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  

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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.

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News and Announcements

Order your 2017 Forest Oak Yearbook NOW!

The deadline to order yearbooks with personalization and icons is February 24.  Final yearbook counts are due by March 1, so order now to make sure you don’t miss out!  Click here for the link to order online.  

Gaithersburg High School is holding a Parent Meeting for all incoming 9th graders.

It will be on Wednesday, January 18th at 6:30 pm. Snow date is January 31st.

FOMS Attendance Policies

A refresher regarding the attendance policy at Forest Oak. Click here to view it in English and Spanish.

Extended Day Program

In order to bolster student success, Montgomery County Public Schools is offering Extended Day Programs at each middle school to provide extended instructional time for students who want to accelerate their learning, strengthen their skill base, and enhance their content knowledge of curriculum.  Forest Oak is able to offer 3 courses this year: Support for Math 6, Support for Math 8(pre-algebra), and Support for Reading 7/8.  Students will be invited based on MAP-M and MAP-R scores and current grades.  Please return registration forms as soon as possible.  Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school from 3:10-4:25 beginning November 29 and ending March 7 (25 sessions total).  Activity buses will run.  If your child does not receive an invitation and you are interested in this support please contact your child’s counselor.Click here for an application either in English or Spanish.   

Attention 8th Graders Who are Considering MCPS High School Magnet Programs

There are applications and deadlines for applying. Click here for all the information.

Giant A+ School Rewards are Back!

If you are new to this program you need to register your Giant bonus card by going to giantfood.com/register. If you have registered in years past, you need not re-register, however, you may need to change the school that your card is linked to. The school ID for Forest Oak is: 03268. Once you have registered to support Forest Oak, points are earned every time you shop. The points are used to determine how much cash the school receives. Click here to view the flyer that had all the information you may need.

Help Us Help Our School!

 Support our school-wide fundraiser with Great American Fundraising. The deadline is soon approaching. Turn in your order form and money to your homeroom teacher by September 15th. All money raised will help support field trips, PBIS store, assemblies, student incentives and the AVID program.  Click here to view to view the flyer.

Excel Beyond the Bell at Forest Oak is Back!

 The first session runs from September 26 to January 12, 2017. It is held Monday through Thursdays after school from 3:00 to 5:30 pm. There is no cost to participate. Click here for the flyer, course descriptions/selections, and registration in English and Spanish.

Outdoor Ed for all 6th Graders

will be held October 31 - November 4, 2016 at the Smith Center. We still need parent volunteers; click here for information regarding chaperones.Parents of sixth graders and their students are encouraged to attend an Open House, Thursday September 8 from 5:30 to 8 pm at Smith Center, 5110 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, MD 20855  Contact Lisa Martin 301-670-8242 for details  

IMPORTANT for incoming 7th graders! Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

Schedule for Immunization Clinics in Rockville, Germantown and Silver Spring. There also is revised immunization information in English and Spanish  Click here for details.