Oakwood Friends School will host its only spring information session at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 8. Visitors should meet at the Turner Math and Science Building on the Oakwood Friends School campus, 22 Spackenkill Road, Poughkeepsie.
The 1.5-hour program will begin with an informal meet and greet with Head of School Peter F. Baily, Assistant Head for Academics and Student Life Anna Bertucci, and faculty. After an introduction by Bertucci, visitors and current students will participate in two abbreviated classes. For the April event, the topics are English literature and a math class, Chaos Theory and Fractal Geometry.
Student guides will take families on a tour to see the school in session. At the conclusion of the program, admissions staff will be 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, Oakwood Friends educates and strengthens young people for lives of conscience, compassion and accomplishment. It fosters 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. Call 845-462-4200, ext. 245.