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Forest Oak Middle School At Forest Oak we have a great facility and grounds (40 acres with woodlands, stream, etc...), wonderful students, a dedicated staff, and supportive parents --- all ingredients of an excellent school. More About Us  

Excel Beyond the BellExcel Beyond
The Bell program

Students get into art, science and engineering after school

Some students at Forest Oak Middle School in Gaithersburg, Maryland continue their learning after regular classes end in the Excel Beyond the Bell Program!


News and Announcements

This Friday...the 13th, at Forest Oak

The SGA Spring Dance will be after school on Friday, April 20th. Tickets are on sale now during all lunch periods. FOMS is excited to invite you to the Energy Fair and Talent Show this Friday! The Energy Fair will be held in the main lobby from 5:30 to 6:30 and the Talent Show will begin at 6:30. Tickets for the Talent Show will cost $3.00 for students and staff and $5.00 for adults. Don’t forget to bring some extra money for concessions to be sold at intermission. We can’t wait to see the amazing Talent of FOMS students; don’t miss it!

Diversity Night at Forest Oak!

Interested in food, entertainment, and dancing?  Come celebrate Forest Oak Middle School and our community’s rich diversity at our 3rd Annual Diversity Night, Friday, April 27 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm.  Learn about a variety of cultures and something new about your classmates and teachers!  There will be student cultural performances and a fashion show that you will not want to miss! Click here for the flyer with all the information.

A Dine-Out Opportunity!

 Need an excuse not to cook dinner? Dine-in or Carry-out from Ledo's in Montgomery Village, Tuesday, April 24th from 4-10 pm. Mention Forest Oak when you pay and Ledo's will give us 20% of their sales that night. Doing this will help fund programs for our students.

SSL Deadline Approaching!

All SSL hour submissions MUST be turned in by Tuesday, April 10, 2018 or will NOT be included for special awards at the end of the year.

A New Principal for Gaithersburg High School

On Wednesday, March 21st, following a short business meeting, in the Gaithersburg High School  Media Center, Ms. Jennifer Webster will share with parents the process for hiring a new principal. Parents will have a chance to share their opinions on characteristics they would like to see in the new High School Principal. You are encouraged to attend and help build a list of characteristics, as well as, to hear about the process.

8th Grade Field Trip

On April 13, the  8th Grade staff and students will have a field trip to Hot Skates! We will be participating in a unique educational experience that gets students EXCITED about learning! Students will learn how concepts of SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING and MATH can be found in everyday experiences, even FUN experiences like ROLLER SKATING! Students will participate in a STEM lesson and then will have time for some physical activity through skating. The cost of the trip includes admission, skate rental, with all you can eat Pizza and drinks for lunch. We sincerely hope that your child will be able to attend this trip. Click here for the permission slip and all pertinent information. 

Girls on the Run PLUS Heart and Soul is Back!

Girls on the Run's Heart & Sole program is back for a Spring session at Forest Oak!  It's a 10 week program with small teams of girls that teaches important life skills and culminates with the team participating in a 5k that is sure to make everyone proud.  The season begins March 12th and is on Tuesday's and Thursday's after school until May 25th. Click here for information in English and Spanish.

FOMS Candle Fundraiser

We are looking forward to making this fundraiser a HUGE hit! The money raised will help us cover the cost of field trips, student incentives, and school activities for our students. Selling dates are February 16 through March 9. Deadline to submit orders is also, Friday, March 9th. Click here for an additional order form and all the information.

7th Grade Fundraiser- Mixed Bag Designs

Help us raise funds for our 7th grade students. The FOMS 7th Grade Team is hosting a fundraiser with Mixed Bag Designs, who sells a curated collection of products across home, garden, office, travel, organization, and more. Click here for more information and a link to the catalog.

Excel Beyond the Bell- Spring 2018!

Begins February 5 and continues until May 17, 2018. Now is the time to read through the course offerings, fill in your activity sign-up sheet, and register! Click here for all that information in English and Spanish.