From Court to Classroom

OVS English teacher Terry Wilson, fascinated by a New York Times article, assigned her AP students reading from a court case involving racist teenagers. Those teenagers were required to read well-known books, including Reading Lolita in Tehran, that explore the issue of racism and discrimination in society.

Sweet Science

Five Ojai Valley School students, ranging from sixth to eighth grade, took top honors at the Ventura County Science Fair, with a handful qualifying to go on to compete at the state level.

Set In Stone

Starting in her freshmen year, Alexa Jennings began making her own jewelry, cultivating over the years a minimalist, nature-inspired style. The OVS junior has since launched her own brand, called Sea Stone.

Rockin’ The Vote!

In November, a handful of seniors at the Upper Campus took part for the first time in the electoral process, prouding adding their voices to the political fray.

Time is on Their Side

Even though he was teaching a generation of kids who don’t rely on classic clocks to tell time, guest artist Chuck Burright recently reminded students at the Lower Campus about the value of time, helping them construct their own, creative timepieces.