Portlandia's Armisen to Give Oregon Episcopal School Commencement Address


Movies & Television
Celebrity commencement speakers are a mainstay at college graduations, but not something you expect to get in high school—unless you go to Oregon Episcopal School. This year the seniors get to have comedian Fred Armisen bid them adieu. (For all you television-ignorers, Armisen is the co-star of IFC’s Stumptown satire, Portlandia, and is a Saturday Night Live regular, often impersonating President ...   More
Thursday, May 26, 2011 ASHLEY COLLMAN

Oregon Episcopal School's Board Meets With Parents

One week after the headmaster of Oregon Episcopal School resigned amid a flurry of controversy, officials at the private school met last night with parents to discuss the embarrassing emails, which preceded Matthew Hanly's abrupt departure. (They're reproduced above.) According to a parent who attended the meeting, representatives of the school's board said Hanly resigned only in part due to ...   More
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 BETH SLOVIC

Breaking: OES Headmaster Resigns Amid Controversy Over Racy Emails

The headmaster at Oregon Episcopal School has resigned in the wake of a controversy involving racy emails the headmaster sent to another man from his office email. Here's what the headmaster, Matthew Hanly, released last night about 9:30 pm: "I have made a series of bad decisions that have brought me to this moment. Where it once seemed unthinkable that I would choose to leave OES, it now ...   More
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 BETH SLOVIC

Oregon Episcopal School Headmaster Tells Parents He Regrets Sending Saucy Emails From Work

Oregon Episcopal School, the exclusive private school in Raleigh Hills, was caught in an unusual imbroglio this week after its headmaster sent saucy emails from his work account to a male friend. On Wednesday, May 27, Matthew Hanly -- the headmaster pictured above -- held an emotional faculty meeting that ended in a round of applause for Hanly, a married man, with two grown children, who told ...   More
Thursday, May 28, 2009 BETH SLOVIC


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