Dutch Weekly May 14 - 20
All School News
Centennial Family Carnival is Saturday
Help Holland Hall close out this year's 100th anniversary celebration with a carnival. Bring the family and enjoy live music, carnival games, REAL rides and more. Everything is free except for the food trucks, so make sure to plan ahead.
When: Saturday, May 14
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Behind the Upper School
Cost: Free except for food truck food
Dutch Exchange Collection Day
We will have a collection day for HH outerwear and Primary School clothing — especially shirts. Please send clean, gently used clothing. Bins will be at the Tandy door next Wednesday, May 18, and Thursday, May 19.
We are out of storage room for khakis and red shirts at this time.
There will be shopping days in August before school starts.
Dutch Athletics banquet and Hall of Fame set
When: Friday, May 20 at 6 p.m.
Where: Tandy Dining and Wellness Center
Come celebrate your student-athlete's accomplishments this school year! Students and teams will be recognized, as well as alumni who are being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
This year's Hall of Fame honorees include:
Lance Ellis ’64
Alex Eaton ’81
Denoto Wilson ’98
Jack Morrow ’07
Kelsey Arnold ’14
Dave Bach – Coach
Click here to RSVP.
Online Book Buyback for Middle and Upper School will be open until June 3
Click on the button below to sell back your books. The deadline is June 3.
Click here to learn more about the online book buyback process.
From the Student Billing Office...
If you have a balance due this month, your payment is due by Monday, May 16. Not sure? Log into the Parent Portal, click on Billing and then Pay to view any open invoices.
Please make sure your tuition and lunch accounts are in good standing by May 20.
Questions? Contact Erin Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 918-879-4731
Uniform policy for 2022-23
Please read the uniform policy for the 2022-23 school year carefully as many things have changed. Uniforms will still be available through C&J School Uniforms, and many styles will also be available through Lands' End at landsend.com.
Also, please be aware that we've already started getting notices about supply-chain issues. Primary School girls' shirts will be delayed at C&J until later in the summer.
From the Student Billing Office...
Do you need to adjust your payment plan for 2022-23? Should the bill be split between households or sent to someone other than you? Please email Erin Henderson by May 31 to request these updates.
If your student still needs a yearbook, stop by the yearbook room to pick up their copy or email Mrs. Sokolosky, email@example.com to make arrangements.
Primary School books will be distributed at events over the next few days. PS books were distributed to parents at departure from events as follows:
May 5 - Jr Kindergarten Mother's Day Tea
May 6 - Early PreK Family Party
May 12 - Third Grade Oklahoma Celebration
May 13 - Kindergarten Bubble Bash
May 13 - PreK Beach Party
May 16 - Second Grade Invention Convention
May 18 - First Grade Reptile Play
Check out our available summer sessions
Summer Programs are a short two weeks away! It's time to dive in and select your favorite camps for one amazing summer! Holland Hall is offering nine, one-week sessions held between May 31 and July 29 with more than 150 camp options. Choose a morning or afternoon camp or stay all day ... arts and crafts, acting and theater, cheer, sports camps and Welcome camps!
Go to hollandhall.org/summer to register today. Camps are filling quickly!
Session 1 - 5/31 - 6/3 (T-W-Th-F)
7270-01 - Adventure Camp ~ Summer Fun - 12:30-3:30 - PreK-4
7286-01 - Culinary Creations - 9:00-noon - K-5
7262-01 - Driver's Education - *9:00-12:30 - T-W-Th - 9-12
7401-01 - Dutch Golf Camp - 9:00-noon - 4-8
7243A-01 - J-A-W-S!!! Just About the World of Sharks!!! - 12:30-3:30 - 1-5
7246A-01 - Reader's Beach - 9:00-noon - 1-4
7267A-01 - Summer Theatre Dramatics - 9:00-noon - 2-4
7267B-01 - Summer Theatre Dramatics - 12:30-3:30 - 5-8
7276-01 - Ultimate PE Camp Games - 9:00-noon - 1-6
7261-01 - Wizardly World Harry Potter - 9:00-noon - 1-3
7261-02 - Wizardly World of Harry Potter - 12:30-3:30 - 4-6
Full and Closed Camps
•7404-01 - Dutch Golf Camp 4-day - 5/31-6/3 - A.M.
