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  • You are Invited to a Conversation on Cybercivility

    Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Richard Montgomery High School. Free child care is provided as well as interpretation services.Click here for the link with all the information.

  • Hearing and Vision screening

    will be May 12, 13 and 14 for ALL 8th graders and all students that are new to MCPS.

  • Attention 8th graders and their parents

    The 8th grade staff members are in the midst of planning exciting year end activities for our students for the 2013-2104 school year!   Click here for all the information.

  • Congratulations are in order!

     Mrs. Melo’s 3rd period FACS students competed in the 2014 Spring session of the Stock Market Game. Team number 3 made it to the #2 spot in the regional competition with other middle and high schools. They earned a virtual $16,000 on their investments on the New York Stock Exchange! The top earners out of the 6 class teams are: Francis, Jalen, Stephanie, Marisa, Queeniah and Kevin. Way to go on your road to future financial success!

  • USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo

    To be held at the DC convention Center, April 26 and 27, 2014 Click here for the link to the calendar of events.  

  • Music Department News

    Students in Chorus and Orchestra recently performed in music assessments at the MCPS Chorus and Orchestra festivals on April 2 and 3.  Both groups received ratings of EXCELLENT and SUPERIOR.  The Superior ratings were earned for music reading and performance skills.  In this task, students were given 2 minutes of silent study and then were graded on their ability to sing or play what they read with the most accuracy possible.  Congratulations to all the musicians involved!!  Also, please congratulate the Advanced Band students.  Today ,they earned a SUPERIOR rating from judges at the band festival.  Their concentration and team work was amazing and they represented themselves and Forest Oak at the highest levels personally and musically.  We are very proud of the band, orchestra and chorus students for their recent performances!The May 3 trip to Kings Dominion is full!  Parents and students, stay tuned for an updated itinerary and trip details.   May 21 is the Spring Choral Music Concert and May 22 is the Spring Instrumental Music Concert.  The concert is free and open to everyone.      

  • Just In! Another First for Forest Oak!

      Forest Oak has been selected to participate in the pilot TI Science Project. The project uses sophisticated Texas Instruments (TI)calculators and Vernier probes for data collection. The project is based on using formative assessment to inform instruction as wellas using visualization to have students explore science concepts. The handhelds will allow for differentiation because each devicecan receive differentiated activities from the teacher based upon student need. Teachers will receive professional development inthe spring and summer to learn how to use these tools to their fullest with students.  

  • Taking Yearbook orders on-line

    click here for the Josten's link

  • 2014 Forest Oak Cougars Soccer Schedule

    click here for schedules for both the boys and the girls

  • Apply Early!: UMD engineering camps with the Women in Engineering Program

    Applications are now open for summer programs available to middle school students


Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 24
Take Your Child to Work Day

Friday, April 25
MAP-R testing

Monday, April 28
MAP-R testing

Tuesday, April 29
MAP-R testing

Wednesday, April 30
MAP-R testing

Thursday, May 01
MAP-R testing

Friday, May 02
MAP-R testing

Saturday, May 03
Music Dept. trip to Kings Dominion

Monday, May 05
Staff Appreciation Week begins
MAP-R testing

Tuesday, May 06
MAP-R testing

Wednesday, May 07
MAP-R testing

Thursday, May 08
MAP-R testing
Drama Production

Friday, May 09
MAP-R testing
Drama Production

Monday, May 12
MAP-R testing

Tuesday, May 13
MAP-R testing
PTA Meeting

Wednesday, May 14
PARCC testing- Gr. 6

Thursday, May 15
PARCC testing- Gr. 6

Friday, May 16
PARCC testing- Gr. 6

Monday, May 19
PARCC testing- Gr. 7

Tuesday, May 20
PARCC testing- Gr. 7

Wednesday, May 21
HSA -Algebra
Spring Choral Concert

Thursday, May 22
HSA -Algebra

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