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Old Trail School Halloween festivities from 2022.

From toddler pajama parties to costume parades to classroom celebrations to the Halloween Hullabaloo, nothing quite compares to Halloween at Old Trail!

Hispanic Heritage Spotlight: Cristina Sicard

To honor and celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at Old Trail, we asked Primary School Spanish Teacher Cristina Sicard about her unique experiences and what this month means to her.

A photo of a middle school students during a nature walk at OTS.

As the nation's only independent school located in a national park, Old Trail not only has a beautiful setting to call home but, more importantly, is able to provide its students with daily access to distinctive learning experiences in the natural world.

Grade 5 students experience outdoor learning at CVEEC.

Grade 5 students spent three days and two nights immersed in an outdoor learning program facilitated by the CVEEC from September 14-16.

Join Us at Feast in the Field Saturday Night

Join us as we gather under the stars to celebrate the remarkable Old Trail community, a fabulous fall harvest, and our school's unique place within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park at Feast in the Field!

Firestone Hall at Old Trail School

All Old Trail parents are invited to attend the year’s first OTS Parents Association meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 8:45-10:15 a.m. in the Library Lecture Room.

First Day of School Signs

Capture the excitement of the first day of school by including our First Day of School sign in your #OTSFirstDay photo!

Happy 100, Old Trail School!

Our Centennial Celebration was an amazing gathering of people, an affirmation of the strength of the Old Trail School community, and a powerful celebration of the remarkable place that has shaped the lives of so many.

Upcoming Events

Classes Resume
all day
Start of Trimester 2
all day
Student Picture Retake Day (Mon./Tues. Toddler Picture Day)
Grades 7 & 8 Fall Play - "The Trial of the Big, Bad Wolf"
Free Dress Day
all day

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