Scholarship students make the grade

Six Oak Park High School students are among 16,000 semifi nalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship competition. Students Annie Cheng, Hemaxi Desai, Michael Ebert, Rachel Hsiong, Avyay Panchapakesan and Ellice Wang were notified by officials from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation on Sept. 12 that they are semifinalists in the program. There are multiple steps in the national competition. […]

Tidal Waves and Milky Way are out of this world

Another death on the road

I was returning home from the Oak Canyon Park with my 6- year-old son the evening of Sept. 23 when I saw a small white, very furry dog running into traffic on Lindero Canyon Road just up from Thousand Oaks Boulevard. I laid on my horn, hoping the dog would run off the roadway, slowed down my vehicle and put […]

Talbert Foundation’s annual fundraiser assists many charities

Matthew Alvarez, who was diagnosed with cancer on July 4, 2010, stood proud and steadfast last week as he spoke to his peers during a morning assembly at Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas. “I was only 8 years old that day I was shocked with the news, but I knew I could fight,” said the fifth-grader, who is still undergoing […]

The Other Side of 50

What Fred and Ricky can teach us about careers

NP Last week I was watching a rerun of “I Love Lucy” and got to thinking: What if we fastforwarded Ricky and Fred into today’s marketplace to see how their career choices would have turned out? And what if we did the same exercise with our chosen professions? Will our choices stand the test of time? And should they? You […]

High School Hi LIghts

Agoura ChargersFri., Oct. 5: Battle of theBands/G building/7 p.m.Sat., Oct. 6: SAT/8:30 a.m.Mon., Oct. 8: Student councilmeeting/A1/6 p.m.IBPA meeting/faculty diningroom/6 p.m.Tues., Oct. 9: Makeup pictures/ 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.Every 15 minutes parent infomeeting/7 p.m.Wed., Oct. 10: PFC meeting/Agoura Hills Library/9 a.m.Club rush/extended nutritionTAB meeting/ faculty dining room/7 p.m.Thurs., Oct. 11: CollegeKnowledge Night/ Oak ParkHigh School/5:30 p.m.Boys’ soccer parent meeting/A1/6 […]

Oaks Christian girls’ volleyball 2012 roster

No. Name2 Brooke Weiner4 Sara Marcus5 Grace Napolitano8 Jessi Bierling9 Melissa Brueckner10 Kelsey Schiedermayer11 Izzy Carey12 Leanna Schroeder13 Jackie Berens14 Alexa Nestlerode15 Lucy Williams21 Shelby Livingstone23 Michelle Whipple25 Ella Rogers28 Paula Hughes Head coach: George Hees (seventh season)