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Annual International Festival to Showcase Nationalities, Heritage

By Grace Bernstein Celebrating diversity in culture and ethnicity is the main goal of Oak Hall’s International Festival, with students spending hours making exhibits or volunteering time to help Oak Hall faculty and staff create a melting pot of nationalities, all for the enjoyment of the community. The festival, on Feb. 28 from 3:30 p.m. until 7 p.m., takes place

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Chinese Students Excel in Competition

By Amanda Malnik From Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, Oak Hall Middle and Upper School students enrolled in Chinese I through AP Chinese attended the annual Florida Statewide Chinese Competition at the Lake Yale Conference Center in Leesburg, Fla. Senior Harrigan Rambo, juniors Henry Palmer, Caitlyn McMahon, Victor Chiu, sophomores Asher Dobrin, Sofia Guico, Caya Wilcox, freshman Spencer Fuhr, and

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One Team Fundraisers Help All OHS Athletic Teams

By Kate Krauser The “One Team Fundraiser” is Oak Hall’s yearly all-school fundraiser to support its various athletic teams, in which the majority of Middle and Upper School students participate. To raise money, athletes sell mulch to family and friends, and volunteer at the “One School Family BBQ” on Feb. 21.  Selling mulch used to be a fundraiser for just

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US Students Participate in Exchange Program

By Cate Cannon 12 of Oak Hall’s Spanish-studying students are traveling to Uruguay in March for their Spring Break as exchange students with Oak Hall’s sister school, the Colegio Paulo Friere.  Last year, the Uruguayan students visited Oak Hall for two weeks. The kids went to class with their host students to observe American school life. Because the Uruguayan students lived

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