Adult school enrollment up

Javier Mata graduated from the Moorpark Adult Education school in pursuit of better opportunities. Mata recently earned his general educational development credential, an alternative to a high school diploma. The Moorpark resident urges his fellow classmates who have not yet received their GED diploma to continue working hard. “Take your time, study and don’t be nervous to take the exam,” […]

Will AI give students the edge?

Computers have their origins in mastery of arithmetic, and now they seem to grasp reading and writing as well. But the place of artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT in the world of education is dividing teachers and administrators, who are further frustrated by a lack of reliable methods for detecting their use. “A high percentage of students are aware of […]

Stepping into the past at Admiration Day

Dozens of Moorpark High School seniors recently dropped in on their fourth-grade teacher to thank him for the lessons they’d learned almost a decade ago. Draped in graduation caps and gowns, the college-bound young men and women poured into Alex Serna’s classroom at Flory Academy of Sciences and Technology for Admiration Day, an opportunity to return to show gratitude to […]

Students are up and atom at Moorpark science night

FRUIT AND VEGGIE BATTERY—Brianna Marian, 9, above, assembles a battery made from potatoes, pineapple, oranges, lemons and apples during science night at Arroyo West Active Learning Academy in Moorpark. The PTA sponsored the March 9 event that included a bubble show, interactive science stations, student science projects and food. Below left, Landon Galbraith, 9, experiences being inside a large bubble. […]

Safe play behind new school equipment

Kids should have new equipment to play on next school year at Walnut Canyon Arts and Technology Magnet School in Moorpark. The existing playground equipment and safety padding at the school are showing signs of wear and tear, and replacement parts are difficult to obtain, so district officials are addressing the situation. The Moorpark Unified School District board hired Carlsbad […]

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