OUHSD picked by state for program to link academics with business sector

Oxnard Union High School District Logo.

Oxnard Union High School District has been picked to participate in a new state program that aims to prepare high school students with the skills they will need to succeed in careers and in college. The school district is one of 20 educational organizations across the state chosen by the California Department of Education for […]

OUHSD “Rookie of the Year” award

Demand Response rookie of the year, certificate.

Oxnard Union High School District was selected to receive a Demand Response “Rookie of the Year” award from Southern California Edison. The award was accepted on behalf of the district by Mary Ann Larrieu, Energy Conservation Specialist at OUHSD at a ceremony at the SCE Energy Education Center in Irwindale, CA. Since enrolling in the […]

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 […]

Oxnard Education Foundation looks to build bridges with businesses

The man is giving a speech.

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 […]

Summer ends for Oxnard Union high school students

Students are hugging.

Hueneme High School opened today with staff and teachers smiling and riding high on the wave of success that was celebrated last week at a special teacher’s rally where Oxnard Union High School Superintendent Gabe Soumakian announced an almost 30-point jump in districtwide Academic Performance Index numbers. Principal Oscar Hernandez said those gains were achieved […]