Monday, November 30, 2015 • 12:43


August 21, 2013
Jeff Beck, best known to local residents as the award-winning band teacher at both Valley Center High School and VC Middle School, also plays for one of the best known bands in San Diego, the Detroit Underground. Recently the band

was nominated for "Best Cover Band" in San Diego. If enough people vote for the band, Beck and his fellow musicians will get to perform at the San Diego Music Awards. It takes about 30 seconds to vote. All you need is an email address and to visit

If you have never heard of Detroit Underground, you can see their video at

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William Kennedy of Valley Center graduated magna cum laude with departmental honors with a Bachelors of Science degree in biological science from California Lutheran University in May.

CLU is a selective university located in Thousand Oaks, with centers in Oxnard, Woodland Hills and Santa Maria for graduate courses and its Adult Degree Evening Program. With an enrollment of 4,200 students, CLU offers undergraduate and graduate programs within the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Management and Graduate School of Education.

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The Valley Center Middle School Teacher Parent Club (TPC) is collecting your used shoes until Oct. 8. The school gets $1 per pair ... it's a great fundraiser because it does not cost anyone anything to participate. Bring in any shoes you can (including cleats).

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