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Founded in 1796, Oakwood Friends School is New York State's oldest co-educational boarding and day school. It is an independent, college preparatory school serving grades 5-12.

Welcome to Oakwood! Our campus is abuzz with student a activity, theater renovations, upgrades to our sports fields and courts, and faculty engagement inside and outside the classroom.  We invite you to join one of our virtual open houses.  Talk with our Head of School, academic directors, and faculty. Learn about Oakwood’s academic and extra-curricular offerings, and our plans heading into Fall 2021 term. We look forward to connecting! 
 

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John Torrey, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and a contributing professor in the Africana Studies unit at SUNY Buffalo State College recently presented at Community Meeting about critical race theory. John holds a BA in Philosophy and Spanish from Morehouse College (2009) and an MA and Ph. D in Philosophy from the University of Memphis (2019).

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Growing at Oakwood

Quaker Worship on Campus

Posted by: Chad Cianfrani on Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Each morning the Oakwood community begins our day together in the Meeting Room. Some of us are physically present, others connected via Zoom from the theater, the classrooms, and offices around campus. Moments of silence, affirmations, and announcements ranging from the silly to the deeply personal are grounded in a space of reflection, respect,  and community.  I can think of no better place to start my day.

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