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

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back Letter for Students in English and Spanish, As well as Supply Lists to get you excited for a new school year! Click here to view/print all the information.

Outdoor Ed Open House

All 6th Graders have an awesome opportunity to participate in Outdoor Ed. There will be an Open House for Parents and Students on the evening of September 5th. Click here to view the flyer with all the information you may need.

FARMS applications for 2019-2020 are available now.

The 2019 -2020 online application for Free and Reduced-Price meals is now open for parents to complete and submit. Apply NOW and avoid longer processing times in September! Click here to apply.

Summer Math Letter for Students and Parents

Click here to view the letter from the Math Department.

For rising GHS Freshman, below is the Fall Sports tryout schedule!

 Cheer- August 14 – 16 Clinic at 9:30 – 12:30;    Cheer- August 17th tryout at 9:30;   Poms- August 14 – 16 Tryouts at 5:00 – 8:00 PM;    Boys Soccer- August 14 – 16 at 4:30 – 7:30 PM Girls Soccer- August 14 – 16;   Volleyball- August 14 – 16;    Football- August 14;  Cross Country- August 14 and 15 at 7:00 AM;    Cross Country- August 16th at 8:00 AM (at Fleet Feet in Kentlands)  Please note, students are not permitted to participate in any athletic activity until they have (1) a completed Medical Evaluation and a (2) completed parent permission form.  Individual sports may require additional paperwork as needed. Please click here for links to the forms needed by each student athlete prior to tryouts.

6th Grade Orientation

For incoming 6th graders only. The choice of dates are: Thursday, August 1; 9:00 am - 11:30 am,  Thursday, August 8; 9:00 am - 11:30 am  OR 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm,  Tuesday, August 13; 9:00 am - 11:30 am  OR 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  Click here for all the details! 

For Students Entering 9th Grade at GHS in the Fall

Here is the Summer Reading Packet from the English Department at Gaithersburg High School.  Click here to view or print the 7-page packet.

Free Sports Physicals!

Any Gaithersburg student needing an athletic physical can get it free from the Wellness Center!  Dates for physicals are June 3,4,6,7,10 and 11.  To enroll in the Wellness Center you need to go to the Wellness Center, 101 Education Blvd, Gaithersburg MD 20877, and get the forms which are available in English and Spanish. Click here to download and print the Physical form MCPS requires.

Year End Activities for 8th Graders!

On behalf of the eighth grade team at Forest Oak Middle School, we would like to request your presence at our Eighth Grade Award and Promotion Ceremony on June 10, 2019, beginning at 7 pm. The ceremony will be held at Gaithersburg High School, 101 Education Blvd. Gaithersburg.  Each 8th grade student will be given three designated tickets for family and/or guests. These tickets are to be presented at the door and used to indicate where you will be seated.Then, to celebrate the end of the school year and our students' successes and accomplishments. we will be taking our 8th grade students on a Spirit of Washington Potomac River Cruise in Washington, D.C. This will take place on June 11, 2019. The purpose of the trip is to provide our students with a special, memorable event to mark the end of their time with us at Forest Oak Middle School.Click here for all the details, permissions (English and Spanish) and behavior contract

High School Science Curriculum Night

  Learn more about all core high school science course options, including Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses during the High School Science Curriculum Night, Wednesday, May 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Wotton High School. Co-sponsored by MCPS and MCCPTA. Click here for more information and to RSVP.