Honesty Boxes of Ojai

In a town famous for its citrus, many residents of Ojai have come up with a creative solution for their excess produce: honesty boxes. Scattered throughout various neighborhoods, streets and orchards, these fruit stands function on the honor system, relying on the integrity of their customers to leave the right amount of money for whatever produce they take.

Weaving Love Together

Few school clubs provide a stronger sense of gratitude and community than that of junior Megan Manion’s Zanmi Club, which is a community service opportunity that helps women in Haiti.

Denim with a Porpoise

Just in time for the annual Relay for Life, junior Avery Colborn has come up with a creative new idea for a fundraiser. Aside from our well-known ceramics and face-paints, this year the OVS booth will be selling stuffed whales.

A Single Thread

Together with her friend Emerson, sophomore Kiana Carlisle has launched a nonprofit organization, called A Single Thread, that will provide girls in foster homes with clothes that will give them an outlet to empower themselves and give them the freedom to express themselves through fashion.

Love is in the Air

Over the years, at least 21 OVS alumni couples have tied the knot. Though some only met for the first time at alumni events or didn’t even begin a romantic relationship until they were out of school, they eventually found themselves together at the altar.