Oakcrest School
850 Balls Hill Road
McLean, VA 22101
703.790.5450 P
703.790.5380 F

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  • Master Teacher Receives Coveted Spot in Dante Seminar

    Mrs. Lisa Kenna, Master Teacher, English, was selected as 1 of 16 summer scholars to attend a National Endowment for the Humanities seminar, Dante's Inferno: Influence, Adaptation, and Appropriation. She was selected from a competitive pool of over 250 applications from teachers applying from all over the country and from diverse school programs. The application package included her curriculum vitae, references, and a 4-page essay outlining: the applicant’s interest, both academic and personal, in the subject to be studied, qualifications and experiences that equip them to do the work of the seminar, and to make a contribution to a learning community, a statement of what the applicant wants to accomplish by participating and the relation of the project to the applicant’s professional responsibilities. Congratulations Mrs. Kenna!

  • Oakcrest Students Score Well in National Spanish Examinations

    Congratulations to several world language students from Oakcrest School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2015 National Spanish Examinations.

    Students from Oakcrest School earned a total of 3 gold, 5 silver and 2 bronze medals along with 24 honorable mentions. Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious, said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 157,000 students participating in 2015.

    Read full press release here.

  • Christendom Announces Winners of 2015 Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition

    High school seniors Laura Cermak and Nate Reyes have been named this year’s winners of Christendom College’s Padre Pio Full-Tuition Scholarship Competition.

    Cermak, a student at Oakcrest School in McLean, Va., is a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship competition, and is very active in her school, including the pro-life group, many theatre productions, choir, and as co-captain of the tennis team. She has been a Pure Fashion model, involved in youth ministry and civic activities, and is a top contender for valedictorian of her graduating class this year.

  • Find out about our NEW! three-week International Exchange Program with Orvalle School in Madrid, Spain

    Find out about our NEW! International Exchange Program. Oakcrest students who study Spanish or speak Spanish, currently enrolled during this academic year and are re-enrolled to study next fall in grades 7, 8, 9 and 10 are eligible to apply.

    To learn more about this exciting cultural exchange, please contact Carolina Agostini.

Summer Adventures
Jul21

Evening of Recollection for Women, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oakcrest Theatre

Oakcrest Theatre 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Aug17

10 AM Placement Testing for Newly Enrolled Students

10:00am
Sep07

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (SCHOOL CLOSED)

Sep08

PREVIEW DAY (click here)

 
Sep09

QUARTER 1 BEGINS

Special Schedule: All-School Picture Day, Charger Day/Professional Dress, Ice Cream Social, Student Impact Testing, Volleyball in Walsh Hall from 3-6 p.m.

Sep15

Evening of Recollection for Women, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oakcrest Theatre

Oakcrest Theatre 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Oct08

Character Workshop #1, 2:15 p.m.

2:15pm
Oct12

COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY (SCHOOL CLOSED)

Oct20

Evening of Recollection for Women, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oakcrest Theatre

Oakcrest Theatre 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Nov17

Evening of Recollection for Women, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oakcrest Theatre

Oakcrest Theatre 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Nov25

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY (SCHOOL CLOSED)

thru: 11/27/2015
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