2009-06-04

AHS dishes out baseball awards



Sam Yarin and Kenny McCroskery were voted coMVP’s of the Agoura High baseball team during the program’s awards dinner at AHS on May 19. Yarin batted .352 with six doubles while playing all 24 games at third base. McCroskery played first base and led the Chargers with a .493 on-base percentage. Garrett Aries won the Pitcher of the Year Award […]

JetStream plays The Canyon



IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers HELPING A FRIEND—Bassist Kevin Seven performs with Jet Stream bandmates during a benefit concert for 17-year-old Oak Park resident Taylor Messina at The Canyon club last Saturday night. The concert, silent auction and raffle raised funds for Messina’s ovarian and lung cancer treatments.

The truth and nothing but the truth



Children lie. Children cheat. And we’re not talking about little white lies, either. Children lie to their parents and teachers to avoid getting in trouble. What kid wants to be grounded at home, suspended from school or embarrassed in front of his peers? Adults often lie to themselves to protect their children, because no parent wants their child to suffer. […]

Math intervention helping Oak Park students



Oak Park Unified School District has started a program to provide extra instruction for elementary school children who struggle with math. Two instructional aides have been hired for each of the elementary school sites. The program is being paid for through Title 1 funding from the federal stimulus package, which can only be used for new intervention programs, Knight said. […]


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