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Welcome to Oakwood Arts Bridge!

The Oakwood Arts Bridge is a volunteer group of parents dedicated to coordinating and supporting participation in and appreciation of the performing and visual arts for our students and community. Information for the following areas of study is included on this site:

Speech and Debate
Theatre and Drama
Visual Arts

One of the responsibilities of the Oakwood Arts Bridge is to manage the Performing and Visual Arts section of the Oakwood Schools website. This section provides a broad overview of the current offerings and opportunities for our students K-12, as well as information to the community for events beyond our school district.

Please contact us if you are an Oakwood community member and would like to become involved in the Oakwood Arts Bridge. To stay up to date with all of our activities, follow us on Facebook.

Young@Art Set for Feb. 3

Synergy is an A Capella group at OHS

The work of talented Oakwood students will be showcased at the Young@Art event Saturday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Oakwood High School.

Oakwood Arts Bridge, a volunteer group dedicated to supporting and enriching arts education in Oakwood Schools through grants, events and opportunities for student learning and participation, and Oakwood Schools are presenting this annual event.

This family-oriented extravaganza is open to the community. Tickets may be pre-purchased at the OHS office or purchased at the door the night of the event. Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $5 for students.

Visual art from Harman, Smith, OJHS and OHS students will be on display at the event. Throughout the evening, the Jazz Band, Orchestra and A Capella groups will perform. Musical student in grades 1-12 will also perform solos and in small groups.

Other entertainment during the evening will include students presenting play cuttings, creative writing readings and films from Media Production students. An Art Off demonstration will be held with works created during the show available for purchase in a silent auction.

The silent auction will also include original art by local artists and amazing items and experiences courtesy of local businesses.

Proceeds from the event will support arts teacher grants to benefit Oakwood Schools. Oakwood Arts Bridge is a component fund of The Dayton Foundation.

If you have any questions about the event, you can email

Oakwood Arts Bridge Grant Request

The request form is available to Oakwood Schools K-12 teachers to request grant money to support visual and performing arts related endeavors. Oakwood Arts Bridge accepts grant requests year-round, but only meets to assess requests every one to two months. Please send questions to oakwoodartsbridge@gmail.comand/or contact current OAB President

You can access the request form at


Past-President Carrie Dalrymple

President Jennifer Mayeux

Vice-President Krista Caley

Position OPEN

Treasurer Erin Stauffer


Social Media - Position OPEN
Alumni/Community - Leigh Ann Fulford
Young@Art Chair - Carrie Dalrymple

Band - Michelle Hall
Choir - Michelle Crane
Creative Writing - Position OPEN
Orchestra - Beverly Crusey
Speech & Debate - Position OPEN
Theatre & Media Production - Position OPEN
Visual Arts - Michelle Jannazo

Harman - Jen Enseleit
Smith - Laura Weaver