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How Oakley Helps Students Succeed in Math

By Ellen Zaifnejad
Academics
February 28, 2017

Have you ever seen how far a Barbie can bungee jump? Well maybe if you had, you’d really be able to grasp linear functions. At Oakley we utilize new and fun methods to really help students understand difficult math concepts. Trust me, it works. The trick is ensuring that learning is based on respect. When […]

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How Oakley Makes History Exciting

By Justin Spitzer
Academics
December 13, 2016

Though often portrayed as black and white, history is actually more of an art than a science. Many aspects of history are open to interpretation, believe it or not. It’s not unusual for there to be simple variations of the same event; however, there are also often downright opposing accounts of certain moments in history. […]

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5 Questions Parents Frequently Ask Our Academic Team:

By Clark Bayles
Academics
November 22, 2016

1. What is required for graduation in Utah? other states? Because we are a private school we do not have to follow the Utah requirements for graduation; however, we do follow them for the most part. Oakley school requirements: 24 credits are required for graduation from Oakley School: (The 4 core classes in red are […]

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Oakley Cross Country goes to State

By oakley
Academics, Experiential, Student Life
November 13, 2016

State Cross Country Meet On Wednesday, October 19th, our boys ran in the state cross country meet. Their effort and practice all season paid off as they went up against the other runners. As they gritted their way up steep hills and ran against the best in the state, you could see their determination throughout the […]

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3 Ways to Help Your Teen Re-engage in Healthy Recreation Activities

By Ryan Walton
Student Life
July 21, 2016

Your once athletic child has called it quits. Where they used to come home after hours of practice, they won’t even pick up a basketball in the yard. Each afternoon is spent locked up in their bedroom or on the computer. What’s worse, you suspect they’ve picked up a new marijuana habit. As a parent, […]

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Guide to Parent Involvement in Schools

By Aaron Cobia
Academics
June 16, 2016

Like most parents, you want to help your kids succeed academically. But what exactly does that look like? You cannot sit next to them every day and tell them how to do their schoolwork. What you can do is make yourself available as a support figure. Imagine that your child’s academic life is a bridge. […]

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Healing the Teenage Technology Addiction

By Ryan Walton
Therapy
June 7, 2016

Did you know that, on average, teens are plugged-in and tuned-out of “live” action for more than 9 hours a day?  That means the average teenager today spends more time with digital technology than they spend with parents and teachers combined.  They spend more time each day engaging with technology than they do sleeping. And […]

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5 Pillars of Academic Support

By Kyle Oberly
Academics
May 24, 2016

When your child learned to walk, it looked something like this: stand, step, fall, repeat. You knew they were on the verge of a developmental breakthrough and no matter how many times they fell, you encouraged them to get back up. Then came a day when the falls were less, the steps were more, and […]

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How to Improve the Parent-Child Relationship with Your Teen

By Kylee Shields
Therapy
May 9, 2016

Having a teen struggle mentally or emotionally can take its toll on your relationships and family.  Recently our clinical team had the opportunity to be trained by renowned therapists, Dr. John Gottman, and his wife, Julie.  We loved the training and wanted to share some of the things we learned. Here are some principles that […]

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Milestone 7: The Traverse Phase

By Janet Farnsworth
Student Life
March 21, 2016

Traverse Phase Overview Traverse: to pass or move over, along, or through. The best part about this phase of the program is that it’s about our students…they build it, they define success, they ask for support from their team and we deliver. Together, in synergy, we help each student prepare for whatever is next in their […]

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Milestone 6: The Guide Phase

By Janet Farnsworth
Student Life
March 15, 2016

Guide Phase Overview Guide: to assist another person to travel through, or reach a destination in, an unfamiliar area, as by accompanying or giving directions to the person. The best way to truly know something is to show someone else! Our students have done a lot of great things and found out so much about […]

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Milestone 5: The Ascent Phase

By Janet Farnsworth
Student Life
March 7, 2016

Ascent Phase Overview Ascent:  movement upward from a lower to higher state, degree, grade, or status; advancement. The Ascent Phase is where we really have the opportunity to watch our students grow.  They get to a higher state of understanding of themselves and those around them.  They get to a higher state of listening.  Patience and […]

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Milestone 4: The Explore Phase

By Janet Farnsworth
Student Life
February 29, 2016

In our previous blog posts, we introduced Oakley’s Milestone program and covered the first three steps to readiness: Orientation Phase Anchor Phase Discover Phase The fourth step to readiness is Explore. Explore Phase Overview The Explore Phase is where our students start to look outside themselves to be sure they have assembled their dream team. […]

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Milestone 3: The Discover Phase

By Janet Farnsworth
Student Life
February 22, 2016

Previously, we covered the first two steps to readiness: Orientation Phase Anchor Phase The third step to readiness is Discover. Discover Phase Overview The Discover Phase is about the internal work that our students need to do in order to be ready to tackle the BIG ROCKS in their roadmap.  This internal work is critical […]

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Milestone 2: The Anchor Phase

By Janet Farnsworth
Student Life
February 15, 2016

In last week’s blog post we introduced Oakley’s new Milestone Program and described the Orientation Phase, the first step to readiness.  This week we share the second step to readiness; the Anchor Phase. Anchor Phase Overview As our students transition to this step, they’ll be required to commit to creating a roadmap for success.  Their parents join […]

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The Milestone Program- Orientation Phase

By Janet Farnsworth
Student Life
February 8, 2016

We are excited to introduce you to our new Milestone Program. The Oakley School’s new level system and our new approach to working with our smart, treatment-savvy students. At the Oakley School we’ve realized that by taking a different approach and putting more emphasis on long-term life skills we will get students ready for their future. These […]

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Parent’s Weekend + Experiential Education = Oakley Success!

