"Everybody smiles a lot. That's one of the first things you'll notice at Oakwood Friends School. Perhaps it's because Oakwood emphasizes individuality, not uniformity. Held high is respect for the value of each student, teacher and staff member. The resulting spirit of common trust enables an honest, open exchange of ideas among all campus members..." Oakwood Friends School, guided by Quaker principles, educates and strengthens young people for lives of conscience, compassion and accomplishment. Students experience a challenging curriculum within a diverse community dedicated to nurturing the spirit, the scholar, the artist and the athlete in each person. In striving to fulfill its mission, Oakwood Friends School: provides rigorous academic preparation based on primary texts and hands-on learningrespects the minds and imaginations of students and focuses on intellectual skills and habitsencourages powerful thinkers whose abilities are nurtured through artful teaching, thoughtful assessment, and individual attentionfosters an accepting environment based upon the Quaker principle that each individual is worthy and capable of meaningful insight and truthprovides an array of opportunities in the arts, athletics, and learning experiences beyond the campus to encourage creativity, self-expression, cooperation, and team-workguides students toward the responsibilities of community life and community involvement, through leadership and service both on the campus and beyondcreates and sustains a vibrant residential and educational community that embraces students in grades six through twelve as well as faculty and families representing every stage of life and a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds.
The fun times
Relaxing in the dorm
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