The Ban to End All Bans

Every year, OVS participates in National Banned Books Week, calling attention to efforts to end censorship of books deemed too controversial. This year, OVS students were asked to write letters to support their favorite banned authors.

Vape Nation

Recently, there has been an outbreak of alternative nicotine use in teenage culture and at OVS due to the popularity of vapes and Juuls. In a time when nicotine is so readily available and heavily marketed towards teens, the school now needs to alter how they handle nicotine-based offenses.

Paving the Future

Construction crews are scheduled to begin demolition of the Upper Campus’ west hill, which includes the remains of the Girls Dorm, the Science and Technology center and other buildings lost to the Thomas Fire.

Stronger Together

On January 5 and 6, students, parents, alumni, and teachers came together to create "The Village," which houses the new girls' dorm and various classrooms. Volunteers readied The Village and the rest of the campus for the students' return January 7.