Almost everyone knows someone affected by cancer; the fact cannot be overstated. While the fight against the disease has gained much ground in recent years, more help is still needed. Oak Park High School student Lilly Fuller is doing her part to find a cure. The 16-year-old is participating in Students of the Year, a seven-week fundraising competition organized by […]
Universities that serve large minority populations, like Cal State Channel Islands in Camarillo, now have a permanent source for millions of federal dollars. A law recently signed by President Donald Trump restores federal funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other minority-serving institutions. The funding had expired at the end of September 2019, leaving that money in limbo. After […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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.