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.

Register online in the events section of the Admissions Portal. Pre-registration is not required but recommended for faster check-in.

Current OES familes please RSVP here.

MIDDLE/UPPER SCHOOL (GRADES 6-12)

Sunday, October 23, 2016
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! 

2015 Open House schedule below. This page will be updated soon for the 2016 Open House schedule.

1:00 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.  

1:10 Opening remarks from Head of School, Mo Copeland in the Upper School

1:20 Opening remarks from Head of School, Mo Copeland in the Middle School

1:35 – 3:45 pm: Choose from concurrent sessions running every 35 minutes:

Middle School 

TimeMini-classesDiscover the OES community
1:35
Acting
Algebra
Humanities
Science
MS Program with Head of MS
Technology Demo
2:10
Acting
Pre-Algebra
Humanities
Science
Conversation with Head of School
Parent Panel
2:45
Art
Pre-Algebra
Humanities
Science
MS Program with Head of MS
Technology Demo
3:20
Art
Algebra
Humanities
Science
Conversation with Head of School
Parent Panel

Upper School

TimeMini-classesDiscover the OES community
1:35
Art
Geometry
English 9
Physics
History 9
US Program with Head of US
Student Panel
2:10
iPad Orchestra
Algebra 2
English
Physics
History 9
Conversation with Head of School
Student Panel
2:45
iPad Orchestra
Algebra 2
English 9
Physics
History
US Program with Head of US
Student Panel
3:20
Acting
Math
English
Physics
History 9
Conversation with Head of School
Student Panel

 

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.

LOWER SCHOOL (PRE-KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 5)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Our Lower School Open House format allows for self-guided exploration of classrooms with student ambassadors to help you find your way. You will have an opportunity to meet both classroom and specialists teachers.

The event is designed to be attended by parents only as a way for parents to fully engage in the event. The schedule of the evening from 2015 is below. This page will be updated soon for 2016.

6:00-6:30 Check in and explore informational tables

6:30-6:45 Opening remarks by Head of School, Mo Copeland and introduction to the Lower School by David Lowell, Head of Lower School.

6:45-8:00 Classrooms open for self-guided exploration. Continue engaging with our Specialist including Science, PE, Art, Music, Spanish, Technology, Extended Care/ After School Programs, Bus Transportation, and more. Visit with faculty, staff, current parents, and students.

Admissions and Financial Aid information and materials will be available

Register Online: Registration not required but recommended for faster check in!

Learn about our NEW Lower School building opening fall 2016 in the OES Magazine.






Campus Visits

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