Vista!
2014 SUMMER SEASON • SEASON 34 Musical Theatre at its Best! Enjoy lavish Broadway quality musicals just minutes from Carlsbad. Picnic or dine at the Artisan Café before the show. Single show, subscriptions and group tickets are on sale now. Don’t miss the most anticipated season we’ve yet presented!
June 11 - 28
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SPECIAL EVENTS May 23: Free Screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. July 5: The Midtown Men - the Four Original Stars of Broadway’s Jersey Boys in Concert.
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:::: COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER
by KELLEY GUSICH | photos by Soul of Photography
an Diego native Tom Maddox is under no illusions about the dream world in which he lives. Tom grew up in Pacific Beach but has spent the last fifteen years in Carlsbad, within walking distance from both Bistro West and the beach. “What’s not to like?” he laughed. His wife of twenty-nine years is from Colorado, and so the Maddoxes split time between Carlsbad and their Colorado ranch. “The beauty of the mountains,” Tom confided, “can be rivaled only by the beautiful scenery right here in our village by the sea.” Tom’s gratitude for his life is underscored by the plights of the local homeless and migrant farm workers who toil in Carlsbad’s strawberry and flower fields. He joined a city task force more than ten years ago that was searching for housing solutions for local farm workers. That led him to La Posada, a shelter that’s been working on that very problem since 1992. Eventually he came to a local nonprofit now called Friends of La Posada, and his mission took shape. La Posada is Spanish for ‘the inn’, and this shelter has some crucial differences in that its residents are offered shelter and other forms of assistance, but they must be actively working or looking for work. Residents must also participate in house meetings, chores and communal dining, and they have case managers who work with each man to help him find work, stability, and growth leading to self-sufficiency. The original facility had fifty beds plus a few emergency cots, but thanks to Tom, as president of Friends of La Posada and countless volunteers and donors, the second-hand old modular style buildings were updated and expanded to hold a brand new farm worker wing with an additional fifty beds. Tom’s biggest accomplishment was highlighted when he attended the ribbon cutting last fall for a completely rebuilt and expanded La Posada. “I believe La Posada is also one of the main reasons we do not see homeless men congregating on our streets in Carlsbad,” Tom said. One of his main fundraising events is The Friends of La Posada Friendship Drive. Donors may contribute to the unique combination of funding that tackles substantial operating costs. Working with La Posada is one big reason Tom Maddox is grateful for his life in Carlsbad. “I drive up the coast on the way to work and count my blessings all the way.” ¢ Name: Tom Maddox Community: I work in 92008 and live in 92011 Volunteer Affiliation: President of Friends of La Posada, a nonprofit public benefit corporation Profession: Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Lowe’s Home Centers Family: Married, no children, but lots of nieces and nephews to spoil Hobbies: Ranching, movies, brew pubs, walking our beautiful beaches, and, of course, volunteering at La Posada
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Become a Friend of La Posada! Tax deductible donations ($35 individual, $50 family, $100 for business) can be sent C/O “Caring Residents of Carlsbad” at Friends of La Posada, P.O. Box 2194, Carlsbad, CA, 92018.
The Shelter accepts donations of gently used men’s clothing, toiletries, towels and food. Volunteers can drive to local grocery stores on the weekends on a rotating basis to pick up donated bread.
