Battle of the Bands

OVS students recently participate in the Ojai Valley Relay for Life Battle of the Bands, a benefit concert to raise money for the Ojai event. OVS freshman Avery Colborn (left) took first place in the epic battle, while seventh grader Beckett McDowell took third place.

Something to Crow About

Rooster artwork painted by sophomore Wendy Lazo-Dowdy was selected to be sent to families across the globe in honor of the Chinese New Year. Each year, OVS celebrates the holiday, known as the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year, by sending postcards to Chinese families.

A Labor of Love

Learning Center teacher Kirste Macintyre has taught at OVS for 14 years, having worked with students in the elementary, middle and high school divisions. She is widely known for her devoted work with her students and her unflinching advocacy on their behalf.

Oh, The Places They Go!

For a group of seasoned Ojai Valley School campers, all of whom are alums of the vigorous outdoor education program at the Lower Campus, not even a little snow could dampen the Upper Campus’ first backpacking trip of the year.