OES was honored to welcome to campus on Wednesday noted digital media and technology expert Devorah Heitner, the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World and founder of Raising Digital Natives.
Fifth-graders began a series of performances this week with the premiere of Strangers at the Door by Mary Duden’s class. Pre-K, kindergarten, and fourth-grade students, along with plenty of parents and teachers were present on Wednesday to watch the results of eight weeks of collaboration, preparation, and production.
OES eighth-graders are in the research phase of their year-long Inquiry Exploration, a required Middle School course emphasizing student-driven learning, process over product, and a growth mindset.
The top writers from the recent Echoes Creative Writing Contest were recently announced in Upper School with 21 submissions rising to the top.