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Spotlight | Class 2020 – Track Champion is Running His Way into the Record Books

Spotlight | Class 2020 – Track Champion is Running His Way into the Record Books

This story is part of a series of profiles the Ventura County Office of Education is presenting about outstanding graduating seniors in the Class of 2020. Newbury Park High School track and cross country star Nico Young isn’t used to standing still. In the past two years, he’s racked up an incredible series of victories, shattering records along […]

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV) offers Traditional Summer Camp

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley (BGCGCV) offers Traditional Summer Camp

Thousand Oaks, CA – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley are gearing up to provide a fun-filled and educational Summer Camp for K-8th graders.  Camp is offered at five Clubs including the Anderson Club located on the Los Cerritos Middle School Campus in Thousand Oaks, Johnston Club located on the Colina Middle […]

Spotlight | Class 2020 – She Escaped a World of Gang Violence to Build a Better Life

Spotlight | Class 2020 –  She Escaped a World of Gang Violence to Build a Better Life

By the time she was sixteen, Destiny Sausedo had lived through the death of her brother in a drive-by shooting and the loss of her mother to a drug overdose. Before she died, her mom was often incapacitated by drugs and Destiny was her primary caregiver. “I was a little girl taking care of my […]

Conejo Valley United School District graduations set; board hears 2020 Reopen & Redesign plans

Conejo Valley United School District graduations set; board hears 2020 Reopen & Redesign plans

By Michael Hernandez THOUSAND OAKS–Board members of the Conejo Valley Unified School District received a graduation update with the following dates and times for virtual graduation ceremonies with Principal and senior leadership participating as follows: Conejo Valley High School:  June 8 (3 p.m.) Century Academy:  June 9 (5 p.m.) Thousand Oaks High School:  June 10 […]

Arts Council of the Conejo Valley presents scholarships to area students

Arts Council of the Conejo Valley presents scholarships to area students

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – On Monday, May 18, the Arts Council of Conejo Valley announced eight student winners of its annual Thousand Oaks Arts Festival Legacy Scholarship program to support local youth artists. The student winners received awards ranging from $500-$2,000 to be applied to their college or conservatory expenses. Eligible applicants included Conejo area […]

The Class of 2020 In an Unsettled World, the Ventura County Class of 2020 is Ready to Lead

The Class of 2020 In an Unsettled World, the Ventura County Class of 2020 is Ready to Lead

It’s safe to say there has never been a senior year quite like this one. In March, the coronavirus crisis abruptly forced students from their schools and into a strange new world of distance learning. Then at the end of May, the death of George Floyd and resulting protests threw important and difficult issues of […]

Reagan Foundation Student Leadership Program Will Now Be Virtual

Reagan Foundation Student Leadership Program Will Now Be Virtual

  June 1, 2020 Student Leadership Program is Going Virtual Register Today We are excited to announce that the 2020 Student Leadership Program (SLP) will be offered virtually this summer. With the social distancing recommendations for COVID-19 in place, we did not want to miss out on the opportunity to still provide this leadership experience […]

Public Education is Changing Forever

Public Education is Changing Forever

    By Edward Ring The COVID pandemic has closed public schools for over two months, with no end in sight. This represents a seismic disruption to a system that was already strained. Before the pandemic lockdown, public schools in California faced financial insolvency, woeful failures to educate (especially in low income communities), and a parent […]

Reagan Foundation Schedule of Upcoming Virtual Events with Top Level Authors, Media Personalities and Government Officials

Reagan Foundation Schedule of Upcoming Virtual Events with Top Level Authors, Media Personalities and Government Officials

  Our virtual event calendar is filling up. We hope you can join us for one or all of these events! UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS A CONVERSATION WITH FOX NEWS ANCHOR CHRIS WALLACE THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2020 4:00 P.M. PACIFIC 7:00 P.M. EASTERN Please join us for a virtual conversation with Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace on his […]

School Choice Ascending

School Choice Ascending

    By Larry Sand, California Policy Center The left-right debate about how to improve education in the U.S. often comes down to money v. school choice. Many on the left bemoan the fact that we don’t “invest” more in education. It doesn’t help to point out that we already spend over $700 billion; there is […]

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