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.

LOWER SCHOOL (PRE-KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 5)

Wednesday, October 14
6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Lower School Open House will provide an opportunity for you to meet classroom and specialist teachers, administrators, and current parents. A more detailed schedule will be posted in early September. The event is in the evening and designed to be attended by parents only. 

MIDDLE/UPPER SCHOOL (GRADES 6-12)

Sunday, October 25
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! 

2014 Open House schedule below.  Details about the 2015 Open House to be posted in early September.

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

1:30 – 3:30 pm: Choose from concurrent sessions running every 30 minutes:

Middle School 

TimeMini-classesDiscover the OES community
1:35
Acting
Algebra
Humanities
Science
Parent Panel
2:05
Acting
Pre-Algebra
Humanities
Science
Conversation with Head of School
Parent Panel
2:35
Art
Pre-Algebra
Humanities
Science
Conversation with Head of School
Technology Demo
3:05
Art
Algebra
Humanities
Science
Conversation with Head of School
Technology Demo

Upper School

TimeMini-classesDiscover the OES community
1:35
Art
Geometry
English 9
Physics
History 9
Student Panel
2:05
iPad Orchestra
Geometry
English 9
Physics
History 9
Conversation with Head of School
Student Panel
2:35
iPad Orchestra
Algebra 2
English 9
Physics
History 9
Conversation with Head of School
Student Panel
3:05
Acting
Algebra 2
English 9
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.

 

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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