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Oakwood Hosts Motivational Pep Rally for Students

23 April 2024 · Office of Communications

As always, Orange students shine, highlighting how the district is committed to student success.
Students at Oakwood received words of encouragement from lively and inspiring motivational speaker Algernon Hall.  

ORANGE, NJ — On April 22, 2024, Oakwood Avenue School conducted a spring Pep Rally featuring motivational speaker Algernon Hall and his Dream Catchers program to encourage our students for their upcoming standardized testing! Mr. Hall is a devoted father and dream coach with a passion for helping people make a significant impact in the field of education.

In 2010, Mr. Hall launched the Dream Catchers program, which provides empowerment and mentorship for students in grades 6– 12. Algernon also provides professional development support for educators and organizations.

With over a decade of experience in education entrepreneurship, Mr. Hall has successfully designed and implemented educational programs in local schools, leaving a lasting mark on countless students' lives. He understands the unique challenges and opportunities in the world of education and was excited to share his wisdom with our students.  



About Orange Public Schools

Orange Public Schools provide a diverse range of opportunities and programs to meet the needs of over 5,800 students supported by over 900 staff members in eight elementary schools, one middle school, one comprehensive high school, one alternative high school, one high school dedicated to advanced STEM studies, a gifted and talented academy, and a renowned preschool program for children ages three and four.

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