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How the C&O Canal brought about the United States Constitution

How the C&O Canal brought about the United States Constitution

November 12, 2020

History teacher Ginny Boles delves into how the C&O Canal was a catalyst for bringing about the United States Constitution. 

Coffee with the Head of School: November 6, 2020

Coffee with the Head of School: November 6, 2020

November 6, 2020

Dr. Mary T. Ortiz offers some thoughts on "raising heirloom flowers" and the Oakcrest mission, as well as positive COVID lessons she has learned that can help in the education of young women.

Coffee with the Head of School: October 2, 2020

Coffee with the Head of School: October 2, 2020

October 13, 2020

Mary T. Ortiz reflects on the value and impact of mentoring young women. 

Coffee with the Head of School: September 11, 2020

Coffee with the Head of School: September 11, 2020

September 16, 2020

Head of School Mary T. Ortiz shares some reflections on the upcoming school year with parents in the first Coffee with the Head of the 2020 fall semester.

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. 

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