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News, Musings & Thoughts


Headmaster’s Note:

Today, Dr. Melton and US English teacher, Alli Minch, made a presentation to the board of trustees on what we do in our college guidance program in grades 9-12. They created a power point, which I have shared with you after my comments. They brought along to help out two students, seniors Iris Poh and Maia Morgan, as well as former CSA chair and parent, Kirsten Frazer. The board and I were impressed by the personal testimonials as well as the thorough and comprehensive work being done to help our students make the wisest college choices possible. The goal is to help them find the best fit given their talents, interests, and personal biases. In addition, Alli and Josh shared stories of how they keep touch with our alums, tracking how they are doing and how satisfied they are with their college choices.  Because of our size, our faculty are able to get to know each student very personally, and consequently, our guidance is much more strategically specific to each one. My kudos to Josh and Alli, as well as all the teachers who are involved, for making this step in life so meaningful. Go Upper School!

Warmly,

Mr.S.

OHS College Advising Program

 

 


Students of the Month

November

High School: Samantha Kasitz

Samantha was nominated because she has stepped up a lot this year in terms of advisory; she was a key player in guiding the Blue Jays to victory through her leadership! Sam also helped with Student Council and put together the games for Halloween, including buying the supplies.  In XC she has demonstrated her leadership skills as a captain, and is always going above and beyond. She is hardworking and diligent in her studies. Congratulations, Samantha!

Middle School: Nora Bissonnette

Nora was nominated because she has established herself as a student that makes learning a priority. For our class exam, she was preparing and helping other students find the answers on the study guides- going far above and beyond what was expected. She comes to class each day prepared and ready to learn, often asking tough questions that show great analysis. She is a wonderful, caring and critical thinker! Congratulations, Nora!

Upcoming Events

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS…

Friday:


Oak Hill Pajama Drive (Collection Bins in Various locals)


8:00-12:00 1st and 7th Grade Salmon Release Field Trip (Willamette River Tributary, will be back for lunch)


8:00-3:00 US Finals Prep Week


11:35-12:15 OBOB, Group Group 3 (Gather Room)


3:30-4:30 Play Video Games (Tech Center)


4:15-5:45 MS Girls BB Practice (Gym)


After School Enrichments

  • French Snacks (Lower School French Room and Kitchen)

Lunch Menu Today

(12/8) Pizza!!!!


Drama Rehearsal Schedule (12/6-12/8)

  • Friday, December 8th- 3:15-6:00 Full run-through with costumes and props

Next Week:

Lunch Menu (12/11-12/15)

(12/11)  Lemongrass Chicken (GF) Lemongrass Tofu (GF/VG) Jasmine Rice Thai Cucumber Salad (GF/VG) Baby Carrots (GF/VG) White Rice (GF/VG) Rolls (V) Apples and Oranges (GF/VG) Raisin Boxes (GF/VG)

(12/12)  Beef Stew / Vegetarian Stew (GF/V) Biscuits (V) Carrot and Celery Sticks (GF/VG) Cucumber Slices (GF/VG) White Rice (GF/VG) Rolls (V) Tangerines

(12/13)  Philly Cheesesteak Pasta Beef or Tempeh (V) Roasted Fall Veggies (GF/VG) White Rice (GF/VG) Rolls (V) Fruit Salad (GF/VG)

(12/14)  Chicken Strips or “Chicken Vegetarian Patty” French Fries (V)
Cucumber Slices, Carrots and Celery (GF/VG) Ranch Dressing White Rice GF/VG) Assorted Fruit Cups (GF/VG)

(12/15) Pizza