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May 28, 2019 | Vicki Raven

The National Fly Off held in The Plains, VA on Saturday, May 18 was special in that the event was dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that culminated in the landing on the moon on July 20, 1969.  In honor of that the Oak Park team dressed in vintage 1969 Mission […]

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Oak Park High School Senior – Girls Who Code

May 28, 2019 | Vicki Raven

https://www.vcoe.org/news/ArticleID/4577/Getting-Girls-into-Technology-is-Personal-for-this-Oak-Park-Grad#.XO01UceJkOk.twitter

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Read OPUSD’s Winter 2019 School Watch Newsletter!

April 7, 2019 | Reese Loos

Click on the image below to read OPUSD’s “The SCHOOL WATCH” Community Newsletter – Winter 2019 Edition

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OPUSD’s Odyssey of the Mind is Going to World Finals!

April 7, 2019 | Reese Loos

Congratulations to our OPUSD students for winning a 3 spots in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, taking place at Michigan State University on May 22-25! Over 800 teams from around the world compete in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, and we are thrilled to have so many Oak Park students make […]

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Rocket Club Participates in the Team America Rocketry Challenge

April 7, 2019 | Reese Loos

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. The Rocket Club at OHES! Science Night at Oak Hills Elementary School was a success; the students […]

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Rocket Club Soars to New Heights at OPHS!

February 10, 2019 | Reese Loos

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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117 OPUSD Students Will Compete in Odyssey of the Mind This Year!

February 10, 2019 | Reese Loos

Supported annually by the Oak Park Education Foundation, Odyssey of the Mind is the world’s largest creative problem solving competition in the world. It was introduced to OPUSD five years ago. In our inaugural year, we had five teams participating. This year, 19 teams from five of the Oak Park schools are participating! The consistent […]

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Partnership with OPUSD Elementary Schools’ PTAs & PFAs!

February 10, 2019 | Reese Loos

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

February 10, 2019 | Reese Loos

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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