The Dancing Duo

Sophomore Carlton and senior Carter Hsu recently participated in a dance-off in front of the entire school at the start of a morning meeting. But this dance-off was not a competition; it was a demonstration of what brings them together - their love of dancing.

Fifties Flashback

As an extra credit opportunity for his English 9 and English 12 classes, Brad Weidlich asked students to adorn clothing that mirrored the exciting age of the 1950s to relate to the characters they studied in their summer reading novels.

From Home Runs to Homeroom

Ryan Pearman looks only a couple years older than a high school kid. And this year he is in high school. But as a teacher, not as a student. Mr. Pearman is one of this year’s newest members of the OVS faculty, teaching several classes in addition to helping with athletics and coaching baseball.

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.