2009-11-25 E-Edition

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Students say ‘thanks’ to their parents

Several Lindero Canyon Middle School teachers and classes got together last Friday to host a Thanksgiving breakfast for students and their families. Students in the Las Virgenes Unified School District have Thanksgiving week off from school. The breakfast was a way for students, staff and parents to give thanks to each other. Math and social studies teacher Chuck Cohen has […]

Library presents health lectures

The Foundation for Wellness Professionals will present two free programs at the Calabasas •“Solutions to stress-caused health problems” will be at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 3. The lecture will cover stress symptoms, how to relieve stress and what supplements offset the effects of stress. •“How to tell if your kids are on drugs” will be at 2:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. […]


Justin Regan of Agoura High School participated in the Drama Teacher Association of Southern California fall festival on Oct. 24, not Justin Lieberman.

OPHS Key Club putting together toy drive

The Oak Park High School Key Club is sponsoring a Toys for Tots drive. New, unwrapped toys valued at $10 or more may be dropped off at the school’s front office for distribution to children in need. Donations are being accepted through Fri., Dec. 11. The Key Club is affiliated with the Thousand Oaks Kiwanis Club.

Kids raise funds for Brookside

YOUNG PHILANTHROPISTS— Community service projects run throughout the year at Brookside Elementary School in Oak Park. School classrooms donated a record $2,054 to UNICEF. The school also collected socks to send to wounded American soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and took food donations for the Santa Comes to Agoura program that assists those in need in the Conejo Valley. […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Nov. 27: Fall break-no school Tues., Dec. 1: Fall play rehearsal/G building TAB meeting/faculty dining room/7 p.m. Wed., Dec. 2: Fall play rehearsal/G building Hollywood Knights basketball/ 6 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 3: Blood drive/G building/8 a.m. Fall play rehearsal/G building Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Nov. 27: Thanksgiving breakno school Mon., Nov. 30: UC-CSU application deadline Calendar meeting/10:10 a.m. […]

Calabasas middle school attacks under investigation

Boys targeted because of the way they looked

Middle school children can be mean. Blame it on surging hormones, or an overwhelming desire just to fit in. Twelve-to14year old kids are also risk for making stupid decisions. Take the incident last week at A.E. Wright Middle School as an example. At least four students at the Calabasas campus were assaulted by classmates before school began on Fri., Nov. […]

Sisters to open family restaurant in Westlake

It’s a family affair at Stonefire Grill, a casual dining restaurant scheduled to open in Westlake Village in spring 2010. Sisters Mary and Maureen Harrigan have decided to bring their family-style, family-run restaurant—already operating in the San Fernando Valley, Valencia, Irvine, Fountain Valley and Pasadena— closer to home. Mary Harrigan lives in Thousand Oaks, and Maureen, a fulltime biology professor […]

Oak Park students collecting Beanie Babies for Troops

Beanie Babies and Webkinz are saving lives overseas, and Oak Park High School students are lending a hand.. The school’s student council, known as the Associated Student Body, is collecting the plush toys from Mon., Nov. 30 through Fri., Dec. 4. Collection boxes will be set up throughout the campus. The public may drop off donations in the school office […]