Catlin Gabel Open House to take place November 13
Submitted by Nadine Fiedler on Thu, 10/13/2011 - 8:06am
For all grades, from preschool through high school
Catlin Gabel’s Open House will be held Sunday, November 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. on the school’s campus at 8825 SW Barnes Rd., Portland. It’s an opportunity for parents of children of all ages, and students in grade 6 and up, to experience the school’s offerings for Beginning School (preschool and kindergarten), Lower School (grades 1-5), Middle School (grades 6-8), and Upper School (grades 9-12). For more information on the Open House or any aspect of the admission process, please visit www.catlin.edu or call the admission office at 503-297-1894.
The 2011 Open House will help families understand what distinguishes Catlin Gabel from other schools. During the afternoon parents and students will sample the classrooms, talk with teachers and students, meet parents and alumni, and see what the school community is all about. They will be able to engage in mini-classes, and visit the facilities, play areas, labs, theaters, gym, and arts buildings.
Families will hear about the school’s programs from the people who know it best -- faculty, students, parents, and alumni. It’s chance for families to discover how academic excellence, leadership opportunities, and a vibrant community combine to form the Catlin Gabel experience.Most important, it is a chance for parents to ask their own questions and create a dialog with the school. This is the heart of Catlin Gabel’s hands-on approach to education.
ABOUT CATLIN GABEL
Catlin Gabel serves Portland and the world as an educational catalyst, drawing together dedicated educators, motivated students, superb curricular resources, and thoughtfully applied technology in a beautiful and functional setting, all for the purpose of forming bold learners who become responsible action-takers for life. Catlin Gabel is an independent, non-sectarian, progressive coeducational day school serving 742 students from preschool through twelfth grade. Its roots go back to the Portland Academy, founded in 1859. The school occupies 60 acres on Barnes Road, five miles west of downtown Portland. For more about the school, please visit www.catlin.edu.
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