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Trump Admin to Roll Back Michelle Obama’s School Meal Standards on Vegetables, Fruits

Trump Admin to Roll Back Michelle Obama’s School Meal Standards on Vegetables, Fruits

BY GQ PAN The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday announced two proposals to roll back school meal standards on vegetables and fruits initially championed by former first lady Michelle Obama. The new standards, according to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, are designed to give local schools and foodservice operators more flexibility “because they know their children best.” […]

VCCCD College Libraries Launch New Web Capabilities

VCCCD College Libraries Launch New Web Capabilities

Students of Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura colleges rely on their libraries’ websites for their studies, conducting more than 734,245 searches a year. Now students will have streamlined and improved search options. The libraries at Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura colleges recently launched upgraded web pages on each college’s website. The updated interface connects the VCCCD colleges […]

Oxnard | Registrations for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Happening at OSD for the 2020-2021 school year

Oxnard | Registrations for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Happening at OSD for the 2020-2021 school year

[OXNARD, CA] – The Oxnard School District is accepting student registrations for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year between January 21, 2020 and March 6, 2020. Kindergarten students must be five years old by September 1, 2020. Transitional Kindergarten students must turn five years old between September 2, 2020 and December 2, […]

Speaker Series at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Speaker Series at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Oxnard, CA – Interesting and captivating speakers are scheduled every third Wednesday at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard. Refreshments are at 6:30 p.m., with the lectures at 7. Next Speaker is January 15 Paul Swanson – Pleasure Boat Sailor “A Boater’s Guide to the Incredible Channel Islands.” Come and take an […]

Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees names Chair and Vice Chair

Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees names Chair and Vice Chair

The Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees elected Bernardo M. Perez and Joshua Chancer as chair and vice chair, respectively, during the annual organizational meeting, Dec. 17. Perez was selected by fellow trustees as the new chair of the five-member elected board, which also includes a VCCCD student board member. In 2010, Chair […]

What Game is the Superintendent Playing?

What Game is the Superintendent Playing?

By Nic Rivera After watching Tuesday’s board meeting of the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) and talking to members of the community, I was left thoroughly confused because the whole situation just did not make sense. I have even spoken to attorneys who agree that Superintendent Mark McLaughlin does not have any sort of […]

Arts Council of the Conejo Valley Accepting applications for LEGACY SCHOLARSHIPS In the Visual and Performing Arts

Arts Council of the Conejo Valley Accepting applications for LEGACY SCHOLARSHIPS In the Visual and Performing Arts

The Arts Council of the Conejo Valley announces that it is accepting applications for its Legacy Scholarships in the Visual and Performing Arts between January 1 and March 25, 2020.  Scholarships are awarded to High School Seniors and College Freshman and sophomores, ranging in size from $500 to $2,000.  Applicants must have proof of residency […]

Simi Valley YMCA Preschool Tours January 17, 21 and January 31

Simi Valley YMCA Preschool Tours January 17, 21 and January 31

Simi Valley, Calif.-The Simi Valley Family YMCA’s state licensed preschool is accepting enrollment applications for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 for its preschool program at Justin Early Learners Academy (2245 N. Justin Ave.) in Simi Valley. An open house tour of the school will be offered by appointment on Friday, January 17th between 4:00 […]

SB673 K-6 SeXXX Ed Related Bill. Parental Rights. Let Your Voice be HEARD!

SB673 K-6 SeXXX Ed Related Bill. Parental Rights. Let Your Voice be HEARD!

SB673 K-6 SeXXX Ed Related Bill. Parental Rights. Let Your Voice be HEARD. January 15th it is being heard in the Senate Education Committee Hearing @ 9AM. THESE ARE THE FOUR IMPORTANT POINTS: #1) Requirements of this bill ONLY applies to K-6th grade elementary-age students. #2) Ask district to place curriculum on-line (just like our […]

Nailed it. Looks Like Crybaby Superintendent May Indeed Be Planning to Fleece CVUSD

Nailed it. Looks Like Crybaby Superintendent May Indeed Be Planning to Fleece CVUSD

By Nic Rivera Two weeks ago I published a piece about the surreal and disturbing rant by Conejo Valley (CVUSD) Superintendent Mark McLaughlin during the December 17, 2019 board meeting. It was an off-topic prepared statement that he read, in a clear violation of the Brown Act, listing his grievances concerning questions that trustee Sandee […]

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