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150 OES

Celebrate Our 150th With Us!

Alumni, parents, students, faculty, and staff of St. Helen's Hall, SHH Junior College, Bishop Dagwell Hall, and Oregon Episcopal School, are invited to celebrate our 150th year in 2019-20. Below are some of the upcoming events. 

Do you have a special memory of your time at OES? Tell us more!

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Trinity Cathedral Art Gallery Exhibit

September 15–November 3, 2019

The Trinity Cathedral in NW Portland presents "Visions of Our World," a selection of OES student artwork, as part of its year-round art exhibit featuring members and friends of the Cathedral. This juried exhibit is a sampling of the creative community fully alive at OES as it celebrates its 150th anniversary. Learn more about the Trinity Arts program. 

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral | 147 NW 19th Avenue | Portland, OR 97209

September 15, 2019, 9 a.m.
Forum and reception with OES students.

Artwork by Simran Jhooty '19

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    OES Through the Years

    1881: The first graduating class of St. Helen's Hall.

    1890: All-school photo at the first school house of St. Helen's Hall. Portland's City Hall now sits on this site on SW 4th Ave.

    1926: St. Helen's Hall graduating class of 1926.

    1940s: SHH Junior College graduates at the 13th and Hall campus.

    1940s: St. Helen's Hall women work on experiments in the SHH science lab.

    1948: St. Helen's Hall women strike dance poses on the beach during a skip day.

    1940s: SHH students conducting experiments in a science lab.

    1950s: SHH student cleans the school sign outside the 13th and Hall building.

    1950s: Young St. Helen's Hall students pose with their violins.

    1950s: Kindergarten students board the St. Helen's Hall bus at the 13th and Hall campus.

    1960s: Students and faculty walk towards the newly constructed Upper School at St. Helen's Hall.

    1960s: Students in the science lab with Mrs. Johnson.

    1960s: Bishop Dagwell Hall students conduct experiments in the science lab.

    1965: SHH and BDH students in newly constructed chapel.

    1966: SHH seniors celebrate graduation in front of the first Belltower on the Nicol Road campus.

    2000s: OES Upper School gathering in the great hall.