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Oak Hill Community comes together to “Race for a Cause”

  On Saturday, April 3, the Oak Hill community participated in a "Race for a Cause" to prevent child abuse. The race involved students, faculty, and OHA families.   About the race The race was organized with help from Mrs. Martha Dacons, Oak Hill's learning...

About articulation agreements

Articulation agreements secure a student’s acceptance into college. Articulation agreements are agreements made between a secondary school and a college/university. Oak Hill Academy honors several articulation agreements. Oak Hill currently has articulation agreements...

OHA Teacher Awarded National Distinction

Oak Hill Academy is proud to announce that one of our instructors has been named a National Endowment for the Humanities Teacher-Scholar this year. Warm congratulations to Mr. Paul Fisher!   About the National Endowment for the Humanities According to the...

March 2021 Update from Student Affairs

OHA's Director of Student Affairs welcomes spring and offers words of encouragement for the final push. Spring officially arrived this past weekend, and we are finally seeing its signs here on “The Hill.” The daffodils are blooming, the weeping willows are greening,...

Oak Hill Academy Now Enrolling for Summer Session 2021

Oak Hill Academy is now enrolling for the summer 2021 session, which begins Sunday, June 27, and ends Saturday, July 24. New students submit an enrollment application. Current students do not submit a new application; instead, complete a course selection sheet. Why...

Oak Hill Academy Students Inducted into National Honor Society

    The National Honor Society inducts Oak Hill Academy students   On Thursday, March 18, Oak Hill Academy hosted the induction of seven students into the National Honor Society. These students include new members Markus (12th), Margaret (12th), Cole...

Oak Hill Academy’s “Coffee & Conversation” Starts Next Week

  Mark your calendars for March 23rd   Oak Hill Academy is virtually hosting “Coffee & Conversation,” an open house event for parents and their prospective students. The event takes place Tuesday, March 23rd at 7:00 PM EST. “Coffee & Conversation”...

Parents’ Week 2021 Goes Virtual

Oak Hill Academy Parents' Week 2021 Goes Virtual Events like “Parents’ Weekend"—which offer a day or two of packed agendas for families who visit their child's campus—are common for boarding schools like Oak Hill Academy and for most colleges and universities....

Oak Hill Students Make a Difference

Environmental Literacy Project  Oak Hill Academy environmental science students made a difference in their world by participating in a habitat restoration project right in the Academy's "own back yard." In partnership with the New River Conversancy, students spent a...

Ready for Our Close-Up!

Oak Hill Academy's Student Affairs Director shares a little game he created. How often do you notice the little things? The yard sign on your way to class in the morning, the pattern of the brick walkway, the statue in the garden? In an effort to get students into the...

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Oak Hill Community comes together to “Race for a Cause”

  On Saturday, April 3, the Oak Hill community participated in a "Race for a Cause" to prevent child abuse. The race involved students, faculty, and OHA families.   About the race The race was organized with help from Mrs. Martha Dacons, Oak Hill's learning...

Warrior Gear Flash Sale!

Get 20% off with NO MINIMUM PURCHASE on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7. Use Code FAV21

OHA Principal names new Student of Distinction!

OHA Principal Todd Giszack recently announced that Arthurline M. is our newest "Student of Distinction." Some of the comments attached to her multiple recommendations included the following: Arthurline is a hardworking, pleasant, and likable young lady.  She is always...

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Oak Hill Academy: Small Boarding School Environment Promoting Leadership and Community

Throughout the year, Oak Hill Academy students participate in community service events throughout our Southwestern Virginia area.  Many of the service projects are created by our students with the goal of making an impact on our school community.  Through this focus...

Student Leadership Training

This summer Oak Hill Academy invited a group of returning students to come back to school early for 2018-19 to participate in a one-day leadership training program.  More than twenty students accepted the invitation, and shortened their summer vacations to return to...

Oak Hill Academy Boarding School is an Opportunity to Learn Leadership and Become Who You Are

One of the biggest benefits of attending boarding school, especially a small boarding school, is the opportunity for self-discovery and deep personal development that comes with being an engaged member of a community.  At Oak Hill Academy, developing leadership in our...

Oak Hill Academy Leadership Students learn from their college counterparts

Last Saturday morning, the Leadership Group at Oak Hill Academy participated in a seminar conducted by representatives of Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. The four presenters included two CNU Fellows (graduated last year) and 2 freshmen who...

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OHA’s newest “Student of Distinction” named!

OHA's Principal, Todd Giszack, recently announced that Landon F. of Midland, Texas, has been named our next "Student of Distinction" of the 2020-2021 school year. Landon, an 11th-grader, has attended Oak Hill Academy since his 8th grade year and is a standout member...

Principal names new OHA Student of Distinction!

OHA Principal Todd Giszack recently announced that Anna N. is OHA's newest "Student of Distinction." Anna is a junior from Greenville, South Carolina. Mr. Giszack noted that Anna is a worthy recipient for the Student for Distinction Award for the second interim.  He...

Principal announces first “Student of Distinction” for 2020-21!

Meet Erin B., a senior from Mouth of Wilson, Virginia. Principal Todd Giszack recently announced that Erin is OHA's newest "Student of Distinction." Erin is a constant source of empathy and encouragement around campus.  Whether she's with her fellow students, the...

Spirit Days conclude with Feats of Strength/OHA Olympics

by Journalism student Darrick J. '20, with photos by Ms. Haas Oak Hill Academy celebrated the close of the Spirit Days competition on February 26th with the Feats of Strength/OHA Olympics event. The contests included five competitions with multiple participants. The...

OHA’s 3rd Quarter “Word of Mouth” is Out!

Read the Winter Sports Edition of the Oak Hill Academy student newspaper, including highlights of Wrestling, Cheer, and White, Red, and Gold Basketball.

New “Student of Distinction” announced for Oak Hill Academy!

Meet Arthurline M., a sophomore from Liberia who is in her second year at Oak Hill Academy. The Principal's Office recently announced that Arthurline is OHA's newest "Student of Distinction." Following are some of the reasons staff members recommended Arthurline for...

Weekly Warrior Outlook for February 24th, 2020

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Spirit Days 2020: Twin Day & Curling

By Senior Journalism students AJ B., Ramsey R., and Darrick J. Wednesday, February 12th, was the second day of the weekly Spirit Days Competition for 2020. Known as “Twin Day,” students, faculty, and staff dressed up in identical outfits. There were actually twins,...

Spirit Days 2020: Minute-to-Win-It Fun & Games

By Senior Journalism students AJ B., Ramsey R. and Darrick J.; photos by M. Haas During February, Oak Hill Academy participates in weekly spirit events. On Wednesday, February 5th, the students, faculty, and staff dressed in pajamas and participated in...

OHA Wrestlers compete at NC meet

The Oak Hill Academy Wrestling Team traveled to Alleghany High School in Sparta, North Carolina, for a quad meet on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. The team competed against host school Alleghany, as well as Elkin High School (NC) and North Surry High School (NC). Round...

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