Red Oak Elementary Art Program

Red Oak Elementary School used the funds from Friends of Oak Park Schools and their PFA to bring in community art instructors using personnel from the Ventura County Arts Council from a program called, Artists in the Classroom. Red Oak is using their visual arts program. Each grade level selected a few artists from a…

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Oak Hills Elementary Art Program Update

FIRST GRADE Students have been working on still life drawings.   SECOND GRADE Students have been working on landscapes.   THIRD GRADE Students drew their shoes and than created a mini world around them as if they were giants. They had to remember scale and put information in the foreground, middleground and background.   FOURTH…

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Idea To Impact

Friends of Oak Park Schools teams up with California State University Channel Islands, the Ventura County Office of Education and community business partners to offer this student challenge to all students in Ventura County. Working with an educator mentor, student teams of 6 collaboratively address real-world issues related to energy and the environment while engaging in…

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OPHS Choir, Jazz Band & Concert Band Perform!

On Wednesday December 11, the OPHS Choir, Jazz Band and Concert Band performed in front of a sold out crowd! There were over 100 student participants on stage at one time and while this picture does not give it justice, it was an amazing sight (and sound). Last year the combined concert had only 18…

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Bright students win national Eco Challenge

  By Stephanie Bertholdo sbertholdo@theacorn.com A group of six Oak Park High School students was among eight high school teams across the country to win an award in the air and climate portion of the Lexus Eco Challenge. Their participation in the environmental competition yielded a $10,000 prize. The students will use the money to…

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