2011-05-12

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS



Agoura Chargers Fri., May 13: STAR testing Mon., May 16: STAR testing Tues., May 17: STAR makeup Wed., May 18: STAR makeup Hollywood Knights/gym/6 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., May 13: STAR testing through Tues., May 17 AP testing Senior activity/tennis and swim center/10:45 a.m. ComedySportz Faculty/theater/ 7 p.m. Sat., May14: NHS tutoring/8:30 p.m. A cappella night/7 p.m. Mon., May 16: […]

Student picked for West Point summer program



Nicholas Oddi, a junior at Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village, has been selected as one of the 1,000 attendees at West Point’s Summer Leaders Seminar in June. More than 4,000 juniors nationwide applied to the seminar, which offers high school juniors the opportunity to experience life at West Point. Attendees live in the cadet dormitory barracks, eat in the […]

Band jazzed about first-place finish at festival




Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park has many talented young musicians—and it shows. Thirteen schools recently competed in the Music in the Parks festival at Rio Norte Junior High School and Valencia High School on April 30. Medea Creek’s Jazz Ensemble, a group of students in all grade levels who meet before school, ranked “superior” for their performance of […]

Students rip in ROP




Several students from Agoura and Calabasas high schools’ Regional Occupational Programs earned top prizes at the annual ROP competition March 22 at the Los Angeles County Office of Education. According to Judy Aggarwal, the ROP counselor at Agoura High, only 114 students of the 38,000 students enrolled in the county ROP classes were nominated to compete. Of that number, five […]

Squrrel of the Month



Pet of the Week



Old dogs teach new tricks to caregivers



You can teach an old dog a new trick but the question is, would it even remember? Researchers at UC Irvine Alzheimer’s Disease Research have found that ongoing education and moderate exercise resulted in healthier bodies and minds for senior dogs. America’s pets are living longer. As with their human counterparts, aging often results in degenerative brain diseases. Dogs suffer […]

Saving lives



Driving range re-opens



The Lindero Country Club will re-open its 24-stall nightlit driving range this weekend with new mats, range balls, an increased target area, and all-new netting and lights. Severe winds and rains of March 20 destroyed the netting and some light fixtures. For more information, call (818) 889-1158.

Agoura Youth Basketball taking sign-ups



The Agoura Youth Basketball Association is taking summer league sign-ups through Wed., May 18. Girls’ and boys’ leagues are available, with divisions for first grade through adult. A travel league and, for the first time this summer, a VIP special needs league will be offered as well. The cost is $65 per player. AYBA puts money back into the community. […]