The Acorn

WORLD CUP FEVER

Soccer fans from around the globe have been waiting four years for the sport’s premier event.

The wait is over: The 2018 FIFA World Cup is finally here. … “Being able to watch the beauty of the sport, and how everybody comes together, is probably the most exciting thing for me.” Isaiah Bolton, Newbury Park grad,Westmont College men’s soccer. more

Surfer takes billboards from freeways to ocean

Avedissian traveled abroad regularly while he was a business student at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. more

RMHS students qualify for National Chemistry Olympiad test

The test was last Saturday at Westmont College, and seven people from Ventura County to San Luis Obispo County qualified to take it. more

Love Stories. . .

We asked our readers to share stories about how they met the love of their life. Their answers warm the heart…When I went off to start school at Westmont College, I went a week early to attend the cross-country retreat. more

Debutantes celebrate after serving community for six years, 5,700 hours

The Conejo Valley Chapter of National Charity League Inc. hosted its 29th annual National Charity League Ball in November at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. The mother-daughter community service organization formally presented 15 debutantes who graduated in June from local high schools…Brina Tianne Clark, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Randolph Clark of Westlake Village, Westmont College. more

Conejo Valley debutantes to be honored by National Charity League

The Conejo Valley Chapter of National Charity League Inc. will host the 28th annual National Charity League Ball on Sat., Nov. 28 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village…Brina is an Oaks Christian High School graduate… She attends Westmont College, where she’s a psychology major. more

Conejo Valley debutantes to be honored by National Charity League

The Conejo Valley Chapter of National Charity League Inc. will host the 28th annual National Charity League Ball on Sat., Nov. 28 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. … National Charity League is a nonprofit, mother-daughter organization supporting local community agencies and charitable organizations. Brina Tianne Clark is an Oaks Christian High School graduate.  She attends Westmont College, where she’s a psychology major. more

Medea Creek Middle School welcomes dean

Tim Chevalier has been hired as dean at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park. … Chevalier earned a business degree from Westmont College in Santa Barbara. After graduating he worked as a stockbroker for a private Santa Barbara firm. After 18 months he decided to make a change. more

Rio schools welcome new principals

The Rio School District started the 2008-09 school year with two new principals and one new assistant principal. David Baldwin has taken over as principal at Rio Vista Elementary School. Baldwin received a master’s degree in counseling and guidance from California Lutheran University and a bachelor’s degree from Westmont College. more

Wins gold award: DEDICATED TO HELPING OTHERS

Mallory Farrar, 18, was presented with the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouts, during a recent ceremony. She’ll soon be attending Westmont College. more