Virtual Open House

Attend Our December Virtual Open House!

Ready to learn more about Pacific Ridge from academic leaders, students and parents? Attend our virtual Open House event. The Open House program, which is intended for prospective students and their parents, begins with presentations by school administrators, followed by breakout zoom sessions about curricular and co-curricular programming. You will also have opportunities to chat with students and their families about the Pacific Ridge experience!

Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Place: RSVP for Zoom information and to receive an Open House information kit.

Learn About Our Unique Approach.

List of 4 items.

  • Our Mission and Philosophy

    An introduction to Pacific Ridge School’s unique mission, philosophy and programming, with Dr. Bob Ogle, Head of School
  • Middle School Parent Introduction

    A detailed explanation of curricular and co-curricular programming in the Middle School with Luke Michel, Head of Middle School and Sarah Peeden, Assistant Head of Middle School - followed by Q & A with a student panel
  • Middle School Student Classroom Experience

    An opportunity to meet our faculty and attend a virtual class!
    Followed by Q & A with a student panel
  • Upper School Parent & Student Introduction

    A detailed explanation of curricular and co-curricular programming in the Upper School with Allegra Molineaux, Head of Upper School, and Alfie Hobbs, Assistant Head of Upper School - followed by Q & A with a student panel

Interested in these topics? Attend a session!

List of 9 items.

  • Humanities

    An overview of English and history curricula and the role of Harkness instruction with Dr. Tim Rosenwong, English Department Chair, and Scott Silk, History Department Chair
  • STEM

    An overview of our math and science curricula and explanation of course placement with Amy Wasserman, Math Department Chair, and Dr. Todd Burckin, Science Department Chair
  • World Languages & Global Travel

    An overview of our global travel program, student exchange programs, and World Language immersion philosophy with Justin Symington, Global Programs Director and Ai-Lien Nielsen, World Languages Department Chair
  • Firebird Athletics

    An overview of our athletic opportunities and philosophy with Don Collins, Director of Athletics, and Jed Stotsenberg, Assistant Director of Athletics
  • Visual & Performing Arts

    An overview of our many performing and visual arts opportunities with Steve Dziekonski, Director of Arts Programs
  • College Guidance

    An overview of the college guidance process and the services provided to students and families by our 4-person staff, with Rachel Petrella, Dean of College Guidance.
  • Service Learning & Clubs

    An overview of our robust and extensive co-curricular options with Germaine Jackson, Director of Service Learning and Preston Peeden, Director of Clubs
  • Tuition Assistance

    Understanding tuition assistance and instruction on completing the FAST application with Jennifer De la Cruz, Tuition Assistance Coordinator
  • Admission

    An explanation of application steps and opportunity to meet the admissions office staff with Jenny Bjornstad, Director of Enrollment

Who We Are

Here at Pacific Ridge School, our mission statement guides everything that we do. Its pillars - academic excellenceethical responsibility, and global engagement - support our academic program, as well as the extensive number of co-curricular offerings, extra-curricular activities and opportunities our students explore. Its aims - preparation for college and a purposeful life - are realized by students who come to understand that learning is a joyful, life-long pursuit, and that the world contains many kinds of classrooms. We can't wait to share with you what makes Pacific Ridge unique!