FOA Unites Science and Education during World’s Fair & 20th Anniversary Celebration
On Friday, May 5, Five Oaks Academy kicked off its 20th Anniversary Celebration with its first-ever World’s Fair! This celebration highlighted their commitment to global studies, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) as well as the support of the many countries represented within their own school community. FOA students were the emcees for the […]
2023 Yearbooks Are On Sale Now!
Yearbooks are On Sale Now! To order your student(s) 2022-2023 Five Oaks Academy Yearbook, please complete the order form – https://linktr.ee/fiveoaksacademy Cost: $30 per book Venmo: The Middle School’s Venmo handle is: @FOA-MiddleSchool (8892 = last 4 digits of the phone number, if needed) If you are unable to pay through Venmo, please complete and […]
Five Oaks Academy Outdoor Art Classes
Beautiful surroundings inspire beautiful artwork. Upper Elementary students enjoy art classes on the Discovery Deck and near the Jean Wilson Freeman mural at Five Oaks Academy.
Spring Community Day
Thank you so much to all of our volunteers who helped us beautify our campus during our Spring Community Day! We couldn’t do it without your help!
Culinary Center Class with Lower Elementary I and II
Lower Elementary I and II had a wonderful time using FOA’s brand-new Culinary Center yesterday for their first cooking class with Ms. April. These 1st-3rd grade students learned kitchen safety, how to use kitchen tools, and how to keep the area clean while cooking. They also learned how to measure ingredients and the best ways […]
Italian Honey Bees are Back at FOA
The bees are back at FOA! We have two hives of Italian honey bees that are located on our nature trail. Our first two attempts prior to COVID ended in the queens swarming the hive and with an infestation of European Hornets that devastated the hives. We are excited to say that our two new […]
A sense of joy and happiness was in the air at our International Festival held on Friday, May 6. This was the first major festival we have hosted on campus since the pandemic started, and it felt wonderful to see everyone and socialize. We have over 30 countries represented in the Five Oaks community, and […]
Community Day Projects and Accomplishments
A special thank you to all of the volunteers who showed up and worked SO hard during our Spring Community Day! We accomplished so much and had a blast doing it! Our many volunteers: replaced all stairs in the Main House (many of which were broken), laid a stone walkway next to P2 to help with […]
Annual Student Art and STEAM Show
The STEAM and Art Show is always a highlight of the school year, offering a chance to celebrate the students’ creativity and exploration. Families were able to visit and tour the exhibition alongside their children on Thursday, April 7, 2022. Colorful paintings pinned up along the breezeway are always a hallmark of the experience, while Middle […]
MPIA: “The Middle School Experience”
On Friday, February 5, 2021, Five Oaks Academy’s Executive Director, Kathleen Trewhella-Grant, hosted a Montessori Parents in Action (MPIA) workshop. “The Middle School Experience” was presented by the Middle School Co-Lead Program Directresses, Caroline Leonard, and Sami Schroeder. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, there was a limit to how many parents were allowed to attend in […]