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he Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce celebrated the businesses that keep Carlsbad, and its surrounding cities, at the forefront of key industries at its Annual Business Awards Dinner – “Spirit of the Twenties: Business is Roaring,” at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. During the evening, the Chamber also recognized the achievements of the 2013 Board of Directors and inaugurated its 2014 board members. NRG Energy was the event’s presenting sponsor, with other sponsors including Caruso Affiliated, Grand Pacific Resorts, L+L Companies, Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, Legoland California Resort, Scripps Health, SDG&E, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Tip Top Meats European Delicatessen, Tri-City Medical Center, Wells Fargo and Westfield Carlsbad. The 2014 Annual Business Awards Winners included Forecast 3D, Sullivan Solar Power, Harrah’s Rincon Casino and Resort, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, FMT Consultants, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. ¢
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CUSD Teacher of the Year
MARIA TERAN-CRUZ IS AWARDED FOR HER HARD WORK AND COMPASSION
arlsbad Unified School District (CUSD) has recognized Maria Teran-Cruz as Teacher of the Year 2013-2014 for her hard work and dedication to her students at Jefferson Elementary School. Maria is a 4th grade teacher who has been at Jefferson Elementary for sixteen years. She moved to America at the age of 18 from Nicaragua and had to overcome the language barrier, working twice as hard as her peers. This type of hard work has served her well and provides her students with an exemplary role model to look up to. “It is an honor to announce Mrs. Cruz as CUSD’s Teacher of the Year,” stated Superintendent Dr. Suzette Lovely. “Maria Cruz exemplifies the exceptional teaching staff in Carlsbad Unified. We congratulate her and all of the teachers who were selected to represent their schools as Teachers of the Year.” Maria is also an involved teacher, devoting a great deal of her time not only to the curriculum and the atmosphere of her classroom, but to extracurricular activities as well, including a dance PE class she teaches. Maria was chosen as Teacher of the Year through a process of observation and interviews by CUSD’s selection panel. Congratulations to Gabie Norton from Kelly Elementary and Valerie Park from Sage Creek High School who were this year’s finalists. Maria will move forward as CUSD’s representative in the San Diego County Teacher of the Year competition. ¢
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ulu Bouillon, Co-Founder of BBLU Sweets, opened her baking enterprise five years ago after cupcake-shopping for her child’s upcoming birthday party. Dismayed with the dull choices offered to her, Lulu recalled, “I was desperate for a bakery that would make cupcakes that didn’t taste like they came from a grocery store. I couldn’t find it, so I started baking the cupcakes myself for every single party that I did for my four kids. My friends liked them, so they started ordering some, and soon I was also baking cakes and cake pops, etc.” Now Lulu works alongside her business partner, Linda Darcangelo, a mother of three and the owner of three restaurants in Carlsbad with twenty years of experience in the food service industry. With Lulu’s Mexican heritage and Linda’s Italian heritage as inspirations, yummy new dessert ideas are constantly being created. Lulu revealed, “We try to use
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ids for Peace started with a vision to promote a better world for our
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C3 TO HOST PHOTO-BASED SCAVENGER HUNTS
et your walking shoes ready for the upcoming scavenger hunts in The Village during the weekend of May 30. Events will be hosted by Carlsbad Causes for Community (C3) and each scavenger hunt will be photo-based. The first hunt, A Crawl Through The Village, kicks off on May 30 at 6:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to wear fun, wacky costumes and explore the restaurants, bars and other Village businesses along the way while hunting for photo clues. Businesses involved include Señor Grubby’s, Hennessey’s Tavern, Mas Fina Cantina, Knockout Pizza, and the Australian Grill. The second scavenger hunt, A Tour of The Village, begins at 1:30 p.m. on May 31. This hunt is family-oriented and includes an educational tour which will focus on recent City improvements, art murals and more. Attendees are
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encouraged to assist children with photo clues. Businesses participating in this hunt include Carlsbad Village Yoga Co-op, Viz Art Ink Gallery, Beach City Smoothies, and Lola’s Deli. Prizes will be given to the first three winners of each Scavenger Hunt with the top prizes valued at over $1,000 in combined Visit the Village Gift Packages. Gift packages consist of donations from Carlsbad Village Yoga and Fitness, Hennessey’s Tavern, Jayden Persleigh Salon, Pelican Cove Inn, and Mas Fina Cantina. C3 is partnering with FrogQuest to put on the hunts and the City of Carlsbad recently awarded C3 with a grant to assist the organization with the event. For more information or to help volunteer with the scavenger hunts check out www.carlsbadcauses.org. ¢
