Tag Archives: faculty

Beloved Oak Hall Teacher Passes Away

Margarita Avellaneda, who taught at Oak Hall School for 29 years, passed away after a battle with a long illness on Aug. 29. During her tenure at Oak Hall, Ms. Margarita (as she was affectionately known by her students) taught Spanish and Latin, chaired the language department, and led Oak Hall to many victories locally and nationally in Spanish and

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New Beginning for David Jackson

On Jan. 23, David Jackson, Assistant Head of School, announced he and his wife Generosa, are relocating to Fort Wayne, Ind. and joining The Canterbury School community. Jackson is the new Head of School at Canterbury, beginning July 1. While this is a tremendous loss for Oak Hall, we wish nothing but the best for the Jacksons in their new

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“Eagle of the Month” Celebrates OHS Employees

By Josh Fernandes Oak Hall has implemented a new program this school year, which recognizes exemplary administration, faculty, and staff. Known as the “Eagle of the Month”, nominations are accepted by colleagues, parents, students, and members of the Oak Hall community. Assistant Head of School, David Jackson, notes that the award is, “A recognition of a member of the faculty

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OHS Welcomes New Counselor

By Amanda Malnik In early December, a new face will be walking the halls of Oak Hall. Darcy Pare is the new school counselor for the Upper and Middle Schools.  While this is Pare’s first year as an Upper School counselor, she has five years of experience in the mental health field. “My position within those five years allowed me

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Oak HALLoween Photo Gallery

From the youngest pre-kindergartner to the oldest senior, along with faculty, and staff dressed up yesterday for Halloween. The Lower School, keeping the tradition alive, paraded around the Upper School circle, showing off costumes such as velociraptors, butterflies, and ghosts. Kindergartners partnered with their senior buddy, some in matching costumes. In the afternoon, Lower School classrooms transformed from a learning

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Oak Hall Implements A.L.I.C.E. Training

Students, faculty training scheduled for 2020 By Aiden Wacksman To prepare for what is known as an “active shooter” situation on the Oak Hall campus, the administrative body has implemented Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate (A.L.I.C.E.) training for students, faculty, and staff. While faculty and staff have participated in A.L.I.C.E. training for almost two years, students have not been

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Halloween At the Hall

By Lauren Cohen and Antony Stark Halloween is just around the corner, and Oak Hall students and faculty are preparing for what should be a spooky, yet exciting day. The Early Learning Childhood Center (ECLC), Lower, Middle, and Upper School students will show off their costumes during the all-school Halloween parade which will begin around 8:30 a.m. Because of the

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