Torben Karl

This week I got the chance to speak with Tom Handel, OES’s Experiential Learning Coordinator and adventure guru, about his mindset around exploring during COVID and how has been getting out into the great outdoors over these past seven months, as well as some of his tips and recommendations for the coming fall and winter season.

Vivek Mittal-Henkle

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in our hearts” – Winnie the Pooh

In the air, the leaf seems alone, falling, yet on the ground, it is part of a beautiful collage. Let’s open our hearts together.

Here are some of the small things (and maybe some big things) that have been making the Upper School community happy:

The Dig Editorial Staff

The Dig is your student-run, student-edited, and student-published newspaper. We have fought hard to remain this way so we can serve as a platform for student voices, communal changes, and action. The current state of racial injustice both in America and in our own institution is unacceptable. The Dig stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and we are committed to using our platform to inspire action in any way possible by uplifting student voices.

By Sophia Elfrink 

Many students and faculty have noticed an increase in the amount of trash around the OES campus. Every day, on my trek down to the lower parking lot, I encounter granola bar wrappers, pencils, hair- ties, and plastic cups which are strewn about the campus. As a citizen of the OES community, I feel I must pick up trash when I see it, and you should too. But rather than shaming anyone, let’s investigate the root causes and consequences of littering.