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  • Oakwood Middle School A College and Career Readiness Middle School

  • Oakwood Middle SchoolWelcome Brian MatthewsPrincipal

    JR EasterlingAssistant Principal

  • The Oakwood ExperienceOur Goal is for each student to experience a personalized academic experience that is relevant and rigorous.Start your journey to be College and Career readyVariety of Course OfferingsCommunity System for interventions / accelerationsFocus on 21st Century Instruction

  • Oakwood Middle SchoolConstructed around the Community System3 communities per grade level: Green, Gold, STEMLanguage Arts, Science, Social Studies, and MathPersonalized Schedules A variety of clubs and interscholastic athletic programsTurk Knisely kniselyt@plainlocal.org Athletic DirectorEnriched courses in Math, Social Studies, and Language Arts High School level Algebra and GeometryPositive Student Reward ProgramsKids LOVE to come to school here

  • Special Education NeedsAll 504 Plans & IEPs and their accommodations transfer from Glenwood to OakwoodEmily Cook cooke@plainlocal.orgCase ManagerIEP students can be in any program at OakwoodResource Room InstructionCore Plus More (Math & Reading)Eagle Time

  • Scheduling At OakwoodPersonalized scheduling appointments with each family at Glenwood: April 7, April 8, & April 10You will meet with an Oakwood Principal, Counselor, or Teacher to walk through elective choices.You will receive information specific to your scheduling choice.

  • Different Schedule OptionsImmersion Arts (Green / Gold)Specialization (Green / Gold)STEMALL THREE PROGRAMS ARE EXCELLENT!

  • Immersion Art ChoicesImmersion students select one of the following ensembles:Band, Choir, or StringsImmersion students select one of the following Immersion courses:Art, Dance, Music, or DramaImmersion students select one elective:Foreign Language, Fashion Design or Ceramics

  • Sample 7th Grade Immersion Student ScheduleImmersion choices: Dance, Drama, Music, or ArtElective choices: Foreign Language, Fashion Design, or Ceramics

    PERIODA DayB DayMin. Per Day1LANG. ARTSLANG. ARTS55 minutes2IMMERSION AREAELECTIVE (SEM1) HEALTH (SEM2)55 minutes3SCIENCESCIENCE55 minutes4MATHMATH55 minutes5LUNCHLUNCH30 minutes6STUDY HALLSTUDY HALL30 minutes7BAND, CHOIR, or STRINGSBAND, CHOIR, or STRINGS55 minutes8SOCIAL ST.SOCIAL ST.55 minutesEAGLEEAGLEEAGLE25 minutes

  • Specialization Art ChoicesSpecialization students select one of the following: Band, Choir, Strings, or IT 2.0Specialization students select one of the following courses: Visual Arts, Advanced Fitness, Performing Arts. Digital MediaSpecialization students select one elective: Foreign Language, Fashion Design or Ceramics

  • Sample 7th Grade Specialization ScheduleSpecialization choices: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Advanced Fitness, Digital MediaElective choices: Foreign Language, Fashion Design, or Ceramics

    PERIODA DayB DayMin. Per Day1LANG. ARTSLANG. ARTS55 minutes2ELECTIVE (SEMI1) PHYSICAL ED. (SEM 2)SPECIALIZATION AREA55 minutes3SCIENCESCIENCE55 minutes4MATHMATH55 minutes5LUNCHLUNCH30 minutes6STUDY HALLSTUDY HALL30 minutes7BAND, CHOIR, STRINGS, or IT 2.0BAND, CHOIR, STRINGS, or IT 2.055 minutes8SOCIAL ST.SOCIAL ST.55 minutesEAGLEEAGLEEAGLE25 minutes

  • STEM ChoicesSTEM students select one of the following: Band, Choir, Strings, or IT 2.0STEM students will have the following courses: Gateway to TechnologySTEM students select one elective:- Foreign Language, Ceramics or Fashion Design- Any Immersion Art (Dance, Music, or Art)

