Events

Workshare Day

Date: October 23, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bi-annual service learning day where students and faculty volunteer at non-profit organizations throughout the Hudson Valley at farms, senior centers, early childhood education centers, and food pantries.
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UN Day Celebration with guest speaker Ryan Kaminski Senior Program Manager for Human Rights at UNA-USA

Date: October 24, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Rights at Home: A Call to Action on Immigration and Asylum to mark 70th Anniversary Universal Declaration of Human Rights Join us to celebrate UN Day with a UNA Mid-Hudson Valley event focusing on immigration, asylum, and migrant rights
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Parents' Weekend

Date: October 26 - 27, 2018
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Afternoon Reception at Head's house.

Date: October 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Oaktoberfest

Date: October 27, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for our 2nd Annual Oaktoberfest and celebrate all that the Hudson Valley has to offer this fall! Cider, pumpkin decorating, cider donuts, sack races, food trucks, music, face painting and more! Enjoy this family friendly "think
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Open House

Date: October 27 - 28, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Middle & Upper Schools Open Houses Middle & Upper Schools Open Houses Student-led campus tours and meetings with faculty and Head of School Sat & Sun, October 27 & 28 • Noon-2PM Sat & Sun, November 10 & 11
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NYC Alumni Gathering

Date: November 4, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us and fellow alumni at the home of alumna Suzanne Litner '54 to reconnect and reminisce about Oakwood! Hear from Head of School, Chad Cianfrani, about exciting initiatives at the school and spend time chatting with old friends and
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Breakfast with the Head

Date: November 7, 2018
Time: 8:30 am
Enjoy breakfast in our dining hall with Head of School, Chad Cianfrani, and other parents while discussing upcoming initiatives in the school
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Veterans Day, classes are held

Date: November 9, 2018
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Parents' Dinner

Date: November 9, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Before the Friday theater performance, parents and guests are welcome to join us for dinner in the dining hall.
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Fall Theatre Production

Date: November 9 - 10, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
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Open House

Date: November 10 - 11, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Middle & Upper Schools Open Houses Student-led campus tours and meetings with faculty and Head of School Sat & Sun November 10 & 11 • Noon-2PM 22 Spackenkill Road, Poughkeepsie, NY For more info or to join us, write, call
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Middle School Dinner

Date: November 14, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm
Celebrate the Middle School and all it has to offer 6th – 8th grade students!
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Offices Closed: Thanksgiving

Date: November 21 - 23, 2018
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10th Grade Retreat - Youth Service Opportunities Program (YSOP)

Date: November 29 - 30, 2018
Oakwood sophomores will travel to NYC for their class retreat and take part in YSOP’s unique program. YSOP engages students in meaningful service that combines an orientation to the issues, hands-on volunteer work and reflection.
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Fall term report cards available on portal

Date: December 6, 2018
Parent/Student Portal Link
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11th Grade College Planning Workshop

Date: December 9, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm
Join College Counselor, Nancy Doolittle, for an informative and interactive workshop that prepares families for the Oakwood college planning process. The workshop is followed by dinner in the dining hall at 6 PM.
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Parents' Dinner

Date: December 11, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Before the holiday concert, parents and guests are welcome to join us for dinner in the dining hall.
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Holiday Concert

Date: December 11, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Celebrate the winter season with a festive holiday concert featuring a wide array of group and individual musical pieces performed by students and faculty. Refreshments to follow.
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Early dismissal. Winter break begins.

Date: December 14, 2018
Time: 3:30 pm
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Washington DC Area Alumni Gathering

Date: December 16, 2018
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us and fellow alumni at the home of alumna Stephanie Ross van Reigersberg ’58 to reconnect and reminisce about Oakwood! Hear from Head of School, Chad Cianfrani, about exciting initiatives at the school and spend time chatting
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Offices Closed: New Year's Eve

Date: December 31, 2018
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Offices Closed: New Year's Day

Date: January 1, 2019
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Breakfast with the Head

Date: January 10, 2019
Time: 8:30 am
Enjoy breakfast in our dining hall with Head of School, Chad Cianfrani, and other parents while discussing upcoming initiatives in the school
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MLK Service Day

Date: January 18, 2019
Students and Faculty engage in a series of workshops, service projects and community outreach events focusing on social justice work within our local community.
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Early dismissal. Winter Midterm faculty meeting.

Date: January 18, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm
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Winter midterm report cards available on portal

Date: January 24, 2019
Parent/Student Portal Link
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Wine Dinner & Auction

Date: January 25, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Join parents, faculty, alumni and friends for an elegant dinner with wine pairings. Questions: call Wendy at 462-4200 ext. 230 or email wgiangrasso@oakwoodfriends.org
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Early dismissal

Date: February 15, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm
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President's Day

Date: February 18, 2019
Classes not in session. Offices closed.
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Parents' Dinner

Date: February 22, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Before the Friday theater performance, parents and guests are welcome to join us for dinner in the dining hall.
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Winter Theatre Production

Date: February 22 - 23, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
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Early dismissal. End of winter term.

Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm
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Spring Break

Date: March 1 - 17, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Enjoy!
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Winter term report cards available on portal

Date: March 21, 2019
Parent/Student Portal Link
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Breakfast with the Head

Date: April 2, 2019
Time: 8:30 am
Enjoy breakfast in our dining hall with Head of School, Chad Cianfrani, and other parents while discussing upcoming initiatives in the school
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Earth Share Day, Community Service Work

Date: April 23, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Day long community service day focusing on the environment, the campus and the Hudson Valley.
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Early dismissal. Spring Midterm faculty meeting.

Date: April 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm
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Board Visitation Day

Date: May 3, 2019
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Spring midterm report cards available on portal

Date: May 3, 2019
Parent/Student Portal Link
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Spring Theatre Production

Date: May 17 - 18, 2019
Time: 8:00 pm
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Spring Concert

Date: May 22, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
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Early dismissal.

Date: May 24, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm
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12th grade final exams

Date: May 29 - 31, 2019
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12th Grade Retreat

Date: May 31 - June 2, 2019
Prior to graduation, the seniors spend three days at Powell House reflecting on the time at Oakwood.
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Underclass final exams

Date: June 4 - 6, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
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Middle School Moving Up Ceremony

Date: June 5, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm
We welcome the 8th graders to the Upper School during their evening Moving Up Ceremony.
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Senior Dinner and Silent Meeting

Date: June 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm
Families and Friends of our graduating seniors are welcome to join us for dinner with a candlelit silent meeting to follow. Dinner is at 6:00 PM under the tent. Silent Meeting is at 7:30 PM in the Meeting Room.
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Commencement

Date: June 7, 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Join our community under the shade of the Copper Beech tree as we honor our seniors during Oakwood Friends 223rd Commencement.
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Early Dismissal. Last day of school.

Date: June 7, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm
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End of year report cards available on portal

Date: June 18, 2019
Parent/Student Portal Link
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