On Wednesday, January 31, students kicked off our annual Day of Reading fundraiser with a fun parade and signs! For the next few weeks we will be raising funds for Teaching Tools along with a donation to the Ojai Valley Family Shelter.
Last month, our Dean of Studies, Will Hornblower, embarked on a trip to India to attend the annual Krishnamurti Schools Teaching Conference in Chennai. Here’s what he found there.
Watch the full Annual Fundraising Tea event including a musical performance and speakers, all reflecting on our theme for the year.
During her Lizard Talk, Emily shared her professional journey in medicine with our high school students and faculty.
At Oak Grove, we acknowledged World Peace Day with a week-long exploration into the notion of peace. Throughout campus, we celebrated Peace Week within the classroom curriculum, through the construction of a collaborative art installation titled “Our Garden of Responsibility.”
The Stanford psychologist, Carol Dweck said: “If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning.” How can we extend this philosophy to our larger learning community of teachers, coaches, and staff members?
Our Fall camping trips are designed to bring the High School (9th-12th) and the Middle School (6th-8th grade) together early in the year to orient and integrate new and returning students and teachers.
For our first Lizard Talks series of the year, we welcomed Geetha Waters. Geetha, parent of Oak Grove School alum Jayson Waters ’10, is an educator and writer, who facilitates programs at the Krishnamurti Study Centre in Summer Hill, Australia.
Congratulations to our Second Grade Teacher Karen and Science Enrichment Teacher Eric, whose Roxaboxen student project won an IMPACT II award.
Seeds of Belonging Ojai is an anti-bias/anti-racism initiative for early childhood educators and parents that aims to cultivate futures of understanding, accountability, accommodation, and respect among differences in the local community and in the world at large.
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