Entries by Warren

High School Spring Showcase 2018

Join Oak Grove School Friday, May 18th, at 7:00pm for its semi-annual High School Showcase. The event features musical performances by Oak Grove’s high school, as well as student art, paintings, photographs, film, and ceramics. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Meet at the Art Studio. Be a part of this celebration, open to […]

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Flowering in Goodness

From the Head of School At the deepest level of our mission is the notion that if one is intrinsically motivated, not striving for external stature, for fame, for wealth, one would clearly understand the connection between one’s actions and all of life. One would understand there is nowhere else to be, but where one […]

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A Nurse Tree

From the Head of School A few years ago, we lost a huge oak tree near the Pavilion. Losing this tree was a particular hardship as it provided a perfectly-situated screen to the arc path of the spring sun. Spring is when we have many large assemblies and performances. Without the oak, the glare and […]

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The Gift of Art

Oak Grove recently received an extraordinary art collection from the estate of David Rodriguez. Mr. Rodriguez was an art teacher at the American International Secondary School in Germany and early on developed a lifelong interest in art. Mr. Rodriguez first heard Krishnamurti speak at Saanen, Switzerland in the mid-1960s. Mark Lee recalls meeting David throughout […]

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Run for the Hills – Community 5K Run

Run for the Hills – 5K RUN Kick off Earth Week, Sunday, April 15, at Oak Grove School. This is a community event to benefit the OVLC hillside restoration efforts. Half mile run for kids at 9:30am 5K campus trail run at 10:00am This family-friendly event will include numerous schools from the Ojai Valley. The […]

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Simone Noble, Parent Speaker at the 2018 Tea Fundraiser

Transcript of Speech given by Simone Noble Good Morning everyone. My name is Simone Noble. My two children attend this school – Jonah is in 8th grade and Danielle is in 5th grade. This is their third year as Oak Grove School students. Jonah and Danielle may tell you that I annoy them by following them […]

Campus Cleanup Following Thomas Fire

To ease any health concerns about returning to campus following the Thomas Fire, please read the following update on our post-fire campus cleaning efforts. On December 11, we contracted with ASR Property Restoration, a certified, professional fire damage clean-up and restoration company. By December 13, the owner, Kirk Prouse, in consultation with their Industrial Hygienist, […]

Community Scrapbook of Thomas Fire Experiences

The Oak Grove staff is grateful to the thousands of firefighters, good neighbors, first responders, and volunteers who continue to work so hard preserving life and property. Two fire crews are currently being hosted on our campus. We are caring for them well with food, coffee, and sleeping accommodations. This week all of our parents […]

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Besant Hill School Thomas Fire Perspective

The Thomas Fire affected each of us in unique and personal ways. Our neighbor to the East at Besant Hill School had their own collective experience. A snapshot of their story is detailed on their website, two days after the fire began: I would like to take a moment to express my gratitude to our entire community, which […]