The Las Virgenes Unified School District is seeking applicants, who reside within the district’s attendance area, to serve on the District’s Curriculum Council. Three positions are available, each for a two-year term ending June 2018. This is a volunteer position. Applicants do not necessarily need to be teachers or former teachers. A college degree is not a necessity. It is more important that people have a strong interest in curriculum and instruction in the school district.
On May 19, 2016, Pranav Kalyan, a 13-year old 7th grade student at Lindero Canyon Middle School, became the youngest recipient of two Associate Degrees. Pranav attended Moorpark College after his regular school day and over the summer to earn his degrees in Mathematics and Science with Honors.
Chaparral Elementary School Principal Stephanie Brazell joined Chaparral teachers Linda Yollis and Sarah Fitzgerald with some of their students in a wonderfully produced Giant Traveling Maps informercial created by National Geographic during their visit to Chaparral this past October.
Members of the Las Virgenes leadership team were recognized during the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 13 Awards Banquet on Friday, May 13, 2016. The LVUSD leaders who received honors were: Dr. Daniel Stepenosky - Superintendent of the Year Dr. Rose Dunn - Assistant Superintendent of the Year CTO Jim Klein - Technology Leadership Principal Jeremy Resnick - Principal of the Year and Leadership Matters Award
The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education and its leadership team proudly announce the appointment of Clara Finneran, Ed.D., to the position of Assistant Superintendent of Education. Dr. Finneran will be replacing Mary Schillinger who is retiring after 40 years of dedicated service. As the Assistant Superintendent of Education, Dr. Finneran will be responsible for the coordination of curriculum, curriculum assessment and related professional development and categorical programs. She will oversee the development and implementation of the District’s Local Educational Agency Plan (LEAP), the District’s Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), provide oversight to the Directors of Elementary and Secondary Education and manage student discipline. Dr. Finneran will serve as an active member of the District’s management team and the Superintendent’s Cabinet.
The Las Virgenes Unified School District is proud to announce the accomplishments achieved during the 1st ever Waste-Free Lunch Week held at all of the school sites during the week of April 18th. During that week, the District was able to divert 1,180 pounds of food waste and achieved a 30% overall reduction in waste. The goal of the Waste-Free Lunch Week was to educate students, staff, and families about the importance of reducing the overall amount of waste that schools produce.
Summer school will be offered for grades 9-12 on the campus of Calabasas High School from June 14th - July 21st. Online registration will be open April 11-May 20, 2016. There are two Walk-In Registration Days on Saturday, May 7, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Calabasas High School and Saturday, May 14, from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Agoura High School. For more information about Summer School, please visit: KnowledgeCounts.net.
Special Education Summer School information was mailed home over Spring Break. Applications are due on Monday, May 2nd. To view the Special Education Summer School 2016 calendar, click here..