2010-03-11

2010-03-11 E-Edition

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Teacher wins Bravo Award for incorporating arts into lessons



Carole Firestone, a sixth-grade language arts and social studies teacher at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills, won the Bravo Award for integrating the arts into the curriculum. The Camarillo resident was one of two teachers in the Las Virgenes Unified School District chosen as a finalist for the award, which is given out by the Music Center, Performing […]

The hills of Oak Park High are alive wth ‘The Sound of Music’



The local hills will be alive as the Oak Park High School Performing Arts Program presents the musical “The Sound of Music” March 11 to 13 at the school Pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Road. The director is veteran television/stage actor and director Allan Hunt. This Rodgers and Hammerstein musical is based on the 1949 memoir of Maria von Trapp, “The True […]

Help for navigating the road to college



Stuart Selter, the president of the Las Virgenes Educational Foundation, discussed the College Application and Acceptance Program with members of the school board on Feb. 23. The program offers workshops, teleseminars, an online library of webcasts and other planning tools to students and their parents to help them “navigate the difficult process of applying to colleges,” said Selter, whose fundraising […]

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 […]

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 […]

Agoura High to collect e-waste for grad night



The committee for the 20th annual Agoura High Grad Night will host the spring fundraising drive starting with a free electronic waste recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., March 13 at Agoura High School, 28545 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. The event will be handled by PC Recycle and benefit the community by keeping e-waste out of neighborhood […]

Apply for club’s scholarships



The Westlake Women’s Club will award more than $14,000 in college scholarships in June, including the Karen Rufener Perpetual Scholarship Award, to graduating seniors from each of these high schools: Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park Agoura, Oak Park, Westlake and Conejo and Indian Hills continuation schools. The individual scholarships vary in amount from $800 to $2,500. Applicants can obtain scholarship applications […]

Calabasas (other cities not available)



An 18-year-old man was cited for possessing alcohol at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at Deerhill Park. Another man, 19, was cited for possessing a small amount of marijuana at the scene.