Oakwood Friends Hosts Fall Information Sessions

Oakwood Friends School will host its first fall information session on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m.

Fall sessions are also scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m.; on the Veterans Day holiday of Monday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m.; and Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 9:30 a.m.

Visitors meet at the Turner Math and Science Building on the Oakwood Friends School campus, 22 Spackenkill Road, Poughkeepsie.

The 90-minute program begins with a brief overview of Oakwood Friends presented by Peter F. Baily, head of school, and Anna Bertucci, assistant head for academics and student life.

After a question-and-answer period, student guides take families on a tour allowing a chance to see the school when it is in session. This is an opportunity to discover the school’s campus and to meet Oakwood Friends’ students and teachers.

At the conclusion of the program, staff are available to informally discuss the admission and financial aid process.

Oakwood Friends School, founded in 1796, is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day and boarding school serving grades 6-12. Guided by Quaker values, the goal of Oakwood Friends is to educate young people for lives of conscience, compassion and accomplishment and foster a community of students and staff in an atmosphere of mutual respect and enrichment, sensitive to the world and its needs.

Those interested in attending are asked to register in advance. For further information call 845-462-4200, Ext. 245 or visit oakwoodfriends.org.

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