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Ventura County Mock Trial Semifinalists Announced

Ventura County Mock Trial Semifinalists Announced

The eight high school teams that will advance to the semifinals of the 2019 Ventura County Mock Trial were announced today by the Ventura County Office of Education. The semifinalists received the eight highest scores of the 30 teams participating in this year’s Mock Trial. Listed in order of their scores, the final eight teams […]

Students to Face Off in Academic Decathlon Beginning Jan. 26 in Oxnard – Volunteers Needed!

Students to Face Off in Academic Decathlon Beginning Jan. 26 in Oxnard – Volunteers Needed!

Editor’s Note: I’ve been a speech judge for close to ten years. It’s a wonderful experience, listening to these young, bright people pontificate on all manner of subjects. It’s helping the community and a giving just a little of our time to the future.  If you are interested please signup.  You get lunch, too! Not […]

Colorado Students to Speak with Astronauts on International Space Station

Colorado Students to Speak with Astronauts on International Space Station

High school students in Fort Collins, Colorado, will talk live with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. Wednesday, Sept. 12, as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at 11:15 a.m. EDT. Astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor will answer questions from students at her alma mater, […]

Potato math: Student wins $250,000 for developing computer model that could saves farmers billions

Potato math: Student wins $250,000 for developing computer model that could saves farmers billions

Students have won $1.8 million for outstanding science projects at the oldest and most prestigious science competition in the United States for high school seniors. The winner wanted to apply math in a way that can help people – and he did.

2018 Ventura County Academic Decathlon Results

2018 Ventura County Academic Decathlon Results

The Ventura County Office of Education is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Ventura County Academic Decathlon is Calabasas High School. Coming in second place is La Reina High School, followed by Westlake High School, which came in third. Oxnard High School is the winner of the “Super Quiz” portion of the […]

Not Your Average Conference!

Not Your Average Conference!

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I signed up to go to the Reagan Ranch for a Young America’s Foundation (YAF) High School Leadership conference this past June. I thought it would be very dull and I would not learn much. The exact opposite happened, it’s like I belonged there. It was amazing there […]

From Julia Brownley’s Office: Do you know a high school student interested in attending a U.S. military service academy?

From Julia Brownley’s Office: Do you know a high school student interested in attending a U.S. military service academy?

My office is hosting a series of service academy information nights to help high school students and their families learn more about attending a military service academy and the Congressional nomination application process. Information nights will take place throughout Ventura County this fall at: Thousand Oaks High School Performing Arts Center on August 30 at […]

Major Networks Ignore Illegal Alien Rape at High School

Major Networks Ignore Illegal Alien Rape at High School

Even though a local Fox News reporter raised the story during Tuesday’s White House press briefing, three major news networks ignored the rape of a 14-year-old teenager in Maryland by at least one illegal immigrant, according to a Wednesday report from the Media Research Center. MRC, a right-leaning media watchdog, noted that Fox News was […]

What Comes After High School for Students in Special Education?

What Comes After High School for Students in Special Education?

Resources Available at the 2016-17 “Transition Fair” in Camarillo It’s never too early to learn about resources for students with disabilities after high school. Help your high school student prepare for a quality adult life they envision by attending the 2016-17 Ventura County Annual Transition Fair. This is an opportunity for parents, teachers, care-providers and […]

Congressional App Challenge! High Schoolers asked to Participate

Congressional App Challenge!  High Schoolers asked to Participate
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