Lower Schoolers spent this week practicing yoga with first-year Lower School Counselor Vickie Soli-Compton. But this wasn’t the traditional yoga you may be thinking of—this was Jedi Training Yoga.
NEWS & EVENTS
OES's Cross Country teams from got off to a hot start on Tuesday. Over 30 runners from grades four-through-eight competed against hundreds of runners from area schools.
The OES Class of 2020 unveiled their class motto in front of the entire student body on Monday. The class honored their goals for the year and our 150th anniversary as a school with the motto, '1n 5earch 0f.'
On Wednesday morning, our school was honored with the 3A OSAA Cup for 2018-19, the first time OES has received the prestigious statewide award. The OSAA Cup honors a school's students, teachers, coaches, and the entire community for excellence in academics, activities, and athletics.
The OES community gathered together on Wednesday to celebrate the beginning of the 2019-20 school year, and our 150th anniversary as a school.
Two college sophomores paid OES a visit last week to work with students and employees on the concept of racial literacy. Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi are co-authors of the book Tell Me Who You Are and co-founded the non-profit CHOOSE.
OES's connection to the moon landing comes via Captain Elizabeth Reeves, MCS, USN (Ret.), SHH '32 and SHH Junior College '35 who put pilots, crew members, and future astronauts through rigorous tests to determine the effects of, acceleration, altitude, and eventually, weightlessness and microgravity in space.
"This is a group that is always changing, learning, and growing," Head of Middle School Ann Sulzer said about the Class of 2023. "It has really been an honor to see them grow into who they are becoming."
"This class embodies a wonderful combination of qualities," Head of Lower School David Lowell says. "Curiosity, joy, and the ability to know when there's important work to do."