March – We are springing into action this month at OVS!
After buckets of winter rainfall, the mountains surrounding our two campuses are blanketed in bright green grasses and the fire-scarred hillsides from a year ago are showing stable re-growth of native plants and trees. This stunning landscape beckons students and faculty alike to venture outdoors to hike, bike, trail ride, and backpack. Upcoming trips also include an overnight San Onofre surf trip and a week-long excursion to Utah’s Canyonlands for honors students at the Upper Campus.
Campus events this month also include the annual Battle of Hastings, in which the middle school students re-create the historic battle as part of the seventh-grade world history curriculum. Middle school students will also perform the spring musical, The Sound of Music, on March 23 as part of the Lower Campus Spring Family Weekend. In our younger grades, students will celebrate Dr. Suess Day, as well as National Read Across America, on March 2 with storytelling in our library, including guest readers from the high school.
Speaking of the high school, our two robotics teams, Spudnik and Spudbot, will advance to their second regional competition in Los Angeles on March 9. The two OVS teams enter the event ranked #2 and #4 based on the cumulative scores from previous events. Our high school track, tennis, and baseball teams will compete in league events this month. Go Spuds!
To learn more, and for specific times of upcoming sports contests and events, visit the website calendar.