The number of girls on the flag football team has doubled since last year - to two. Senior Claire Alexander and freshman Genesis Langdell are participating in the male-dominated sport of football and changing the idea of coeducational sports for the school community.
OVS English teacher Terry Wilson, fascinated by a New York Times article, assigned her AP students reading from a court case involving racist teenagers. Those teenagers were required to read well-known books, including Reading Lolita in Tehran, that explore the issue of racism and discrimination in society.
OVS students recently participate in the Ojai Valley Relay for Life Battle of the Bands, a benefit concert to raise money for the Ojai event. OVS freshman Avery Colborn (left) took first place in the epic battle, while seventh grader Beckett McDowell took third place.
In recognition of its long-standing commitment to environmental conservation, preservation and sustainability, Ojai Valley School has been named a California Green Ribbon School, the state’s top honor for environmental excellence in education.