By Janet Farnsworth
Student Life
October 6, 2015

Our most recent parent weekend was special for the Experiential Education department at Oakley, and not just because the weather was beautiful and the leaves have started turning colors. This weekend was amazing because many of our students’ parents joined us on our weekend adventures. Side by side with their sons and daughters, parents were […]

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Meet the Dogs of the Oakley School

By stevenw
Student Life
July 10, 2015

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” —Josh Billings (a.k.a. Henry Wheeler Shaw; humorist and lecturer) Gunner Gunner loves jumping in the pond and going for a swim! He gets so excited when he sees people to pet him and rub his belly that he wags his tail […]

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Welcoming Janet Farnsworth to the Oakley Team!

By stevenw
Academics, Therapy
June 2, 2015

We are excited to announce that Janet Farnsworth has joined the Oakley School as Executive Director. Her addition to the leadership team will bring us further support as we continue to develop powerful programming to support the varied needs of our students. Paul Taylor will remain at Oakley as the Head of School. The leadership […]

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Oakley’s Year of Service

By Shawn Crawford
Experiential
March 19, 2015

“Our deepest calling is to grow into our own authentic self-hood, whether or not it conforms to some image of who we ought to be. As we do so, we will not only find the joy that every human being seeks–we will also find our path of authentic service in the world.” -Parker Palmer   […]

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Academic Readiness at a Therapeutic Boarding School

By oakley
Academics
March 3, 2015

Academics at the Oakley School have long been one of the school’s top assets.  Along with therapy, experiential education, and student life, academics stand tall as one of the four pillars the program is built upon.  It is our goal at the Oakley School to ensure that every student is ready and able to successfully […]

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The Importance of Athletics at a Therapeutic Boarding School

By oakley
Academics, Student Life
February 11, 2015

The Oakley School’s athletic department has long served as an integral component of our students’ development here at the school. Everyone knows exercise plays a vital role in lifting one’s mood, helping one sleep better, and improving the overall quality of our lives. In addition to the key benefits of exercise, however, Oakley’s athletic teams […]

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2014: A Year in Review

By Allison Kerns
Academics, Experiential, Student Life
December 23, 2014

Oakley School: A Year In Review As 2014 comes to a close, our Oakley community is reflecting back on what a great year it’s been. It has been a year full of inspiration, challenges, and growth for staff and students alike. As we look back, we can’t help but feel grateful for our dedicated families […]

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Meet Taylor Madsen, LAMFT

By oakley
Therapy
November 4, 2014

As the Oakley School’s student body grows, so does our need for talented and supportive members of our treatment team. That is why we are excited to welcome Taylor Madsen LAMFT to the Oakley team. Taylor joined us on Oct. 29, and it’s been a pleasure getting to know him, his personal story, and his […]

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Working with Oppositional Students

By arit
Therapy
September 23, 2014

By: Matt Dahlin, Therapist Working with oppositional students is a common enough scenario in a facility where students are away from home and while receiving treatment. Whether they are oppositional because they do not want to be here, because they are mad at their parents, or any other situation which is causing them to want […]

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Exciting New Technology at Oakley School

By arit
Academics
August 11, 2014

  Oakley School is delighted to announce the launch of a new technology program today! Our goal is to further tap into the power of technology and the passion of our students to create a more flexible, collaborative and productive learning environment at Oakley. We are committed to moving students and staff forward in a […]

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Experiential Education at Oakley School

By arit
Uncategorized
April 30, 2014

Oakley’s Experiential Education department offers students the opportunity to truly immerse themselves in different outdoor physical activities, fine arts, and healthy living practices. Every seven weeks, students begin a new module, which is an experiential education course that takes place each Saturday and Sunday for a seven-week-long block. The nature of these blocks allows students […]

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Oakley School Provides Rigorous Academics with Support for Students

By arit
Academics
March 27, 2014

  By: Kori Mayeski, Academic Director Oakley is specifically designed to be the school that rarely exists, but is exactly what some students need. We specifically work with students who are very intelligent and college-bound but need to be academically challenged. However, many of them lack specific learning skills (executive functioning, ability to pay attention, […]

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Oakley School in Spain!

By arit
Uncategorized
March 18, 2014

Guess where some of our students are? SPAIN! Below is a blog post all about it, published by our Sister School, Colegio Santa Ana de Huesca (http://secundariasantaanahuesca.blogspot.com.es/). We know you can read it in English – but how about Spanish?! Finally our Oakley friends are here. Some days ago they started their journey from Salt […]

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Oakley School Discusses Helping Students who are “Sick of Therapy”

By arit
Uncategorized
February 26, 2014

By: Dr. David Fawcett Student’s at Oakley School participate in a significant amount of therapy. Between individual sessions, family calls, recovery groups, caseload groups, dorm groups, and specialty groups, students can spend between six and ten hours per week in therapy. That is more than some part time therapists spend in therapy per week. This […]

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Recovery Work at Oakley School

By arit
Therapy
January 30, 2014

Oakley School is excited to announce that we have increased our substance abuse specific treatment and incorporate our Recovery Program into each student’s stay at Oakley School. We believe that recovery is an intentional lifestyle choice, “Living a Life of Purpose, and on Purpose”. Currently thirteen activities are offered to students for their recovery work. […]

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Cross Country Season Off to a Strong Start

By oakley
Uncategorized
September 19, 2013

Running continuously for twenty minutes was the first challenge for most of the Oakley Cross Country team members at the beginning of the season. Three weeks later, they were racing three miles as we hosted the opening meet of the season at our home course, the Oakley Town Park. It was a pretty quick progression […]

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Trigonometry – It’s Not Rocket Science… Or Is It?

By oakley
Blog
July 30, 2013

Students in Ms. Murray’s math class had a hands-on experience learning about trigonometry, angles, and measurement outside of the classroom last week. Using only paper, plastic milk jugs, and duct tape, students created rockets which they sent flying. After measuring a certain distance from the “launch site,” one student would use a protractor to measure […]

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A River Runs Through It: Oakley Fly Fishing, Summer 2013

By oakley
Blog
July 19, 2013

This summer, Oakley’s experiential education department is proud to offer students a seven week long fly fishing module. Each Saturday and Sunday for the duration of the class, the group has spent time delving into a different element of the pastime, creating an immersive experience for all involved. Students have learned skills like how to cast correctly, how to tie their own flies, and even the simple yet important skill of appreciating the serenity of a day spent fishing along a mountain stream.

