This week GTech Juniors and Seniors had a great visit to HRL Laboratories in Malibu. Students learned about the work being done in Research and Development and toured their 4 lab areas; Information & Systems Science, Materials and Microsystems, Microfabrication, and Sensors and Electronic.
Congratulations to the following AVID students who will each receive a scholarship upon graduation from OHS for their outstanding response to this year’s prompt:
Should college be free to anyone who wishes to attend?
Class of 2022 Tino Cortes $150
Class of 2021 Javier Viorato $200
Class of 2020 Brandon Roth $250
Class of 2019 Claudia Oregel Lopez $300
The cost of college can be a significant factor for many who are deciding to attend. It may affect how far they venture away from their homes and which college they ultimately choose. Often there is a choice to be made in deciding whether to go to an out-of-state college, an in-state college, a private college, a local community college, of delay attendance for a period of time. Some states have started to offer college for free at both the community college and university level, with some stipulations and regulations.
All AVID classes read a foundational article and articles which addressed both the pros and cons of free college. Beyond annotating articles, they watched a few short news clips, created one pagers, participated in quickwrites and socratic discussions before participating in a 45 minute times write.
The winners will go on to compete against other AVID students at the district level.
This past week Art students from the district participated in the 28th Annual Maritime Art Exhibition. Oxnard student Alyssa Rodriquez took placed 2nd with her painting titled “Present Tense” Brisa Hardin won an Honorable Mention with her painting titled “On My Mind.” In Photography Arturo Medina and Jairo Estrada also won an Honorable Mention award for their outstanding art titled “Beautiful Pain” and I’LL TELL MY OWN STORY”Congratulations to them for an outstanding job!
ROTC has been very busy this month. On Saturday, 06 Apr, the Cadets commemorated the Bataan Death March. The Cadets marched for 14 miles along the Solimar Beach Drive. The weather was awesome, and the scenery spectacular. Sore feet were inevitable, but spirits were high.
On Mar 29th, members of the Drill and Saber team performed at a retirement home in Santa Barbara. The Cadets did a spectacular job and the audience loved them. The retirees enjoyed seeing such a dedicated team.