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Amgen Donates Bicycles In Support of Conejo Schools Foundation Cycles for Success

Amgen Donates Bicycles In Support of Conejo Schools Foundation Cycles for Success

Conejo Schools Foundation (CSF), a nonprofit organization that seeks to enhance the resources currently available to students and teachers in the Conejo Valley, received a generous donation from Amgen— for its Cycles for Success program. Amgen donated 15 bicycles that will support 15 students from four local schools in Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) […]

The Camarillo Police Department, Your Child, And You

The Camarillo Police Department, Your Child, And You

The Camarillo Police Department has a great interest in ensuring children reach their scholastic and personal growth potential. In today’s society, children face many obstacles, bad influences, and distractions, which create added difficulties for the parent(s) trying to raise them. Some children engage in harmful behaviors fueled by negative social influences including alcohol, drugs, gangs, […]

When Is Literature Not Literature For Public School Students?

When Is Literature Not Literature For Public School Students?

It’s NOT black and white! Do you love to read? Do your children love to read? Do you know what is on their school’s approved reading lists? Whether one has a child in school or not, we should all care deeply about what books young minds are consuming. If you have been influenced by literature, […]

Cal State Channel Islands Students Take on Graffiti Removal

Cal State Channel Islands Students Take on Graffiti Removal

By Tim Pompey It’s a concrete corridor that stretches perhaps 200 yards or so along the Fifth Avenue stretch of train tracks in Oxnard just off Eastman Avenue. From one end to the other, it’s filled with graffiti, but when the students of California State University Channel Islands finish with this community project, the walls […]

Profits of doom: From California to Africa, teachers unions fight the “for-profit” bogeyman.

Profits of doom: From California to Africa, teachers unions fight the “for-profit” bogeyman.

. By Larry Sand Well, I guess we can all rest just a bit easier now that California is on the verge of banning for-profit charter schools. Sponsored by the California Federation of Teachers, AB 406 is making its way through the California State Senate, having glided through the Assembly. In an op-ed in the Sacramento Bee, CFT […]

Students Compete in Sweets by the Beach Annual Cooking Competition

Students Compete in Sweets by the Beach Annual Cooking Competition

By Tim Pompey If there was ever a cooking competition that could be described as “mouthwatering,” this one is right up there. The 3rd annual Sweets by the Beach competition sponsored by the Ventura County Civic Alliance (VCCA), the Oxnard Union High School District (OUHSD), and the Embassy Suites Hotel in Oxnard was held on […]

College Kids Knock on Every Single Dorm Door for Special Cause

College Kids Knock on Every Single Dorm Door for Special Cause

Two college students were inspired to save lives – and they acted on that inspiration just by knocking on every single door of their campus and asking for quarters. Jesse Richards and Mark Schussler are both juniors at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Last month, the students made a bet based on a game […]

Class has record number of valedictorians: Undergraduate students share honor for highest GPA

Class has record number of valedictorians: Undergraduate students share honor for highest GPA

California Lutheran University’s Class of 2017 has four valedictorians among its traditional undergraduates graduating Saturday, more students sharing the honor than in any previous year. Sam Grandfield of Thousand Oaks, Amalie Melsom of Norway, Jinny Milani of Maui and Jewel Soiland of Petaluma received the Provost’s Award for Academic Excellence. They had the highest cumulative […]

Free Carnival Ride Tickets Offered Through Conejo Valley Days “Read & Ride” Program

Free Carnival Ride Tickets Offered Through Conejo Valley Days “Read & Ride” Program

For the third year, Conejo Valley Days (CVD) is offering free carnival ride passes for students who take part in its “Read & Ride” literacy program. CVD, in conjunction with carnival operator Kastl Amusements, is encouraging kids in kindergarten through fifth grade to read by offering ride passes for this year’s festival (May 11 through […]

Moorpark College Hosts Career & Internship Expo for Student and Community Members — April 5th

Moorpark College Hosts Career & Internship Expo for Student and Community Members — April 5th

Employers offering full- and part-time positions and internships are invited The Career Transfer Center at Moorpark College will host its annual Career & Internship Expo Wednesday, April 5, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Raider Walk & Quad on campus (7075 Campus Road, Moorpark, CA). The Career & Internship Expo is free to students and community […]

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