O’Neal Ninth Grade English Takes Others on Journey through “The Odyssey”

Southern Pines – Lulu Brase’s English 9 students had the opportunity to put life to Homer’s “Odyssey” with some project-based learning and interaction with school community visitors. After some preliminary research, students were each assigned a book within “The Odyssey”. Through reading, annotating, literary analysis, and online research, students created projects

O’Neal Holds Graduation

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O’Neal Holds Graduation Southern Pines – The O’Neal School held its 41st commencement on Friday, May 26th in Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College. The commencement was preceded by a baccalaureate service at Brownson Presbyterian Church on Thursday, May 25th.  At commencement, Class Salutatorian Emma Barnes, daughter of Dr. and Mrs.

O’Neal Holds Blackbird’s Eye Dedication and Presents Youngclaus Awards

O’Neal Holds Blackbird’s Eye Dedication and Presents Youngclaus Awards Southern Pines – On Tuesday, May 16th,  O’Neal’s 2017 literary publication, The Blackbird’s Eye, was dedicated to Upper School Division Assistant Robin Prim. Written by O’Neal junior and member of the Blackbird’s Eye editorial staff, Sophia Renner, the dedication is as follows: This

O’Neal’s Henry Hamilton Awarded Fellowship

O’Neal’s Henry Hamilton Awarded Fellowship Southern Pines – Through nomination of its members, the Sandhills Branch of the English Speaking Union has awarded O’Neal Upper School English Teacher Henry Hamilton a scholarship to participate in the ESU’s Teachers Learning Abroad program this summer. He will be using this scholarship to study

2017 Summer Camps at The O’Neal School

The O'Neal School has a summer program full of camps to meet a variety of interests. These camps are open for youth in the community to attend. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Camp Coordinator Dave Williamson at 214-738-6264 or ONealSummer@onealschool.org. Click here to see all of The

Pete and Alkaterini Kakouras Announced as O’Neal Honorary Auction Chairs

February 10, 2017 Pete and Alkaterini Kakouras Announced as O’Neal Honorary Auction Chairs Annual Auction Slated for February 25th Southern Pines – O’Neal is pleased to announce Pete and Alkaterini Kakouras as Honorary Auction Chairs for this year’s Annual Auction. Their son, Andreas is in O’Neal’s eighth grade. “We thank the School for the

O’Neal Holds Fall NHS Inductions

Southern Pines – Five O’Neal Upper School students were inducted into the National Honor Society on Tuesday, December 6th. 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

Cavallini Attends Summer Institute

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Southern Pines – O’Neal Upper School English Teacher Jackie Cavallini received a fellowship to attend the Summer Institute for Early Career Teachers where she participated in a two-week intense curriculum with 71 other independent school teachers. The institute is hosted by the Klingenstein Center Teachers College of Columbia University. The

O’Neal One-Act Players Receive Excellent Rating

Southern Pines – O’Neal’s One-Act Players have much to celebrate, as they bring home honors from the 2016 NCTC High School Play Festival, held at Pinecrest High School on October 28th and 29th. Directed by Upper School English instructor Henry Hamilton, the group’s presentation of Moliere’s The Imaginary Cuckold, or

Falcons win against Carolina Friends

Falcons win against Carolina Friends 9/27/2016 James Franklin Falcons win against Carolina Friends The O’Neal School’s boys’ soccer team continued to play well in their EPIC Conference match with a strong performance, earning a 5-2 win against a tough opponent, Carolina Friends School. The Falcons were led by Junior, Manny Baningo (2018), who’s hat-trick propelled

O’Neal Announces Continued Dual Accreditation

July 21, 2016 O’Neal Announces Continued Dual Accreditation Southern Pines – The O’Neal School received notification in June of its continuing accreditation from the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED. O’Neal

