2013-06-20

Nutrition, exercise go hand-in-hand at Oak Park High School




Quality education, good nutrition and exercise are necessary for young people to thrive, say Oak Park Unified School District offi cials, who have created programs to promote healthy living habits among students. Oak Park High recently earned the state Physical Activity and Nutrition Exemplary Program Award for its commitment to providing a well-rounded education that includes nourishing meals and opportunities […]

Friends, memories, the future



College Corner



Getting started on college applications With the end of the school year, incoming seniors need some time to breathe after final exams and SAT/ACT tests. They should take a week to relax. But then it’s time to start working on college applications. If you haven’t finalized your college list, this is the time to do more research. In addition to […]

Dodgers conquer Mustang Division



Wants storage tank to be built



I would like all of the board members of the Las Virgenes Water District to hear me and my fellow citizens loud and clear. If studies show that we need a new water storage tank at the Westlake Village reservoir site for adequate emergency water reserves, build the tank. It’s that simple. In Yorba Linda a few years ago, the […]

Agoura student wins Young Naturalist Award



Can the extract from one invasive plant control the growth of others? What’s the best way to keep deer from eating your shrubs? Will algae produce an effective biofuel? These are some of the questions that 12 student scientists explored through the American Museum of Natural History’s 16th annual Young Naturalist Awards, a nationwide sciencebased research competition for students in […]

Young people answer call to serve in FEMA Corps



Kaitlyn Flickinger of Thousand Oaks, Laura Langberg of Oak Park, and Curice Paulus of Northridge are among 331 people serving in the nation’s first class of FEMA Corps, a new unit of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) devoted to disaster preparedness and response. During their 10-month term of service, Flickinger, 23; Langberg, 24; and Paulus, 24, will provide […]

Students create their own TV spots for charity in digital media class



Volleyball coach earns national honor



Oaks Christian High girls’ volleyball head coach George Hees was named the 2013 National Coach of the Year by the National Christian School Athletic Association. Hees led the Lions to their second straight Tri- Valley League championship in the fall. The team went undefeated in league action. Oaks Christian, which had a 27-6 overall record in 2012, advanced to the […]


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