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olfers of all abilities recently participated in the 62nd Annual Golf Tournament presented by TaylorMade Golf Company at the Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad. Proceeds from the event went to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad. Additional sponsors included Adidas, Ashworth, NRG, and Forte for Children. The event began with a bang – a shotgun start – and followed with a putting contest, raffle packages, on-course taste treats, and specialty spirits. The raffle grand prize included a three-night stay in an ocean view room at the Inn at Spanish Bay along with a twosome of golf at both the Pebble Beach Golf Links and the Spyglass Hill Golf Course, as well as a $500 Southwest Airlines gift card, and a $100 resort credit. ¢
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Conserve, Conserve, Conserve! by SUPERVISOR DAVE ROBERTS
vote by the San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors in February was unanimous and the message was clear: conserve, conserve, conserve. Drought conditions in parts of California are as bad as they have been in a century. As the county’s representative to the Water Authority, I joined my colleagues from twenty-four member agencies in support of furthering conservation. The directors’ vote initiated the agency’s Water Shortage and Drought Response Plan to conserve as much stored water as possible so it can be made available where it is needed most. Last activated in 2007, the plan is designed to preserve the water held in storage and to minimize the impacts of supply challenges. The board also approved alerting all of its member agencies that the region is at Level 1 Drought Watch. That means that water district officials must identify specific actions necessary for their communities, such as repairing leaks quickly, limiting irrigation to the evening and early-morning hours and expanding use of recycled and non-potable water. As we lay plans to conserve, we can feel good about our track
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record. San Diego County has reduced its water consumption by 27% since 2007, even though our population has increased. The Water Authority, to its credit, has greatly expanded the county’s storage capacity and has made capital investments and negotiated agreements to diversify the sources of our water portfolio. Since January, when I took over as the county’s water board representative, I have toured the Colorado River Aqueduct and the Sacramento/San Joaquin Bay Delta. Those trips drove home an important point: that most of the water we consume travels great distances, and at great cost, to reach us. And when water flows from our faucets, it’s no accident. To maintain our quality of life for our homes, businesses and farms, we must continue to diversify our supplies and to expand water recycling and reuse. And of course, conservation is key. To learn more about how to conserve water visit the Water Authority’s website at www.sdcwa.org. ¢ Dave Roberts represents the Third District on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.
CARLSBAD CAUSES FOR COMMUNITY (C3) SUPPORTS OUR COMMUNITY
is a Carlsbad team. Their foundation
only did Team Carlsbad help raise
rests firmly on three, strong pillars:
money to fight MS, but they also
Carlsbad, Causes, and Community. C3 is a
raised awareness about upcoming C3
team of local merchants and individuals who
events in the Village and offered “Visit
work together to raise money for various
the Village” local merchant deals. Also, make sure to get
community causes by organizing and implementing events and projects that serve
your walking shoes ready for
the community of Carlsbad. C3 focuses on
their scavenger hunts during
providing athletic, social, recreational, and
the weekend of May 30. C3 has
wellness services and activites for those who
prepared two fun-filled, wacky hunts
live, work, and play here.
for kids and adults alike to explore
Some of the past events C3 has organized
and compete in. Whether you are a
include Halloween in the Village, the Fairy Tale
first year scavenger hunt rookie or a
Formal Ball, and Nesha’s Breast Cancer Battle
seasoned professional, C3 invites all
Fund to help support their neighbor Nesha’s
Carlsbad residents to come explore
fight against cancer. The team is currently hard
the Village. If you are interested in learning
at work focusing on their upcoming event, the
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We are so excited to have our first graduating class this year and see them continue to grow and progress as they move on to elementary school.”
Learning for Fun. Learning for Life.
xperts agree the greatest skills young people will need to succeed in the 21st century are the four Cs: communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. Now combine the development and nurturing of these skills within a group of very young people in a fun, safe setting based on individualized learning and you will find yourself at The Goddard School. It’s where you start the journey that can make all the difference. At The Goddard School, the most current, proven methods are used to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. The story of The Goddard School located in Carlsbad began for owners Sanjeev and Shalini Dhiman when they were expecting their second child. After their first child could not attend a Goddard school due to a long waiting list, the couple took action for both their newborn and the community. “We decided to open a Goddard School to make sure our son and the other children in our community don’t miss out on a quality preschool education,” explained Shalini. The Carlsbad location is almost a year old and built on The Goddard School’s twenty-five year reputation of providing a well-rounded experience and ensuring children become joyful, confident learners.
