Category Archives: Upper School

Senior Project Still A Go for This School Year

By Jenna Poppell The senior project offers seniors the opportunity for experiential education beyond the normal classroom walls in an area of their interest. “It is an extension of Oak Hall’s philosophy and commitment to developing a strong sense of social responsibility in each of its students,” said Jeff Malloy, Director of Operations for Oak Hall and the senior class advisor. The

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G.O.L.D. Carries On With A Few Changes

By: Avery Broom Oak Hall has a long-standing tradition of a Girls Overnight Leadership Development (G.O.L.D.) sleepover. Rising ninth grade, junior, senior girls get together every year to bond and the older girls give advice to help prepare the younger girls for high school. G.O.L.D. is led by junior and mostly senior girls with the faculty sponsors being Upper School

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Saying Farewell to Libby Karow

By Jenna Poppell After more than 20 years of working at Oak Hall School, Upper School Spanish teacher Libby Karow is moving on to the next chapter of her life, leaving an enormous hole behind. Karow has had a tremendous impact at OHS, whether it was teaching at all three divisions, leading the Upper School Honor Council, or establishing a

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COVID Hinders College Options

By Lucas Walters It’s college application season, one of the busiest times of the year for high school seniors across the country. As many Oak Hall seniors steadily work through the college application process, there have been new issues on the minds of many applicants. Brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are new concerns about what college is going

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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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