Musketeers prevail in boys’ volleyball

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn The Moorpark boys’ volleyball team is pursuing a Marmonte League title. Calabasas is a team hoping to be a major competitor. The Musketeers (6-0 overall, 4-0 league) defeated the Coyotes three games to none last Friday on wins of 25-10, 25-9 and 25-10, as senior middle blocker Ryan Flice got six kills and […]

Sports Junkie

Quick Take

Quick Take The extracurricular violence that takes place in sports is appalling. The violence that’s within the rules of the respective sport should be expected—I’ve always been a proponent of the intimidation factor in sports. But not the cheap shots! The latest recipient of the Not-So-MVP Award (Marty McSorley and Roger Clemens—among others—are past winners) is Vancouver’s Todd Bertuzzi for […]

Oak Park beats Westlake as neighbors meet on track

By Steve Ames Special to The Acorn The Oak Park High track and field teams hosted recently two meets with a neighbor, the Westlake Warriors, and an invited foe, the San Marino Titans. The Eagles won the boys’ and girls’ meets. In the boys’ meet, the scores were Oak Park 97, Westlake 39 and San Marino 20. The totals were […]

Special events to help build new weight room at AHS

Special events to help build new weight room at AHS The Agoura High School Charger Club will host a fundraising golf tournament on Sun., April 25 at Lost Hills Country Club. A "Casino Night" event is planned at a private home on Fri., April 23. Both events are benefits to raise funds for improvements to the high school’s weight room. […]

More Summer Activities

Summer is a great time for experiential learning. Whether it’s a homestay with a Spanish family, an ecological adventure or a camp where robots are built, students can find a way to explore their interests. There are several programs that might appeal to students who are interested in the environment. The Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute at Hobart and William […]

Local Rotary collecting donations to buy custom wheelchair for student

CHS student with rare medical disorder needs custom wheelchair

The Calabasas/Agoura Hills Rotary Club is soliciting donations to be used towards the purchase of a custom wheelchair for a student named Jasmine who’s enrolled in special education classes at Calabasas High School. Jasmine suffers from a rare affliction called Dandy-Walker Syndrome, a congenital brain malformation involving the cerebellum, an area at the back of the brain that controls movement. […]

Students study DNA with new gadget

The Westlake High School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) recently donated a $3,500 "Thermal Cycler" to its science department. Students taking biology can now duplicate and study their own DNA. According to information from PTSA campaign chair Marie Gluck, the donation was presented by the "Westlake Warrior Wishes," a direct donation program in which parents, students, employees and alumni can […]

Community Center sponsors basketball camp

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center is sponsoring the Run & Shoot Spring Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 14. The event will take place at the community center 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 12-16. The Run & Shoot staff is committed to providing an environment tailored to the needs and development of every camper. Their goal […]

CMS to host dinner, fashion show tomorrow

Colina Middle School’s 13th annual fashion show and dinner will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Fri., April 2 in the school auditorium, 1500 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. More than 150 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students have been involved in designing programs, sets and decorations for the "Passion for Fashion" show. Students will be announcing, modeling, performing music during dinner and […]

Youth festival coming on Saturday

The second annual "Our Community Celebrates Youth," a health and safety festival geared towards children and parents, will be presented by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Kiwanis Club of Calabasas-Agoura and the Las Virgenes Optimist Club from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., April 3 at Juan Bautista de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Actor Beau […]