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FOA Battle of the Books Teams Shine at the SCISA Regional Competition

Five Oaks Academy’s Middle School and Upper Elementary Battle of the Books teams represented our school well at the South Carolina Independent School Association’s (SCISA’s) Regional Battle of the Books competition on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at Newberry College. Middle School placed 5th out of 27 teams and will be advancing to the State competition held later this […]

November 15, 2017

Former FOA Teacher Publishes Her First Book

We are excited to announce that Caroline Sellars, former assistant in the Lower Elementary 2 classroom, has followed through on her dream of becoming a published author! Her first book has been published and is for sale on Amazon! Middle School will be hosting our former Five Oaks faculty member on Tuesday, December 12th as a guest speaker and for a […]

November 15, 2017

Failure Could Be the Best Gift You Give to Your Child

Failure is NOT a bad word! It could be the best gift you give to your child! What?!? Join the PTO for Montessori Parents in Action (MPIA) this Friday, November 10 from 8:30-10:00 for an open discussion on the book The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed  with specific focus […]

November 07, 2017

Parent Workshop on Primary Math Curriculum

Please join the Primary teachers for a Parent Workshop exploring the Montessori math curriculum this Thursday, November 9 from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  This workshop will help parents understand the sequence of the Primary math curriculum as well as become familiar with many of the math manipulatives. We welcome perspective Pre-Primary and Primary parents to this informative […]

November 06, 2017

FOA Hosts Special Guest Speaker Ted Braude

  Please join FOA and Guest Speaker Ted Braude on October 12 at 6:00 pm at the Windy Hill Event Barn in Simpsonville. Ted is a psychologist, therapist, international speaker, and author who will give a special presentation, “Men in the Making: Boys Grow Through Strength and Play”. During this time he will delve into the intricacies […]

September 26, 2017

Join FOA in Welcoming the Fall Season

Join FOA in Welcoming the Fall Season at the annual Fall Festival on September 29, 2017!

September 20, 2017

Community Day Success!

Thank you to all of the parent volunteers who worked so hard on Community Day to help make our campus look so beautiful! We truly appreciate the parents, students, and faculty coming together to accomplish so many much-needed jobs around the campus and in the classrooms. This day is always such a wonderful day of building a sense […]

September 18, 2017

Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year

This year will mark our 15th Anniversary since our founding year in 2003. I have had the honor of watching our campus grow and thrive over these years. Each year we assess growth, changes and the needs of our campus. In assessing our needs, we make new plans that will benefit each student the most on their […]

August 07, 2017

A Message from the Executive Director

I was asked to lead a three-day Montessori Leadership Seminar with Dr. Paul Epstein, sponsored by the Polish Montessori Institute in March. Before beginning the seminar, I had the opportunity to tour the city and visit several Montessori schools. My observations were that Poland was a fascinating mix of the old and new. Since freeing […]

June 14, 2017

Duke TiP Scholars 2016 – 2017

Five Oaks is proud to have 28 students qualify for the Duke TiP (Talent Identification Program). This talent Search program is open only to 4th – 7th grade students who achieve a qualifying score at or above the 95th percentile on their recent grade-level standardized test. Congratulations to these students on this achievement! For more […]

June 14, 2017