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Students Explore Mt. Timpanogos

By oakley
Blog
July 9, 2013

Recently, a group of several Oakley students spent time exploring the diverse beauty of Mt. Timpanogos, a popular mountain located in the nearby Wasatch mountain range. The group spent two nights camped on the mountain, and they spent the days enjoying the various activities “Timp” has to offer. Not only did they hike to scenic waterfalls and take in the expansive views, but they also explored the famous Timpanogos caves that draw thousands of tourists each year. Since the trip, Oakley students have continued to enjoy the great outdoors in various modules that include activities like organic gardening, fly fishing, and kayaking.

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Students Enjoy Day Trip to the Hogle Zoo

By oakley
Blog
June 17, 2013

Oakley students recently appreciated a sunny June afternoon at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City. After a picnic lunch and some Frisbee in the park, the students headed to the zoo, where a tour guide led them from exhibit to exhibit. In addition to seeing and touching many live animals, students enjoyed the zoo’s current Lego exhibit, which brings attention to nine different endangered species and their vanishing habitats. The afternoon spent off campus provided a nice respite for students during this intersession week as they prepare for classes to begin again in just a few short days.

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Oakley Highlights 2012-2013

By oakley
Blog
June 10, 2013

As we say goodbye to the twenty-two seniors who graduate this week, we here at Oakley wanted to take a moment to reflect on all of the adventures, challenges, and achievements our students confronted over the course of this school year.

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Oakley 2012-2013 Acceptances

By oakley
Blog
June 6, 2013

We are so proud of the hard work demonstrated by our Oakley Class of 2013. They applied to and were accepted at several colleges and universities across the country. We look forward to celebrating their achievements with graduation this week and wish them well on all their future endeavors!

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Student Government Organizes Fun Day to Send Off Class of 2013

By oakley
Blog
May 30, 2013

With graduation just around the corner, Oakley’s student government organized an afternoon of fun activities to help send off the Class of 2013. Students spent the afternoon participating in activities such as an inflatable obstacle course, a croquet competition, and soccer shoot-outs. The student government also set up a concession stand selling donated baked goods and other treats, with all proceeds going to fund this and other student government-run activities.

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Girls Soccer Team Ends Season as Undefeated Region Champs!

By oakley
Blog
May 2, 2013

Going into the season’s final game with a record of 5-0, the Oakley girls’ soccer team felt nerves, excitement, and trepidation all at the same time. Would they be able to maintain their perfect record? Could they beat this rival team for the third time this season? Several key players had minor injuries (a twisted ankle for one student, a bone bruise for another) from previous games, but their coach summed up their attitude perfectly by stating, “Wild horses could not keep [the girls] out of the game.”

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Typical Spring Weather Does Not Impede Boys’ Soccer Team Victory

By oakley
Blog
April 10, 2013

Here in Utah, spring time can be very unpredictable. One day, we will enjoy 65 degree temperatures and blue skies, and the next will bring 18 inches of fresh snow to local ski resorts. Our Oakley boys’ soccer team learned the unpredictability of a Utah spring the hard way this week, playing a soccer match on the front field in a few inches of new snow. True to form, the boys lost no enthusiasm due to the field conditions and ended up with an 8-0 victory over the opposing team. When asked, one player summed up the game in just one word: “Cold.” Here’s hoping for continued (warmer) success for our soccer team as the season continues.

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Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser a Big Success

By oakley
Blog
February 28, 2013

Each year, the Oakley community hosts an Empty Bowls fundraiser and donates the proceeds to a worthy cause. Oakley students and staff held this year’s event during the winter Parents’ Weekend to increase attendance and awareness for the cause. Parents, students, and staff perused the dozens of hand-made bowls, and most attendees bought at least one. Participants then enjoyed a variety of homemade soups in their bowl to culminate a great event. This year proved to be one of the most successful Empty Bowls fundraisers to date, with $1,660 going to the Utah Food Bank and $1,150 going to Oakley School’s own KIVA Club. Students are already hard at work in the ceramics studio making bowls in anticipation of next year’s event and look forward to continuing this annual tradition!

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Oakley Debate Team Attends Stanford Invitational Tournament

By oakley
Blog
February 14, 2013

The Oakley School Speech and Debate team broke new ground this weekend by competing in the Stanford Invitational Tournament. Though our results might not have been what we fully hoped, the experience was unforgettable, richly educational and well-appreciated by all six students who attended. Students stayed with local Oakley families during the weekend and enjoyed […]

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Oakley Community Welcomes Spanish Exchange Students

By oakley
Blog
December 13, 2012

For the past decade, Oakley has participated in an exchange program with a small school in Huesca, Spain. This past spring, a group of Oakley students traveled to Spain to visit our sister school there, and in return, we happily welcomed a group of nineteen Spanish students to our campus for eight days in early December this year.

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Students Enjoy Screening of “American Graffitti”

By oakley
Blog
October 31, 2012

Oakley students recently dressed up for ‘50s Night and enjoyed a screening of the classic film American Graffiti. Oakley’s student council organized the event, which included an outdoor screening of the movie, a raffle, and a costume contest. Raffle items included donations from staff, such as time with an experiential education instructor on the rock climbing wall, and money raised by the raffle and popcorn sales will go towards other student driven activities, including a possible prom in the springtime. Despite the fall chill in the air, students still got into the ‘50s spirit with greased hair, jeans, and Chuck Taylors!

