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  • Amelia at the 2021 Drive, Chip and Putt Tournament

    Amelia Cho ('24)

    Freshman Amelia Cho (‘24) is a talented student-athlete who recently earned a place in the prestigious Drive, Chip and Putt Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club which took place before the Masters Tournament on April 4, 2021.
  • Sarah (Hunt) Arkell ('01)

    While attending a summer program for high school students at the University of Dallas, Sarah (Hunt) Arkell met an Oakcrest student, who inspired Sarah to learn more about the school.  Although they lived in Texas at the time, Sarah and her father soon visited Oakcrest, and Sarah enrolled for the following year as an eleventh grader so that she could spend her final two years of high school there.
  • Coffee with the Head of School: Finishing the School Year Well

    Dr. Mary T. Ortiz considers ways that families can finish the school year well, highlighting the important role of parent leadership along the way. 
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  • The Importance of Mentoring

    Oakcrest Podcast
    Oakcrest Director of Mentoring Jeannie Herrick talks about the importance of mentoring young women. 
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  • Hannah Lu ('21)

    Hannah Lu (‘21) was drawn to Oakcrest in sixth grade because of the joyful community she experienced when she visited. Now in her senior year, she still cherishes the kindness and warmth that she encounters in her classmates and teachers at school every day.  
  • Coffee with the Head of School: Looking Ahead to Summer

    Oakcrest Podcast
    Head of School Dr. Mary T. Ortiz looks ahead to the summer and discusses how it can be a fruitful time for students and their families.
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  • Clare Polis ('17)

    Sports were an important part of alumna Clare Polis’ (‘17) Oakcrest experience, so when she got the opportunity to give back to younger Oakies through coaching, Clare took it. This spring will be her third year serving as a Track & Field coach for the Chargers. 
  • Caroline Heeter ('97)

    If there’s anyone who knows Oakcrest athletics, it’s Caroline Heeter (‘97). From being a student athlete to serving as Oakcrest’s Athletic Director since 2005, Caroline has been deeply involved in the tremendous growth of the Oakcrest athletics program over the years. 
  • Rosie Kilmer ('25)

    Rosie Kilmer (‘25) began her Oakcrest journey as a sixth grader. With three sisters who are Oakcrest alumnae and a mom who is an Oakcrest math teacher, Rosie has been part of the community for a long time, and it felt only natural for her to join a school where she could both make new friends and be close to family.
  • Natalie Snow

    Natalie Snow joined Oakcrest in the fall of 2019 and has enjoyed becoming a part of the Mathematics department. She teaches a variety of math classes, from AP Calculus to Algebra II Honors.

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