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  

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!


News and Announcements

Excel Beyond the Bell- Spring 2018!

Begins February 5 and continues until May 17, 2018. Now is the time to read through the course offerings, fill in your activity sign-up sheet, and register! Click here for all that information in English and Spanish. 

Concerts in January

On Tuesday, January 9th- Gaithersburg Choral Concert from 7-9 pm at Gaithersburg High School. On Wednesday, January 10th, The Gaithersburg Cluster Concert from 7-9 pm at Gaithersburg High School.

The PTA has 2 Dine-Out Fundraisers in January!

Wednesday, January 17th dine-out at Buffalo Wild Wings and on Tuesday, January 30th dine-out at Chipotle. At each of these events, the PTA will receive a portion of the proceeds collected. Click here for the tickets to Buffalo Wild Wings and the flyer for Chipotle.

Outdoor Education for All 6th Graders

Update: On the homepage there is a link for online payments for Outdoor Ed. Permission slips have also been added in English & Spanish. Click here.Sixth graders will attend Outdoor Education in one of three sessions. Session 1 is Ms. Kiewe's English classes, who will attend January 22-24. Session 2 is Ms. Jones-Black's English students, who will attend January 29-31. Session 3 is Ms. French English students and Ms. Woolf, Ms. El Maktay and Ms. Darwish's 6th grade students, January 31- February 2. Outdoor Ed packets will be sent home in November. Click here for more information. 

Homework Hotline is Back!

click here for information. Call, email or text the teachers and help is on it's way!

Extended Day Math Support to Begin Soon

FOMS will be offering Extended Day Program support classes for Math 6, Math7/IM, and Algebra this year.   Invitations will be going out this week.  If you are interested in getting extra help with math and did not get an invitation please contact your child's counselor or Ms. Tynes.  The intervention classes will be held two afternoons starting the week of November 14, 2017 and run for no more than 25 sessions ending the week of March 15, 2018. The program will meet directly after school starting at 3:10 p.m. and will end at 4:25 p.m. Attached are the specific dates for each class. A snack/hot meal will be provided. Students in this program will be eligible for activity bus transportation if they live within the designated route areas. There will be approximately 20 students in a class. To obtain maximum benefit from this program, your child needs to be present every day. Please take this into consideration if your child already has other commitments that will conflict with this program. Click here for Registration form in English and Spanish.

Order Your Yearbook NOW and Save!

 Buy your Yearbook now for only $35 until Friday, November 3rd.  The cost of the yearbook will go up after that.  Payment plans are also available online.  Order on jostensyearbook.com or pick up an order form in the main office or counseling office.  

Volunteers Needed!

If you would like to volunteer at Forest Oak MS click here. All the information and guidelines will help with that process.

Help FOMS Earn $$ Just by Shopping at Giant!

If you have signed up in previous years, you need not do it again. If you are new to the program, open and read the letter, then go online to register. Forest Oak's code is 03268. click here for all the information.

MyMCPS Classroom

For student access click here