CVUSD Celebrates National Black History Month

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At the Tuesday, February 18th Board of Education Meeting, Resolution #19/20-20 in support of National Black History Month was adopted. Black History Month is celebrated nationally from February 1 to February 29 and recognizes and honors the role that African-Americans have had in shaping U.S. history, along with acknowledging, and honoring the positive contributions that they have made to culture and society.

Congratulations Sandra Martinez-Galvan of Thousand Oaks High – CVUSD’s April Teacher of the Month!

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A Foreign Language teacher at Thousand Oaks High School, Ms. Martinez-Galvan has been an educator in CVUSD classrooms for 15 years, and an invaluable asset to CVUSD students for more than 22 years. She enhances students’ language acquisition with authentic, and relevant content, and by encouraging students to learn about their culture, and the culture of others. She possesses a growth mindset that has proven contagious to her students, colleagues, and everyone she encounters.

Congratulations Christie McCarthy of Westlake Elementary – CVUSD’s March Teacher of the Month!

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Christie McCarthy is a gifted educator who successfully challenges, and engages learners of all levels. Her mastery of differentiated learning techniques helps ensure that all students not only succeed in the classroom, but that they reach their fullest growth potential.

Thousand Oaks High Student Wins Young Investors Society Shark Tank Contest

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Cole, a senior at Thousand Oaks High School, was selected as the Grand Prize Winner of the 2020 YIS Shark Tank Contest hosted by the Young Investors Society. For the contest students entered videos, and writing submissions on how they would allocate $1,000,000 to the companies pitched in Season 11 of Shark Tank. Students from across the U.S., Malaysia, and Hong Kong participated. Westlake High School student Lauryn was awarded second place. Congratulations!

2020 Census: What You Need to Know

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The Census is a count of every person living in the U.S. every ten years. The count is mandated by the U.S. Constitution to ensure residents in every state receive fair representation and resources. April 1, 2020 is Census Day! The data that is collected will be used to help determine important local funding resources, and representation.