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Oakley Community Enjoys Yet Another All-School Event

By oakley
Blog
October 17, 2012

Oakley students joined their teachers, therapists, and even the Head of School in a fun, competitive relay event on a sunny October day last week. Modeled after the popular Ragnar races, the first annual “Oaknar” turned out to be a big hit among all participants. Each team combined students with members of Oakley’s staff in all departments – the clinical team, teachers, the administration, module leaders, and house coaches. Cheering each other on and supporting teammates as they ran and walked their legs of the relay allowed participants to truly enjoy not only the physical challenge of the event but also the time spent together outside the normal parameters of school. The Oakley spirit truly shone during this unique event, and we look forward to participating in the “Oaknar” annually for years to come!

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Students “Shred” at Local Skate Park

By oakley
Uncategorized
September 24, 2012

A handful of Oakley students, along with Clinical Director Rod Andrus, have recently enjoyed weekly trips to the local skate park to enjoy the fall weather and practice their skateboarding skills. Students can participate in the skateboarding activity after having earned their middle form through consistently upholding expectations academically, therapeutically, in their experiential education modules, […]

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Oakley Celebrates Employee Milestones

By oakley
Uncategorized
September 18, 2012

Since its creation in 1998, The Oakley School has been home to numerous talented and creative employees. From our Executive Director James Meyer, who has been with Oakley since Day One, to our most recent addition of our Learning Specialist Ashley Alldredge, the community felt a need to recognize the contributions of all our employees […]

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Oakley Welcomes Ashley Alldredge, Learning Specialist

By oakley
Uncategorized
August 30, 2012

August 2012 We are proud to announce the addition of a new academic team member, our Learning Specialist Ashley Alldredge. Mr. Alldredge brings with him several years’ experience of teaching in a private school setting, and he looks forward to working with Oakley students in several different capacities. In addition to teaching a study skills […]

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Oakley Students Enjoy Outdoor Intersession Adventures

By oakley
Uncategorized
August 30, 2012

August 2012 Once again, Oakley students enjoyed a week-long intersession break full of adventures in the outdoors. One trip ventured to the Payette River in western Idaho, where students enjoyed rafting down Class 2 and 3 rapids. Led by one of The Oakley School’s most experienced instructors, the group not only learned about white water […]

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Oakley School Enjoys 14th Annual All-School Camp Out

By oakley
Uncategorized
August 19, 2012

Here at The Oakley School, we kicked off the new school year with our 14th Annual All-School camp out. This popular event brings staff and students together to enjoy some time off campus in the beautiful Uinta Mountains and the surrounding Wasatch National Forest. Favorite events from the two-night, three-day camp out include the Iron […]

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At a Glance: Service & Science for the Soul Module

By oakley
Uncategorized
July 24, 2012

Summer time in Utah offers abundant opportunities for students to explore the landscapes and communities around them, and this year, a group of ten students participating in the “Service & Science for the Soul” module have been experiencing those opportunities first-hand. Experiential education instructor Bethany Elson and math teacher Shannon Murray have developed this module […]

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At a Glance: Oakley Parent Survey 2012

By oakley
Uncategorized
July 24, 2012

  Here at the Oakley School, we measure our success in a variety of ways. One of the most effective ways, we’ve found, is simply by asking parents of Oakley alumni to give us feedback through surveys. Feel free to read highlights of this year’s survey below, and for the full 2012 survey as well […]

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Summer Curriculum Offers Exciting Options for Students

By oakley
Uncategorized
July 11, 2012

Each year, summer session offers teachers and students an opportunity to branch out from standard high school curriculum options and explore exciting subject matter which still fulfills credit requirements. This year is no exception, with exciting offerings including classes like “The American West,” “Rhetorical Ethics,” and “Cognitive Neuroscience.” History teacher Alex Prugh offers two classes […]

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Oakley Bids Farewell to the Class of 2012

By oakley
Uncategorized
June 20, 2012

On June 8, thirty-one Oakley seniors proudly accepted their diplomas and tossed their hats in the air to symbolize their joy in seeing many months of hard work pay off. The graduation ceremony, which included a student bagpipe performance, musical accompaniment from the choir, and an impromptu dance party, truly embodied the spirit of the […]

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Fundraiser to Kick-Off New Kiva Club

By oakley
Blog
June 5, 2012

Several Oakley students have joined together with the help of teachers Shannon Murray and Bethany Elson to inaugurate Oakley’s own Kiva Club, an organization that gives microloans to potential entrepreneurs who may not otherwise have the ability to fund their dreams. In order to generate excitement and raise money for the new club, participants have […]

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Spring Modules Offer Students Wide Variety of Options

By oakley
Blog
April 10, 2012

As we say goodbye to ski and snowboard season, Oakley’s Experiential Education department looks towards spring and summer activities for upcoming modules. Oakley’s module program provides a unique way for students to immerse themselves in a number of different activities, and this block of modules offers quite the selection, including rock climbing, mountain biking, bouldering, […]

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Spring Chorus Concert Resonates with Students and Staff

By oakley
Blog
April 7, 2012

Oakley’s Spring Chorus Concert entertained both students and staff alike. Students in the chorus class worked hard on several songs to perform for the student body, and they successfully had the crowd laughing, cheering, and singing along. With songs like, “Just Can’t Wait to Be King” from Disney’s The Lion King and Adele’s famous “Rolling […]

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New Additions to Oakley’s Clinical Team

By oakley
Blog
April 5, 2012

We are proud to welcome Ronna Dillinger and Scott Cecil to our talented clinical team here at Oakley. Scott is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over twenty-five years of experience in working with adolescents and families. His therapeutic interests include working students who struggle with ADHD, oppositional defiant behaviors, family relationships, and trust issues. Outside […]

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College Acceptances!

