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Junior college offers study in South America

Students live with families in Ecuador

Students and community members who wish to enrich their education by immersing themselves in Ecuador’s culture and language can participate in Moorpark College’s new study abroad program in Quito, Ecuador. The 15-week program will run from Aug. 24 through Dec. 6 in partnership with don Quijote, a Spanish language school with more than 30 years of experience. Students will study […]

Entries open for young musical theater artists

New Musicals Inc. in Los Angeles is sponsoring its eighth annual New Voices Project, in which playwrights, composers and lyricists under the age of 26 receive workshops and concerts of their work along with feedback sessions from executives from Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment and NMI. Selected finalists will have their work presented at an inhouse concert at NMI in […]

Legacy scholarship applications available

The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley is accepting applications through March 25 for its Legacy Scholarships in the Visual and Performing Arts. The scholarships are for high school seniors and college freshman and sophomores, and range from $500 to $2,000. Applicants must have proof of residency in the Conejo Valley and must be applying or accepted to a college […]

Senior studies

Encore Older Adult Education Program is a Pierce College education program designed for older adults age 50 and up. Courses address the educational needs and interests of older adults. Classes include art history, painting and drawing, computer, health and fitness, and country music. Registration for the five-week winter session that runs through Feb. 7 is ongoing. Registration for spring semester, […]

Kids keep campus clean

IT’S THEIR BAG—Torch Club members at the Catilin Boys & Girls Club get busy cleaning up the school campus. They picked up trash from hard-to-reach places, and gathered bottles to recycle. The club is on the campus of Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agora Hills. The Torch Club is a leadership program of the B&G Clubs.

A classy concert at WHS

Westlake High School’s show choir, A Class Act, will present its annual concert series from Jan. 23 to 25 in the school’s Carpenter Family Theatre. With the theme “ACA Goes to the Movies,” the concerts will feature soundtrack songs from some of the biggest films of the last century. Under the direction of WHS choral music director, Amy Rolniak, the […]

COLLEGE STANDOUTS

The following students from Westlake Village made the fall dean’s list at Baylor University in Waco, Tex. Lydia Bachman and Raegynn Moody, business; Adam Geller, engineering and computer science; and Devon Morris, arts and sciences.

Students take charge of battery recycling



Saving the environment is a big job for just one person. Three students in Las Virgenes Unified School District are teaming up in the hopes that their combined efforts in recycling will make a difference. Calabasas High School junior Aiden Rubel, along with A.C. Stelle Middle School students Eli Rubel, Aiden’s younger brother, and Daniel Oroszlan have started a nonprofit […]

Scholarships offered for civic-minded students



Deadlines are fast approaching for students to apply for several scholarships being given by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute. The foundation is the nonprofit branch of the Reagan Library that sustains the presidential museum and oversees educational opportunities. The foundation awards more than $1 million in college scholarships annually to student leaders, both locally and across the nation, […]

New Moorpark president sought



The next leader at Moorpark College will have important shoes to fill. For four years, the community college stood under the watchful eye of Luis Sanchez, a president who helped maintain and bolster the institution’s reputation as one of the best community colleges in the state. Under Sanchez’s leadership, Moorpark College increased its student completion rates, expanded its online education […]


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