Thousand Oaks High School Teacher & Students Win California State Science Fair Awards
Thousand Oaks High School science teacher Nikki Malhotra was named the Teacher of the Year for the Senior Division at the California State Science Fair, joining several CVUSD students who brought home awards from the two-day event that wrapped up on May 24 in Los Angeles.
CVUSD's Farm to School Program Named "One in a Melon"
USDA's Food and Nutrition Service recently awarded Conejo Valley Unified School District a "One in a Melon" award for administering an exemplary Farm to School program. Every school in CVUSD participates in the Farm to School program through the salad bars in their cafeterias which are stocked with locally procured fresh fruits and vegetables. The program also offers garden classes and resources that teach students about everything from how plant life cycles work to the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables. One school district per state was selected for the award by receiving the most nominations.
CVUSD Students Recognized as 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars are graduating high school seniors the demonstrate outstanding leadership, character, communication skills, academic achievement and commitment to Ventura County. This year the Foundation awarded certificates of distinction to 100 semifinalists and 13 Scholars received cash scholarships. Two Newbury Park High School and three Thousand Oaks High School students were among the scholarship winning Scholars receiving a combined total of $20,500 in scholarship award monies.
Nine CVUSD Schools Named to 2015 California Honor Roll
The 2015 Honor Roll presented by ERP and CBEE recognizes public elementary, middle, and high schools that demonstrate consistently high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps. Congratulations to Acacia Elementary, EARTHS Magnet, Lang Ranch Elementary, Maple Elementary, Walnut Elementary, Sycamore Canyon, Sequoia Middle, Century Academy and Westlake High for receiving this recognition!
Newbury Park High School Student Wins Congressional Art Competition
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. The CA Congressional District 26 winner is Newbury Park High School student Andy Cho. His image will hang in the U.S. Capitol Building for a year. Congratulations Andy!
Madrona Elementary Principal Wins 40 Under Forty Award
The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted its first annual 40 Under Forty Awards on Thursday, April 28. The evening's honorees included Hallie Chambers, Principal of Madrona Elementary School. All winners were selected based on their involvement in the business community and their vision for the future of the Greater Conejo Valley.