2005-05-11

The Power of Nursing

A Message From One Thankful
Los Robles Nurse to Another


A Message From One Thankful Los Robles Nurse to Another The nurses, physicians, surgeons, and anesthesiologists had tears in their eyes when they spoke of the miracle that they witnessed that day. Many would not and could not leave the hospital until they knew that this patient was going to survive. I was one of the many that had the […]

Leonis Adobe seeks members



  The Leonis Adobe Museum will host its annual membership drive from 4 to 6 p.m. Sat., May 14 at 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. The event will include a wine and cheese reception, silent auction, live entertainment and tours of the Leonis Adobe Museum’s grounds and buildings. The event is free. Guest author Ernest Marquez will discuss and sign his […]

All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at newtip@theacorn.com

Agoura Chargers
Fri. May 13


All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. If calendars are modified, school sources are asked to contact us with updated information at newtip@theacorn.com Agoura Chargers Fri. May 13 Comedy Sportz/G Bldg./6 p.m. Sat., May 14 Senior Prom/Biltmore Hotel/7:30 p.m. Sun., May 15 Finale Concert/Civic Arts Plaza/2 p.m. Mon., May 16 Make up STAR […]

Breakfast is served



Big-hearted Sumac



Sumac Elementary School students eagerly supported the effort of U.N.I.C.E.F. for tsunami relief. During February, children in kindergarten through fifth grade and staff dropped their coins, dollars and checks into collection jars located throughout the campus. The funds were counted weekly and the total collection was $2,160. A third grade parent at Sumac generously added $2,000 and a check for […]

The Language of Caring



By Erika Vasko-Mate, RNC Medical/Surgical Charge Nurse I was at work one day when I received an urgent phone call from the ER telling me to come down "stat". My mind was racing. Was a loved one of mine injured? When I got there, the ER doctor introduced me to a 50 year old patient who barely spoke English, but […]

Star sighting



Westlake Village student to attend leadership conference



Ashley Lai of Westlake Village has been selected to participate in the National Student Leadership Conference, a leadership development program for outstanding high school students. During the conference, students will attend special workshops and classes where they will study the distinctions of leadership. They will hear from a variety of speakers active in government and world affairs who will add […]

Teen volunteers to be honored for service to special needs kids



The Friendship Circle will be honoring teenage volunteers at a special Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at 6 p.m. Sun., May 22 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, Westlake Village. The Friendship Circle reaches out to families with children of special needs. They offer programs tailored for the child, the parents and the siblings. With the exception of a winter camp, all other […]

School district not up-front about test scores



School district not up-front about test scores The Las Virgenes Unified School District failed to accomplish its own 2001-2005 goals. The first goal states "Improve student achievement." For instance, LVUSD claims "High pass rate on AP exams" to prove success. Let us examine the facts. When my first kid finished Calabasas High School a couple of year ago, 45 percent […]


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