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  • 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

  • Wrestling Championships 2014

    Will take place in the main gym, Friday, April 11, periods 1, 2 and 3. There will be 15 matches that include 30 of the best wrestlers from the FOMS PE wrestling classes!

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

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

  • Safeway Rewards = Safeway eScrip

    Register your Safeway bonus card and Forest Oak can earn rewards! Click here for more information.

  • Forest Oak PTA is now registered with Amazon.com Smile program

    click here for more information

  • FOMS STEM and Technology Initiative are in the news!

     A Journalism Intern at GHS wrote an article for The Gaithersburg Patch about Forest Oak's STEM and Technology Initiative.  Click here to read the article 

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 17
Spring break

Friday, April 18
Holiday - Easter

Monday, April 21
Make up day

Thursday, April 24
Take Your Child to Work Day

Saturday, May 03
Music Dept. trip to Kings Dominion

Monday, May 05
Staff Appreciation Week begins

Thursday, May 08
Drama Production

Friday, May 09
Drama Production

Tuesday, May 13
PTA Meeting


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