By oakley
Blog
March 29, 2012

Oakley’s college counselor Lauren Hansen reports that as of last week, 100% of seniors who applied to a four year college have been accepted to at least one of their choice schools. We are so proud of this group of students and the hard work that got them to this point. The wide variety of […]

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Intersession Spain Trip

By oakley
Blog
March 28, 2012

For some students, the recent intersession brought a long-awaited trip to Spain with Spanish teacher Mr. Young, Academic Director Matthew Smith, and therapist Jess Holzbauer. Twelve students spent eight weeks preparing for the trip in various ways. In addition to Monday evening meetings every week, students put together interactive presentations for classes at the Spanish […]

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Oakley Students Visit Neuroscience Symposium

By oakley
Blog
March 27, 2012

Last week, physics teacher Mr. Noel took ten budding scientists from Oakley to the Utah Brain Institute’s 3rd annual spring neuroscience symposium at the University of Utah. Speakers at the symposium hailed from Harvard Medical School and Northwestern University, and they presented their research on a variety of topics related to neuroscience. The lectures, which […]

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Intersession Adventures

By oakley
Blog
March 25, 2012

This week at Oakley, students return to classes after a week-long intersession break. Many students took the opportunity to travel home for intersession, but Oakley’s experiential education department planned a few exciting trips for those who stayed in Utah. Alec Baden, Oakley’s Community Service Liaison, reports that nine boys traveled to Goblin Valley State Park […]

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Oakley Boys’ Soccer Season Off to a Great Start

By oakley
Blog
March 25, 2012

The boys’ soccer team has started the 2012 season with a winning 4-1 record. With about thirty boys on the roster and a handful of players returning from last year’s team, this group of athletes has proven enthusiastic and skilled in the first few weeks of the season. Assistant Coach Wes Selent attributes their early […]

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Oakley Debate Team Wins State Championship!

By oakley
Blog
March 18, 2012

We are proud to announce that Oakley’s debate team took first place at the state championship in St. George, Utah this past weekend! Individually, Oakley debaters finished first and second in Extemporaneous Speaking and Public Forum debate, first and third in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, medaled in Student Congress, and made it to the final round in […]

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At a Glance: Oakley’s Recovery & Addiction Programs

By oakley
Blog
March 10, 2012

Here at Oakley, students have many avenues for finding support when it comes to substance abuse recovery. James Healy, Oakley’s substance abuse counselor, says when it comes to recovery and addiction programs, Oakley provides a strong scaffolding with support at all levels. In addition to individual sessions, students participate in recovery groups which are built […]

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New Therapist Joins Oakley Team

By oakley
Blog
March 1, 2012

The Oakley School would like to welcome aboard Ashley Laakso, the school’s newest therapist. While this may be a new position for Ashley, she is a familiar face around campus, as she spent several months completing her graduate school internship here over the 2010-2011 school year. Having earned her Master’s in marriage and family therapy, […]

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Oakley Debate Continues Most Successful Year to Date

By oakley
Blog
February 23, 2012

At a recent competition in Salt Lake City, Oakley debaters continued their record-breaking 2011-2012 season. Debaters competed in many events, including National Extemporaneous speaking , Public Forum debate, Lincoln-Douglas style debate, and Original Oratory. Across the board, Oakley’s debate team performed with poise and skill, arguing their way through multiple rounds of competition. Students spoke […]

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An Afternoon at Kimball Art Center with Artist Carl Richards

By oakley
Blog
February 20, 2012

Last week, around fifty Oakley students visited the Kimball Art Center in Park City to meet artist Carl Richards, known for his sketches in the Bucks blog on the New York Times website. During their visit, students explored Richards’s current exhibit titled “Visualizing Finance.” Both art educator Jenny Diersen and the artist himself guided the […]

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Oakley Students Shine at Utah State Dance Festival

By oakley
Blog
February 15, 2012

Several Oakley students ventured to the University of Utah on Saturday, February 18 to attend the Utah Dance Education Organization’s 11th annual high school state dance festival. The students took part in several classes throughout the day, including workshops in modern dance technique, contact improvisation, ballroom dancing, and capoeira. Students spent free moments during the […]

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Oakley Senior Is Three Time State Champion

By oakley
Blog
February 1, 2012

At the recent 3A State Swim Meet at Brigham Young University, Oakley senior Ben successfully defended his title of 3A State Champion in the 200 individual medley. He went on to earn a second state title in the 100 backstroke, which he finished a mere .04 seconds before his closest competitor. Both races resulted in […]

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College Acceptances!

By oakley
Blog
January 1, 2012

Oakley’s 2011/2012 seniors are well on their way submitting college applications.  Many of our seniors applied early action or rolling application deadlines.  We also have a handful of seniors that will be enrolling in college this January.  Although many of our seniors will be submitting the majority of their applications in January and February, we […]

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Choir Visits Local Senior Community

By oakley
Blog
December 1, 2011

The Oakley School Choir went to the Senior Citizen’s Center in Kamas in December. The Senior Citizen’s Center is the “club house” for seniors in the valley. They get together to have lunch and socialize every Monday and Thursday. The choir performed and was their entertainment for the day on Thursday, December 15th. The choir […]

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Girls Volleyball Ends Season on a High Note!

By oakley
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November 1, 2011

The girls’ Volleyball team met last Friday evening for the end of the year gathering. They had dinner at Coach Kay’s house, where each girl received an award for her contributions to the team-most were humorous. The girls voted on a few awards, and recognized most spirited player, most improved player, and most valuable player. […]

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Musical Opportunities at the Oakley School

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October 1, 2011

This year, we are proud to offer an Instrumental / Music Appreciation /Theory class for our students! This course is designed for students who seek the opportunity to extend their musical understanding, heighten music listening skills, increase their ability to respond more fully to music, and understand music theory.  Experiences include opportunities to experiment with […]

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New Academic Staff

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September 1, 2011

We are pleased to announce four new Academic Staff to the Oakley school. Shannon Murray is our new math teacher. Before coming to Oakley, Shannon was a National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellow and taught science to all ages. She is also a graduate student working toward a Ph.D. in Geophysics. Ashley Mott is teaching English. Ashley is […]

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Diversity amongst Oakley Students, Staff and Faculty

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September 1, 2011

9/13/11: At the Oakley School each staff member brings a unique perspective to their work borne out of his or her background, education and personal interactions. Our faculty and Staff come to us with experiences borne out of living and studying in 30 plus different states around the country and abroad. Our student body hails […]

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Congratulations Oakley Class of 2011!!”’

