2010-03-11

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High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., March 12: AP U.S. history meeting/12:25 p.m. Lip Sync/G building/7 p.m. Sat., March 13: Electronics recycling/9 a.m. Tues., March 16: AP European history meeting/12:25 p.m. College admissions workshop for eighth-through-10th-grade students and parents/G building/7 p.m. Wed., March 17: St. Patrick’s barbecue lunch/12:25 p.m. Powder Puff/6 p.m. Jazz concert/G building/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., March 12: Powder Puff […]

Takin’ it to the streets

Educators rally against budget cuts

Hundreds of teachers, parents and school administrators staged campus protests in the area March 4 in a display of anger over the state budget cuts to education. The state has lopped $17 billion from its education budget since the recession began three years ago. Organized by the California Teachers Association, the protests were dubbed, “Start the Day for Students.” Teacher […]

Woman’s group views rare Bibles



The “Daytime Trotters” of the Conejo Valley Chapter of Brandeis University National Women’s Committee visited the American Jewish University on Feb. 18 for a tour of the new exhibit in the Platt/ Borstein Galleries, titled “Mind Body Spirit.” One of the artists, Kathryn Jacobi, gave an overview of the exhibit and insights into her own work. She talked about being inspired to paint her […]

Doctor helps victims of Haiti quake, students share information on blog



Before leaving Jan. 23 on a medical mission to an orphanage in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, Dr. Jolie Pfahler of Calabasas helped her daughter with a class assignment at Chaparral Elementary School. Pfahler’s daughter Ali needed a topic to write about for her classroom blog and felt her mother’s trip would be of interest. Pfahler, an emergency medical doctor at St. John’s […]

Girl Scouts learn kung fu



RAP session helps parents help their kids



Calabasas High School’s parent advisory program will welcome back Doug Rosen to this month’s RAP (Resolve and Problem Solve) meeting. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Wed., March 17 in the school’s library. The adults-only education series is free to the community and open to middle and high school parents throughout the Las Virgenes Unified School District as well […]

Eyes on the prize



Bible camp open during spring break



The High Seas Expedition camp will be offered during spring break week, 9 a.m. to noon April 5 to 9 at Living Oaks Community Church, 1033 Business Center Circle, Newbury Park. The camp is accepting registrations for children in grades one to six and waiting list only for 4year-olds through kindergarten. The camp will have Biblelearning experiences, crafts, team-building games, […]

Pianist Sean Chen wins a New Americans fellowship



The board of trustees of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans announced the appointment of 30 young immigrants or children of immigrants as recipients in the 2010 competition for Soros New American Fellowships. The program was established in 1997 by Paul and Daisy Soros of New York as a charitable trust of $75 million to support graduate […]


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