The Spirit of Community

Ojai Valley School second grader Zayd Davis, along with his sister and cousins, put their evacuation time to good use last week, making and selling bracelets to raise money for an OVS classmate who lost his home to the Thomas Fire.

Off To The Races

Varsity runners opened the season this week with some solid running on the three-mile course at Cate School. The tough Upper Campus Pi Course will host the opening meet of the Condor League cross country season on Oct. 5.

Student Union

The Ojai Valley News has launched a new monthly initiative to compile and publish stories by high school students throughout the Ojai Valley. OVS students helped layout the inaugural issue and contributed five stories to the effort.

Sports Update

With the fall sports season winding to a close, the club soccer and girls' volleyball teams are hitting their strides, as they both came away with victories this past week. In the photo above, (left to right) seniors Nicole Kang, Sarah Silver and Pinky Cheng work together to win a point -- Photo by Eva Tseng

Season Debut

The Spuds open up the cross country season with strong showings from the girls' and boys' teams. Above, senior Momoe Takamatsu and sophomore Gilim Bae helped lead their team to a first-place finish. (Photo by John Boyd)