Category Archives: Upper School

Senior Class Bowling Extravaganza

By Jenna Poppell In a typical school year, eighth graders and underclassmen take the PSAT on a selected Wednesday in October, while the senior class enjoys a breakfast get together. After testing and breakfast is done, all the students congregate at the football field for the annual Field Day, a tradition that began around 2002. But this isn’t the typical

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US Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

By Avery Broom Oak Hall’s Upper School is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 until Oct. 15, by honoring and celebrating Hispanic Americans. Sept. 15 represents the start of the celebration because it’s the anniversary of independence from Spain for the Central American countries of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. It ends on Oct.

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OHS Club Sells Bracelets to Help Children

By Mia Currie Oak Hall School’s Child Advocacy Center (CAC) club recently restarted after three years of inactivity thanks to current club president, Oak Hall sophomore, Tori Kitchens. The purpose of the club is to support the Gainesville CAC to help children in abusive/neglectful home situations through volunteer work. The club is currently selling Pura Vida bracelets for $5 to

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Science Labs Adjust to COVID Restrictions

By Kaylee Rowe Science labs have always been an integral part of the learning process for students. These hands-on in school projects help students achieve a better understanding of why a certain science theory works. With the new COVID-19 guidelines, labs can be difficult to perform. The Upper and Middle School science department is working on tackling this issue head

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Senior Investiture Tradition Continues Despite Pandemic

By Grace Bernstein Seniors at Oak Hall School start the year off with SAT’s, completing college applications, and other special events. One of those events is the Senior Investiture, a mimic of graduation, where the seniors officially receive their special privileges and responsibilities. Privileges include being able to sign out to go off campus for lunch, becoming an example for

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