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Dutch Weekly March 25-31

DUTCH WEEKLY: March 25-31

ALL-SCHOOL NEWS

You're invited to an important college event

Join the College Counseling Office as they host the 37th Annual College Forum, the oldest event of its kind in Oklahoma. Three directors of admission from top universities will join us in the Barnard Commons at 6 p.m. Monday, March 27. Upper School parents are especially encouraged to attend, but all parents are welcome to this rare opportunity to meet and talk to college decision-makers.

Single tickets to Dutch Divine are available now!

Single tickets are now available for Dutch Divine 2023! The Holland Hall Alumni Association invites all Holland Hall parents to Dutch Divine, an evening of fine wine, food and dancing — all to benefit the Charlie Brown Endowment for Financial Aid. The evening features a five-course meal prepared by Justin Thompson '98 and Myles McClanahan '98, at Spain Ranch. Sponsorships — which come with tickets to a Patron Party roasting the legendary football coach and teacher Charlie Brown on March 26 — are available now. Seating is limited, so make sure to get your tables or tickets now. Tickets available here.

Holland Hall students help plan night for charity

Join several of our Upper School students who serve on the Emergency Infant Service Junior Board on March 30 at Bar Serra in Utica Square to benefit EIS.

Holland Hall families get special rate for ballet

Join Tulsa Ballet for Jack and Beanstalk on April 21-22.

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Primary School Parent Association Meeting set

Please join us for our final Primary School Parent Association Meeting of this school year! We will meet on Wednesday, April 12 at 9:30 a.m. in the Primary School library.

Head of School JP Culley and Head of Upper School David Parks will be joining us to discuss "The Value of a Holland Hall Education Through the Years." Hope to see you there!

Make plans to explore the Middle School

Third-grade parents, it is almost time to start thinking about Middle School! We are so eager to meet you and your children, and we hope that you are excited for this next phase.

All third grade students will visit the middle school on Monday, May 1. More details will be coming from their teachers. That evening, we invite you to a parent open house in the Middle School. You will have a chance to meet the teachers, see the classrooms, and meet the support staff. We look forward to seeing you there and will be sending more details very soon.


Visit the PS to see your children's art

Please come inside briefly at drop-off or pick-up to view your child's artwork in the Primary School-Library hallway. If you are unable to walk through, do not worry as all of their awesome artwork will go home after the show.

3rd Grade: Monday, April 10-14
2nd Grade: Monday, April 17-21
1st Grade: Monday, April 24-28

After-school enrichment classes offered

Easter ~ American Girl‍ Style!
Come have a Hippity-Hoppity fun time with Mrs. Bucholtz and Mrs. Gollihare as we celebrate Easter ~ American Girl Style! We will craft up something "eggstra-special" for you and your favorite friend, provide an "eggcellent" snack, have an "eggciting" Easter egg hunt, and an "eggstremely" fun day of play!

Who: Grades PreK - 4th
When: Monday, March 27 - 3:05-4:45 p.m.
Where: Primary School Kindergarten Pod
Pick-up: Primary School flagpole at 4:45 p.m.
Register: almohandis@hollandhall.org
Class fee: $45
Maximum class size: 30


Ready, Set, ACT! Theatre Enrichment Class with Upper School Theatre Arts director Leslie Long
Let your child explore the first steps to understanding what acting is all about! In this fun and supportive class, children use theater games, storytelling and role-playing to stretch their imaginations and discover the endless creativity and confidence in themselves.

