From the desk of Dr. Soumakian

Dr. Soumakian is posing for photo.

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 […]

Superintendent’s Message

Dr. Soumakian, headshot.

The Oxnard Union High School District welcomes back students as they report to school on Tuesday, September 4. The District is continuing to make remarkable progress toward the implementation of the Blueprint for Greatness. The District CST test results were released on Friday, August 31 to the public at 10 a.m. and we are extremely […]

From the desk of Dr. Soumakian: What do Great Teams do at Halftime?

Dr. Soumakian.

In a typical game that has a built in halftime, the team trots off to the locker room while the coach is pulled away from a TV Analyst who prompts the coach by asking, “Coach, recapping the first half, what do you attribute your success to and what adjustments will your team make at halftime.” […]

From the desk of Dr. Soumakian

Leading in a Culture of Innovation during the State Fiscal Crisis Following the celebration of the holiday season, educators return back to school in January and brace themselves for the release of the Governor’s budget for the following year (2012-2013). It has been a ritual the past four (4) years to expect the worst and […]