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An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: Everyday Practical Skills in Five Easy Lessons

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: Everyday Practical Skills in Five Easy Lessons

June 23, 2020

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered is a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. In this fifth and final episode, Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley talk about the most important practical life skills to teach your children before they enter adulthood.

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: 10 Tips for the Best Social Skills You Can Teach Your Child Before She Goes Off to College

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: 10 Tips for the Best Social Skills You Can Teach Your Child Before She Goes Off to College

June 18, 2020

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered is a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley are back, this time with a discussion on important social skills that will serve your child well as she becomes an adult. 

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Chores to Teach Your Children

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Chores to Teach Your Children

June 17, 2020

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered is a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley and members of her family discuss the value of chores in family life and the best ones to teach your children.

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: How to Make the Most of Family Dinner Conversations

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: How to Make the Most of Family Dinner Conversations

June 17, 2020

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered is a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. Director of Parent Support Terri Collins talks with her daughters, who are Oakcrest alumnae, about the value of family dinner conversations and ways that families can make dinnertime conversations fun and meaningful. 

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Fun Things to Do with Family and Friends During Quarantine

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Fun Things to Do with Family and Friends During Quarantine

June 15, 2020

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered is a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. In Episode 1, Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley discuss fun and creative activities that friends and families can do when spending time together, whether in person or virtually. 

Big Battles in Small Spaces: The Balance Between Viruses, the Immune System, and the Unknown

Big Battles in Small Spaces: The Balance Between Viruses, the Immune System, and the Unknown

March 2, 2020

Oakcrest science teacher Dr. Kat Hussmann takes listeners on an exploration of the history of viruses, what viruses are, what they do to our bodies, and the cutting-edge technology available to scientists. 

What Does It Mean to Be Human? Moral Action

What Does It Mean to Be Human? Moral Action

February 26, 2020

Dr. Edwina Maksym continues this series with a look at moral action—the idea of right and wrong and how morality reflects God's love and mercy. 

The Human Person: Rational, Free, Relational

The Human Person: Rational, Free, Relational

February 25, 2020

Dr. Edwina Maksym examines human rationality and how it sets us apart from the rest of creation in this second episode of a 7-part series on what it means to be human. 

How Strong Fathers Form Strong Daughters

How Strong Fathers Form Strong Daughters

February 25, 2020

A discussion of the important role that fathers play in the lives of their daughters. Oakcrest Dean of Students Meghan Hadley and faculty member Ginny Boles share memories and anecdotes about how their fathers helped form them into the women they are today.

College ‘Fit’ness: Admission to Graduation

College ‘Fit’ness: Admission to Graduation

February 7, 2020
Oakcrest's College Counseling department hosted a discussion of what students and parents can do to prepare for the college application process, and how to find the school that's the best fit for them. Featuring:
  • Mary Ann Thompson, Director of College Counseling
  • Catherine Courtney, Director of Academic Advising
  • Will Stratton, University of Lynchburg
  • Greta Haussman, Assistant Director for Campus Events, Catholic University of America

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