Schools

Teachers tackle distance learning



When the coronavirus pandemic started in early March, educators scrambled to adapt to the idea of leading a class via webcam. At first it was a novel experience, but as time went on, teachers adjusted to the medium and learned to make the system work for them. It’s still a far cry from standing in front of a room full […]

We love a parade

Videos dazzle students

The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District has commissioned school assembly performers Razzle Bam Boom to create a series of fun videos for young students in the Calabasas and Agoura Hills area to watch at home during the pandemic. The videos teach kids in kindergarten through fifth grade about how to stay safe during the pandemic and the role that clean […]

Event is up in the cloud

Moorpark College will host California Cloud Workforce Regional Cloud Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., June 13. The free event is for students and community members interested in learning more about careers in cloud computing. Attendees will learn about community college programs and career opportunities in the emerging tech industry. Cloud Day, hosted in partnership with Los Angeles […]

Surprise for book club members

The seventh grade book club at Oak Park Independent School, under the guidance of teacher Kate Thompson, recently had a surprise Zoom visit from two well-known authors. The club had been reading the New York Times best seller, “I Will Always Write Back,” a true story about two pen pals, Caitlin and Martin, from Pennsylvania and Zimbabwe. The students invited […]

Student showcases research

Undergrad presents work at Univ. of Utah

Olivia Lee of Agoura Hills was one of more than 200 University of Utah undergraduates showcasing their research in a virtual format at the 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 20. The symposium provides an opportunity for students to present their work to students, faculty and other members of the University of Utah community. Undergraduates from all disciplines were invited […]

Committee requests applicants

The Las Virgenes Unified School District is seeking applicants who reside within the district’s attendance area to serve on the Curriculum Council Committee. Two positions are available for a two-year term, ending in June 2022. Candidates should have a strong interest in curriculum and instruction as well as a commitment to supporting the social emotional needs of students. A background […]

Viewpoint graduate says options slim for film, media students

COMMENTARY /// Graduation and the pandemic


This year, college seniors are graduating into the great unknown. Leaving school in the midst of a pandemic and seeking work in a crashed economy isn’t the celebration they were expecting, but they’re adapting to the new normal and staying positive about the future. Students majoring in film and media are particularly nervous. Deadline, a Hollywood trade magazine, reports that […]

CLU’s undergrad Class of 2020 is largest to date

Virtual ceremony can be seen online at 10 a.m. Saturday

Cal Lutheran University’s virtual 2020 undergraduate commencement will honor a record number of degree recipients on May 16. A total of 854 students, comprising the university’s largest-ever undergraduate graduating class, are eligible to participate in the 57th annual ceremony. Of those, 734 are traditional undergraduate students and 120 are in the Bachelor’s Degree for Professionals program. One-third of the graduates […]

Calabasas High graduate honored with trip to state capitol

Shows off his marketing skills

A.J. Goldberg, a 2016 Calabasas High School graduate, was among 16 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo honor students recognized for their accomplishments by state lawmakers at the Capitol in Sacramento in March. Goldberg, a fourth-year business administration-marketing senior, is president of the Cal Poly chapter of the American Marketing Association, which formed in 1978 to provide those interested in the […]


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