Oak Knoll Announces Virtual, Outdoor Day Camps for Summer 2020

Those lazy, hazy days of summer are looking a bit different this time of year for many New Jersey area children. School is almost out for the summer, but due to COVID-19, many area day camps have [...]

Oak Knoll Upper School Dean to Retire After 30 Years

Growing up, Joan Paster remembers playing school with her two younger sisters where she naturally gravitated toward playing the role of teacher. It was during those carefree days of make-believe [...]

Upper School Celebrates Students for Academic, Artistic, Athletic Honors

The final day of Oak Knoll’s unprecedented virtual spring semester due to COVID-19, concluded June 5, 2020, via a live YouTube video recognizing dozens of students at the annual Upper School [...]

Oak Knoll Celebrates Creative, Performing Arts During Arts Recognition Ceremony

More than 30 students were recognized for leadership, outstanding achievement and dedication to the performing and creative arts at Oak Knoll through the 27th annual Arts Recognition Ceremony.

Pediatric Intensive Care Physician Treats Inflammatory Syndromes In Children

At 34 weeks pregnant with her third child, Dr. Susan Schmidt Gomes ’01 felt guilty when she wasn’t able to help treat COVID-19 patients in New York City. Before becoming a pediatric intensive [...]

Senior Capstone Projects Steer Safely Around COVID-19

Many members of the Oak Knoll School Class of 2020 were getting ready to trade the classroom for the real world this month, but COVID-19 had other plans.

Sprinkled With Love: Oak Knoll Baking Club Treats Overlook Health Care Workers

Jodie De Jesus ’21 and Nora Quinn ’21 have each seen first-hand how much time and compassion that health care workers dedicate to their patients. So, with COVID-19 still prevalent in area [...]

With A Little Engineering, Oak Knoll Students Build Solar Vehicles Remotely

Cynthea Traverso’s Honors Engineering class was looking forward to designing, building and testing the strength of balsa wood bridges in class in March, but COVID-19 had other plans.

16 Seniors Inducted into Foreign Language Honors Society

Sixteen members of the Class of 2020 were inducted into the Foreign Language Honor Society on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in recognition of their dedication and achievements while studying French, [...]

Oak Knoll School Celebrates Mental Health Week

It was planned well before the spread of COVID-19, but now, more important than ever. From April 21-24, 2020, the Oak Knoll School community celebrated Mental Health Awareness Week in a virtual, [...]