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Student Art Showcase

Ojai Valley School junior Jocelyn Gonzales has been selected to take part in an annual student art show that opens Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation in downtown Ojai.

The Campus Muse

Recently, a new poem appeared on the outdoor board, a compilation of six languages constructed to form a poem that painted the Central California coastline.

Sports Season in Full Swing

The fall season is in full swing as OVS sports teams completed a busy and successful week with the girls volleyball team winning both of their games against Besant Hill, and cross country bringing home a plethora of personal records. 

News

Dawn of the Day Students

The day students of the 2019-2020 school year are making history. The number of day students at Ojai Valley School hit a whopping 48 this year, the highest the population has ever been at Upper Campus.

The Scholarly Seven

This summer, seven Ojai Valley School students were recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars for their excellent academic performance. Among the recipients are seniors Avery Colborn, Aaron Wolf, Mark Sun, Siyu Lai, Sebastian Wayman-Dalo, and Angela Qu, along with junior Mark Pindur.

Rev Up Your Robots!

Earlier this month, OVS kicked off its new robotics season at Lower Campus with the official release of “SKYSTONE,” the theme of the latest FIRST Tech Challenge game. This year, robotics teams will travel into the “Star Wars” universe to assemble their robots.

Features

The Dancing Duo

Sophomore Carlton and senior Carter Hsu recently participated in a dance-off in front of the entire school at the start of a morning meeting. But this dance-off was not a competition; it was a demonstration of what brings them together - their love of dancing.

Fifties Flashback

As an extra credit opportunity for his English 9 and English 12 classes, Brad Weidlich asked students to adorn clothing that mirrored the exciting age of the 1950s to relate to the characters they studied in their summer reading novels.

The Sport of Spirituality

Thanks to senior Megan Manion, there is a new sport offering for students at OVS: yoga. During sports time, students learn about meditation, breathing techniques, and more.

Sports

Weekly Sports Recap

The OVS sports teams had a busy week with two volleyball games, against Midland and Oak Grove, and the first cross-country meet of the season in a non-league competition with the Omega League. 

The Bigger Picture

All Talk, No Action.

Staff Writer Adam Pepper-Macias discusses his opinions on environmental activism, and the role that it actually plays in making progress. He questions the value of climate strikes, protests, and lectures, as they allow for people to feel like they are making a difference without doing anything more.