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Posted: Jun 11, 2019

Holland Hall and the OSSAA – Today’s Student-Athlete Experience. When Holland Hall made the decision in 2015 to change its athletic conference affiliation and leave the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) to join the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association (OSSAA), it was a chance to engage more fully in the local and regional communities, reduce the […]

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Posted: Feb 22, 2019

Excerpt from the Holland Hall History Book Volume II, written by former faculty Ron Palma. “In order for there to be change, somebody has to be first.” So says Sandra Jeane Alexander ’69, Holland Hall’s first African American graduate. Ms. Alexander not only graduated from Holland Hall in 1969 after two years at the school […]

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Posted: Jan 23, 2019

Sandra Brown: 40 Years of Keeping Holland Hall Children Safe, Loved, and Respected. “Holland Hall seeks a passionate, committed educator who is energized by work with students…The candidate must be highly skilled in designing, articulating, and implementing dynamic and innovative learning practices…Desirable candidates must be willing to work in a team environment, have a deep […]

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Posted: Jan 10, 2019

Love thy neighbor: empathy and compassion in action with Steven Whitaker ’95. Life, however, often leads us in unexpected directions. As a student at the University of Tulsa, Steven Whitaker ’95 was invited by the executive director of Tulsa’s John 3:16 Mission to learn more about an open youth minister position. “I hadn’t aspired to work […]

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Posted: Jan 10, 2019

2018 Tim S. O’Halloran Award Winner Phil Muir: enriching the lives of students and serving as an example for all. The Tim S. O’Halloran Young Alumni Faculty Award is presented to the faculty member who exemplifies excellence in teaching, student life enrichment, dedication, and service. This award is named after the late Tim S. O’Halloran. […]

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Posted: Jan 10, 2019

Q&A with Holland Hall Director of Enrollment Management Justin Butler ’04 The admission and financial aid process at any Independent School can be both sensitive and exhilarating, depending on whom you ask. It is easy to be on the outside of the decisions of the Admission Office and negatively judge outcomes. Misconceptions of the process […]

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Posted: Jan 10, 2019

Coming Soon to a City Near You! The Holland Hall Alumni Association on the Road. The Holland Hall Alumni Association and its board live by one simple tagline – Engaged Alumni. Strong Connections. Lasting Relationships. This slogan influences every decision we make as a board and on behalf of our association. But because our entire alumni base […]

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Posted: Jan 10, 2019

Life In The Fast Lane. Catching Up with Hillary Bach Nelson ’08. Do you ever wonder what it feels like to live life in the fast lane? Step into the life of Hillary Bach Nelson ’08, and you’ll get a front-row seat. From her record-setting days as a Dutch athlete to the most competitive levels […]

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Posted: Jan 10, 2019

A Recipe for Success. The Holland Hall “Mise-en-Place.” Step into the kitchen of any of Justin Thompson’s restaurants, and you’ll be greeted warmly by friendly staff and conceptual, cozy decor. You’ll hear the signature shake of craft cocktails and smell the fresh, seasonal ingredients on the night’s menu. In some, you’ll even catch a glimpse […]

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