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June 1, 2011

June 2011 Congratulations Oakley Class of 2011!!”’ We are proud to announce the graduation of 24 of our seniors. Last week we enjoyed a beautiful sunny day in which to celebrate with our seniors and wish them well in the next step of their journey. Our seniors will be going on to the following schools […]

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Oakley Boys Soccer Team are recognized in Park City Newspaper

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April 1, 2011

Oakley Boys Soccer Team are recognized in Park City Newspaper www.parkrecord.com/summit_county-sports/

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Debate Team Competes in State Finals

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March 1, 2011

“Effective communication” is at the top of the Oakley School’s list of DRSL’s (Desired Results for Student Learning) and one activity that has helped anchor these skills among students is the Oakley Speech and Debate team. This year’s team capped its best season ever with its best team performance ever at the Utah 1-A state […]

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Oakley Swim Team Makes a Splash at State Meet

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February 10, 2011

The Oakley School Swim Team wrapped up its best season in school history with it’s strongest showing ever at the 3A State Swim Meet February 4-5 at BYU in Provo. The team finished 7th overall in the State in the 3A classification, placed higher than every other 1A and 2A school, had it’s first ever […]

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EE Olympics

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February 1, 2011

On Friday we had an all school activity put on by the Experiential Education staff. We spent the morning listening to a presentation from the Utah Avalanche Center called “Know Before You Go.” We do not take students in the back country, but it was a great intro look into the other aspects of skiing […]

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The wrestling season has officially wrapped up

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January 1, 2011

The wrestling season has officially wrapped up. Each year Oakley teams begin from scratch, with the hope that some of the Athletes on the team have previous experience in the sport they are playing. This year the Oakley Wrestling Team accomplished new heights. The team recently competed the season placing 7th in State in Utah […]

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Oakley School Welcomes Spanish Exchange Students

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December 28, 2010

  This year our students and some staff members shared their lives for a week with 25 exchange students from Spain.  Each Oakley student was paired with an exchange student mentee.  Everyone had a great time brushing up on their Spanish skills while interacting with our guest students.  Thanks to the graciousness of staff members and community members […]

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2010 Empty Bowls Fundraiser

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December 13, 2010

Students participated in our annual Empty Bowls Fundraising event held at the Oakley School. The Ceramic students, along with Clay Arts Utah, created bowls throughout the year and hosted a fundraiser dinner to help fight hunger. This is an amazing project that the whole school community gets involved in. This year we raised almost $2,000 […]

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Students get some fresh air during Advisee Group

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December 10, 2010

Our students meet with their Academic Adviser once a week during advisee group. Their Adviser takes that time support and encourage each student while getting a realist view into their academic work. Below is a sample from Jay Williams, our Biology teacher, of something his advisees fill out each week. On scrap paper, write a […]

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Dean’s List & Academic Honors

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December 1, 2010

At the end of the first Block of the 2010- 2011 Academic year, we are excited to announce that 27% of our student body qualified for the Dean’s List! To qualify for the Dean’s List a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.50 or higher, and may not have any grades lower than […]

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Executive Functioning Seminar

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November 1, 2010

Oakley staff gathered for a seminar on Executive Functioning and strategies to improve students’ success. The seminar covered a wide variety of topics in the realm of executive functioning. What executive functioning deficits may look like in the classroom and beyond was a one area addressed that was able to speak to every department. The […]

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Fall Science Lab Outings

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October 1, 2010

This fall, Jay Williams and his Honor’ Environmental Science class got out of the classroom and into the great outdoors as much as possible. This picture was taken during a great day of collecting small, river-dwelling insect larvae and related critters off the bottom of rocks and logs in the Weber River, just 10 minutes […]

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We are excited to announce the latest addition to the Oakley team!

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September 20, 2010

Dallas Gines is our new Learning Specialist. Mrs. Gines is available to meet with students during study halls throughout the school day as well as one evening study hall each week. She has a graduate degree in special education and has experience working with students in the classroom and in athletics. Dallas focuses on helping […]

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Increased AP Offerings at the Oakley School!

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September 16, 2010

We have always offered an array of Honors Level classes at the Oakley School and have encouraged each student in these courses to sit for the corresponding College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exam in May to aim for success and the equating college credit that is possible with a high score on these exams. This […]

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Oakley students help the Park City community

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August 10, 2010

A group of Oakley students spent the day volunteering with the Wildlife Protection Society, Mountain Trails Foundation and the Park City Sports Club. The group dismantled a half mile of rancher fencing and barbed wire in the Round Valley Trail area. The Round Valley Trail land was purchased by taxpayer money as open space and […]

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2010 College News!

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June 30, 2010

Congratulations to the 2010 Oakley graduates! This academic year has been full of hard work from our seniors in college planning: beginning with list development, college essays, SAT/ACT preparation, application review, and finally submitting college applications. We had a smaller senior class which enabled Lauren Hansen, the college counselor, to give a more individualized approach […]

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Oakley School Announces Graduating Class of 2010

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June 15, 2010

On June 11th, 2010, The Oakley School Community, along with the friends and families of our 20 Graduates celebrated a significance milestone. Through hard work and perseverance and with a supportive family system behind them, 20 Oakley School students earned their High School diplomas. On a day that was expected to be rainy, we cheered […]

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Guest Speaker Presents at Oakely

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January 1, 2010

Kristine from the Utah Avalanche Center came to campus to present about avalanche awareness in the backcountry. The presentation included a great video which can be seen here. While Oakley ski and snowboard classes do not venture into the backcountry, many students will continue to ski and ride in the future, and will be tempted […]

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Sudanese Artist Visits Oakley

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October 30, 2009

Sudanese Artist Visits Oakley to Share the Story of His Journey as a “Lost Boy” of Sudan Oakley students had the honor of working with a Sudanese clay artist, Dominic, on campus this week. Dominic shared his rich cultural history, tumultuous past as a boy in war-torn Sudan, and his life as a refugee after […]

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An excerpt from a Community Service Course Weekend Review

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September 1, 2009

“On Saturday we had an early departure from school to help out the Mountain Trails Foundation in Park City. We arrived at the trail head at 8:30am, ate some bagels and got our directions. We helped the foundation remove about a half mile of barbed wire fence in the way of a major deer migration […]

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Oakley School Ultimate Frisbee Team Wins Utah State Championship!

