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Before their students arrived, OVS faculty members from both the Upper and Lower campuses launched into the new school year with team-building exercises on the Upper Campus Ropes Course. About 70 teachers across the primary, elementary, middle and high school divisions worked collaboratively through a series of challenges designed to test physical and mental endurance, […]
Get ready, get set — and get your gear. As students prep for the start of the new Academic Year, which begins September 4-5, we have some tips, reminders and supply lists to share with families. This fall, students in grades 7-12 will be required to bring a laptop or tablet to school. Check out […]
In September, high school students headed to destinations in Yosemite, the Channel Islands, and the Central Coast for their fall camping trips. Photo by John Wickenhaeuser
Summer is an ideal time to rest, reflect, and READ. The intent of OVS summer reading is for students, grades PK-12, to read literature that will stimulate questions and ideas for discussion at the start of the year. Additionally, high school students in some AP classes will have assignments over the summer. Here are the summer […]
Fifth-grade students recently sailed to Anacapa Island for environmental education and restoration projects as part of a national Hands on the Land Grant. Photo by Annie Little
We are exceptionally proud of the accomplishments of our graduating seniors. At times serious, at times playful and irreverent, these 23 students worked hard in preparing for college and were accepted to an impressive list of universities. The schools they have chosen reflect the talents, interests, and diversity of this graduating class and support our […]
OVS offers a fun and enriching summer school and camp experience for day and resident campers, ages 8-16.
The Class of 2016 is just days from graduation and set to attend colleges around the globe in the fall.
Middle School students ventured to Costa Rica during an eco-focused spring break adventure. Photo by Michele Floyd.
OVS Journalists Win Top Awards at Tri-Counties Writing Competition. Photo by Fred Alvarez.