Dutch Weekly May 7 - 13
Centennial Family Carnival is May 14
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 Athletics banquet and Hall of Fame set
When: Friday, May 20 at 6 p.m.
Where: Tandy Dining and Wellness Center
The ceremony provides current student-athletes and their families the opportunity to celebrate the great tradition of Holland Hall sports with alumni athletes being inducted into the Hall of Fame. Upper School student-athletes and teams will also be recognized for their athletic accomplishments during the 2021-22 school year.
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DutchZone end-of-season sale
Everything is 25% off or more! Stock up before the DutchZone closes for the summer.
Thursday: 8-10 a.m. and 2-4 p.m.
Friday: 8-10 a.m. and 2-4 p.m.
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.
Yearbooks were distributed to Middle and Upper Schools this week. If your Upper School student was off campus, they can 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 three weeks. PS books will be 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 four 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.
•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.
•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.
•7230-02 - Welcome to Second Grade - 7/11-7/15 - 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
7230-02 - Welcome to Second Grade - 7/18-7/22 - A.M. - 2
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.
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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
Transitioning from 3rd to 4th grade
We look forward to welcoming 3rd grade families to the Middle School. On Monday, May 9, we invite all 3rd grade parents to come visit us.
Beginning at 5 p.m., you may walk through the 4th grade classrooms, meet the four 4th grade teachers, and see the 4th grade space. Promptly at 5:45 p.m., we will hold a session in the MS Library during which Jennifer White (Head of Middle School), Gina Johnson and Amanda Josserand (Middle School Learning Specialists), and Cassie Gray (Counselor) will share with you what it looks and feels like to move into the Middle School.
This is an evening for parents only. Your 3rd grade students will spend time visiting 4th grade on May 18, with more details to come. We look forward to seeing you on May 9!
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 promptly at 10:45 a.m. Please note dismissal time for the Primary School is 10:30 a.m. on that morning, so you may want to arrive early to find parking.
After you arrive on campus, please position yourself on the Middle School side of the Bridge. You are welcome to bring a blanket or chair, especially if you have difficulty standing for a long period of time. 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
Middle School band and orchestra concert
When: Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m.
Where: Branch Theatre in the Walter Arts Center
8th Grade Tulsa Drillers Field Trip
On May 11 the 8th Grade class will be taking a field trip to the Tulsa Drillers. There will be no sports for them that day and will need to be picked up at 2:45 p.m.
6th-8th grade choir concert
When: Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m.
Where: Branch Theatre in the Walter Arts Center
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.
8th Grade Cardboard Boat Regatta set
When: Friday, May 13
Where: Jenks Aquatic Center (495 N Birch St, Jenks, OK 74037)
* Parents drop boat off AT RACE LOCATION
* Students bus over after lunch: 1:15 p.m. — teams will line up outside
* Races start at 1:30 p.m. (last approximately 1 hour)
* Boats can be disposed of on site in recycling bin OR taken home with parents
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
Upper School Theatre Night
When: Wednesday, May 11 at 7 p.m.
Where: Newman (Black Box) Theatre in the Walter Arts Center
Class of 2023 senior yearbook pictures
Ervin Photography has met with next year's seniors to explain the senior picture process. All seniors will take a photo with Ervin for printing in the 2023 yearbook. We ask that students either take their photo this summer or have it on their schedules by the first day of school, Aug. 17.
To set up your appointment, please contact Ervin at (918) 209-5050. They are open Tuesdays through Saturdays and offer a wide choice of photo sessions and locations, as well as a generous yearbook only session.
Students who missed the April 26 meeting can stop by Mrs. Sokolosky's office in 121B and pick up a copy of the Ervin Photography Contact Questionnaire. She will assist you in returning it to Ervin's.
Upper School exam schedule set
This week, we published our plans for exam week(s). Because they are doing internships, the seniors take their exams a bit earlier. We have coordinated our exams with the AP Exam schedule for this spring.
12th grade exams:
Monday, May 9: Math
Tuesday, May 10: Science; Social Studies
Wednesday, May 11: World Language; English
9th, 10th and 11th grade exams:
Monday, May 16: 7:45 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. World Language, and afternoon review sessions
Tuesday, May 17: 9 a.m. Social Studies; 1 p.m. Tech / Religion and math exams for dual enrollment
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
Friday, May 20: 9 a.m. Math; 1 pm make-up exams
Graduation announcements/class rings
On Nov. 18, Jostens met with the senior class to give them information about graduation announcements and class rings. We wanted to make sure that the information made it home to parents (there was a print packet that was handed out: Nancy O'Neil has extra copies if you'd like one).
You can access information at www.jostens.com. For information about Graduation Announcements, click on Graduation: shop.
Please be aware: Jostens supplies every senior with 10 generic graduation announcements free of charge. The website is useful if you'd like to order more or if you'd like to personalize them!
Summer program suggestions
For more information about any of these programs, please contact Ms. Ashlee Lowry at email@example.com.