Oak Knoll Voices

Eve ’24: What sparks your curiosity? Oak Knoll wants to hear about it.

I joined the Oak Knoll community in my first year of high school, and since, I have found myself as the Academic Council president, co-president of our Green team, co-founder of the Paddle Tennis club, co-editor of the French newsletter, and Varsity Volleyball captain. However, it is not these titles that I personally thank Oak Knoll for – it is what has been fostered in between — the intellectually curious, positive, enthusiastic, reflective, funny individual I and others have come to understand myself as.

Nesa ’24: The supportive and academically challenging community is what truly drew me to Oak Knoll.

Oak Knoll senior Nesa Shamdasani ’24 joined the school as a freshman after attending public school in Little Falls, NJ. Though her commute by train can take well over an hour one way, she said, “It is a decision I will never regret. My family and I strongly believe in getting a good education in a community of like-minded people in order to succeed. The supportive and academically challenging community is what truly drew me to Oak Knoll. Once I set foot on the campus, I knew Oak Knoll was my first choice.”

Aureliana Basso-Wiideman ’26: There’s a place for you everywhere at Oak Knoll

Aureliana Basso-Wiideman ’26 is so passionate about Oak Knoll she’s willing to cross the Hudson River to get here. Originally a New Yorker, her family moved to New Jersey when she was in grade 2, and she enrolled in the Oak Knoll Lower School. After 8 years, she learned they would return to the city. […]

Amelia Pace ’25: I’ve found this amazing community.

Amelia Pace ’25 joined Oak Knoll in grade 7 after attending a Catholic Lower School in Morristown. Her parents were eager to enroll her in an all-girls Catholic high school, and she says, “After touring Oak Knoll, I knew it was the place for me.” Pace officially joined the student ambassador team in grade 9 […]

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