News

2024

  • O’Neal Hosts Third Annual SSRP Symposium

    The O’Neal School will be hosting its third annual Signature Scholars Research Program (SSRP) symposium to showcase the research of five SSRP Scholars. The five 20-minute presentations will be held in McMurray Library of Bradshaw Hall at O’Neal. Presentations will be divided between Wednesday, May 22, and Thursday, May 23 starting at 5 pm. Refreshments will be served. Attendance is open to the public; however, seats are limited and a call or email to reserve your seat is required.
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  • Earth Day Photography Contest 2024

    Science Department Chair David Williamson hosted the annual Earth Day Photography Contest. Students and faculty in all grades were invited to submit entries into three categories: Enjoying the Earth, The Earth Up Close and Landscapes and Wildlife. Submittals were surveyed by Upper School biology and AP biology students. View the video to see the winners and honorable mentions!
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  • Holmberg and Bradshaw Scholars are Announced

    Three rising ninth graders have been chosen to receive four-year scholarships at The O’Neal School. Vivienne Rhue has been awarded the Helen Pringle Holmberg Scholarship. Arianna Cappiello and Zoe Mount are the recipients of the Hannah Marie Bradshaw Scholarship.
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  • O’Neal’s Hodges and Joyce Celebrate College Commitments

    The O’Neal Athletic Department celebrated the athletic commitments of Brennan Hodges (Queens University) and Nick Joyce (Methodist University) recently.
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  • Heritage Festival Returns

    Wednesday, April 17th was a great day for the return of the O’Neal School Heritage Festival. Having great memories of attending the Heritage Festival at a younger age, members of our Upper School International Club wanted to see its return.
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  • Solar Eclipse Party Held at O'Neal

    Last Monday, O'Neal students in all divisions had the opportunity to celebrate the solar eclipse. It was a special eclipse for many historical reasons and the astronomy students hosted a solar eclipse party.
     
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  • Grace Simpson Commits to Pepperdine University

    The O’Neal School celebrated the athletic commitment of Grace Simpson with an official signing ceremony before her peers on Monday, March 25th.  Simpson is joining Pepperdine University Women's Track and Field and Cross Country Programs.
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  • O'Neal Welcomes New Head of Upper School and Director of College Counseling

    The O’Neal School welcomes Head of Upper School Sandy Boyd and Director of College Counseling Danielle Tanner, both starting July 1, 2024.
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  • O’Neal Announces Inaugural Ford Faculty Grant Winners

    The O’Neal School recently awarded three Ford Faculty Grants to faculty members David Williamson, Judy McDonald, and Cassie Cloninger.
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  • Middle School Science Olympiad Team Places Runner-Up

    The O’Neal Middle School Science Olympiad team placed runner-up in the regional competition on March 16th at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, NC. Coached by science teacher Maggie Watkins, all of the team members medaled in the event. In addition, every team member qualified for the state Science Olympiad competition to take place at NC State University on April 13th
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  • The O'Neal Players Perform "James and the Giant Peach"

    The O’Neal Players will perform “James and the Giant Peach” on Friday, March 22nd @ 6:30 pm, Saturday, March 23rd @ 6:30 pm, and Sunday, March 24th at 2:00 pm in the Hannah Center Theater of The O’Neal School.
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  • Dr. Camastra publishes her first book:

    Dr. Camastra Receives Fulbright Scholar Award

    The O’Neal School is pleased to announce that Nicole J. Camastra has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in American Studies to Norway for the 2024-2025 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.  
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  • Math Club Hosts Its Annual Pi Day!

    The math club did it again with an all-school hour of fun by hosting a fabulous Pi Day. Dice making, floating boats, marble tracks, parachutes, egg drop, bridges, earthquakes and mystery architecture were the featured activities. Upper and lower school grades paired up as well as 4th and 5th grade.  Congratulations Math Club!
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  • O'Neal Make Strong Showing at Young People's Fine Arts Festival

    This year's Young People's Fine Arts Festival accepted 377 entries from schools in Moore County. A combination of 30 paintings, drawings, mixed medium work, pottery and photography were selected among O'Neal students by their art teachers.  Congratulations to all O'Neal Falcons who were selected to have their work showcased at the Festival.
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  • The O’Neal Players Receive High Marks at State Thesfest

    O’Neal Thespian Society Members made their debut in thespian society competitions this year only to progress to the international level. Having been awarded superior recognitions in the state competition, all four O’Neal thespians have qualified for the International Thespian Festival Competition at Indiana University Bloomington in June.
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  • O’Neal Varsity Girls Basketball Wins State Championship

    The O’Neal School Varsity Girls Basketball Team secured a historic victory on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at North Raleigh Christian Academy by clinching the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) 2A Basketball State Championship.
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  • National Merit Award Winners Audrey Kim, Charlie Kuzma and Lauren Kuhn

    O’Neal Recognizes National Merit Award Recipients

    In an Upper School Assembly, Head of School John Elmore recognized three students receiving National Merit certificates. All seniors, Charlie Kuzma received a Letter of Commendation; Audrey Kim and Lauren Kuhn have been named as National Merit Finalists and each received a Certificate of Merit.
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  • Middle School Girls Basketball Wins Fourth Consecutive Conference Championship

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  • (L-R) Coach Jen Schmitz, Michaela Stone, Ava Taylor Walker, Lauren Hobbs, Victoria York, Morgan Lewis, Jordin Reed, Malia Stone, Colette Lovsin

    Falcons Continue Successful Swimming Legacy | Girls Win NCISAA 2024 State Championship

    The O’Neal School’s Lady Falcons defended their 2023 state title at the NCISAA State Championships this past Monday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center with a score of 295 over The Epiphany School who came in second with 233 and 25 other NCISAA schools followed.
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  • Science Olympiad Varsity Team Places 4th in Regionals

    Congratulations to O'Neal's varsity Science Olympiad team for placing fourth at the regional competition at Fayetteville Technical Community College last weekend (2/10). Each team member medaled in at least one event. This achievement has qualified the team to participate (for a fourth consecutive time) in the state tournament in April.
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  • O’Neal Announces Honorary Benefit Auction Co-Chairs

    The O’Neal School is excited to have Frank and Missy Quis as honorary co-chairs for the School’s 2024 Benefit: Yellowstone – A Cowboy Chic Affair to happen on Saturday, February 10th.
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