Fire and Reins

After the Thomas Fire broke out on Dec. 4, countless students were evacuated from the Upper Campus, but along with them went the equine residents of the campus, which were moved multiple times during the weeks of the fire.

Stronger Together

On January 5 and 6, students, parents, alumni, and teachers came together to create "The Village," which houses the new girls' dorm and various classrooms. Volunteers readied The Village and the rest of the campus for the students' return January 7.

Scout’s Honor

After the Thomas Fire, a local Boy Scout Troop fronted by OVS students made an effort to restore wildlife habitats surrounding the campus.

Phoenix Rising

A firsthand narration of the OVS Upper evacuation that occurred when the Thomas Fire erupted in Ventura County, and what the fire left in its wake.