•7264-01 - Bite Size Broadway! -6/6-6/10 - P.M.
•7209-01 - Lego Robotics - 6/6-6/10 - P.M.
•7253A-01 - Bugs Life for Tikes! - 6/13-6/17 - A.M.
•7247-01 - Hogwarts School of Magic & Wizardry - 6/13-6/17 - A.M.
•7209-02 - Lego Robotics - 6/13-6/17 - P.M.
•7202A-02 - Amazingly Artistic-Silly Science Camp! - 6/13-6/17 - P.M.
•7209-03 - Lego Robotics - 6/20-6/24 - P.M.
•7230-01 - Welcome to Second Grade - 6/20-6/24 - A.M.
•7231-02 - Coding & iPadmania - 6/27-7/1 - A.M.
•7205A-02 - Superheroes, Obstacle Courses & SkyZone - 6/27-7/1 - P.M.
•7268-01 - Hooray for Art! - 6/27-7/1 - P.M.
•7238-01 - Crafting Around Tulsa - 7/5-7/8 - P.M.
•7205B-02 - Superheroes, Obstacle Courses & SkyZone - 7/5-7/8 - P.M.
•7230-02 - Welcome to Second Grade - 7/11-7/15 - A.M.
•7221-01 - Welcome to Kindergarten - 7/25-7/29 - A.M.
Newly Added Camps & Sessions
7284-01 - Introduction to Disc Golf - 6/27-7/1 - P.M. - 3-8
7284-02 - Introduction to Disc Golf - 7/18-7/22 - A.M. - 3-8
Expanded Grade Level Camps
7202B-01 - Amazingly Artistic-Silly Science Camp!
#2 - 6/6-6/10 - P.M. - 2-6
7202B-02 - Amazingly Artistic-Silly Science Camp!
#3 - 6/13-6/17 - A.M. - 2-6
7289B-01 - All American Girl (Boys are welcome with newly released "Little Brother" doll) #4 - 6/20-6/24 - P.M. - 2-6
7289B-02 - All American Girl (Boys are welcome with newly released "Little Brother" doll) #5 - 6/27-7/1 - A.M. - 2-6
Tulsa Ballet discount for HH families
Tulsa Youth Rowing Association hosts free rowing clinic
Tulsa Youth Rowing Association is offering a free rowing clinic for youth ages 13 to 18 on Saturday, May 21, at The University of Tulsa from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The clinic is geared toward middle school and high school students who are interested in learning more about rowing and how they might get involved in our community youth rowing program. Holland Hall's own Neil Bergenroth is instrumental in the program.
Click here to read more.
Your COVID questions answered
A quick reminder: if a child/student or any family member is diagnosed with COVID, please notify the nurse's office by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The answers to other questions can be found in our FAQs.
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Primary School News
3rd Grade Bridge Crossing Ceremony set
The annual Bridge Crossing ceremony is quickly approaching. Please make plans to attend the ceremony on Friday, May 20. We will begin at 11 a.m. Please note dismissal time for the Primary School is 10:30 a.m. on that morning, so you may want to leave yourself plenty of time to navigate traffic on campus.
After you arrive on campus, please stand on the Middle School side of the Bridge. You are welcome to bring a blanket or chair. Families traditionally bring flowers or make posters to celebrate their student. After the ceremony, please visit the 3rd grade classrooms to collect your child’s belongings.
