Archives (by publication)
August 14, 2014
16-year-old Asia Wooten, a student at Oak Hill School, won the gold medal at the 2014 NAACP National Academic, Cultural, Technological, Scientific Olympics in Las Vegas on July 20, 2014. Wooten is a student in the UO’s Piano Pedagogy program, and her win in the competition is the first time a student in the program has taken home the gold in this competition.
July 30, 2015
Happening People: Jill Torres
Though she was born in Los Angeles, Jill Torres has lived in Eugene since age 3 when her parents separated and she moved north with her mom. She went from Meadowlark Elementary to Crest Drive when her mother remarried, then to Jefferson Middle School. “It was a wonderful environment,” she says, “with a lot of social justice activists.” Meanwhile, her mother got a degree in education and began teaching fifth grade at Oak Hill School. “I had the opportunity of free high school at Oak Hill,” Torres says. “My graduating class was 10 people.” Read More
May 14, 2015
Happening People: Isabelle Rogers
“I learned to read at age 4,” says Isabelle Rogers, who entered first grade at Oak Hill School a year later. She skipped kindergarten and eighth grade on her way to high school graduation from Oak Hill this year at age 16. Rogers started writing stories when she was 7.
February 24, 2012
The Eyes Have It: after a year of transition, Eleven Eyes hits a jazzy stride
It all started as a senior recital. Five years ago, music major Tim McLaughlin wrote a half hour composition to fulfill a requirement for his graduation from the UO School of Music. He assembled a band of musicians he had met while gigging around town as a horn player and the rest, as they say, is history.
Upper School band teacher Tim McLaughlin and his band were featured in Eugene Weekly. The full article can be found here.
The Creswell Chronicle
June 3, 2015
‘Gods’ take a ‘vacation’ in latest Isabelle Rogers play
An ambitious, visually stunning production that puts a comedic spin on the venerable tradition of Greek tragedy is the latest dramatic offering from 16-year-old Creswell teen Isabelle Rogers, who graduates this year from Oak Hill Academy in Eugene.
Vacation of the Gods is Rogers’ third full-length play. Her previous two plays were KOLD, about a small “oldies” radio station seeking funding, and The Council, which was loosely based on the Creswell City Council. Read More