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In the Dhimans’ eyes, the School sets itself apart with its unique educational approach, collaborative relationship with parents, strict security protocols and highly trained teachers. “As a new owner, I am honored to continue to uphold this trust and provide all families and children that attend my school a safe, nurturing, and fun learning environment,” Shalini added. The school’s accredited F.L.EX. Learning Program is based on academic research that states children experience the deepest, most genuine learning when they are having fun. The school’s curriculum focuses on developing the 4Cs – communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity – to instill independence in children while preparing them for elementary school and beyond.
The Goddard School Located in Carlsbad prepares Children for School and Life by LIZ ONUFER photos provided by The Goddard School
The Doscher family has witnessed the success of the Goddard model first-hand. “Every concern we experienced at his last preschool, you have not only addressed, but far surpassed our expectations. Our son is excited to get up and go to school in the morning, where he is loved, appreciated and most importantly feels like a part of the Goddard family,” the parents said. For Shalini, The Goddard School is the beginning of what she hopes will be a successful and fulfilling academic life. “We are so excited to have our first graduating class this year and see the children continue to grow and progress as they move on to elementary school,” Shalini said. “We don’t know where life’s journey will ultimately take them, but we’re confident it will be joyful and productive.” ¢
Name of School: The Goddard School located in Carlsbad Owners: Sanjeev and Shalini Dhiman Education Director: Abbey Daniels Year of Establishment: 2013 Address: 4625 Red Bluff Pl., Carlsbad, CA 92010 Website: www.goddardschool.com/carlsbadca Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 760-730-9450 Description of School: The Goddard School located in Carlsbad offers a fun learning experience that cultivates a lifelong love of learning by providing a comprehensive, play-centered curriculum in a safe, nurturing environment.
A Blossoming Sister Relationship
THE CARLSBAD SISTER CITY AMBASSADORS HONOR FUTTSU, JAPAN photos provided by Vesta Rundle-Ross
he Carlsbad Sister City Ambassadors recently honored their
time. The surprise was unveiled and presented at the farewell dinner to
relationship with their sister city, Futtsu, Japan with a cherry tree
the gracious Japanese sisters.
planting and dedication ceremony at the Courtyard at Carlsbad City Hall.
The sister relationship continued to grow as more Japanese
The Japanese sisters received a gift of three Pink Cloud Flowering Cherry
visitors came to visit Carlsbad and La Costa Heights Elementary school.
trees, as well as a dedication plaque. The public was invited to attend.
Gifts were exchanged, music shared and friendship spread. The sister
There was also an additional cherry tree planting ceremony at La Costa Heights Elementary School to honor the special relationship the
relationships are still blossoming and will continue to do so with the addition of the cherry trees. For more information about the Carlsbad Sister City Ambassadors
school has with its Japanese sisters. The Carlsbad Sister City Ambassadors, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit has
visit www.carlsbadambassadors.us. ¢
been working with Futtsu, Japan and Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic to foster international relationships. The nonprofit conducts and manages the City of Carlsbad Sister City Program. The nonprofit’s relationship with Futtsu began in 2011 after a tsunami hit the city right before delegates from Futtsu were scheduled to visit Carlsbad. The delegates decided to visit despite the tragedy and were welcomed with open arms. The Japanese sisters participated in a whole array of activities with their sisters, including a farewell dinner with a special surprise. Students from La Costa Heights Elementary school surprised their Japanese sisters by raising $1,000 in funds for tsunami relief. Students from the school were able to combine their efforts and reach this goal within four day’s
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:::: IN OUR OWN BACKYARD
STRAWBERRY SERENADE Sweet Fun in the Sun by JESSICA WOODS | photos by Tyler McElhaney
