2015-01-15

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Coats for a wintry day



Student donates tech to adults with cerebral palsy




Individuals with cerebral palsy are improving their computer knowledge and skills thanks to a donation by Ben Flyer, a senior at Agoura High School who raised $3,420 to purchase technology for students in the Thousand Oaks Adult Day Program. United Cerebral Palsy Los Angeles helped Flyer with his efforts. “Without the adaptive software and hardware, a number of students were […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 16: ComedySportz/ performing arts education center/ 6 p.m. Mon., Jan. 19: Martin Luther King Jr. Day-no school Wed., Jan. 21: PFC meeting/ Agoura Library/9 am. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Jan. 17: Saturday school/8:30 a.m. Mon., Jan. 19: Martin Luther King Jr. Day-no school Tues., Jan. 20: Zero period schedule Wed., Jan. 21: Finals periods 1 and 2, […]

Sahar shoots and scores

Calabasas girls’ basketball guard will take her talents to Seattle University


Tal Sahar considered putting basketball in her past. Basketball is now a big part of her present and future. Sahar transferred to Calabasas High from Taft two years ago, but she didn’t know if she’d suit up for the Coyotes. It wasn’t until she met thenhead coach Jamie Rauchwarger that her fate was sealed. “I walked into the gym and […]

Bold rescue at Century Lake Dam



A sightseeing hike to Century Lake Dam in Malibu Creek State Park took a turn for the worse for a group of hikers when they became stranded in the gorge amid rushing water and slippery rocks around 6:20 p.m. Sun., Jan. 11. A 24-year-old woman from North Hollywood and two men in their 20s visiting from Florida began suffering from […]

Exploring the Wild



Transitional kindergarten offers a safe journey for kids



As a child’s introduction to school, kindergarten is no longer the laid-back, snacks and naptime place it once was. Children starting kindergarten are expected to know colors and shapes and be familiar with letters and numbers. By the end of the school year they’ll begin to read and write. And while for decades in California children with birthdays in the […]

Benkert leaving Westlake to become associate head coach at Oaks Christian



The first offseason coaching domino has fallen. Longtime Westlake High football head coach Jim Benkert, the winningest coach in Ventura County history, is leaving the Warriors to become associate head coach at Oaks Christian. Oaks Christian head coach Bill Redell confirmed the move to The Acorn. “He is coming over,” Redell said. Oaks Christian has scheduled a press conference for […]

Grant for Oak Park High



Oak Park High School received a grant as part of a collaboration with Ventura County Community College District and other local school and business organizations. The three-year grant is funded by the California Department of Education’s Career Pathways Trust. The school received about $95,000 of the $13-million grant to support programs that will give students the skills they can use […]


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