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Dutch Weekly: Jan 22 - 28

All-school information

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID on campus

At January’s State of the School address, Head of School JP Culley answered some commonly asked questions about COVID-19. Below, please find responses to those questions along with others asked in the last few weeks.  

The school’s policies remain informed by local and national guidance, along with our internal data. The ultimate guiding principles include the reasonable reduction of risk for transmission on campus, keeping the school experience as close to normal as possible, and maintaining a flexible stance should new data and guidance better inform our approach.  

We will continue to update our community on changes as quickly as possible.  

Click here to read more.

State of the School Recording

If you missed the Virtual State of the School on Wednesday you can watch the recording by clicking here.

Middle School Theatre presents 'Shrek Jr. — The Musical'

Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in "Shrek Jr. — The Musical," based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It's a "big bright beautiful world" as everyone's favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance.

When: 7 p.m. January 21 and 22
Where: Walter Arts Center's Branch Theatre

Please purchase your tickets online prior to the show.  Due to social distancing requirements, only a few seats on the floor level remain.  After those sell, only balcony seating (accessed by stairs) will be available for the performances of Shrek.

Adults - $10
Students - $7

Tickets may be purchased online by clicking here.

The current Holland Hall mask requirement is that anyone on campus, regardless of vaccination status should be masked while inside any campus building. This includes all performance spaces such as the Branch and Newman Theaters.

The Jazz Chamber Concert

Come support the Chamber Strings Quintet and the Jazz Band as they perform in the Newman Theatre on Thursday, January 27. The concert will begin at 7 p.m., with the Chamber Strings Quintet performing first followed by the Jazz Band. We look forward to seeing you there!

The current Holland Hall mask requirement is that anyone on campus, regardless of vaccination status should be masked while inside any campus building. This includes all performance spaces such as the Branch and Newman Theaters.

Deans' and Directors' Event - POSTPONED

As a COVID precaution, the Deans' and Directors' Event has been moved to Monday, March 28.

Parents’ Association Book Club - POSTPONED

The Book Club meeting of Sasha Martin's book "Life from Scratch" has been postponed to a later date, date to be determined.

Tulsa Ballet - 'Vendetta, a Mafia Story'

Holland Hall students 12 and older, and any family in the community, is invited to see Tulsa Ballet's latest production. See discount information below.

New visitor check-in system installed

Holland Hall is changing the visitor check-in system the school uses. Student and staff safety is a top priority at Holland Hall. Every visitor is screened against sexual offender registries and government watch-lists, while keeping up-to-date visitor information and records. Our new system, Visitor Aware, speeds up, simplifies, and strengthens this process.

The next time you visit the school, please remember your Driver's License to do a one-time setup in Visitor Aware. From then on, Visitor Aware uses facial recognition when you need to check-in or check-out of buildings or at events at Holland Hall.

New website launches

Holland Hall has a new website! Check out hollandhall.org and explore the Parent tab at the top  — or in the hamburger menu on the right-hand side of the screen.

Any information you need as a parent can be found in this tab. You'll still use the Parent Portal, gotohh.org/parentportal, to access most of your child's information. But the website is a handy resource to link you to the portal — or give you a quick snapshot of information without having to log in to a site. This is where you will find book lists, dress codes, handbooks, calendars and more.

Primary School News

After-school enrichment classes

Ms. Ariel's Art Studio
Expand your creativity! Create drawings with oil pastels, marker and colored pencil. Learn about line, balance, perspective and color theory. New themes every week.

When: February 2 - March 9, Wednesday - 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Grades: K-3rd
Where: Primary School Art Room
Cost: $120 (6 weeks)
Register: dalmohandis@hollandhall.org

Holiday Cookie Decorating Event
Bake and Take! Hosted by none other than Primary School's Betty Dougall and Millie Spencer. Your children will bake, create, and decorate a 1/2 dozen cookies each for the Valentine's holiday under the direction of Mrs. Dougall and Mrs. Spencer. Let the culinary confections begin!

When: Option 1: Thursday, February 10 - 3:15-4:30 p.m.
Option 2: Friday, February 14 - 3:15-4:30 p.m.
Maximum class size: 15
Who: K-3rd
Where: Primary School multi-purpose room
Cost: $35
Register: dalmohandis@hollandhall.org

All American Girl Soiree!
Celebrate the upcoming holidays with your American Girl! Join Mrs. Bucholtz and Mrs. Gollihare once a month for the next four months for some after school fun! Get ready for sweet treats and some crafting for you and your special doll. We will celebrate Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, & Mother's Day. Don't miss the party! We look forward to seeing you there! (Enrollment to take place monthly)

When: February 10 - 3-4:30 p.m.
Maximum class size: 40
Who: PreK-3rd
Where: Primary School Kindergarten Pod
Cost: $45
Register: dalmohandis@hollandhall.org

Dinosaur Enrichment Class
Calling all paleontologists! Explore the world of dinosaurs as we learn more about carnivores, herbivores, & omnivores. Research your favorite dinosaur through print books, online books & clips. We will play dino games, make dino treats, create dinosaur art, & participate in a dinosaur dig! We are sure to have a ROARING good time!

When: Wednesday's, 3:15-4:30 - February 2, 9, 16, 23, & March 2, 9
Grades: K-3
Class limit: 20 - Enroll early!
Where: Primary School multi-purpose room
Instructor: Mrs. Susan Connor
Cost: $120 (6 weeks)
Pick up: Primary School flag pole
Register: dalmohandis@hollandhall.org

Middle School News

School absences policy

With the rising number of absences, we want to remind you of the following:

If your child is ill at home, rest and healing is the priority. With an accumulation of absences, the child's advisor will help them catch up on work upon return to school as needed. As a general rule, students will be allowed one day per day missed to make up all assignments and assessments. We will certainly allow students who are out for five days a little more time to get caught up, as necessary.

If your child is at home but able to do schoolwork, PSL is the place to go. We have asked teachers to be diligent about posting information on PSL. If your child needs additional information, he/she should email the teacher.

Communication is the key. Please be in touch with our school nurse and ask your child to be in touch with advisor and teachers so that we can all jointly support our students.

Lost and Found

Lost water bottle? Check lost and found.
Lost lunch box? Check lost and found.
Lost jacket? Check lost and found.
Lost athletic clothes, gloves, uniform shirts/shorts, belts...check lost and found.

We have a lot of items that need to find owners.

Help us help you by labeling everything your child brings to school.

Learning specialists want parent feedback

The Middle School learning specialists provide direct support for teachers and curriculum and for students in all five grade levels. Their hope is to expand support to parents. There are times during a student's educational career when they will need help at home, and we want our parents to feel confident and informed about best practices to provide "just right" academic support.

So they're asking for feedback.

You can access the survey by clicking here.

Upper School / College Counseling

ACT 101 strategy session set

We invite students to join Revolution Prep on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for an interactive strategy session to practice for the official ACT! This free two-hour session is designed to give students insight into the ACT exam as well as provide tips and tricks for test day. In these sessions, one of our professional tutors will teach core test-taking strategies including a dive into the exam content and structure, how to avoid common traps, and how to create the best plan for success.

Register here: https://www.revolutionprep.com/partners/21477/

Summer program suggestions

For more information about any of these programs, please contact Ms. Ashley Lowry at alowry@hollandhall.org.

Summer Program Suggestions »