Rebuild Begins

As of November 7, the first piece of equipment arrived at the top of the hill to begin the first stage of work in rebuilding the buildings destroyed by the Thomas Fire. Seven trucks and an excavator have been hauling and leveling dirt off the hill to prepare for the construction to begin.

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.

Jack’s Return

For the years that Mr. Floyd lived with his family on campus, pet cat Jack was like an honorary mascot for the Upper Campus. But when the Thomas Fire hit in 2017, the Floyds were relocated, and Jack left campus - until recently.

Dawn of the Day Students

The day students of the 2019-2020 school year are making history. The number of day students at Ojai Valley School hit a whopping 48 this year, the highest the population has ever been at Upper Campus.

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.

Squashing Single-Use Plastics

OVS alum Henry Mooney recently gave a lecture at the Ojai Library discussing the global reliance on single use plastics, and the danger to both the environment and the economy that it presents.