Rio Mesa retains academic outreach coordinator

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Rio Mesa High School students won’t have to look far for an expert’s help in filling out the paperwork necessary to attend college. The Oxnard Union High School District board renewed a contract last week with UC Santa Barbara to keep Griselda Sanchez, an academic outreach coordinator, on the Rio Mesa campus. The program, started […]

State schools chief praises Oxnard Union’s career technology education program

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson met with local education, business and community leaders today to discuss the importance of collaborating across sectors to improve students’ college and career readiness. Torlakson said the Oxnard Union High School District is leading the state with its career technology education programs that include business, engineering, health science, […]

Guidance & Counseling web page centralizes important info

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OUHSD strives to offer our students user-friendly resources. We would like to invite you to visit our one stop shop for Guidance & Counseling and College & Career web page http://www.ouhsd.k12.ca.us/guidance.htm We are committed to providing the necessary supports to help our students be successful. Key information may be accessed through the web page. My […]

CI’s Jeremiah Valoaga signed by UNLV

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Jeremiah ‘’Mia” Valoaga, 17, a senior at Channel Islands High School decided to sign with the University of Nevada-Las Vegas after many schools had offered him opportunities to attend their schools. Valoaga signed for a position as a defensive end, but in the future hopes to go back to playing a tight end position. “They […]

Wrout, Armstrong will share room at Cornell

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For Rio Mesa High senior Tanner Wrout, turning down an Ivy League education would be unequivocally “dumb.” “If you have a chance to get a high-quality education at a great school, it’s probably a dumb decision not to accept it,” he said. Wrout isn’t prone to dumb choices, as evidenced by his 4.12 grade point […]

Former Hueneme student appointed to state commission

Gov. Jerry Brown has named a former Hueneme High School student to a state committee charged with increasing access to college. Johnny Garcia Vasquez, 22, was appointed as a student representative to the 15-member California Student Aid Commission, the governor’s office announced this week. Vasquez, a former Associated Student Body president at Hueneme High, is […]

College Making it Happen

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On Saturday, November 5th, the Oxnard Union High School District Parent Liaison, Hilda Gomez, in collaboration with Celina Zacharias of CSUCI, coordinated the second annual “College Making It Happen” parent and student conference on the campus of CSUCI. Over 200 parents and students participated in bilingual workshops on admissions, financial aid, and college life. Highlights […]

Oxnard holds military career day

What most impressed Oxnard High School freshman Harley Collins about the representatives from various branches of the U.S. armed forces was their enthusiasm as they spoke to students Wednesday during military career day. “I was surprised at how many of these people have a passion and take pride in what they do,” said Harley, a […]