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OHS Thespians Win Big at Districts

By Cate Cannon After competing at the District 12 Thespian Festival in Lake Minneola this past December, the Oak Hall Thespian Troupe has advanced numerous groups to the state competition in March.  At the district competition, most Oak Hall students received a “superior” or “excellent” overall rating on their events. There are three adjudicators for each event, and those scores are averaged, or they add up to an overall score. “Superior” is recognized as the highest,

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All-State Orchestra and Choir Exceed Expectations

By Amanda Malnik From Jan. 8 to 11, Oak Hall students, juniors Amelia German and Anya AitSahlia, sophomore Asher Dobrin, and eighth graders Elizabeth Offerle and Jamie Robinson Wilmott, attended the All-State Conference in Tampa, Fla., where they performed in either an orchestra or a chorus. Because the aforementioned students placed so high in their designated talents, this is Oak

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Faculty Spotlight: Robert Ponzio

By Josh Fernandes When a Middle or Upper School student registers for a class taught by Robert Ponzio, their educational experience goes beyond the basics of an art class. Growing up in Queens, NY, Ponzio first got interested and started practicing art when he was in the sixth grade. Since his family moved a lot, his outlet for coping with

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Color Theory: A Celebration of Color in Art

By Lauren Cohen  The Visual Arts Department at Oak Hall School is opening its new gallery exhibit, “Color Theory: A Celebration of Color in Art”, on Jan. 17, with a reception from 7 – 9 p.m. This celebration of color welcomes artists from across the state of Florida, who are displaying colorful paintings and photographs, amongst other media, in the

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Winter Concert to Feature Songs By Bublé, Chili Peppers

By Amanda Malnik On Sunday, Dec. 15 at 3 p.m., Oak Hall students from sixth to 12th grade are performing holiday songs at a family-friendly winter concert in the Oak Hall theater for the local community to enjoy. Numerous songs, chosen by Middle and Upper School music teachers Jason Stahl and Dr. Domonique Clance, will be performed by all students enrolled

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Students Bring Roald Dahl Book to Life

By Jenna Poppell For the second year in a row, Brooke Molitor, Oak Hall’s Fine Arts Chair, with assistance from Lower School music teacher Erin Cushing, Upper School music teacher Dr. Dominique Clance, and Oak Hall alumni Lauren Wilkinson as assistant director, is producing an all-school musical, premiering Oct. 10. This year’s musical is a version of Roald Dahl’s book, Matilda, and

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