New school board members will address budget, district improvements

Teacher's photos are on the board.

Two new members took their seats on the Oxnard Union High School District board of trustees on Dec. 13. Steven Hall and Gary Davis replaced longtime board members Dick Jaquez and Steve Stocks, both of whom retired from the board. The board oversees seven high schools and about 16,000 students. The other members are Wayne […]

Two longtime Oxnard Union board members set to retire

Steve Stocks and Dick Jaquez, headshots.

Longtime educators Dick Jaquez and Steve Stocks will retire from the Oxnard Union High School District board of trustees this month. Stocks, a member of the board since 1988, spent 36 years with the high school district as a teacher and administrator. Jaquez, a coach and teacher for more than three decades, was first elected […]

New OUHSD trustees both say academy high school is a priority

Gary Davis and Steve Hall, headshots.

Gary Davis and Steve Hall are the two newest members of the Oxnard Union High School District board of trustees. Davis, a former superintendent of the district, and Hall, president of the Ventura County Federation of College Teachers, were elected to office on Nov. 6. The two seats opened up with the retirements of President […]

Pinedo to represent students at district board meetings

Adolfo Camarillo High School junior Stephanie Pinedo has a desire to be involved in her school, to know what’s happening on campus and in the school district.The 17-yearold was recently appointed to act as a student representative on the Oxnard Union High School District board of trustees for the 2012-13 school year. Stephanie was chosen […]

New High School

Oxnard Union High School District Logo.

May I take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation to the Board of Trustees of the Oxnard Union High School District, the Camarillo City Council and their respective staffs for their forward-thinking progress on the soon-to-be new high school in the city of Camarillo. May I also laud the group of 25 concerned parents, […]

Firm hired for high school construction

Oxnard Union High School District Logo.

The Oxnard Union High School District board of trustees has chosen a construction firm for the new magnet high school and performing arts center to be built in Camarillo on a 77-acre property next to the Camarillo Library on Las Posas Road. The vote was made during last week’s board meeting in Oxnard. District staff […]

From the desk of Dr. Soumakian

Dr. Soumakian.

Positive and Negative Leadership Language on a Winning Team The Blueprint for Greatness is the Board/District Priorities that function as a road map to support student achievement and address the sanctions of Program Improvement. As Professionals and Educators we support our District’s mission to prepare students for their career or college that guides them to […]

School Board approves negotiation of design plans with HMC architecture firm

Oxnard Union High School District Logo.

Educational plans and structure for the new high school in Camarillo presented by the Educational Concept Ad Hoc Committee as the Board approves the negotiation of design plans with HMC architecture firm. At the September 14, 2011 Board meeting, OUHSD Board of Trustees received favorably the presented recommendations of a comprehensive/academy instructional setting in Camarillo, […]

OUHSD to pursue North Oxnard property for new school site

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The Oxnard Union High School District is moving forward with its plans to build a new high school in north Oxnard. In a 5-0 vote Wednesday night, the OUHSD Board of Trustees directed staff to take the next steps necessary in acquiring the 120-acre Cooluris property north of Wooley Road and east of Harbor Boulevard […]