2002-10-31

Scrappy Oak Park Eagles fight their way into Tri-Valley second place ‘We needed to get a little more momentum going into league play, so this is a

good win for us.

Scrappy Oak Park Eagles fight their way into Tri-Valley second place ‘We needed to get a little more momentum going into league play, so this is a good win for us.’ By John Loesing Acorn Staff Writer The banged up and inexperienced Oak Park Eagles moved into a surprising second place tie in the Tri-Valley League with a convincing 20-8 […]

Week No. 7 roundup

Special to The Acorn
Victory builds
momentum for Agoura Chargers


Week No. 7 roundup By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn Victory builds momentum for Agoura Chargers Head coach Charlie Wegher and his Agoura High football team will face a tough opponent—the Marmonte League-leading Musketeers—when the Chargers travel to Moorpark tomorrow for a 7 p.m. game. Wegher said his team (5-2, 3-1) must play its best game to have a […]

Round Meadow to host tours



Round Meadow Elementary School will host tours of the school for prospective parents from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the school, 5151 Round Meadow Road, Calabasas, on Wed., Nov. 20. In 2003, tours will be offered on Jan. 17, Feb. 13, March 18, April 11 and May 14. To learn more about Round Meadow, a school in the Las Virgenes […]

Local students are standouts



Megan Hjelle, 16, a senior at Agoura High School who scored a perfect 800 on the SAT II in writing, has been named a semifinalist for a National Merit Scholarship award. These scholarships are awarded to those students scoring the highest in the nation on the PSAT exam. Hjelle hopes to attend one of the top UC schools next year. […]

Space science skyrockets with teachers  



Space science skyrockets with teachers   Teachers across the U.S. have found a fun way to motivate interest in science; space education. A number of educators use tools such as NASA’s Space Science educational Web sites as interesting ways to explain fundamental science concepts and technology to children, and to teach subjects such as mathematics, biology, geology and astronomy-subjects which […]

Ventura County Class of 2004 CAHSEE results released



More than 6,400 Ventura County students have passed the math portion of the CAHSEE, and more than 8,300 Ventura County students have passed the English/Language Arts portion of the CAHSEE, it was announced recently by the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Office. When compared to the number of students enrolled in the class of 2004 (more than 10,800 students) this […]

Teddy bears collected for kids in need



Student commissioners sought to serve in Calabasas

City council will choose youth members to fill one-year terms

The city of Calabasas Community Services Department is looking for student commissioners to fill a one-year term as a Parks & Recreation or Education Student Commissioner. The student commissioner must be in high school and be a resident of Calabasas. The term of service is one full year with the option to reapply at the end of that year. Student […]

Student attends leadership event



Cary Finkelstein of Oak Park recently attended the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) in Washington, D.C. NYLC is a leadership development program for high school students who have demonstrated leadership potential and scholastic merit. Finkelstein, a student at Oak Park High School, was among 400 outstanding students from around the country who attended the conference. The theme of NYLC is […]

Research confirms that vision problems affect learning



According to a recent study, vision problems may have a greater effect on children’s school performance than poverty and low socioeconomic status. The three-year study by W.C. Maples, O.D., FCOVD, a researcher and professor at the Northeastern State University College of Optometry, found that visual perceptual and eye movement abilities are strong predictors of academic scores on the Iowa Test […]