Tulsa’s only PreK-Grade 12 independent Episcopal school celebrates its 100-year anniversary in 2021-22.
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Dutch Weekly: July 16-July 23

Athletics

Become a DutchBacker!

If you love Dutch athletics, think about supporting the athletic program by becoming a DutchBacker. Membership/sponsorship support impacts all athletic programs in many ways, including the following:

  • Meals for teams when traveling
  • Highlight videos
  • Senior night activities
  • Celebrate Excellence (Hall of Fame/Athletic Awards Ceremony)
  • Team camps
  • Banners
  • Athletic media guide
  • Transportation
  • Gameday spirit giveaways
  • Tailgates/cookouts
  • Playoff/ State t-shirts for teams

Check out the various levels here, and enjoy everything from sponsored ads on the school's new video scoreboard to parking passes. Go Dutch!

All-School Information

100 Year Kickoff events — call for volunteers!

Primary School "Be The One" 100-Year Kickoff Carnival: On Friday, August 27, Primary Students will celebrate our first 100 Year event with an outdoor carnival of themed stations, one for each primary school grade. We are still looking for an individual or group of creative parents from PreK, Junior Kindergarten, and 1st grade who would like to create a table for kids to enjoy at the all-day carnival. Email jenniferklindsay1@gmail.com to get involved!Convocation Pizza Picnic on the Chapman Green: Directly after the Convocation ceremony on Friday, August 27, middle and upper school students will launch the 100 Year celebration with a pizza picnic on the Chapman Green, including inflatables and giant lawn games. Parent volunteers are needed for set-up, serve, and break-down of the pizza buffet. Sign up here!T-Shirt Sort: On Thursday, August 12, volunteers are needed to help sort our commemorative T-shirts for school-wide distribution. Sign up here!

Questions? Email erinyancy@gmail.com

Join other Holland Hall parents for these community events!

Before the school year kicks off, get to know other Holland Hall families while cooling off in the Manion Park splash pad, 3003 E. 56th St., at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 22.Then come out to watch the Tulsa Drillers play at 7 p.m. Friday, July 30. Families will just gather on the lawn near the kids zone. Wear your Dutch gear and look for a fun giveaway from the advancement office.Parents, enjoy a local beer and conversation during the brewery crawl at 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 6.Note: These are not school-sponsored events.

Required student health forms for 2021-22 school year

For the 2021-2022 school year, all HH students MUST submit the following required health forms by Friday, July 30, 2021, to nurse@hollandhall.org or kalabbasi@hollandhall.org, faxed to 918-879-4798, or sent by mail to Holland Hall, 5666 E 81st St, Tulsa, OK, 74137.PRIMARY SCHOOL All EPK - JK students and 1st - 3rd grade students MUST submit:

All K students MUST submit:

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTSAll 4th - 6th grade students MUST submit:

All 7th grade students MUST submit:

All 8th grade students MUST submit:

UPPER SCHOOL STUDENTS All 9th - 12th grade students MUST submit:

*****ALL NEW STUDENTS In addition to the above required forms for each grade, all new students MUST submit:

  • a birth certificate
  • updated immunization record
  • physical exam (1st - 3rd grade)

*****OPTIONAL

 

Find photos from the 2020-21 school year and summer 2021

Just a reminder that we post photos all year long on hollandhall.smugmug.com, and you can order photos directly from the site. Check back often, as we upload new galleries all summer. 

Reminder: Be checking the Parent Portal

Make sure you bookmark gotohh.org/parentportal, which is your go-to destination for billing, funding lunch cards, student schedules, start-of-school information and more. You won't receive a welcome-back packet this year — all of the information will be in on this link by early August. Check to see if you can login and that your contact information in the "Family" tab is correct. We think parents will love this streamlined process when school starts!

Upper School / College Counseling

College application "Boot Camp" for rising seniorsSave the dates and join the college counselors for Boot Camp 2021! Together, we'll work on your Common Application and get it close to being completed so that you're ready to hit the ground running when school starts. We'll also have break-out application groups for various other quick, online applications and, yes, you'll write some essays and short answers. In mid-October, you'll thank yourself for attending!Dates: August 10 and 11Details: Attend TWO sessions - one each day.Times: Pick your time: 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. OR 1-3:30 p.m.Note: This event is optional. If you attend, $40 will be billed to your family's account.Where: Upper School Lecture Center. Questions? Contact Brent Casey, Director of College Counseling. bcasey@hollandhall.org

Attention, Senior parents!

Mark your calendar for Monday, August 16, from 6-7 p.m. The College Counseling team will host an Orientation for College Counseling. This meeting helps walk you through what is about to take place with your senior student in regard to the college application season. We'll talk about the application process within the college counseling department, discuss key fall and spring dates, give you financial aid information and deadlines, and more. The meeting will take place in the Upper School Lecture Hall, but we'll also offer a virtual format. Questions? Contact Brent Casey, Director of College Counseling. bcasey@hollandhall.org

Explore colleges at Dallas event

If you're planning to be in the Dallas area on or around August 9th, think about attending the Colleges That Change Lives College Fair. Admission representatives from this outstanding collection of 44 smaller, liberal arts colleges from across the nation travel together at the beginning of each school year (click here to see a list). At the fair, you'll have the opportunity to meet with each school's admission representative and gather more information.When: Monday, August 9, 2021Where: Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum Hotel by the Galleria, 14901 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX, 75254Time: 7-9 p.m.Registration: They like to know you're coming! CTCL College Fair RegistrationCan't make it to Dallas? Other area cities include:Houston - August 7San Antonio - August 8Nashville - August 18For more information, go to: College Fair Information

Summer reading

The summer reading list for rising 9th-11th grades is here! If you lose track of it during the summer, you can find it on the Chapman library page on hollandhall.org under the “summer reading” tab.Some notes:Rising 9th-graders: You have a choice between four young adult fiction books. No one is better than another. Just read a bit about them and pick the one that interests you!Rising 10th-graders: You have a choice between two books (same as above for the rising 9th!)Rising 11th-graders: You will be reading a place, rather than reading a book! Be sure to read the directions carefully and have fun with it!Rising 12th-graders: You should wait until you hear from the school in July about what classes you are officially signed up to take before starting summer reading, since, at this point, we do not know which elective you will get.

Junior parents — Time to plan for yearbook senior pictures

All seniors are required to provide a senior portrait taken by Ervin Photography for the senior section of the yearbook. To make your appointment, call Susan at 918-209-5050 Tuesday through Saturday. Ervin is closed on Sunday and Monday.Many of your students completed a contact form to allow Ervin Photography to contact you to set up the yearbook photo session. If they were unable to supply the contact information you would like Ervin to use, please email Shirley Sokolosky, ssokolosky@hollandhall.org, and share your phone, email and other contact information.Ervin offers a free yearbook sitting for those who prefer this option. If you wish to participate in Ervin's free "yearbook session" for a five-minute session, they provide this service at no charge. The deadline for this offer is August 15, and after that time, there will be a $25 fee.Information about ads and other senior content will be shared with you later in the year.  

MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS

Get ready for 4th grade, more

Fourth-grade parents, get your student ready for life in the Middle School with teacher Summer Molloy. The camp, which runs from 9 a.m.-noon on July 19-23, focuses on getting familiar with the building, the teachers and the curriculum. Ms. Molloy's campers will focus on friendships, team building and getting excited for the upcoming school year!

Find this camp and so many more at hollandhall.org/summer.

Summer packets and more

Make sure you visit hollandhall.org for summer math and reading packets, as well as book lists for the fall.Find it here.