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Students headed to Joshua Tree National Park for weekend rock climbing trip.
Twenty-one middle school students will show their innovation, research, time management, visual, and verbal presentation skills next month at the Ventura County Science Fair. The OVS students will be well represented among their peers across the region with science projects that focus on issues relevant in today’s world and in our own Ojai community. The OVS students in […]
As OVS students returned from the Holiday Break, they were greeted with rain showers, then patches of sun. They were able to see how those conditions had nurtured their winter garden beds and pushed the seeds planted in October into budding little seedlings. At the Lower Campus, grades PK-8, students in each class maintain a […]
It was windy. It was cold. And, oh yeah, it snowed. But for a group of eight seasoned Ojai Valley School students – all alums of the Lower Campus, known for its vigorous outdoor education program – none of that mattered. Boldly setting out to conquer the eastern Sierra Nevada, the students traveled up Highway […]
February 3 – The high school girls’ soccer team continued its winning streak with a 2-1 victory over Oak Grove School last Saturday. Sophomore Maya Mullins (L15) scored both goals. Junior Joy Campbell (L14) and freshman Jolene Fan (L16) led the defense. After a sluggish start in the first half, the girls kicked into high […]
December 6 – For a second consecutive year, Ojai Valley School, in partnership with the Channel Islands National Park, has been awarded a federal grant that will allow 60-100 students to access the islands for environmental education and restoration projects. The $3,500 Hands on the Land grant is part of a national effort to connect […]
Final exams for high school students are scheduled to begin on Monday, December 12. Students are encouraged to prepare well in advance for these tests, which end the first semester. To assist students, teachers hold review sessions before and during finals week. Click the PDF link below to see the schedule of review sessions: Final Exams Review […]
In a generation of kids who don’t rely on classic clocks to tell the time, Ojai Valley School Lower Campus and guest artist Chuck Burright are bringing clocks back into the lives of students. Read more in a story on the OVS student journalism website, On The Hill.
OVS equestrians concluded a great month of riding and outdoor adventures in October. Demonstrations at Family Weekend on both campuses came on the heels of a 4-day camping trip in the mountains above Santa Barbara. This year’s equestrian program is full to capacity, with almost 50 riders split between the middle school and high school. […]
Miles Munding-Becker is a friend of mine. But before he was my friend, he was one of my favorite students, a young man with a quick wit and just enough mischievousness in his personality to keep me on my toes.