Scholars. Artists. Athletes. 2023 One School Showcase
What to Expect:
This event is not just an ordinary evening; it’s a night filled with energy, enthusiasm, and the signature Oak Hall experience. It’s a chance for our entire community to come together and celebrate the remarkable journey of our students from age 3 to 12th grade.
Check it Out!
Interactive Table Booths
*Distinguished Scholar Program
Learn more about our new Distinguished Scholar Program with concentration areas in Arts Conservatory, Global Affairs, and Integrated Science.
Join us to turn nature into beautiful art pieces using our leaf stencils and crayons.
Explore your artistic side at our ceramics activity! Paint colorful designs on ceramic shapes, creating unique masterpieces to take home. Unleash your creativity and add a personal touch to functional art.
All living things have DNA: the chemical instructions on how to make a living thing. It can easily be seen with the naked eye when collected from thousands of cells. We will be extracting the DNA from a strawberry and observing the results.
Origami Math Facts
Make an “Itty-Bitty Math Fact Book” out of a single sheet of paper! The secret is in the folding technique.
Future Athletes Photo Booth
Future Eagle athletes can try on a jersey from the sport of their choosing and take a picture with a current Oak Hall athlete. Participants will receive a 2×3 photo with a magnetic frame to decorate.
*Integrated Science App Creation Games
Visit our Middle School Integrated Science students to learn more about the apps they created. They will demonstrate their innovation and technological skills in a live presentation and activity.
VEX IQ Robotics: Full Volume
Experience this year’s VEX IQ Robotics challenge. Guests are encouraged to test drive and interact with the robots that our teams have built for future competition!
Lego Build/Growth Mindset
Everything is awesome when you play with Legos! Learn more about growth mindset with your Lower School learning specialists and counselor as you work to solve problems to create various levels of Lego building challenges.
VEX Robotics Free Build
Calling all STEM innovators! Unleash your creativity and develop your problem-solving skills through hands-on construction with VEX robotics materials.
Fishing for Math
Go fishing and try to “catch” the correct numbers to complete number bonds, ten frames, and more!
No more wild guesses! Visit the Estimation Station to have some fun making logical estimates of a variety of items.
Roll a die to select and recreate a Picasso portrait using vocabulary of body parts in Spanish.
Design a colorful Day of the Dead paper mask using various art materials.
Day of the Dead Puzzle
Create a puzzle using Day of the Dead pictures and authentic images.
Activities & Performances (See schedule for times)
Soccer Dart Kick Challenge
Visit the Lower School PE coaches for some soccer kick dart fun. Teams of all ages can take aim for a high score.
Boomwhacker Music Play-Along
Create a performance with boomwhackers by following along with a sing-along style video. Similar to handbells, each student will be responsible for just one note, but together we can create a beautiful melody.
Taiko Drum Performance
Tsubasa! – Please join us for a short sampling of our Taiko drum ensemble: ‘Tsubasa!’ Oak Hall is proud to have one of the only student/faculty Taiko ensembles in the Southeast. Tsubasa! has been a featured ensemble across the State of Florida at conventions and showcases and is enjoying its 12th year of performing for our community.
*Upper School Music Ensemble
“Flight” Event Ensemble – Oak Hall’s ‘party’ band. This honors group gives our students the opportunity to work at a fast pace, learning songs in just one or two rehearsals. Enjoy some exciting selections with this dynamic ensemble.
*Global Affairs Student Seminars
Join our students in the Global Affairs Distinguished Scholar Program as they host seminar discussions on the issues of The War in Ukraine (session 1) and Water Scarcity (session 2).
Senior Varsity Athlete Media Event
Grab a poster of Oak Hall’s Senior Athletes and see how many Senior signatures you can get from your favorite sports.
*Integrated Science Engineering Competition
Build a transport vehicle that can go the distance AND stay within budget. Teams will design, build, test, and complete a final run to see if their vehicle meets the challenge. A grand prize will be awarded during each session.
Join Capoeira Academy of Gainesville for an exciting presentation of Capoeira, a culturally unique Brazilian martial art. Students in the Distinguished Scholar Program Explore Hour received an introduction to the history, music, and dance-like moves of Capoeira, and the opportunity is now available to all students to try it for themselves.
