Talking Tubers

This year, students have the opportunity to be part of a new speaking competition called Spud Talks, a public speaking platform that will give the student body the ability to share their individual ideas and individual identities. Participants are able to choose their own topics, which will all come under the larger theme of “Retrospect.”

Rising to the Challenge

When OVS ceramics teacher Jody Cooper challenged students and teachers to “donate a dollar” to a financially struggling youth football team, the Upper Campus answered the call, raising a total of $512 in just two days.

Tuesdays Are Dog Days

This year, the Humane Society of Ventura County has 18 OVS students who have already done their training and have a one-year commitment to the program. This is the highest number of OVS volunteers in the past 10 years, and two vans will be taking students to the shelter every Tuesday.

Student Art Showcase

Ojai Valley School junior Jocelyn Gonzales has been selected to take part in an annual student art show that opens Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation in downtown Ojai.

The Scholarly Seven

This summer, seven Ojai Valley School students were recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars for their excellent academic performance. Among the recipients are seniors Avery Colborn, Aaron Wolf, Mark Sun, Siyu Lai, Sebastian Wayman-Dalo, and Angela Qu, along with junior Mark Pindur.

Rev Up Your Robots!

Earlier this month, OVS kicked off its new robotics season at Lower Campus with the official release of “SKYSTONE,” the theme of the latest FIRST Tech Challenge game. This year, robotics teams will travel into the “Star Wars” universe to assemble their robots.