Latest O'Neal News

List of 6 news stories.

  • Earth Day Photography Winners Announced

    Thanks to Upper School Science Teacher David Williamson, the inaugural O’Neal Earth Day Photography Contest was a huge success. Thinking that there would be just a few entries, he was surprised to have over 100 submittals.
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  • Gertrude's Pets

    Cindy Cordell’s third grade class opened their pet shop, “Gertrude’s Pets,” on Wednesday, May 24th. The classroom was converted into a pet shop, including an area for veterinary care and grooming.  The grand opening was the culmination of months of hard work and creative fun.  It was this behind the scenes process that made it an authentic, creative, and real-world experience for the students.
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  • Upper School Awards Ceremony 2017

    The annual Upper School Awards Ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 24th.
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  • Class of 2017 Gift to O'Neal

    The 38 members of O'Neal's Class of 2017 used their own words to describe their experience at O'Neal and how they value their education and their hopes and dreams for the future.
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  • O’Neal Holds Spring NHS Inductions

    O’Neal inducted 23 sophomores into the National Honor Society on Thursday, May 18th. During the ceremony, current members presented each of the four characteristics of membership: scholarship, leadership, service and character. Students must demonstrate excellence in these areas, in addition to maintaining a certain grade point average to be considered for the National Honor Society. The standard GPA for induction to the National Honor Society is 3.0; however, The O’Neal School requires a 3.60 GPA for consideration.
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  • 2017 Blackbird's Eye Dedication and Youngclaus Awards Presented

    On Tuesday, May 16th, an all school assembly was held for the dedication of O'Neal's annual literary magazine, "Blackbird's Eye", as well as the presentation of the Bill Youngclaus Creative Writing Awards.
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O'Neal Faculty Thoughts

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  • Let's Get Uncomfortable

    Jennifer Isaacs, Upper School Math
    “Help me!  I can’t do it!”  I have heard this from my 2-year-old son trying to put on a sock, from my 5-year-old tying a double knot, from my 8-year-old practicing a new piano piece, and from my teenage students facing a challenging warm-up problem in class.  In each case, they are unable to cope with being uncomfortable.  Why – throughout our lives – are we so afraid of tasks that are difficult?  Why do we shy away from challenge and discomfort?  

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Happenings on Campus

List of 4 events.

  • May

    Memorial Day - No Classes

  • Jun

    Falcon Gear Sales

    The Hannah Center - The Hannah Center - HBC
  • Jun

    Last Day of School

  • Jun

    Middle School Closing Exercises and Awards

    The Hannah Center - HAC Theater - Theater
    Jan Simmons
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Upcoming Games - Go Falcons!

O’Neal is a college preparatory private school in Moore County NC serving families in Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Whispering Pines, Sanford, West End, Aberdeen, and the surrounding areas.  The safe, nurturing environment provided offers a highly recognized early childhood education for preschool level students continuing through kindergarten and elementary school grades. Its mission is the cultivation of academic excellence, character development, and physical well-being from prekindergarten to middle school and through the high school division.  The School is one of few educational institutions among Moore County Schools that is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) – qualified for membership through its dual accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS).  Whether considering an education in public schools, private schools, homeschooling, or charter schools, O’Neal is worth a visit.
Serving Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Whispering Pines, Sanford, West End, Aberdeen, and areas surrounding Moore County, NC.

The O’Neal School
3300 Airport Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387

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