2007-06-21

High School Graduation 2007



High School Graduation 2007

A day on the links



Westlake Junior Women to host July 4 parade



The Westlake Junior Women’s Club will host its 37th annual Community Fourth of July Parade at 10 a.m. Wed., July 4. The parade will assemble at the Los Robles Urgent Care Center parking lot on the corner of Agoura Road and Lakeview Canyon. The parade route will travel four blocks to the Berneice Bennett Park on Village Center Road. When […]

Wedding bells chime



High school students can practice SAT test-taking skills

New essay section will be included

High school juniors and seniors are invited to practice the SAT from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., July 14 at room A1, Agoura High School, 28545 W. Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. The cost is $20, which will benefit the school’s parent/faculty club. The test will be full length and include the new essay. Participants will learn the strategies behind […]

Despite chronic disease, Oak Park teen still able to graduate

Levett Washington never used illness as an excuse

Keeping his dad’s advice in mind helped Levett Washington overcome challenges and serious medical setbacks to graduate on schedule last week from Oak Park High School. “Excuses are the tools of incompetence and those who use them rarely excel at anything but excuses,” is one of Levett’s father’s sayings. If he had wanted to resort to excuses, Levett would have […]

Primm wins national title



Cory Primm, a 2007 graduate of Westlake High, finished a storied high school track career when he won the boys’ 800meter title at the Nike Outdoor Nationals at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, N.C. The UCLA-bound senior ran a time of 1:48.63, a new personal best. Primm held on to beat James Gilbreath of Bartlett, Tenn., who finished in second […]

Don’t blame the pedestrians and bicyclists



“Blame the victim” seems to be the not-so-subtle subtext in The Acorn articles on car versus pedestrian and cyclist accidents in recent weeks. Two weeks ago we read of Mr. Zhang in Westlake Village, whose life was ended by the driver of a 5,500pound SUV. The spokesman for the sheriff’s station helpfully points out that although “it appeared” Zhang was […]

Corporate-Owned And Priced Right



This Simi Valley 3bedroom home is corporateowned and has trim landscaping. The living room has a woodburning fireplace with brick facing. The air conditioner is nearly new and comes with a digital thermostat. There’s a whole house fan, too. The patio is enclosed and adds square footage to the living area. The low maintenance yard has a deck and an […]

School’s out and aren’t they glad!

High school, the movie

If high school were like a movie, then Agoura High School senior Ethan Kuperberg would have written, directed and produced the four-year project. Ethan’s June 15 commencement address on the school’s football field, sheathed in new synthetic turf just in time for the ceremony, compared each year of high school to segments of a movie. Freshman year is high school’s […]


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