Welcome to Forest Oak Middle School

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

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.  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 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. 

Homework Hotline is Back!

click here for information. Call, email or text the teachers and help is on it's way!

Extended Day Math Support to Begin Soon

FOMS will be offering Extended Day Program support classes for Math 6, Math7/IM, and Algebra this year.   Invitations will be going out this week.  If you are interested in getting extra help with math and did not get an invitation please contact your child's counselor or Ms. Tynes.  The intervention classes will be held two afternoons starting the week of November 14, 2017 and run for no more than 25 sessions ending the week of March 15, 2018. The program will meet directly after school starting at 3:10 p.m. and will end at 4:25 p.m. Attached are the specific dates for each class. A snack/hot meal will be provided. Students in this program will be eligible for activity bus transportation if they live within the designated route areas. There will be approximately 20 students in a class. To obtain maximum benefit from this program, your child needs to be present every day. Please take this into consideration if your child already has other commitments that will conflict with this program. Click here for Registration form in English and Spanish.

Order Your Yearbook NOW and Save!

 Buy your Yearbook now for only $35 until Friday, November 3rd.  The cost of the yearbook will go up after that.  Payment plans are also available online.  Order on jostensyearbook.com or pick up an order form in the main office or counseling office.