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Community Invited to Oxnard School District’s “Strengthening Our Families” Event

Community Invited to Oxnard School District’s “Strengthening Our Families” Event

[OXNARD, CA] – The Oxnard School District’s 8th annual “Strengthening Our Families” conference will take place on Saturday, September 21 from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Haydock Middle School, 647 West Hill Street in Oxnard. The event will include activities for students and families. “This event is a wonderful opportunity for our families to get connected […]

The Oxnard School District bans RoundUp

The Oxnard School District bans RoundUp

Adding to the growing momentum in Ventura County for better protections from pesticide use, the Oxnard School District (OSD) has banned Glyphosate—the toxic ingredient in RoundUp. To a cheering May 1st crowd, the district’s Board of Trustees adopted a resolution directing the district to halt all purchase and use of products containing Glyphosate. The OSD […]

Oxnard | McKinna School to break ground next month

Oxnard | McKinna School to break ground next month

(OXNARD, CA) – After extensive planning, design, preconstruction work, and support from the community, the Oxnard School District will have a groundbreaking celebrating the reconstruction of McKinna Elementary School on Thursday, October 11, 2018. The event will take place at the school, located at 1611 South J Street in Oxnard, from 9 a.m. – 10 […]

Meet the 2018 Ventura County Teacher of the Year

Meet the 2018 Ventura County Teacher of the Year

The Ventura County Office of Education is pleased to announce that Kirsten Barajas of Juan Soria Elementary School in the Oxnard School District is the 2018 Ventura County Teacher of the Year. Barajas and her students found out about the honor today when her family, local dignitaries and members of the media made a surprise […]

Continued School Closures at Oxnard School District

Continued School Closures at Oxnard School District

[Oxnard, Calif. – Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2017] – The Oxnard School District announced today the continued closure of its 21 schools for the remainder of this week: Thursday, December 7 and Friday, December 8 in response to poor air quality related to the Thomas Fire and to help ensure the overall safety of those who […]

Advisory: Oxnard School District School Closures – Thomas Fire

Advisory: Oxnard School District School Closures – Thomas Fire

[Oxnard, Calif. – December 5, 2017]  The Oxnard School District announced today the closure of its schools in response to the Thomas Fire. Students, teachers, and staff were notified early this morning about the fire conditions and an Emergency Command Center was activated at the district office in response to the fire. All twenty-one schools […]

Oxnard School District recognizes School Psychologists for School Psychology Awareness Week: “Power Up! Be a Positive Change.”

Oxnard School District recognizes School Psychologists for School Psychology Awareness Week: “Power Up! Be a Positive Change.”

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) declared November 13-17, 2017 as School Psychology Awareness Week: “Power Up! Be a Positive Change.” The Oxnard School District recognizes School Psychologists for the important and vital role that they play in the personal and academic development and success of Oxnard School District students. School Psychologists collaborate with […]

Ventura County’s newest Hi-Tech Harrington Elementary School Ribbon Cutting

Ventura County’s newest Hi-Tech Harrington Elementary School Ribbon Cutting

By George Miller The new Norma Harrington Elementary School is open for business, as was announced at this 1-21-16 event.  Actually, teachers, conscripted relatives (including this reporter) and staff moved their stuff into the new building in December then classes started right after the Christmas holiday shutdown. But this was the official opening. Why a new school? […]

Oxnard School District (CA) overreaches on invasion of privacy, freedom of speech

Oxnard School District (CA) overreaches on invasion of privacy, freedom of speech

By George Miller “Students waive any right to privacy or confidentiality to material that was accessed, created, sent or stored using Oxnard School District technology or an Oxnard School District provided network account.” – from Oxnard School District 2013-14 Internet and Computer Use Policy- page 13 (there’s more, at the end of this article) The […]