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Posted: Sep 20, 2021

Join us for Reunion Weekend in October! We will celebrate all alumni for this Centennial year for Holland Hall. Classes ending in 0, 1, 5, and 6 will have individual class gatherings on October 23, 2021. Don’t miss this chance to reconnect and get your 100 year swag! Click the button below for more information on […]

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Posted: Mar 11, 2021

Linda Jenkins ’78 Linda Jenkins was the only Black student in Holland Hall’s graduating class of 1978. She received her BA in History/Urban Studies from Princeton University and her Master’s in Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. After college, Linda’s career path took […]

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Posted: Dec 16, 2020

The Holland Hall Dutch brought home two huge titles this year — and alumni coached both teams! Tag Gross ‘87 and Greg Spencer ‘99 led Dutch Football and Dutch Cross Country Girls to their first state titles in 2020. The football team was named 3A State Champs and Senior Libby Rowland dominated the field at […]

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Posted: Oct 09, 2020

A Catch 22 on Content – Acknowledging the world while doing our job With so much going on the world, we are working to determine what tasteful content looks like and how our posts and initiatives will be received by our faithful alumni base. There is a fine line between out-of-touch and right on point. […]

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Posted: Nov 14, 2019

Life in the military for Retired Captain John Williams ’64 and Retired Lieutenant David York ’64. This Veterans Day, as we honored and remembered our veterans and those who are presently serving, we were reminded of a time in Holland Hall history when graduating students faced the uncertainty of the military draft. The Vietnam War […]

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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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