  • In order to have a positive experience in a STEM program, a students needs to:Think critically & solve complex problemsDrive advancements in science, technology and mathematicsBe self motivated, inquisitive thinkersWork independently and as contributing members of a team, accepting and reacting to improve oneself based on feedback and criticism

  • STEM- What is IT?Science, Technology, Engineering, MathStudents participate in inquiry and problem-based instruction that integrates STEM with the traditional content areasInstruction will center on science, technology, engineering, and math as they impact the world around themEach team will work to design and construct integrated projects that incorporate the standards in science, language arts, social studies and mathPartnerships and collaboration with local companies, agencies, businesses, and engineers.

  • If there are more qualified students than openings, a lottery system will be used to fill the 130 slots

  • Sample 7th Grade STEM ScheduleElective choices: Foreign Language, Fashion Design, Ceramics,Immersion Art, Immersion Dance, Immersion Drama, or Immersion Music

    PERIODA DayB DayMin. Per Day1BAND, CHOIR, STRINGS, or IT 2.0BAND, CHOIR, STRINGS, or IT 2.055 minutes2GATEWAY TO TECHNOLOGYELECTIVE (SEMI 1) PHYSICAL ED. (SEM 2)55 minutes3MATHMATH55 minutes4LANG. ARTSLANG. ARTS55 minutes5LUNCHLUNCH30 minutes6HEALTH (SEM1) STUDY HALL (SEM 2)HEALTH (SEM1)STUDY HALL (SEM 2)30 minutes7SCIENCESCIENCE55 minutes8SOCIAL ST.SOCIAL ST.55 minutesEAGLEPBLPBL25 minutes

  • Core Plus More

  • Sample 7th Grade Core Plus Reading ScheduleSpecialization choices: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Digital Media, or Advanced Fitness Elective choices: Foreign Language, Fashion Design, or Ceramics

    PERIODA DayB DayMin. Per Day1LANG. ARTSLANG. ARTS55 minutes2ELECTIVE (SEMI 1) PHYSICAL ED. (SEM 2)SPECIALIZATION AREA55 minutes3SCIENCESCIENCE55 minutes4SOCIAL ST.SOCIAL ST.55 minutes5LUNCHLUNCH30 minutes6STUDY HALLSTUDY HALL30 minutes7CORE PLUS READINGCORE PLUS READING55 minutes8SOCIAL ST.SOCIAL ST.55 minutesEAGLEEAGLEEAGLE25 minutes

  • Sample 7th Grade Core Plus Reading & Math ScheduleARTS ROTATION: Semester 1 Physical Education 3rd 9-weeks: Visual Arts 4th 9-weeks: Ceramics

    PERIODA DayB DayMin. Per Day1LANG. ARTSLANG. ARTS55 minutes2CORE PLUS MATHCORE PLUS MATH55 minutes3SCIENCESCIENCE55 minutes4SOCIAL ST.SOCIAL ST.55 minutes5LUNCHLUNCH30 minutes6STUDY HALLSTUDY HALL30 minutes7CORE PLUS READINGCORE PLUS READING55 minutes8SOCIAL ST.SOCIAL ST.55 minutesEAGLEARTS ROTATIONARTS ROTATION25 minutes

  • What is Next?March 14 - 31Turn in STEM Applications @ GWApril 7, 8, & 10Personalized SchedulingJune-AugustParent Updates via EmailAugust 147th grade Parent MeetingAugust 19 7th grade Transition DaySeptember 10 Open House

  • Email ContactsBrian Matthews matthewsb@plainlocal.orgJR Easterling easterlingj@plainlocal.orgMatt Gagnon gagnonm@plainlocal.orgJenna Steinberg steinbergj@plainlocal.org Turk Knisely kniselyt@plainlocal.orgEmily Cook cooke@plainlocal.org

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