Rocket Club Participates in the Team America Rocketry Challenge

The Rocket Club has been working hard on the Team America Rocketry Challenge – TARC. You can learn more about this national contest sponsored by the major aerospace industry partners, NASA, and the U.S. Dept. of Defense here: https://rocketcontest.org. Science Night at Oak Hills Elementary School was a success; the students launched a rocket, and had…

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Rocket Club Soars to New Heights at OPHS!

The Oak Park Rocket and Aviation Team consists of 24 students in grades 9-12 from Oak Park High School in Ventura County, California. Boeing is the primary sponsor of the team. The team participates in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), which is the world’s largest rocket contest….

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Partnership with OPUSD Elementary Schools’ PTAs & PFAs!

This 2018-2019 school year, the Oak Park Education Foundation dedicated $250,000 towards implementing literacy and numeracy instructional aides in the K-3 classrooms of all 3 OPUSD elementary schools. On Oct 2 & 25, the aides attended a 3-hour training which covered the philosophical and instructional shifts OPUSD is taking in math. In particular, the Mathematical…

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An Update from OPEF Board Chairman, Brandon McFadden

OPEF is excited to announce that we are beginning regular communication via our e-Newsletter, The OPEF Leaflet, coming to your inboxes very soon. With the many investments OPEF has made to our schools this 2018-2019 school year, it is important to us that we share with you updates on the wonderful programs we are funding…

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Medea Creek Welcomes New Student Counselor!

Medea Creek Middle School has welcomed their new counselor, Ms. Cyndi Smilor. Thanks to the support of the Oak Park Education Foundation, Medea Creek Middle School has been able to add a fourth full-time counselor to the staff this past December Additional counseling service has been an ongoing priority at the middle school. In recent…

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