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 6-12.

 

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Growing at Oakwood

A Day in the Life of the Middle School

Posted by: Chad Cianfrani - Head of School on Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Early this February I walked into our Meeting Room for morning Collection filled with anticipation, excitement and a little anxiety. With the seventh-grade class as my guide, I focused on the experience at hand… my day as a middle schooler. The last time I was in this position the Carter and Reagan administrations were in transition and the Trapper Keeper was an organizational must. As our Middle School Director texted a photograph of the daily schedule to my iPhone, I quickly realized many aspects of the middle school experience have changed over the last forty years.  

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Oakwood News

Zach Coto, a Biology PhD candidate at Boston University, will return to Oakwood to present our Annual Herzog Lecture on Friday May 3, 2019.  A graduate of the class of 2010, Zach shared his journey since leaving Oakwood and gave us insight into his upcoming lecture,  “Tiny Brains and Huge Societies: The Evolution of Metabolism in a System of Sterility, Division of Labor, and Collective Intelligence.”

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Student Interviews

Published Tuesday, November 13, 2018

I've been involved with Oakwood Model UN for a total of three years, and have attended five conferences. I joined because I'm very interested in global affairs and working with others to try and resolve problems that seem to be bigger than myself.

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