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Up-Coming All-School Events

  • September 3 School begins
  • September 8 8 a.m. Senior Entrance
  • September 16 8 a.m. Books and Breakfast "Wonder"
  • September 26 Homecoming
  • October 10 No School
  • October 28 8 a.m. Books and Breakfast "Americanah"
  • October 30 No US, LS, 6th Grade
  • October 31 No US, LS, 6th Grade

PCL & PAL Meetings 2014-15

  • PCL (Parent Community Link) Meetings
    PCL meetings are held in the Drinkward Volunteer Room from 8:05 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Meetings this year will be held on the following dates: 9/10, 10/8, 11/12, 1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/11, 5/20
    See minutes of past meetings.
  • LS PAL (Parent Association Link) Meetings
    LS PAL Meetings are held in the LS Common Hall from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (with the exception of the November meeting). Meetings will be held on the following dates: 9/24, 11/5 (7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.), 2/25, 3/18, 4/15, 5/27
    See minutes of past meetings.
    9/18, 10/30, 3/19, 4/23, 5/28
  • MS PAL Meetings
    MS PAL Meetings are held in the MS Commons from 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Meetings will be held on the following dates: 10/1, 11/5, 12/3, 2/4, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6
    See minutes of past meetings.
  • US PAL Meetings
    Meetings are held in the DVR (Drinkward Volunteer Room) from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Meetings will be held on the following dates:
  • 9th Grade
    10/6, 11/3, 1/5, 2/2, 4/16, 5/14
  • 10th Grade
    10/13, 11/10, 1/12, 2/9, 4/13, 5/11
  • 11th Grade
    9/22, 10/20, 11/17, 1/20, 2/17, 4/20, 5/18
  • 12th Grade
    9/29, 10/27, 11/18, 1/26, 2/23, 4/27, 5/26
  • See minutes of past meetings.

Aardvark Recycled Tickets (ART)

Here's the scoop: Join other OES community members who can't attend an event and want to make sure great tickets end up in the hands of someone who will appreciate them! ART is a great way to give back to the dedicated, hardworking faculty and staff in the OES community. Find out how. Find out how.

Current Volunteer Needs

Needs for next school year:

Get Connected

Below are links to key resource materials, as well as different volunteer groups at OES. Please use these links to access useful information and to learn details about specific ways you can get more involved in the community.

  • All School Handbook: Searchable, online handbook.
  • Volunteer: Discover the many ways you can volunteer.
  • Parent Inside Scoop: OES acronyms, vocabulary and events.
  • Grade Representatives: Grade-level leaders for 2014-15.
  • PCL Meeting Minutes: Learn more about what PCL is doing.
  • Community Diversity LInk (CDL): Find out about diversity initiatives, upcoming meetings, and events.
  • Auction: Details about the spring OES auction.
  • Friends of the OES Libraries (FOESL): Find out about events such as author visits, book fairs, and more.
  • Get involved with the dorms: Contact , 503-416-9309, or the dorm parent on duty at 503-515-5797.

Business Office Can Help Out

Hello from the Business Office and welcome! The Business Office staff are here to help you navigate your business and financial relationship with OES. Our office is located in Morris House, just up the hill from Admissions. Your main contact in the Business Office will be , Accounts Receivable Specialist. She can be reached by email and by phone at 503-416-9380. You can also find Lisa in the Business Office between the hours of 7:30 and 3:30 or by appointment. Please let her know anytime you have questions about your account. We have also added a new Payments & Billing link in the Parent Portal, which contains helpful information.

Statements go out the 10th of each month, and payment is due the 1st of the following month. Payments can be made by cash or check. If you are having any difficulty, we encourage you to reach out and contact us proactively. We are here to help and may be able to suggest solutions you haven't yet considered. Please note that financial aid is not administered by the Business Office. Jen Bash, our Director of Financial Aid, can be reached or by phone at 503-416-9379.

We welcome your feedback about how we are meeting your needs. Please contact me if you experience great service or if we have failed to meet your expectations. The easiest way to reach me is .

We hope you have a great experience at OES in every way. Let us know how we can help.

Andrea Bride, CPA, CFO


Parent Portal

  • Log in to access information about children’s classes, to change contact and other important information for the family, and to access the online parent/student directory. Here's an explanation of how to use the parent portal.

Payments & Billing

  • The Business Office staff can help navigate your business and financial relationship with OES, including payments and billing.