trawberry season is here! This beloved red fruit is a favorite among San Diegans, served on plates and in recipes new and old. But for every recipe, you’ll want fresh strawberries to serve, and it doesn’t get much “fresher” than handpicked strawberries straight from the field. This season, grab your friends and family and head to one of San Diego’s strawberry farms, where you can pick as many berries as your strawberry heart desires. Driving north on the I-5, it’s hard to miss the vast strawberry field nestled in the hills of Carlsbad off Cannon Rd. This is home to The Carlsbad Strawberry Company, who invite groups as small as a couple to as large as school groups and organizations to come pick strawberries for themselves. Venture into the field with your friends and family for a lovely summer getaway. With groups of fifteen or more, they recommend you call ahead at 760-603-9608 for more information. The fields are open Monday through Friday, and picking is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit their website for farm stand locations and directions at www.carlsbadstrawberrycompany.com. Out east in Temecula is Kenny’s Strawberry Farm, where their strawberries are grown hydroponically. There’s no need to worry about dirt or mud, as the strawberries are elevated above the ground to where even small children can reach. The farm is open Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and you can visit their website to keep up-to-date with crop conditions at www.temeculavalleystrawberryfarms.com. ¢
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BERRY PUDDING PARFAIT Prepare a box of vanilla pudding according to the directions on the package. Once ready, layer individual cups with the pudding, sliced strawberries, raspberries and blueberries, as you desire.
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Serving the community with three inviting and unique facilities. Events are free, unless otherwise noted. For a complete listing of services, programs, and upcoming events, please visit www.carlsbadlibrary.org.
CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY RUBY G. SCHULMAN AUDITORIUM $5 general admission, $1 students Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora and Delia Ephron Monday, June 16, 7:30 p.m.
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JUNE: PAGE TO SCREEN The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013, PG, 115 min.) Wednesday, June 11, 6 p.m.
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CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY RUBY G. SCHULMAN AUDITORIUM Thursdays at 7 p.m. July 10 Singing July 24 Dancing Aug. 7 And more: Not singing or dancing Teens (grades 6-12) sign-up to compete by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Shows are free and open to the public.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Philomena (2013, PG-13, 98 min.) Wednesday, June 18, 6 p.m.
June 23 – Aug. 8 Babies, kids, teens and adults are invited to enjoy activities, reading incentives and entertainment.
The Great Gatsby (2013, PG-13, 143 min.) Wednesday, June 25, 6 p.m.
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Free computer classes are offered at Carlsbad City Library and the Library Learning Center. Classes range from Internet Basics to Social Networking and more. For more information, call 760-602-2039 or 760-434-2871.
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CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY FIRST WEDNESDAY BOOK CLUB First Wednesday of every month at 2 p.m. FIRST THURSDAY BOOK CLUB First Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. MONDAY NIGHT CLASSICS BOOK CLUB Fourth Monday of every month at 7 p.m.
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CULTURAL ARTS OFFICE PROGRAMS WILLIAM D. CANNON ART GALLERY 1775 DOVE LANE Common Tread: Traversing the American Landscape June 15 – Aug 17 Contemporary artists capture the spirit of The Great American Road Trip, from Route 66 to the road less traveled. CARLSBAD SCULPTURE GARDEN 2955 ELMWOOD STREET Steel & Glass Through June 30 Watch Jeff Laudenslager’s free-wheeling mobile sculptures spin above Deanne Sabeck’s glowing glass obelisks. CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY COMPLEX Family Open Studios Saturday, July 19, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Our very popular hands-on art making event for all ages. MAINLY MOZART CHAMBER PLAYERS CONCERTS RUBY G. SCHULMAN AUDITORIUM Sunday, June 15, 2 p.m. Featuring best-loved works by Mozart and Schubert for piano, strings and winds. $25 per concert. Tickets and info: 619-466-8742 or www.mainlymozart.org. CARLSBAD CITY LIBRARY RUBY G. SCHULMAN AUDITORIUM North County Celebrity Sonnets Monday, June 23, 7 p.m. This annual reading features the region’s best actors, musicians and special guests offering interpretations sweeping, sublime and surprising.
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