This Week in LVUSD
Week of April 1, 2019
LVUSD Expanding Early College Academy in 2019-2020
In 2018, the Las Virgenes Unified School District launched an Early College Academy program in partnership with Moorpark College. Our current pilot cohort is in Grade 9. The program provides students with over 30 UC/CSU transferable credits via Dual Enrollment in Grades 9-12. Beyond this, the program develops the writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading skills necessary for a student to be successful in college coursework.
Given the success with our pilot cohort, LVUSD will be expanding the program to grades 6-10 for next school year. We are looking to recruit 25 students in grades 7 and 8 that display extraordinary potential, are interested in becoming part of a dual-enrollment cohort, and could benefit from this program.
More information is available via the program website: EarlyCollegeAcademyLV.org. An information night will be hosted on April 22nd at 6:00 PM at the Calabasas Performing Arts Center. If interested, please RSVP, via the link on the website.
LVUSD Students Play Kickball with LA County Sheriff's Department
LVUSD has long had proud partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. This past week, the Lost Hills Juvenile Team (J-Team) came out to Mariposa School to play kickball with the students. After a hard-fought game, the students prevailed. LVUSD would like to thank the LA County Sheriff's Department for their ongoing commitment to building a positive community for our students. The J-Team will continue to visit LVUSD elementary schools throughout the Spring as part of the Kicking It with the Sheriffs program which is connected to LVUSD's Proposition 56 Anti-Tobacco Grant.
Community 360 Podcast: Sibling Rivalry
Community 360 Book of the Week
Tomorrow Night: Free Angst Documentary Screening
We have a few tickets remaining for the Angst documentary tomorrow night, April 1, 2019 at 6:00 PM at the Calabasas Performing Arts Center! Angst is a documentary designed to raise awareness and normalize conversations around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and a very special interview with Michael Phelps.
The goal of the film specifically is to help people identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and encourage them to reach out for help. Angst screens in schools, communities and theaters around the world. The film and corresponding materials provide tools, resources and above all, hope.
To claim your free tickets go to: Community360.me/Events. The whole family is welcome to attend.
The Movie trailer is below.