2004-02-12

Vietnam vet named ‘Teacher of the Year’

bertholdo@theacorn.com

Arthur Borgquist, a teacher at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas, was recently honored as "Middle School Teacher of the Year" by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in California. Borgquist has been a teacher in Las Virgenes Unified School District since 1976 and a teacher at A.E. Wright since 1989. He currently teaches science classes at the school. Borgquist […]

Class to focus on wine



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class for adults to learn how to taste fine wine and appreciate what they are tasting. Participants will sample five to six wines in each session and learn to evaluate the wine’s component parts, its flavor, smells and palate impression. Additional topics will include help on buying, serving and starting a wine […]

Rotary helps those with cleft deformities

Additional funding will
allow for more surgeries


Additional funding will allow for more surgeries Merging the interests of two organizations devoted to assisting those with cleft deformities, the Rotary Club of Calabasas/Agoura Hills arranged $100,000 funding from the Cleft Parent Guild to Rotaplast International Inc. for the eradication of this birth defect. Since 1992, Rotaplast has performed more than 4,000 curative reconstructive surgeries on poor children with […]

School registration begins in March



The Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD) has announced the following guidelines for kindergarten/new student registration: Red Oak Elementary School: Mon. and Tues., March 22 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for students entering school who currently have a sibling attending Red Oak. Brookside and Oak Hills elementary schools: Tues., March 23, 1-4 p.m. for students entering school […]

Raptors are area champs



Student wants to hear from you



Hi, I am Savanna Ackerson. I have dark reddish hair, and I guess blue eyes. I play volleyball on our school team and I just started a Spanish class this year. Also, I am very soon to be taking a trip out to California. Actually I probably will have been there and back by the time you get this letter. […]

Lecture planned on homeschooling in LVUSD



Dr. William Glasser will discuss how children can become successful learners at a special presentation scheduled at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills from 7 to 9 p.m. next Thurs., Feb. 19. Las Virgenes Unified School District’s "Home Independent Study Program" is sponsoring the free event called "Every Child Can Succeed." Glasser will discuss "Choice Theory and the Competence-based Classroom." […]

Sign up for ‘Singing Valentines’



The Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus continues their tradition of offering a "Singing Valentine" experience for this Valentine’s Day holiday. A women’s quartet will "tenderly serenade your special someone and present them with a heartwarming gift to remember the occasion." The service is available on Fri., Feb. 13 and Sat., Feb. 14. For reservations and additional information, please call (805) 531-3714 […]

Principal for a Day



Day camp director sought



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services is accepting applications for the position of day camp director, a part-time job that develops, organizes, directs and conducts a nine-week summer day camp for youth 7 to 10 years of age. The day camp director provides responsible recreation activity leadership and directs the activities of subordinates, observing performance and ensuring […]


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