FOOT POWER— Agoura’s Summer Perl controls the ball against North Valley’s Addison Washington during their U- 12 game at the Moorpark AYSO-sponsored Tune-Up Tournament Aug. 17 at Arroyo Vista Park

Junior college kicks off textbook lending program

In 2014, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group conducted a study on the financial burden faced by college students due to the ever-increasing cost of textbooks. Not only was the average cost of four years of textbooks $4,800, but due to software bundled into those books, the texts were worthless after a year. The result, according to the report: 65% […]

Carnival is coming

The Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools will present The Carnival event from Fri. to Sun., Sept. 6 to 8 at Whizin Market Square in Agoura Hills. Hours are 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 6, noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 7 and noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 8. Admission is free and open to the community. The back-to-school carnival will include […]

Calabasas High golfer an ace at U.S. Women’s Amateur tourney

But now it’s back to the classroom

Caroline Canales probably never would have visited Mississippi if it weren’t for golf. The 16-year-old junior at Calabasas High School competed in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship in West Point, Miss., earlier this month, where she made it to the quarterfinals. She’s been playing competitive golf for five years and said what appeals to her about the game is it’s […]

Boys of Summer

LEAGUE CHAMPS—The Warriors, comprised of fifth- and sixth-grade boys, are the AYBA Summer League winners. The squad went 7-1. The team members are Jacon, Decian, Dante, Giacomo and Rohin. Teammates Adian and Hudson are not pictured.

The future looks good

Track club awards scholarship

Each year the Future Track Running Pack, a Conejo Valley running club, presents a scholarship to a local high school graduate who has participated in cross country and or track and field and wishes to continue their education. This year’s $2,000 scholarship was awarded to Sylvia Cruz-Albrecht of Oak Park High School. The 37 scholarship candidates submitted a 500-word essay […]

Platform makes supplies a click away

Gone are the days of parents searching through piles of mail to find the list of supplies needed for the upcoming school year. Today, more and more schools are turning to Teacher­Lists, an online database of local school supply lists. The platform allows parents to use their child’s list to prefill their shopping carts through Target, Walmart, Office Depot, Amazon […]

Saluting academy students

Eight Ventura County students have been accepted appointments to attend one of the U.S. service academies this fall. The students, their high school and hometown are listed under the service academy they will attend. U.S. Military Academy Simon Vuillaume, Agoura High School, Lake Sherwood; Russell Myers, Oak Park High School, Oak Park. U.S. Air Force Academy Maxwell Graves, Oaks Christian […]

Open house at Stowell

For families and students who struggle with learning and attention challenges, including dyslexia, going back to school can be traumatic and stressful. The Stowell Learning Center will offer a free Back-To-School event for parents from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., Aug. 17 at 275 E. Hillcrest Drive, Ste. 150, Thousand Oaks. School officials said the goal of the event is […]

College student finds side gig as elected representative

WHS graduate now serving in the New Hampshire legislature

Forget delivering pizzas or sorting packages in the university mailroom. A Westlake High School alumnus attending Dartmouth College has as his part-time job serving in the New Hampshire House of Representatives. Twenty-one-year-old Garrett Muscatel, who was graduated from WHS in 2016, was elected last year to represent Grafton County in the state legislature. The economics major, who is studying government […]

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