September 7 – 13 (Upper School)
Posted on: Sep 06, 2019
Students who have volunteered to be trained as discussion facilitators for their advisory teams will have training from 10 am – 2 pm on Saturday, September 7, in the Tandy.
Class Officer Elections
Class officer elections will take place on Tuesday, September 10.
Back to School Night
All parents of Upper School students, please join us on Thursday, September 12, for Back to School Night. This evening will allow parents the opportunity to meet their child’s advisor and teachers and to hear presentations about their child’s academic program. The evening will begin in the US Commons at 6:30 pm and conclude at approximately 9 pm.
Upper School Parents’ Association Meeting
Please join the Upper School Parent Council for a meeting Thursday, September 19, at 12 pm in the Cochran Meeting Room in the Tandy. We will have an update on the ISAS Arts Festival, and some time with the new deans, Michael Berglund and Whitney Udwin.
Tulsa Term Information Session – September 24. Looking for Cohort #3!
Tulsa Term is an immersive school semester where students directly engage with the city through meaningful assignments and projects. Our learning philosophy is student-centered, place-based, and transdisciplinary. At Tulsa Term, cohorts comprised of juniors and seniors from participating Tulsa Public Schools and Holland Hall will use academic skills and experience to encounter the places and people of Tulsa, face real problems, create solutions, and make a difference in the city. Tulsa Term credits on a transcript stand for true engagement in our world.
When: September 24, 2019 6:30-7:30 pm
Where: Upper School Lecture Center
Who: Students and parents grades 9-11
Why you should come: This meeting will provide a unique opportunity to learn about this innovative program. You will be able to hear from the directors of Tulsa Term, Cohort 1 (spring semester 2019) students and parents, and teachers and administrators. We will finish the evening with open Q & A. Current sophomores and juniors may be eligible to apply for Cohort 3 (spring semester 2021) beginning in October 2019.
Other Important Dates
Thursday, September 26 – Tuesday, October 1
Experiential Learning Opportunities
Wednesday, September 11
Monday, October 7
6:30 pm – Senior Parent Meeting & College Financial Night
China Trip – Spring Break 2020
When: March 12-22, 2020
Who: The trip is opened to all Upper School students to apply
Teacher Chaperones: Dr. Berglund and Ms. Chen
Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 10
Cost: $3,939 (group of 7-9 students) / $3615 (group of 10-14 students) + $240 visa application fee
Questions: Contact May Chen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Depart from Tulsa.
Arrive Beijing to visit Great Wall, Forbidden City, Hutong and other historic sites, learn to make dumplings in a local family and more.
Fly to Chengdu to experience both historical and modern sides of the city. Visit local high school, volunteer at the Panda Base, hike the founding mountain of Taoism, watch Sichuan face change show, food tour and more.
Fly to Shanghai to visit the most populated city in China. Visit Pearl Tower, world’s largest Starbucks, Shanghai art museum, Chinese food cooking lesson, taste the local food and more.
Return to Tulsa.
Seniors, the deadline for your yearbook senior picture is fast approaching. Please make your appointment with Ervin Photography, and have the session completed by Oct. 1.
Ervin Photography’s phone is (918) 209-5050.