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May 30, 2009

The Oakley School Ultimate Frisbee Team returned from the Utah State Tournament with the ultimate prize; a championship. Battling fatigue, the weather and schools with more than fifteen times the enrollment, Oakley came out on top. A grueling five game schedule on Saturday May 30th ended with Oakley emerging victorious. The coed team was coached […]

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College News!

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May 2, 2009

This year has been exciting for both the seniors at the Oakley school and the school’s college counselor, who couldn’t be more proud of the work the seniors have done with their college applications. 100% of the seniors that applied to a four-year college were accepted to one of their choice schools. Acceptances this year […]

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Support Services for Girls

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April 1, 2009

At Oakley School, we understand that teenage girls often face different pressures than teenage boys. That’s why we offer a special “women’s empowerment group” that meets once a week as part of the group therapy curriculum. The women’s group is a safe place for Oakley’s female student body to discuss self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, body image, […]

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World Class Athletes Are Just “One Jump” away!

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March 1, 2009

Snow sports are a way of life to many students and staff at the Oakley School. On any given winter Monday morning, you can overhear students sharing their experiences, from learning how to link turns on a snowboard to landing a 360 backside without falling and receiving cheers from the other students in the class. […]

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Therapeutic Boarding School

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John Webb, CTRS TRS CMHC

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John is licensed as both a recreational therapist and a Clinical Mental Health Counselor. He has worked with adolescents for more than twenty years, in a variety of treatment environments including: residential treatment, wilderness, group homes, and hospital settings. John loves to use the outdoors to connect the people he works with. As a Dad […]

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Ozlem Kence, LCSW

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Ozlem Kence comes from a rich background working with youth for the past 21 years. She received her undergrad in psychology from the Middle East Technical University located in Turkey and her masters in social work at the University of Utah and has been practicing therapy since 2005. Since graduating she has worked in many […]

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Therapeutic Boarding School

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Ileana Anderson

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After working as a Wilderness Therapy Guide in North Carolina, Ileana moved to Utah in search of big mountains and the greatest snow on earth. Ileana has been in the Experiential Education Department for four years and has held a variety of positions within the department before taking over the leadership role. She is an […]

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Kristina Bland

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Kristina Bland went to school at the University of California San Diego.  She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in linguistics but found that her second passion and talent was teaching outdoor education.  She has taught month long teen adventure excursions in Washington, California, and Maine, teaching backpacking, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, white water rafting, and outdoor cooking […]

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Caleb Cottle

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Executive Director, Caleb Cottle, is the perfect choice for Oakley. He has a blend of experience and training that will allow the Oakley School to become even better.  Caleb is licensed in recreation therapy, has worked with several different residential treatment and wilderness programs, executive leadership experience, an MBA and a knack for creative programming. […]

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Milestone Program

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At the Oakley School, we’ve realized that by taking a different approach and putting more emphasis on long-term life skills we will get students ready for their future. These bright young men and women are ready and willing to be active participants in creating the road map to their success. We believe in using an […]

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Rebecca Markosian

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Science and Math Rebecca is in her 11th year teaching Secondary Math and Science.  She holds Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, a Master of Education and is close to completing a second Masters in Educational Leadership.  Rebecca played tennis on a full athletic scholarship at a Division I University, has taught tennis for over 20 […]

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Noel Koons, LPC

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Noel is a licensed professional counselor with over nine years of experience working with struggling adolescents in residential treatment settings.  He obtained his bachelors degree in psychology and his masters degree in mental health counseling.  Noel loves working with teens and their families and believes this work is vitally important.  He often employs a values-based […]

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Noel Koons, LPC

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Noel is a licensed professional counselor with over nine years of experience working with struggling adolescents in residential treatment settings.  He obtained his bachelors degree in psychology and his masters degree in mental health counseling.  Noel loves working with teens and their families and believes this work is vitally important.  He often employs a values-based […]

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Noel Koons, LPC

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Noel is a licensed professional counselor with over nine years of experience working with struggling adolescents in residential treatment settings.  He obtained his bachelors degree in psychology and his masters degree in mental health counseling.  Noel loves working with teens and their families and believes this work is vitally important.  He often employs a values-based […]

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Jenny Akagi, CMHC

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Jenny grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah and received her bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Utah in 2010. She then completed a counseling program at Westminster College in 2013. She is now a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and has been working with teens since 2012. She has experience in with working […]

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Ellen Zaifnejad

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Ellen attended Brigham Young University while studying math, English, science, humanities, social sciences, and art.  She focused on secondary education, majoring in Math and minoring in English.  Ellen is the mother of four children ranging in ages from 18 to 25 and has lived in several states.  Ellen has worked with teenagers in numerous capacities […]

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Christine Haggerty

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Christine’s love of all things writing inspired her to become a high school English teacher. She received her B.S. from Utah State University and received her secondary education with an English teaching major an history minor. With fourteen years of experience teaching in a therapeutic setting, she joined the Oakley School team in July of […]