Middle School News
Tips for Parent: Summer Work
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Tuesday, May 17
4th Grade American Day Celebration, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday, May 18
3rd-graders visit 4th Grade for lunch
Thursday, May 19
4th Grade Park Day (Bring sack lunch)
6th-8th grade iPad Collections
In order to perform updates to our management software this summer, we will be collecting all 6th and 7th grade iPads on May 20 during Advisory time. Students should bring their iPad, Logitech case, and Logitech Crayon to school on this day. Please keep your iPad charging cable and power adapter over the summer. iPads will be redistributed when school resumes in August. Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions.
iPads will be collected on the morning of May 20 during Advisory time. Students should return the iPad, Logitech case, Logitech keyboard, Logitech Crayon, Apple Lightning to USB cable, and Apple iPad charging brick. iPads and all accessories will be inspected after collection, and any charges for missing or damaged items will be communicated to you by the end of May. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Planning ahead for the end of the school year
Final Exams for 6th-8th grades
May 18-20 will be final exams for 6th-8th grade students. Exams each day will begin at 9 a.m.
On Wednesday and Thursday, exams will end at 12:30 p.m. Students should bring a snack and no lunch will be served.
On Friday, exams will end at 11 a.m. Make-up exams will take place on Friday afternoon.
Last days of school for 4th and 5th grades
Wednesday, May 18, will be a regular day for our 4th- and 5th-graders.
Special Note - the last day of school for 4th and 5th grades will be Thursday, May 19. More information about this last day of school will be sent out by grade level teams. School will be dismissed at 3:10 p.m. on May 19 and students will not be at school on Friday, May 20. If you are in need of child care for May 20, please let Jennifer White or Kelly Danner in the MS office know no later than May 6.
8th Grade Promotion
8th grade students will stay after their last exam on Friday, May 20, for an end-of-year lunch with faculty and a quick rehearsal for their promotion ceremony. They should be picked up at the Tandy at 12:30 p.m.
The 8th grade promotion ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 20 in the Branch Theatre. Students should wear nice clothing. Some examples are a sundress, khaki pants with a polo, a nice skirt with a blouse, etc. We ask that no athletic wear be worn and that skirts/dresses be of appropriate length to walk across the stage. Following the ceremony, there will be a dance/party for the students to celebrate.
Upper School / College Counseling
Class of 2023 Yearbook Senior Picture Reminder
Please take your Yearbook Senior Picture by the first day of school, Aug. 17. If unable to do so, please have your appointment confirmed by that date. To make your appointment, please call Ervin Photography at (918) 209-5050. They are closed Sundays and Mondays. They offer a "yearbook only" session with some time and date limitations. Please make your appointment as soon as possible.
Upper School exam schedule set
Here is the schedule for final exams and here are some important reminders for finals in the US:
Monday, May 16
7:45 a.m. - Breakfast in the Commons
9 a.m. - World Language, and afternoon review sessions
Tuesday, May 17
9 a.m. - Social Studies
1 p.m. - Technology / Religion
Wednesday, May 18
9 a.m. - Science
Afternoon review sessions
Thursday, May 19
9 a.m. - English
1 p.m. - Science exams for dual enrollment students
Friday, May 20
9 a.m. - Math
1 p.m. - Make up Exams
Some other important details about exams:
* Students must be in uniform to take an exam.
* We ring the bell 15 minutes before the start of an exam — students are asked to be in the commons by 8:45 a.m. for morning exams and 12:45 p.m. for afternoon exams.
* Exams last 2 hours.
* Students only have to be on campus if they have a seated exam.
* Students must take the exam when it is given, unless there are extenuating circumstances such as a fever. If there are extenuating circumstances, please coordinate with Ms. Fondren-Bales.
Save the Date, 2023 Yearbook Staff
All Eight Acres staff, including rising 9th-graders who signed up for journalism, should mark their calendars for August 8 and our annual 8 Hours of Yearbook event on campus. Yearbook leaders will welcome new staff with team activities, tasty food, photo training and a jumpstart on friendships, beginning at noon and ending at 8 p.m. For more information, or if interested and your student did not sign up, please email Shirley Sokolosky, email@example.com.
Summer program suggestions
For more information about any of these programs, please contact Ms. Ashlee Lowry at firstname.lastname@example.org.