Library Contest Captures Students Love for Reading

We love literature at Oakridge and last summer the Library sponsored a #GetCaughtReading contest to celebrate the joys of what and where we read. Students and staff were challenged to take creative and inspiring pictures of themselves enjoying …

Posted by blewis on Friday March 1 at 11:19AM
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Cultivating Passion for Reading, Learning & Exploration in the Oakridge Library

Head Librarian

“School libraries promote intelligence, curiosity, and creativity… and generally speaking, they cultivate better and more interesting human beings,” said Ambassador for School …

Posted by blewis on Friday March 1
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Running is Life-Changing

Written by Chris Henderson

Cross country running, or distance running, is an activity that can make a huge impact on one’s life. There are many medical and recreational benefits to hitting the open trail.  Seeing how long and how far ………

Posted by ndistefano on Thursday March 8, 2018 at 04:04PM
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Children and the Lost Art of Public Speaking

Written by Ashley Read, 05'
Fourth Grade Teacher & Technology Integrationist

The Oakridge School studentsWe have all been there — sweaty palms, chattering teeth, and shaky knees upon being asked to speak in public, whether it be to an audience of one or 100. …

Posted by ndistefano on Thursday March 8, 2018
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Eighty-Six Thousand, Four Hundred Minutes.

Written by Amy Wilson, 92'Oakridge Family
Director of Admissions

That is the minimum time most American kids
(preschool through grade 12) spend at school each
year. That doesn’t count extracurricular activities or homework. That doesn’t count …

Posted by ndistefano on Thursday March 8, 2018
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