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March 10, 1999 | MICHAEL GOTTLIEB
The state Parent Teacher Assn. has recognized the PTAs at Ladera Elementary, Lang Ranch Elementary, Los Cerritos Middle and Westlake High schools as being among the best in the state. The designation acknowledges the high level of parental support at Conejo Valley schools. The schools were selected from more than 3,000 PTA groups across the state. Representatives of the four PTAs will receive the awards during a state convention in May. The four schools have close ties.
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March 10, 1999 | MICHAEL GOTTLIEB
The state Parent Teacher Assn. has recognized the PTAs at Ladera Elementary, Lang Ranch Elementary, Los Cerritos Middle and Westlake High schools as being among the best in the state. The designation acknowledges the high level of parental support at Conejo Valley schools. The schools were selected from more than 3,000 PTA groups across the state. Representatives of the four PTAs will receive the awards during a state convention in May. The four schools have close ties.
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February 10, 1995 | TRACY WILSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Starting in the fall, Los Cerritos Intermediate School will expand its central Thousand Oaks campus to include 144 sixth-graders and become the second middle school in the Conejo Valley. School trustees unanimously approved the expansion Thursday night, saying the new configuration of grades six, seven and eight at Los Cerritos will ease crowding at elementary campuses and give parents a choice of school settings. "I like the middle school concept," school trustee Richard Newman said.
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February 10, 1995 | TRACY WILSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Starting in the fall, Los Cerritos Intermediate School will expand its central Thousand Oaks campus to include 144 sixth-graders and become the second middle school in the Conejo Valley. School trustees unanimously approved the expansion Thursday night, saying the new configuration of grades six, seven and eight at Los Cerritos will ease crowding at elementary campuses and give parents a choice of school settings. "I like the middle school concept," school trustee Richard Newman said.
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April 26, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
Three Ventura County middle and high school campuses have been named California Distinguished Schools for 2003. Los Cerritos Middle School and Westlake High School in the Conejo Valley Unified School District and Moorpark High School in Moorpark Unified School District received the state honor.
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December 5, 2000 | KATIE COOPER
The Conejo Valley Adult School on Wednesday will offer strategies for increasing a child's understanding of math, the third installment in its parenting skills lecture series. Christina Myren, a mentor teacher of math in the Conejo Valley Unified School District and an author of two books on how children learn math, will lead the talk. Wednesday's program, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m at Los Cerritos Middle School, is open to the public. Admission is $7.50 per person.
SPORTS
July 25, 1996
Scott Van Wig has been hired to coach the Thousand Oaks High boys' volleyball team. Van Wig, 24, who played at Westlake High, was a middle blocker at Pacific Christian College and was named Coastal Conference most valuable player in 1993. Van Wig, who has coached soccer at La Habra High and taught at Los Cerritos middle school in Thousand Oaks, takes over for James Park, who resigned at the end of last season to spend more time with his family.
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November 24, 1998 | MICHAEL GOTTLIEB
Sticking with its "zero tolerance" policy, the Conejo Valley school board is scheduled this evening to expel a student over bringing a weapon to Thousand Oaks High School. The Conejo Valley Unified School District's Board of Education is also set to consider expelling a student from Los Cerritos Middle School who is being investigated on suspicion of sexual battery. At Thousand Oaks High, the student brought a box cutter from work to school.
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March 1, 1998 | LISA FERNANDEZ
Conejo Valley school district officials are hosting six public meetings beginning Monday to show how they would spend the money if voters pass a $97-million bond measure. An identical bond measure failed to gain the necessary two-thirds voter approval in November. The meetings will be held: * Monday, 6:30 to 8 p.m., district office boardroom at 1400 E. Janss Road. * Tuesday, noon to 1:30 p.m., district office boardroom. * Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
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April 15, 2000 | CHRIS DENINA
Conejo Valley Unified District officials are offering a $5,000 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever mailed bomb threats to several schools last month. Anonymous letters threatening that a bomb would go off at one of five campuses were delivered on March 29 to Los Cerritos Middle School and Ladera, Lang Ranch, Meadows and Weathersfield elementary schools. A sixth letter was sent to Park Oaks Elementary School, which was not identified as a potential target.
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April 24, 1996 | GALI KRONENBERG
For most teachers, hearing the words "thank you" makes for a red-letter day. Well, a biotechnology company in Thousand Oaks has found its own way of thanking educators across Ventura County. On Tuesday, Amgen announced the six recipients of the 1996 Amgen Award for Teacher Excellence. For the fifth anniversary of the awards, the company is giving $10,000 each to an assistant principal and five teachers.
SPORTS
May 1, 1999
Events in the region today include: BASEBALL College: Noon--Citrus at Antelope Valley (doubleheader); California Christian at The Master's. 1 p.m.--Canyons at Pierce; Glendale at Valley; Hancock at Oxnard; Santa Barbara City at Ventura. High school: 11 a.m.--Westlake at Loyola. 1 p.m.--Cornerstone Christian at Dunn (doubleheader). 3 p.m.--Kern Valley vs. Montclair Prep at Encino Little League complex. 4 p.m.--Tustin at Notre Dame.
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