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Welcome to the official podcast of Oakcrest School, an independent school for girls in grades 6-12, located in Northern Virginia.

Latest Episodes

Coffee with the Head of School: September 11, 2020

Head of School Mary T. Ortiz shares some reflections on the upcoming school year with parents in the first Coffee with the Head of the 2020 fall semester.

25 min4 d ago
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Coffee with the Head of School: September 11, 2020

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: Everyday Practical Skills in Five Easy Lessons

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. In this fifth and final episode, Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley talk about the most important practical life skills to teach your children before they enter adulthood.

24 minJUN 24
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An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: Everyday Practical Skills in Five Easy Lessons

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: 10 Tips for the Best Social Skills You Can Teach Your Child Before She Goes Off to College

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley are back, this time with a discussion on important social skills that will serve your child well as she becomes an adult.

30 minJUN 19
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An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: 10 Tips for the Best Social Skills You Can Teach Your Child Before She Goes Off to College

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Chores to Teach Your Children

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley and members of her family discuss the value of chores in family life and the best ones to teach your children.

20 minJUN 17
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An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Chores to Teach Your Children

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: How to Make the Most of Family Dinner Conversations

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. Director of Parent Support Terri Collins talks with her daughters, who are Oakcrest alumnae, about the value of family dinner conversations and ways that families can make dinnertime conversations fun and meaningful.

23 minJUN 17
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An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: How to Make the Most of Family Dinner Conversations

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Fun Things to Do with Family and Friends During Quarantine

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. In Episode 1, Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley discuss fun and creative activities that friends and families can do when spending time together, whether in person or virtually.

23 minJUN 15
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An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Fun Things to Do with Family and Friends During Quarantine

Big Battles in Small Spaces: The Balance Between Viruses, the Immune System, and the Unknown

Oakcrest science teacher Dr. Kat Hussmann takes listeners on an exploration of the history of viruses, what viruses are, what they do to our bodies, and the cutting-edge technology available to scientists.

60 minMAR 3
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Big Battles in Small Spaces: The Balance Between Viruses, the Immune System, and the Unknown

What Does It Mean to Be Human? Moral Action

Dr. Edwina Maksym continues this series with a look at moral action—the idea of right and wrong and how morality reflects God's love and mercy.

44 minFEB 26
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What Does It Mean to Be Human? Moral Action

The Human Person: Rational, Free, Relational

Dr. Edwina Maksym examines human rationality and how it sets us apart from the rest of creation in this second episode of a 7-part series on what it means to be human.

41 minFEB 26
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The Human Person: Rational, Free, Relational

How Strong Fathers Form Strong Daughters

A discussion of the important role that fathers play in the lives of their daughters. Oakcrest Dean of Students Meghan Hadley and faculty member Ginny Boles share memories and anecdotes about how their fathers helped form them into the women they are today.

39 minFEB 26
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How Strong Fathers Form Strong Daughters

Latest Episodes

Coffee with the Head of School: September 11, 2020

Head of School Mary T. Ortiz shares some reflections on the upcoming school year with parents in the first Coffee with the Head of the 2020 fall semester.

25 min4 d ago
Comments
Coffee with the Head of School: September 11, 2020

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: Everyday Practical Skills in Five Easy Lessons

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. In this fifth and final episode, Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley talk about the most important practical life skills to teach your children before they enter adulthood.

24 minJUN 24
Comments
An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: Everyday Practical Skills in Five Easy Lessons

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: 10 Tips for the Best Social Skills You Can Teach Your Child Before She Goes Off to College

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley are back, this time with a discussion on important social skills that will serve your child well as she becomes an adult.

30 minJUN 19
Comments
An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: 10 Tips for the Best Social Skills You Can Teach Your Child Before She Goes Off to College

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Chores to Teach Your Children

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley and members of her family discuss the value of chores in family life and the best ones to teach your children.

20 minJUN 17
Comments
An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Chores to Teach Your Children

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: How to Make the Most of Family Dinner Conversations

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. Director of Parent Support Terri Collins talks with her daughters, who are Oakcrest alumnae, about the value of family dinner conversations and ways that families can make dinnertime conversations fun and meaningful.

23 minJUN 17
Comments
An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: How to Make the Most of Family Dinner Conversations

An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Fun Things to Do with Family and Friends During Quarantine

An Inconvenience Rightly Consideredis a series produced by the Parent Partnership team to inspire and to provide practical advice for parents during quarantine. In Episode 1, Director of Parent Support Terri Collins and Director of Mentoring Kate Hadley discuss fun and creative activities that friends and families can do when spending time together, whether in person or virtually.

23 minJUN 15
Comments
An Inconvenience Rightly Considered Series: The 10 Best Fun Things to Do with Family and Friends During Quarantine

Big Battles in Small Spaces: The Balance Between Viruses, the Immune System, and the Unknown

Oakcrest science teacher Dr. Kat Hussmann takes listeners on an exploration of the history of viruses, what viruses are, what they do to our bodies, and the cutting-edge technology available to scientists.

60 minMAR 3
Comments
Big Battles in Small Spaces: The Balance Between Viruses, the Immune System, and the Unknown

What Does It Mean to Be Human? Moral Action

Dr. Edwina Maksym continues this series with a look at moral action—the idea of right and wrong and how morality reflects God's love and mercy.

44 minFEB 26
Comments
What Does It Mean to Be Human? Moral Action

The Human Person: Rational, Free, Relational

Dr. Edwina Maksym examines human rationality and how it sets us apart from the rest of creation in this second episode of a 7-part series on what it means to be human.

41 minFEB 26
Comments
The Human Person: Rational, Free, Relational

How Strong Fathers Form Strong Daughters

A discussion of the important role that fathers play in the lives of their daughters. Oakcrest Dean of Students Meghan Hadley and faculty member Ginny Boles share memories and anecdotes about how their fathers helped form them into the women they are today.

39 minFEB 26
Comments
How Strong Fathers Form Strong Daughters
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