The Twig is our bi-weekly newsletter which features interviews, essays, photographs, and art from the community.

Posted 04/20/2017 04:02PM
Ted gives us an update on our upcoming events.
Posted 04/20/2017 03:55PM
Marilyn Parkin gives us a recap on our recent Friends & Family Day.
Posted 04/20/2017 12:17PM
Sherry Talsky gives the community some history and insight about the Circus.
Posted 03/09/2017 05:30PM
We catch up with Oaks parent Stacey Martino, who provides some insight into a collaborative art project going on at the Oaks.
Posted 03/09/2017 05:25PM
We take a look at some beautiful student artwork inspired by the "number paintings" of Jasper Johns.
Posted 03/09/2017 05:20PM
Oaks PA President Abby Sider gives the community a behind-the-scenes look at this year's Gala.
Posted 03/09/2017 05:08PM
The 6th grade class provides a window into their preparation, emotions, and group dynamic as they approach their final assembly as Oaks students.
Posted 02/16/2017 05:19PM
Patty outlines our classroom approach during Black History Month.
Posted 02/16/2017 05:15PM
Ted brings the community up to speed with our final construction update!
Posted 02/16/2017 05:14PM
The Twig dives into the history and thinking behind the Post Office! Also, students get a chance to tell us why they love the Post Office!
Posted 02/16/2017 05:10PM
The Twig introduces our new Multi-Age 2 teacher, Natalie Atzeff!
Posted 01/26/2017 06:37PM
Ted focuses on reading in his second installment of the recurring Q & A on progressive education.
Posted 01/26/2017 06:33PM
Oaks Multi-Age teacher Katie Traynor reflects on her time at the Oaks School before moving on to her next adventure.
Posted 01/26/2017 06:22PM
Oaks 5th and 6th grade students discuss political issues, feelings, possible solutions, and political music in this timely feature.
Posted 01/26/2017 06:12PM
Ted updates the community regarding the ongoing work of the Steering Committee, and formally introduces the committee members.
Posted 01/26/2017 06:06PM
Ted highlights the progress and timeline of our ongoing construction projects.
Posted 01/12/2017 05:26PM
In this issue of the Twig, Ted begins a new feature on topics related to progressive education.
Posted 01/12/2017 05:24PM
In politically divisive times, Patty looks at our current classroom discussions and community approaches to activism and understanding politics.
Posted 01/12/2017 05:19PM
Oaks teacher Ron Dotson reflects on the past, present, and future of the Oaks School.
Posted 01/12/2017 05:17PM
Ted updates the community on the status of our ongoing construction. We've made progress despite the recent rain!
Posted 01/12/2017 05:12PM
Oaks students look forward to the New Year and discuss things they want of focus on and embrace in 2017.
Posted 01/12/2017 05:10PM
Take a look at this year's wonderful Winter Sing!
Posted 12/15/2016 05:39PM
Ted shares a poignant message for the holiday season.
Posted 12/15/2016 05:38PM
Patty explores the links between the holiday season and our school-wide commitments.
Posted 12/15/2016 05:35PM
Oaks students articulate their excitement for the upcoming Winter Break and share unique holiday traditions.
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