Who: Grades 1 -3
When: Tuesdays, March 28 - May 2 - 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Where: Primary School multi-purpose room
Pick-up: Primary School flagpole at 4:15 p.m.
Register: almohandis@hollandhall.org
Class fee: $125 (6 weeks)
Maximum class size: 20


Dance Dayz Enrichment Class ~ Session 2

Come and learn the basics of ballet and contemporary dance movement with Ms. Allison. This class will cover a basic ballet class with stretching, barre work, center floor exercises, as well as opportunities to explore the process of learning to create choreography. Other activities and styles of dance will be included. Even if this is your first time, leap into class with us! In-house Spring Showcase: April 28

Who: Grades K - 3rd
When: Friday, March 31 - April 28 3:15-4:30 p.m.
Where: Walter Arts Dance Studio
Pick-up: Walter Arts Center front entry at 4:30 p.m.
Register: almohandis@hollandhall.org
After School Enrichment Class: $105 (5 weeks)
Limited class size: 14


Ms. Ariel's Art Studio
Let your young artists expand their creativity as we venture into a spring-themed March with cherry blossoms, adorable bunny rabbits and fuzzy, yellow chicks, to include a festive session decorating Easter eggs! Picturesque, fields of tulips that laden the landscapes! April showers that bring May flowers! Come and join Ms. Ariel for a delightful art enrichment adventure.

When: March 27 - April 24, Monday - 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Grades: K-3rd
Where: PS - Multi-purpose
Pick-up: Primary School flagpole at 4:15 p.m.
Cost: $105 (5 weeks)
Register: dalmohandis@hollandhall.org
Class size: 20

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Course selection for 2023-2024 school year due soon

Parents of 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students received an email yesterday about course selection for next year. The google form was sent to each student's email on Monday, March 20 and choices on the form are due by Monday, March 27. All information about course options is in the parent email and in the student form.

Students must fill out the form from their Holland Hall emails. Parents, please sit with your child the week of March 20 to discuss the options that they have for World Languages, Music, and Electives.

Save the Date - Eighth Grade Graduation

Eighth Grade Graduation is right around the corner and co-chairs, Leigh Ann Moss-Sherburn and Kim Schutz, have plans well underway. They will be coordinating an 8th Grade Video montage for our students. To ensure your child is included in this video, please send 4-5 digital photos of your child (from any age, activities, or family events) in jpeg format with high resolution to HH8thGradeGraduation@gmail.com by April 15. Get out the tissues and start going through photos!

After-school enrichment classes offered

Easter ~ American Girl‍ Style!
Come have a Hippity-Hoppity fun time with Mrs. Bucholtz and Mrs. Gollihare as we celebrate Easter ~ American Girl Style! We will craft up something "eggstra-special" for you and your favorite friend, provide an "eggcellent" snack, have an "eggciting" Easter egg hunt, and an "eggstremely" fun day of play!

Who: Grades PreK - 4th
When: Monday, March 27 - 3:05-4:45 p.m.
Where: Primary School Kindergarten Pod
Pick-up: Primary School flagpole at 4:45 p.m.
Register: almohandis@hollandhall.org
Class fee: $45
Maximum class size: 30

UPPER SCHOOL

GPACAC Spring 2023 College Fair

Meet admission representatives from up to 54 colleges and universities from across the country at GPACAC’s Tulsa Area College Fair on April 5 at 6 p.m. for free! All high school students and families are encouraged to attend. The full list of colleges and universities that will be in attendance can be found here.  Electronic student scanning will be available at the fair.  Students should register for a barcode at www.strivefair.com.

When: April 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Holland Hall, Tandy Dining Hall

Julian Aaronson to show short film at San Francisco Film Festival

Student filmmaker, Julian Aaronson will be represented at the 2023 San Francisco Film Festival, Shorts 5: Youth Works!

Saturday, April 22 | 12:30 pm PT | CGV San Francisco

Featured is his film, The External-Internal Monologue of an Interdependent Insomniac
Synopsis: Fraught with insecurities over sexuality, self-acceptance, and gender, a sleep-deprived teenager explains various smells.

https://sffilm.org/event/shorts-5-youth-works/

Summer opportunities are on the horizon

It's time to begin conversations with your student about his/her plans to explore academic programs, jobs, volunteer positions, etc.

Each week, we'll showcase various programs at universities throughout the country and local options!

Follow College Counseling on social media for highlights about these programs:
Facebook - Holland Hall College Counselors
Instagram - hhcollegecounseling

Summer Program Suggestions »