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Open Houses

Attending one of our Open House events is a wonderful way for interested students and their families to experience the OES campus and community.  Below is a glimpse at our program to assist you in planning your visit.

Lower School (pre-kindergarten-Grade 5)

Wednesday, October 15
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Our Lower School Open House format allows for self-guided exploration of the classrooms in the Lower School. With 5th grade student ambassadors to help you find your way, you will have an opportunity to meet classroom teachers and specialist teachers, interact with current students and parents, and meet our student support team. The event is designed to be attended by parents and older elementary school children. 

6:00 – 6:30 pm: Check-in for pre-registered attendees and walk-in attendees. Explore the information tables for our specialist programs:  Science, PE, Art, Spanish, Extended Care/After School programs, Food Service, Bus Transportation, Counselor, etc.  Visit with faculty, staff, current parents and students throughout the evening.  

6:30 – 7:00 pm: Opening remarks from Head of School, Mo Copeland. Introduction from the Lower School Division Head and Student Body speaker

7:00 – 8:00 pm: All classrooms open for self-guided tour of the Lower School. 

Admissions and Financial Aid information will be available. 

Register online. Pre-registration is not required but recommended for faster check-in.

 

Middle/Upper School (Grades 6-12)

Sunday, October 26
1:00 – 4:00 pm

Our Middle/Upper School Open House is meant to give both parents and students an opportunity to meet faculty, students, and current parents. We also want you to experience our teaching through a variety of mini-classes; choose up to four classes to attend. With so many offerings and ways to experience the Middle and Upper Schools, we hope students and parents arrive ready to explore! 

1:00 – 1:30 pm: Check-in for pre-registered attendees and walk-in attendees. View display tables from each department.  Visit with faculty, coaches, current parents and students throughout the afternoon.  

1:30 – 2:00 pm: Opening remarks from Head of School, Mo Copeland. Introduction from our Middle and Upper School Division Heads, Student Body speaker

2:00 – 4:00 pm: Choose from concurrent sessions running every 30 minutes:

  • Science mini class
  • Art mini class
  • Humanities mini class
  • Math mini class
  • Student Panel
  • Student led campus tour

Admissions and Financial Aid information will be available. Students currently in grades 8 - 11 can stop by the Admissions table to schedule a full day shadow visit.

Register online. Pre-registration is not required but recommended for faster check-in.

 

 

 

Upper School

Campus Visits

  • Register for a parent tour here
  • To arrange a campus visit for applicants to grades 9-12, please email Helen Han or call her at 503.416.9378.