During the Sophomore Identity Retreat last week, the sophomore class was tasked with making educational “PSA” videos, regarding the prompt ‘Tricky Situations.’
by Simon Hatcher
As students navigating the halls of the US, we commonly hear the refrain “Policy Board does nothing” bouncing between frustrated students. As the chair of Policy Board, this frustrates me and gets me thinking about one question: how can we increase transparency and show students that, rather than sitting around, we actually keep busy for all of activity and even beyond?
The OES Varsity Volleyball team would like to publicly state its alliance to and support of community members affected by any and all travel bans in the US.
By Anna Sipowicz
Earlier this year, members of the OES alumni community sent a letter to Head of School Mo Copeland, asking her to speak out against President Trump’s travel ban. The Episcopal Church of Oregon and Catlin Gabel, our sister school, both issued statements supporting their communities and specifically condemning the racist ban.
by Jack Morningstar
On Wednesday, Corbet Clark stood in gathering and shared with the student body some disturbing news regarding vandalism in the bathroom.
by Elise Kuechle
The week before I started at OES as a freshman, I had lunch with my grandma, a very straight forward, somewhat old fashioned woman. She told me something that day that has stuck with me throughout high school.
By Nick McClellan
Reflecting back on the recent global Women’s March where I was part of a massive crowd of people, about one sixth of Portland’s population by some estimates, is inspiring on its own.
by Kendall Duffie
I’m on Community Board. For a majority of the student body, no one really knows what that means. For some, it may seem like all we do is eat donuts and sit in our room planning Semi and Prom the entire year. To others, the idea of what we do is vastly different.
by Jack Morningstar
Over the past few weeks I have found myself becoming increasingly conflicted.
by Nathan Carpenter
On Wednesday, Associate Head of the Upper School Deri Bash made a Gathering announcement about student conduct during the Student Body Presidential debate on Monday of this week.