Rotary Club of Oxnard Honors Special Teachers: Dan Lucas

Rotary Club of Oxnard Honors Special Teachers.

The Rotary Club of Oxnard continues to recognize outstanding teachers in the Oxnard School District, the Oxnard Union High School District, and the Rio School District.  For the fourth year, the Rotary Club provides a gift basket and plaque of recognition for outstanding teaching and service to students, parents, and their school.  In partnership with […]

Linked Learning’s impact on our community

Dr. Gabe Soumakian, headshot.

Today’s business leaders are asking how do we compete and win the battle in a rapidly changing global 21st-century economy as we close the “skills gap” for our new workforce? More importantly, how will business and community leaders step up their involvement and work as partners to create innovative and creative work-based learning models through […]

Message from the Superintendent

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Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year! Education in the State of California and the Oxnard Union High School District will experience a major shift in both funding and learning systems with the advent of the Common Core State Standard (CCSS), 21st Century Learning delivery, as well as the new Smarter Balanced Assessments. Transitioning to this […]

Guest commentary Oxnard Union High School District

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The Oxnard Union High School District students, staff and our community are truly stunned by the Newtown, Conn., shooting and the unacceptable violence against helpless elementary students and teachers. In light of the current national conversation about violence and school safety, our principals and staff have reviewed the school safety plans and submitted suggestions to […]

From the desk of Dr. Soumakian

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Message to the Community from the Superintendent Regarding School Safety The Oxnard Union High School District students, staff, and our community are truly stunned by the Newtown, CT shooting and the unacceptable violence against helpless elementary students and teachers. In light of the current national conversation about violence and school safety, our Principals and staff […]

Oxnard Education Foundation looks to build bridges with businesses

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The Oxnard Union High School District still has a lot to accomplish, even though its Academic Performance Index score rose 25 points this year, according to Superintendent Gabe Soumakian. Soumakian spoke to a group of school principals, teachers, students and community leaders Thursday at Pacifica High School. While pleased at the jump in the API […]

OUHSD Schools Show Big Gains in API Scores

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After several years of gradual growth, Oxnard Union High School District schools demonstrated significant gains in their Academic Index Performance (API) scores during the 2011-12 school year. The California Department of Education revealed statewide API scores on Thursday, Oct. 11. Overall, OUHSD score is 748, a 25-point increase over the District’s 723 score in 2011. […]

Press Conference to announce Official API scores Date Changes to October 11th

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On behalf of the Board of Education of the Oxnard Union High School District, Superintendent Gabe Soumakian invites you to share in the celebration of the dramatic increase in the Academic Performance Index (API) test results. Members of the community, civic organizations and parents also are invited to attend the 1:30 p.m. press conference on […]

Superintendent to announce big increase in API scores on Oct. 11

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On behalf of the Board of Education of the Oxnard Union High School District, Superintendent Gabe Soumakian invites you to share in the celebration of the dramatic increase in the Academic Performance Index (API) test results. Members of the community, civic organizations and parents also are invited to attend the 10 a.m. press conference on […]

OUHSD goes high tech

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Parents, staff and students in Oxnard Union High School District now have access to Synergy, a realtime online database which provides information on student attendance, grades and more. Superintendant Gabe Soumakian said the system went live Aug. 9 and is intended to keep parents informed about their children’s education. “We’ve got a tool now that’s […]