Ojai Valley School is located on two campuses in Ojai, CA. The Lower Campus (grades PK-8) is located at 723 El Paseo Road. The Upper Campus (grades 9-12) is located at 10820 Reeves The school also has a Business Office located at 510 Country Club Drive. Please call (805) 646-1423 for information or access the staff directory below.
John BoydMusic, Fine Arts, Yearbook
John teaches AP Art 2-D, Photography, Music History and Music Theory. He also directs the yearbook and can be seen shooting photographs at most school events. John also helps his wife, Lisa, organize and conduct the instrumental side of the OVS music productions, including the winter musical and spring Festival of Talent.
John grew up in De Pere, Wisconsin, during the Lombardi Era and remains an avid Green Bay Packers fan. He began playing guitar at age 13 and added piano and bass while attending St. Norbert College, where he dual-majored in music and elementary education. After graduation, John toured the South and Midwest with a lounge band on the Holiday Inn circuit. In the summer of 1986, he headed west and joined the faculty at OVS.
In his free time, John plays piano, bass or guitar whenever possible, sings with the Ventura County Master Chorale, and takes photographs.