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From Rivers to Regression Lines

After the sudden departure of the former math teacher, Upper Campus Headmaster Craig Floyd and other OVS administrators scrambled to find a new Statistics teacher to finish off the year. Read on to find out how they found Mr. Farmer, who's shaping up to be the perfect fit.

Quinn for the Win

When people think of an administrative assistant, they most likely think about someone who shuffles papers, answers phone calls and exchanges email. These people have never met Dana Quinn.

Girl Power

Every year, schools across Ventura County select one to three girls to be recognized for their passion of mathematics and the sciences. On Friday, March 15, Ojai Valley School juniors Caspian Ellis and Angela Qu were honored by the Society of Women Engineers for their academic achievements in science and math.

News

Soaring Like An Eagle

OVS junior Aaron Wolf recently organized 40 Boy Scouts, students and faculty members to help him complete his Eagle Scout project at the Upper Campus. With a little help from his friends, Aaron rebuilt a portion of fence at Upper destroyed by the Thomas Fire.

The Man Behind the Board

Since the beginning of the year, Mr. Weidlich began writing morning meeting announcements to keep the students and teachers informed; now, a new tradition has been formed.

Features

The Final Dismount

On May 31, 31 seniors will graduate and leave OVS and everything they’ve grown to love about the school. Eight of those seniors will say goodbye to the equestrian program and the horses they’ve developed a bond with over their years here.

The Art of Craft

Earlier this school year, the Ojai Valley School Upper Campus was disrupted by the roar of Mr. Lang’s bright orange tree mill as he offered students the opportunity to watch him use the machine and even operate it themselves for a project he was working on for the Ojai Valley Inn.

Sports

Track Is Back

After a four-year hiatus, the track program at Upper Campus has reemerged this spring, drawing nearly a third of the student body to run, jump and throw as part of the 12-team Omega League.

OVS Wins League Opener

Ojai Valley School's baseball squad won its Omega League opener on Tuesday, earning a 7-0 victory over Newbury Park Adventist Academy. Sophomore Derek Mendoza threw a no-hitter to fuel the win.

The Final Goal

On Thursday, January 31, 2019, the boys soccer team was supposed to have their last game, but the rain caused the game to be cancelled. The day before, the boys played their last competitive game of the season without even knowing it.

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