Cool Kid Rishi Sharma Interviews WWII Vets to Help Preserve History
Our ABC7 Cool Kid for Thursday, May 26, is Rishi Sharma, who helps veterans preserve history by creating an extensive collection of interviews. Sharma grew up fascinated by the stories and experiences of those who fought in World War II.
Las Virgenes Reads is a summer reading campaign for all students from preschool through high school. The program’s main goal is to create confident, capable readers. There are no reading logs, no quizzes, no tests, and no worksheets. All students do is "Just Read!"
Click here to check out the video, get the reading list, and join in with the fun!
Created by Calabasas High School students, this sign hangs on the CHS fence as a gesture of gratitude toward over 400 firefighters from LA, Ventura and Orange counties, the city of Los Angeles and CalFire who fought for 48 hours with bravery, determination and resolve. LVUSD joins CHS students and the entire community to thank everyone involved for their outstanding efforts and quick action battling the Calabasas Old Fire. Truly amazing work was accomplished by all.
The Chaparral Variety Shows have been moved to the Performing Arts Education Center on the campus of Agoura High School (A-PAEC) and performances have been rescheduled to the following dates/times: Monday, June 6 at 7pm (Sat. tickets apply) Tuesday, June 7 at 7pm (Sun. tickets apply). VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED: There are still opportunities for students to earn service learning hours by working in Front of House positions for both performances. If you are interesed in volunteering, please sign up at the PAECs VolunteerSpot Group Page by clicking here: https://goo.gl/v0Abek.
The brushfire that scorched 516 acres in Calabasas is 80% contained and all evacuated areas and roads will be reopened for residents this evening at 6pm. Officials state that 1 commercial structure was destroyed along with 4 sheds, but no residences were damaged or destroyed. "We are grateful to the Los Angeles County firefighters who have been able to contain this fire quickly and with minimal property losses," said Calabasas Mayor James R. Bozajian. We also appreciate our residents' high degree of compliance with the directions of emergency personnel, and encourage everyone to continue to be patient as we work toward getting things back to normal here."