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Oakcrest finishes second in state track and field meet

There was much to celebrate about a strong performance for the Oakcrest Chargers at the recent Division II girls private-school track and field state-championship meet. Oakcrest placed second in the high-school team scoring with 59 points at Sports Backers Stadium...

Two golfers enjoy state-tournament success

Two young and talented high-school golfers on teams in the Sun Gazette coverage areas made a significant impact this spring in private-school state tournaments. * Oakcrest School sophomore golfer Amelia Cho won the recent 9-hole Championship Division of the Virginia Independent...

Oakcrest senior to play lacrosse at CNU

Oakcrest School senior Gabby Byrne recently signed a letter of intent to play women’s college lacrosse at Christopher Newport University. In her freshman high-school season for Oakcrest, Byrne was chosen second-team all-state and helped the team win the Washington Girls...

Oakcrest enjoys first-time hoop accomplishments

By accomplishing a couple of program firsts in having a career 1,000-point scorer and winning a state-tournament game, the 2021-22 girls high-school basketball season was one of the best in history for the Oakcrest School Chargers. The campaign ended for...

Humanities lecture to look at grief, then and now

Oakcrest School will host its seventh-annual O’Donovan Humanities Lecture on March 12 at 7 p.m., featuring father-daughter scholars Victor Lee Austin and Emily Austin speaking on “Ancient and Modern Grief: Presence and Absence.” The pair’s lecture will look at grief...

Oakcrest senior nets 1,000th career point

Elisabeth Dunch has joined the 1,000-point club. The Oakcrest School Chargers senior forward reached that career-scoring milestone Feb. 3 in a road game against the St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes Saints of Alexandria, when she became the first girls high-school...

Oakcrest School students work across region on service projects

Students, faculty and staff from Oakcrest School descended on 15 different locations across the local region on Oct. 8 as part of the All-School Service Day, a fall tradition. “The Friday of Fall Spirit Week is a special day at...

Oakcrest School in expansive mood as new school year arrives

Private, all-girls Oakcrest School made it through the worst of the pandemic and is making final preparations for the new school year. The school, located at 1619 Crowell Road in the Vienna/Reston area, will open classes for sixth- through eighth-graders...

Oakcrest starts work on athletics center

On Friday, June 4, faculty, staff, students and families gathered for the all-girls Oakcrest School’s official ground-breaking ceremony for the private school’s construction of a new athletic center.  The center will be fully integrated with the current campus, providing athletic...

Oakcrest golfers enjoy history-making season

By playing among co-ed teams of mainly boys, the Oakcrest School Chargers made history during the recent Division II state private-school golf tournament. Oakcrest became the first all-girls team to qualify for the high-school event. In high-school golf in Virginia, both...
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