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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.
will be May 12, 13 and 14 for ALL 8th graders and all students that are new to MCPS.
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.
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
To be held at the DC convention Center, April 26 and 27, 2014 Click here for the link to the calendar of events.
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
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
click here for the Josten's link
click here for schedules for both the boys and the girls
Applications are now open for summer programs available to middle school students
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