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Aaron Cobia

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Aaron has wanted to teach and coach at the high school level for over 20 years.  After working in business management for almost 15 of those years in Salt Lake and Las Vegas, it was time to make the switch.  Aaron completed a Bachelor’s degree in History at Brigham Young University in 2012.  He is […]

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Shannon Weaver

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Shannon brings 20 years of both clinical and educational experience to the Oakley team as both a licensed LCSW and a certified teacher through Florida State. Shannon has a Master’s Degree in clinical social work and a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology. She has worked as a therapist at a number of community organizations, substance abuse […]

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Ernie Taylor

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Ernie Taylor grew up in Orem, Utah. He attended all three major universities in the state of Utah, graduating from BYU with a Bachelors, and the University of Utah with his Masters Degree in Social Work. Ernie has been working for the past 30 years in other RTCs holding various positions, including, Therapist, Residential Director, […]

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Ryan Walton

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Ryan joins Oakley as a transplant from Maryland. He moved to Utah in pursuit of his MBA, and a desire to be in the mountains. Since moving here four years ago, his career path has changed course and taken him down an incredible route. Through his schooling, he has become passionate about behavioral health care […]

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Gary Winegar

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Gary comes from a small town in central Utah where he participated in many school activities and sports. He loves to be involved in family activities and is constantly surrounded by family members. He attended multiple colleges and universities in Utah along his journey to graduation. His degrees were earned at Snow College for his […]

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Sarah Rothstein, LCSW

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Sarah grew up in the Philadelphia area and received her bachelor’s degree from Drew University, a small liberal arts school in New Jersey. After earning her masters degree from Columbia University, Sarah went on to work with individuals in every stage of recovery, from mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder, and […]

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Kyle Oberly

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Born and raised in Bethlehem Pennsylvania, Kyle grew up in a small steel town located 40 minutes outside of Philadelphia. He graduated from Kutztown University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. His initial program, Elementary Education (Grades 4-8) gave him a solid educational foundation before a passion for the human brain and behavior […]

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Craig Sterner

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Craig Sterner grew up in Los Altos, CA as an only child.  Growing up, Craig, had his own share of troubles being a teenager.  His family decided to seek help by sending him to Second Nature Wilderness Program in Utah.  Here he learned a lot about himself and discovered who he really was without the […]

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Brandon Watkins

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After a long career in Information Technology, Brandon decided to follow his passion and finish his teaching degree to become a teacher and a coach. Brandon came to The Oakley School in the spring of 2013 after being the Director of Technology and teaching Engineering and various Technology Education courses for The Independent School in Wichita, KS. Brandon […]

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Steve Young

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Steve holds a degree in Spanish and a Masters in Humanities. He began his teaching career at Hillcrest High School in Salt Lake City in 1984.  After 2 years he moved on to Brighton High School where he stayed for 15 years.  Steve has taught AP Spanish for 15 years.  In 1987 Steve was a Fullbright exchange teacher for a year, teaching English at a high […]

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Joanne Baker

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Joanne brings a great deal of experience working with adolescents, including ten years of teaching English and college counseling at The Winter Sports School in Park City, Utah.  Joanne has earned a B.A. in English from Brigham Young University and a B.S. in English Teaching from Utah Valley University.  She teaches English 12, English 12 […]

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Justin Spitzer

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Justin has been teaching and coaching at the Oakley School since August 2007.   He grew up in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania as an avid hiker, swimmer, and history buff, and has fond memories of many trips to museums, civil war battlefields, and other historic sites on the east coast.  He has always been fascinated by history, an […]

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Kylee Shields, LCSW

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Kylee is a strength based solution focused therapist who uses experiential therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution focused therapy to help troubled adolescents. For more than a decade, she has been working closely with kids and teens suffering from trauma, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and bereavement. At Oakley, she draws from her prior experience working […]

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Clark Bayles, M.ED.

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Clark holds a BA in Marriage and Family Therapy with a minor in Mandarin language and a Masters in Educational Counseling. He has spent sixteen years as a high school guidance counselor. He has worked in rural, suburban, urban, and inner city schools, and loves to help young people set and achieve their goals. Clark has […]

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PRE-ENROLLMENT INFORMATION FOR NEW OAKLEY FAMILIES We are excited to begin our new relationship with your family! This page is designed to help you understand what to expect on the day of your student’s enrollment and what to anticipate as you join our community. New beginnings can be exciting, but also anxiety provoking. Starting at […]

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The Oakley student can be anyone of high school age who is capable of academic excellence. The student makes the choice for admission based on information gained while visiting the campus, as well as having an interview and meeting with staff and other students. The Oakley student accepts emotional responsibility as an important aspect of […]

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Oakley School’s experiential education program sets the industry standard among residential programs. Every weekend, our students participate in five-week-long modules, which are immersive, experiential activities that fall into one of three categories: physical activity, fine arts, or healthy living. Many of these modules reconnect students to their experience in wilderness and reinforce the therapeutic value […]

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All students can benefit from the personal growth available in a supportive context. At the Oakley School, students claim the power of their emotions and learn to exercise intuition, creating balance with the analytical and reasonable aspects of themselves. They learn to be sensitive to their own needs and to the emotions of others, as […]

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Oakley’s rich student life program is led by caring, professional staff members who encourage students to make positive change through healthy choices. Our staff incorporate a teaching model designed to meet the student wherever he or she may be within the phases of change. Over time and with guidance, students learn to make more consistent […]

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Since 1998 Oakley has been offering a challenging college preparatory curriculum that is delivered in an innovative and engaging manner emphasizing student success and the development of a lifelong love of learning. Recognizing that each student has unique needs, our program is intentionally designed to be very academically rigorous in order to stimulate our exceptionally […]

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The Oakley School experience is broken down into four main cornerstones of focus – Academics, Student Life, Therapy, and Experiential Education. Each cornerstone is a stand-alone program, designed for excellence, balance, and a rigorous opportunity for each of our students to stretch and grow. Yet, when combined, these four cornerstones provide a balanced approach to […]

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