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THE Foundation for LVUSD

Supports the School District Through Virtual Events By Nicola Galassi, Board Member: THE Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools and LVUSD Parent Volunteer No one could have predicted this unprecedented and historic year. As the Las Virgenes School District (LVUSD) was coming out of a year of budget cuts in 2019, the pandemic hit families, students, […]

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Post-Pandemic Anxiety in Children

The Uncharted Road to Normalcy Families across the U.S. hunkered down during the COVID-19 pandemic, taking on distance learning, working from home, and surviving life together around the clock. Children today are stressed on so many levels: challenged socially, academically, having to cope with physical changes, the influences of social media, and trying to fit […]

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Katherine Ratajczak College Admissions Consulting

College expert Kathy Ratajczak has provided winning college admissions consulting services since 2014. Kathy served as associate director of college counseling at elite private high schools in the Greater Los Angeles area and has extensive experience reading applications for highly selective universities. As a member of several professional organizations, Kathy stays current on the latest […]

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Guiding Young Patients With Eating Disorders Towards Recovery

Leslie A. Kaplan, MD, CEDS (Certified Eating Disorder Specialist), helps adolescents and young adults overcome eating disorders. Utilizing two decades of experience in various clinical settings, Dr. Kaplan joined the Calabasas Pediatrics Wellness Center to assist young people in the clutches of eating disorders become their best selves. “Helping patients navigate their recovery process is […]

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LVUSD School Directory 2021

Agoura High School818.889.126228545 W. Driver Ave.Agoura Hills, CA 91301luvsd.org/agouraAlice C. StelleMiddle School818.224.410722450 Mulholland Hwy.Calabasas, CA 91302lvusd.org/acsmsArthur E. WrightMiddle School818.880.46144029 Las Virgenes Rd.Calabasas, CA 91302lvusd.org/aewmsBay LaurelElementary School818.222.902224740 Paseo PrimarioCalabasas, CA 91302lvusd.org/baylaurelButtercup Preschool818.597.21536098 Reyes Adobe Rd.Agoura Hills, CA 91301buttercuppreschool.org Calabasas High School818.222.717722855 Mulholland Hwy.Calabasas, CA 91302lvusd.org/chsChaparralElementary School818.591.242822601 Liberty Bell Rd.Calabasas, CA 91302lvusd.org/cesLindero CanyonMiddle School818.889.21345844 Larboard Ln.Agoura Hills, […]

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Ask the Pediatrician: Back-to-School Checklist

As this sort-of-normal summer ends, it’s time to start prepping kids to go back to school. But getting ready is about more than just new sneakers, a cool mask, and school supplies. To help make sure your kids are on track for a healthy and happy school year, check out this back-to-school checklist. SleepSince kids […]

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Educate 2021

MOORPARK COLLEGE7075 Campus Rd., Moorpark | 805.378.1429 | moorparkcollege.edu/together Grounded in equity, social justice, and a student-first philosophy, Moorpark College values diverse communities. It empowers learners from local, national, and global backgrounds tocomplete their degrees, certificates, transfers, and career education goals. Through innovation and customized student support, the programs at Moorpark College are designed to […]

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Empower 2021

SYNERGY ACADEMICS6700 Fallbrook Ave., #101, West Hills | 818.888.8665 | synergyacademics.comSynergy Academics is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art learning center serving students at all educational levels, from elementary school through college. Students benefit from knowledgeable and compassionate tutors who care about their success and self-confidence. Tutors strive to build students’ confidence by developing their natural strengths and […]

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Enrich 2021

MONARCHS GYMNASTICS AND PARKOUR5331 Derry Ave., #C-1, Agoura Hills | 818.889.3634 | monarchsgym.comMonarchs is a children’s center dedicated to inspiring kids to grow through developing their minds and bodies. Visit them in Agoura Hills or Newbury Park or catch a mobile gym around town. Monarchs offers curriculum-based, physical-instruction programs designed to cultivate your child’s active […]

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10 Ways to Help Your Kid’s Beauty Shine

Our parents were right…beauty begins within. When we treat each other with kindness, we look and feel more attractive. Teach your kids to focus first on inner beauty and then the rest will follow. From the daily pressures of social media to the isolation of homeschooling and the pandemic, kids today face far different pressures […]

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Synergy Academics

Brings out the best in every student Synergy Academics in West Hills affords students from kindergarten through college the confidence to accomplish their educational objectives with positive reinforcement and hard work. With over 20 years of experience, founder Jennifer Lopata believes every student is capable of learning with personally directed programming. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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