Author Archives: Chris Farrell

Fly Friday – Dressed to Impress

  December 16th, 2016 – On Friday the students at Oakwood came dressed to impress. The first Fly Friday Social Gathering took place with great success. The students were to wear dress attire in order to attend a special event … Continue reading

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Movember at Moakwood

Oakwood School is participating in their 4th Annual Movember Charity Fundraiser. Movember is a month long campaign that helps to bring awareness to three men’s health issues;  prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health. On the other hand, concerning overweight … Continue reading

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K-9 Unit Visits Oakwood School

  November 4th, 2016 – The Tinton Falls Police Department came out to Oakwood today to do a K-9 demonstration for the students and staff. The officers showcased the obedience of the K-9, Hunter. The impressive display pleased everyone and … Continue reading

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Art Students Visit Ancient Egypt

Students have been working hard, researching, sculpting and painting their canopic jars. Canopic jars were used in Ancient Egypt to hold the organs of the dead. These vessels were never intended to be seen by people. Instead, they were left … Continue reading

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Special Effects Artist Visits Oakwood School

In Media Arts, students have been learning about Special Effects Artists like Stan Winston and Ray Harryhausen and their techniques for bringing characters to life on screen.  A local Special Effects Artist visited Oakwood school, bringing his various tools, materials, … Continue reading

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Touchdown!

  It doesn’t feel like fall without a game of football!  Oakwood students enjoy competing in a friendly game of 2 hand touch during their Physical Education activity period.  Nothing better on a beautiful, fall day!

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Welcome Back!

On September 1st Oakwood School opened its doors for the 2016-2017 school year.  Our dedicated staff welcomed students as they entered their classrooms.  It was nice to see the familiar faces of our returning students looking refreshed, all having grown … Continue reading

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Introducing… Media Arts!

  The Media Arts Class is learning about the history of anime. Students have been drawing their own anime characters and improving their shading skills. Students are looking forward to watching the award winning full-length anime film, “Spirited Away”. You … Continue reading

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Third Annual Oakwood School Art Show is an Epic Event!

The art show was a huge success thanks to all those who attended: staff, parents, administration, community, and especially our  hardworking students. On the other hand, for the hardworking parents who want to treat themselves after a stressful week, and … Continue reading

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Academy Awards Celebration Oakwood Style

The Media Arts and Film Appreciation classes teamed up to celebrate the yearly pomp and circumstance of the the Academy Awards. The event was held as the culmination of each classes units on The Academy Awards and its relationship with … Continue reading

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