Seen the red signs dotting campus lately? They are part of a walking tour-style exhibit third-graders recently put together to shine light on the Indigenous people who previously inhabited the area.
In the last full week of classes, Middle Schoolers celebrated with a spirit week, dressing up, building community, and having fun.
Upper Schoolers picked up food on Tuesday in the Lower and Middle Schools as part of their new community engagement program, Doorstep Donations. In total, the OES community donated more than 200 bags of food to Neighborhood House and Clay Street Table.
Fourth and fifth graders competed in the "finals" of OES's Oregon Battle of the Books on Thursday, answering a series of trivia-style questions based on a wide variety of books they were given at the beginning of the school year.
The cherished seniors versus faculty/staff basketball game was held on a 90-degree Tuesday, uniting the Upper School near the end of a unique year.
The annual Lifer Lunch, celebrating graduating seniors who have been at OES for 12 years or more, took place last week. The 19 OES Lifers connected, shared memories, and enjoyed “then and now” school photos.
As we wrap up the school year, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank all the OES Fund donors for their generosity and support during this challenging year.
Lower School P.E. has been full of fun this spring as students returned to a campus bright with sunshine, and classes packed with physical activity, including the beloved Mile Marker Program.
Eighth graders moved into the “Create” stage of their Inquiry Project process by beginning to develop their project “artifacts."
Upper Schoolers have joined a nationwide youth network called Doorstep Donations to officially launch a new, school-wide community engagement program with a mission to “support our suffering neighbors, as well as to inspire and empower youth to solve food crises within their communities.”