Shark Tooth Hunt
Compete with your classmates to try to find the smallest shark’s tooth. This matrix out of a cave in Aurora, North Carolina yields many shark teeth that are smaller than your fingernail.
Elephant Toothpaste Demonstration
Do elephants brush their teeth? Come watch a fun and engaging science reaction that culminates in a slow, thick slime.
Battle Bots Competition
Battle Bots is a fast-paced, elimination-style combat competition. Designed and built by Robotics Club students, these robots will fight in the arena until a champion is crowned.
VEX Robotics V5 Showcase: Over Under
Enjoy a preview of the VEX V5 competition, Over/Under. Participants will learn more about the VEX V5 system and see the basic functions of the robotics platform we use. Students from the team will demonstrate some pre-programmed movements of the robot as well as driver-controlled elements to show how the robot will operate during competition.
*Global Affairs Scavenger Hunt
Join your Upper and Middle School teachers in the Global Affairs Distinguished Scholar Program and the Social Science Department for a content-specific scavenger hunt with puzzles, games, and clues. The hunt that will lead you from room to room toward a greater understanding of our world, its people, and systems. So, Eagles, come grab a “passport,” find the clues, and fly with your teachers to greater heights.
Tessellation and Protractor Art
Tessellation art: Explore the fascinating world of tessellations, the art of covering a surface with geometric shapes that fit together perfectly. Discover how to make your own tessellation patterns using simple techniques and tools. Find out how tessellations have been used throughout history and across cultures, and where you can spot them in nature.
Frank Stella Protractor Art: Discover how the modern artist Frank Stella used protractors to create stunning paintings with vibrant colors and geometric shapes. Learn how to apply his techniques to make your own original artwork with line segments and arcs.
Bridge Building Challenge
Explore the fascinating world of tessellations, the art of covering a surface with geometric shapes that fit together perfectly. Discover how to make your own tessellation patterns using simple techniques and tools. Find out how tessellations have been used throughout history and across cultures, and where you can spot them in nature.
*Integrated Science Forensics of Fingerprinting
Learn about the science of fingerprint identification and connections to real-world applications such as security and forensics. Students will carefully collect and examine their own fingerprints to discover the unique ridge patterns and minutiae points just like the experts. This hands-on experience not only sparks curiosity but also offers insights into the world of investigation and forensic science.
Latin Certamen Game Play
Join us for casual rounds of Trivia centered around Mythology, Roman History, and the Latin Language! There will be questions for everyone regardless of age or knowledge of the subject. We’ll also have arts and crafts projects including decorating your very own laurel wreath and writing your name in Greek!
World Language Trivia
Discover how the modern artist Frank Stella used protractors to create stunning paintings with vibrant colors and geometric shapes. Learn how to apply his techniques to make your own original artworks with line segments and arcs.
From our youngest learners to our accomplished high school seniors, you’ll witness the incredible academic achievements that define our school.
Prepare to be captivated by the creative minds of Oak Hall as they showcase their artistic talents, ranging from visual arts to performing arts.
Our athletes are the embodiment of hard work and dedication. Cheer on our teams and individuals who continue to make us proud on the field, pool, court, and track.
Our educators play an instrumental role in shaping the future of our students. The One School Showcase is an opportunity to see their unwavering support and commitment up close.
Is this event free?
Yes! Come and enjoy this One School Event. We will have food vendors selling food and drink. You will need cash or card for those vendors.
Will there be food?
Yes! The following vendors will be selling food and drinks during this event.
- Marco’s Pizza by the Slice
- Duke’s Delights (pulled pork and brisket) and sweets
- Stubbies Pop-Up Sausage
- Jugo Café (charcuterie, coffee and more
- Classic Twist Smoothies
Will there be alcohol at the event?
Yes, adult beverages are available for those 21 and older. Those who would like to purchase wine or seltzers may purchase a drink wristband for two drinks for $12.
Where should I park?
Campus will have all lots open this day. Please arrive early to allow ample time to park.