News and Media

Oakridge names Glenn Escott as the new Varsity Volleyball Coach

The Oakridge School is excited to announce Glenn Escott as our new Varsity Volleyball Coach for the 2024-2025 school year. Coach Glenn has been a valuable part of the Oakridge community, serving as an assistant volleyball coach for six years. His dedication to our students and passion for the sport have been evident throughout his tenure.

Outstanding Athletic Achievements from senior Tank Thomas!

We are excited to share the remarkable accomplishments of our senior athlete, Corre’ion “Tank” Thomas! Tank's recent performances at the track and field meets have left us in awe as he showcased his immense talent and shattered two school records.

Senior Bryce Key Exemplifies Excellence in Academics, the Arts, and Athletics

Senior Bryce Key has been a remarkable student-athlete at Oakridge, leaving a lasting impression on the school community as he prepares to attend Columbia University and be an integral part of their swimming and diving team. 

Bryce has achieved excellence in all three A’s in the pool, on stage, and in the classroom at Oakridge. As a three-time SPC Champion in the 500-meter freestyle, Bryce's accolades in swimming are unmatched. During his junior year, he won the 200 and 500-meter events and set new SPC records, a testament to his skill and dedication. In his senior year, he brought even greater triumphs as Bryce clinched victories in the 100, 200, and 500-meter races, again setting records in every event.

Oakridge Students Shine as Baylor TIP Scholars

On Saturday, April 27, Baylor inducted its 2024 Talent Identification Program (TIP) scholars, including outstanding representatives from Oakridge Middle School. These remarkable 7th-grade students were handpicked for their exceptional academic ability and unwavering ambition to pursue knowledge at the highest levels.

Oakridge Names Alison Bell New Director of Enrollment Management

We are happy to announce that Alison Bell will join our team as the new Director of Enrollment Management, effective June 3. 

In her new role, Alison will lead our admissions team, overseeing strategic recruitment plans to boost enrollment for our school. Her passion for students, strong work ethic, and visionary leadership make her the ideal candidate for this crucial position.

Oakridge Names Brian Farda New Director of Facilities

We're thrilled to announce the appointment of our next Director of Facilities, Mr. Brian Farda! With experience in education and operations, he's ready to contribute his expertise and enthusiasm to Oakridge's continued success. "The unique spirit and rich history of The Oakridge School captivated me from the moment I set foot on campus. I'm thrilled to be part of this community and to contribute to Oakridge's future in my new role!"