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

PE Fun, Food and Fitness Night! Come One, Come All!

The Physical Education Department is hosting a FREE Family Night of fun, food & fitness! Friday, April 21st from 5:30 - 8 pm. There will also be a staff vs parents basketball game in the gym. We hope to see you there. Click here to view the flyer with all the specifics.

Homework Hotline Live!

offering students homework help from MCPS teachers. Ask your questions to HHL by calling 301-279-3234, tweeting, texting, emailing or posting to Facebook. See the MCPS website for more information.

Help Plan Your Child's FY 17-18 Course of Studies!

There was a parent meeting for 6th and 7th grade parents to discuss course options for the 2017-2018 school year. Click here to view the 2017-2018 Course Offerings Book and see all the offerings we have for students at FOMS. Also watch the power point presentations that were shown at the meeting.

PTA is Sponsoring a Dine-Out Fundraiser on March 13!

This will be at Chipotle in the Gaithersburg Square Shopping Center on Monday, March 13th from 5 pm to 9 pm. Plan to eat out or pick up and take home your dinner from Chipotle!

EBB Second Session Begins Soon!

EBB session two begins February 2nd. Activities will include Creative Arts, Recreational Sports, Science, Technology, Engineering and more. The program runs Monday through Thursday from 3 to 5:30 and has its own buses home. More information is available in the office. Click here to view the course offerings and registration forms in English and Spanish.

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.  

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.