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Growth, Leadership and Social Opportunities

To enhance its education program, the O-School offers a full range of co-curricular activities designed to ensure that students have a strong voice within the O-School, and beyond.

These programs provide structured opportunities that align with classroom-based curricula and encourage students to collaborate and develop new skills:

Student Council

Ensures that student government addresses student concerns and promotes ideas that enhance everyone’s experience at the O-School.

Food Council

Enables students to actively participate in the selection and planning of meals and dining experiences.

Student Work Program

Encourages every student to pursue a campus-based job and establish skills that can last a lifetime.

Literary Magazine, Orthogenique

An award-winning magazine written, designed and published by students two times per year.

O-School Newspaper, The Yellow Door Chronicles

Contains all aspects of content, design and circulation, managed by the students

Infectious Tees

A student-operated, screen-printing business, provides students with hands-on artistic, entrepreneurship and financial literacy training (To learn more, visit the Infections Tees website.)

Social Events

Social activities during and after school strengthen individual and interpersonal skills, while building community and maintaining a more traditional school experience.

Examples of social events offered include:

  • Biannual talent shows
  • Gardening
  • Career days
  • Musical performances
  • Food fests
  • Video and strategy game tournaments
  • Carnival days
  • Dances: Halloween, Valentine’s Day and Prom