A Cut Above

On a cool Wednesday afternoon, in the minutes just before lunch, a dozen OVS community members gathered at the Upper Campus to make a great sacrifice: their hair. The hair cutting campaign was in support of OVS seventh grader Jake Larkin, who at just five years old was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia, a bone marrow failure disease which is life threatening and extremely hard to cure.  

Senior Superstars

After years of watching school concerts, musicals and performances, seniors Aaron Wolf, Thomas Christopher and Aiden Robertson have decided to take on the stage in their final year at OVS by joining the cast of Grease, this year’s winter musical.

The Ride of Her Life

OVS alum Mari Holden started her cycling career on the hills of the Upper Campus and has gone on to win an Olympic medal, a World Championship and, most recently, the honor of being selected as the new Women's Road Coach for USA Cycling.

Outdoor Advocate

For his entire life, freshman Tigran Nahabedian has been a lover and supporter of the national parks. His journey began we he was just five years old, and he has since become an advocate for public lands.

Purging Plastics

For the past 10 years, OVS alum Jen Muller has been showing her family alternatives to plastic. With help from her children -- OVS senior Corbin and OVS sophomore Paige -- the Muller household has reduced their plastic usage to the bare minimum. 

Advocating for the Outdoors

In a formal ceremony on Capitol Hill this week, Ojai Valley School freshman Tigran Nahabedian was presented with the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) Acorn Award for his work connecting young people with public parks and lands.