O’Neal Students Honored at Family Stories Festival in St. Louis

O'Neal Students Honored at Family Stories Festival in St. Louis St. Louis, Mo., June 13, 2016-Bray Woodard and Molly Kuzma, students at The O'Neal School in Southern Pines, are among thirteen young people who were honored at The Grannie Annie's Family Stories Festival at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis

O’Neal Holds Graduation

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Southern Pines – The O’Neal School held its 40th commencement on Friday, May 27th in Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College. The commencement was preceded by a Baccalaureate Service at Brownson Presbyterian Church on Thursday, May 26th. United States Army Chaplain and O’Neal parent Major David Curlin delivered the welcome

O’Neal Holds Blackbird’s Eye Dedication and Presents Youngclaus Awards

Southern Pines – On Wednesday, May 18th, O’Neal’s 2016 literary publication, The Blackbird’s Eye, was dedicated to Middle School English teacher Kristie Wolferman. Written by O’Neal sophomore and member of the Blackbird’s Eye editorial staff, Mary McMurray, the dedication is as follows: This year’s volume of The Blackbird’s Eye is dedicated to

Holmberg and Bradshaw Scholarship Recipients Announced

Holmberg and Bradshaw Scholarship Recipients Announced SOUTHERN PINES: Two rising ninth graders, have been chosen to receive four-year scholarships at The O’Neal School. Sam Henry has been awarded the Helen Pringle Holmberg Scholarship. Peter Lovett is the recipient of the Hannah Marie Bradshaw Scholarship. The Holmberg, and Bradshaw Scholars are selected based

O’Neal Earns Superior and Excellent Delegations at Model UN Conference

Southern Pines - O'Neal's Model United Nations team competed in the Spring Model United Nations Conference at Appalachian State University March 29th and 30th.  The teams walked away with a superior delegation, excellent delegation and several honorable mentions. Team members are: John Anderson, Mackenzie Melton, Lauren Dailey, Stefan Woolley, Simone

O’Neal Welcomes New Leadership

March 24, 2016 O’Neal Welcomes New Leadership   Southern Pines – The O’Neal School announces new directors for:  admissions, college counseling, the Middle School, the Lower School and the newly created position – director of alumni relations.   Having started on March 14th, O’Neal is excited to welcome O’Neal Alumna Olivia Webb ’02 to the

O’Neal Inducts 13 to Jr. Beta

Southern Pines - Thirteen seventh grade students were inducted into The O'Neal School Junior Beta Club on Friday, February 12th. They are: Madison Bullard, Taylor Edrington, Zoey Furie, Gina Gibbons, Naomi Johnson, Lucas Jones, Tyler Jordan, Molly Kuzma, Christina Landers, Cassidy Pastre, Walker Swanson, Jackson Van Paris, and Jamie Wenzel. Head

O’Neal Hosts Documentary Screening: “Unforgotten – In Memory of the Flyer Tigers”

February 5, 2016 O’Neal Hosts Documentary Screening: “Unforgotten – In Memory of the Flyer Tigers” Honoring the late Senator Harris Blake and Robert Hoyle Upchurch   Southern Pines – The O’Neal School was honored to host the screening of the documentary “Unforgotten – In Memory of the Flying Tigers” followed by a reception in

O’Neal’s COMAP Team Makes Finalist

January 28, 2016 O’Neal’s COMAP Team Makes Finalist Southern Pines – Seniors Lauren Dailey, Emily MacKillop, William Schirmer, and Junior Bridge Hu, as a team, made it to finalist in this intense international math modeling competition hosted by The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP). This is the third ranking from

O’Neal 66 Chatham Charter 60

1 2 3 4 T  Chatham Charter 5 19 18 18 60  O’Neal 7 19 13 27 66 O’Neal ramped up it’s defensive intensity after trailing by three heading into the fourth quarter, disrupting the Knights offense and fueling a 27 point offensive outburst in the final frame. After building a 9 point lead, O’Neal knocked down 8 of 10 free throws to post a 66-60 win