Last weekend the outdoor education program went out for their first overnight trip of the season tothe Sespe Wilderness.
Last week, biology students received a shipment of tiny Rainbow Trout eggs from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife This week, tiny baby trout can be spotted nestled into the gravel at the bottom of the classroom aquarium.
15 students and two faculty members worked with biologists from CIES to plant 1,100 native plants on one of the island’s more sensitive slopes and seabird habitats.
Our school magazine, Aun Aprendo, is named after our school motto, which means “I am still learning.” In the editions below, you will find photos highlighting our beautiful California location and school events along with articles, links to video, save-the-dates, and more. Find alumni news in the Alumni Howl section.
Located just off the coast of Ventura and Santa Barbara, California’s Channel Islands provide a great learning opportunity for students.
Updates and photos from Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands as they become available from our Experiential Learning students.
After weeks of California rain, the school campus vernal pool fills to capacity.
Director of Sustainability Tod Cossairt along with our student media team introduce the vernal pool.
Camping together, going on hikes, getting in the ocean, the ropes course, and more! Our annual Fall Trips were so fun and brought our community closer. Always a great way to start the year!
Last Sunday, twenty four students pedaled down the seven-mile stretch of bike path from Ojai to the Ventura Pier. The cool breeze and rolling hills of Ojai gave way to sunshine and ocean air as the group approached C-Street Beach and bee-lined towards the pier.
News & Events
The Performing Arts Department, with a cast of 27 students, will present the Broadway musical Once Upon A Mattress, directed by Arts Department Chair Dan Call, on Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28, at 7:00 p.m. in the Zalk Theater.
Besant Hill School of Happy Valley
8585 Ojai Santa Paula Rd.
Ojai, CA 93023
Tel: (805) 646-4343
Fax: (805) 646-4371
Dr. Randy R. Bertin
Head of School
(805) 646-4343 Ext.112
Director of Admissions
Director of Summer Programs
(805) 646-4343 Ext.142