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! 

2016 Open House schedule below. 

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
Algebra 2
English 9
Chemistry
History 9
US Program with Interim Head of US
Student Panel
2:10
Art
Algebra 2
English 9
Physics
History
Conversation with Head of School
Student Panel
2:45
Acting
Geometry
English
Physics
History
US Program with Interim Head of US
Student Panel
3:20
Art
Math
English
Chemistry
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.

During your exploration, we invite parents to join a session to meet in conversation with our Head of School, Head of Lower School, and a student representative from our Upper School Student Council. Session one: 6:30-7:00/ Session two: 7:00-7:30.

The event is designed to be attended by parents only as a way for parents to fully engage in the event.

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

We moved into our new Lower School building this September. We encourage you to come see it!






Campus Visits

  • Register for a parent tour here
  • To arrange a campus visit for applicants to grades 9-12, please email Madeleine Jennings or call her at 503-416-9364.
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