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My Difference Makes Me Stronger

The Oakwood School welcomed motivational speaker, Mark Farrell to kick off Anti-Bullying Month and Red Ribbon Week . According to his website, http://markfarrellmotivation.com/, Mark was born with Retinoschisis, a congenital eye disorder, and has been a public advocate for the … Continue reading

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Oakwood Students Paint Pumpkins to Raise Money for Juvenile Diabetes

Students at Oakwood School participated in the 25th Annual Leta Kids’ Pumpkin Express at the Laurelton Fire House in Brick.  Art students painted cartoon characters, heroes, villains, classic movie monsters and animals to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research … Continue reading

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Students Meet with Special Effects Artist Joe La Scola.

Oakwood School’s Media Arts students have been working on creating armatures inspired by classic movies.  An armature is a metal framework on which a sculpture is molded with clay or similar material.  Ray Harryhausen is the source of inspiration for … Continue reading

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A Season of Giving MOakwood Style

This past November, Oakwood School participated in their 5th annual Movember Fundraiser. Movember is a global fundraiser which started online through WebDesign499 that takes place throughout the month of November. This fundraiser helps to bring awareness to several men’s health … Continue reading

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Art as Activism

Art students at Oakwood School have been painting pumpkins to raise money for JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).  For the unit, “Art as Activism”, students have been using their skills to promote awareness and help generate funds for a cause. … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!!

The staff of the Oakwood School eagerly welcomed students back on the first day of school. The vibe around the building was one of excitement and joy as students caught up with their teachers and friends. There were smiles all … Continue reading

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Welcome Aboard Oakwood Flight #2017

May 18, 2017 The Oakwood School Community welcomed Ron D’Albero for his annual STEM presentation. This year’s topic featured the history of flight and the science behind airplanes.  The students were fascinated by the evolution of airplane technology, safety, and … Continue reading

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Lead Testing Results for Oakwood School

All schools in New Jersey are undergoing testing for the amount of lead in the drinking water.  The drinking water at Oakwood School, tested on March 3, 2017, revealed that all of our drinking water outlets are safe.  The results … Continue reading

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Q & A with Mickey Gall

    Oakwood students welcomed UFC fighter Mickey Gall. Mickey and his sister Jamie graciously volunteered their time to attend an informal Q & A with Oakwood students. Mickey fielded questions from students in attendance. The boys had questions about … Continue reading

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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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