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The Halls are Alive... With the Sound of Music!

For the entire third quarter, the South Campus building has been singing along to familiar tunes such as "Do, Re, Mi", "The Lonely Goatherd", and "Sixteen Going on Seventeen". On the evenings of March 6 and 7, the …

Posted by A. Aunspaugh in Middle School Years on Tuesday February 26 at 02:27PM
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Teacher Toolkit | 5 Things Mr. Fernandez Can't Teach Without

Mr. Fernandez has been a familiar face at Oakhill for quite a while, but this year is his third year in the Middle School Science Lab. We stopped Mr. Fernandez to find out what are his must-haves to keep his lab running smooth!


1. Champions …

Posted by M. McDaniel in Teacher Topics, Middle School Years, Classroom on Tuesday September 18, 2018
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Taking Mission Possible into the World


8th-grade students at Oakhill are required to complete a year-long, research-based project called "Mission Possible," which culminates in a presentation of their work. Students choose a topic that matters to them personally, stemming from hobbies, …

Posted by A. Aunspaugh in Middle School Years, Alumni on Wednesday June 13, 2018
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Getting Ready for the World Peace Game


Mrs. Stripling has been preparing all year to introduce the World Peace Game to her 5th grade students. Now, we’re less than a month away from a truly interactive and highly experiential learning experience.

The point of the game is simple. It is …

Posted by in Middle School Years, Classroom on Thursday February 22, 2018 at 11:08AM
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#GRA17 - Making Connections Through Reading


Author and teacher Pernille Ripp had the idea for the Global Read Aloud in 2010. In its first year, 150 students read “The Little Prince” out loud through 60 different facilitators. The project has grown dramatically since its beginning, now …

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