RMHS receives Greenhouse

RMHS Greenhouse.

Greenhouses for our Student Garden for the Transition Program were kindly donated by Driscoll’s Berry Farm and will be the birthplace of flowers and vegetables for our garden and flower businesses. We are getting close to completing the Garden’s Master Plan and Driscoll will complete installation after the winds die down.” Richard Lukas, RMHS Special […]

OUHSD Schools receive ENERGY STAR award

Energy Star Logo.

In recognition of superior energy performance, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the ENERGY STAR to Adolfo Camarillo High School, Channel Islands High School, Hueneme High School, Oxnard High School, Pacifica High School, and Rio Mesa High School for 2013! Buildings that earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR use 35 percent less energy and generate 35 […]

OUHSD and CSUCI jointly receive NASA Education Grant

Nasa logo.

Oxnard Union High School District approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with California State University Channel Islands to implement NASA’s 2011 Innovation in Global Climate Change Education grant. California State University Channel Islands has received a NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) grant ($593,000), Promoting Educational Leadership (PEL), that will involve Oxnard Union High School […]

Student helps Cam High go green

People are posing for photo.

Environmentally conscious Adolfo Camarillo High School 2010 graduating senior, Stephanie Garcia noticed that the school was recycling cans and bottles but not paper. Although shy, Stephanie was determined and set a goal to recycle paper as well as to educate fellow students of their impact on the environment. Initially underestimating the amount of work involved, […]

Hueneme High holds recycling event

People give high five.

Fresh-picked, organically grown carrots were preferred 6-1 over the store-bought variety by Hueneme High School students in a taste test Thursday that was part of a recycling event. “Not bad at all,” said Erynn Smith of the Join the Farm cooperative, which provided the organic carrots for the taste test. At the Green Audit Team’s […]