School News

  • Oak Meadow Graduates on Lawrence Academy Honor Roll

    Posted July 6, 2015

    Lawrence Academy of Groton has announced its honor roll for the spring 2015 trimester. Achieving High Honors are Oak Meadow graduates Jorie Van Nest ('14) and Craig Waldie ('11). And achieving Honors are Victoria Hodgkinson ('14) and Michaela Dempsey ('12). Congratulations!!

  • Oak Meadow Named #1 Preschool in Littleton!

    Posted June 29, 2015

    Oak Meadow School was picked as the #1 preschool in Littleton in the Wicked Local 2015 Reader's Choice Awards - congratulations!!

  • OMS Class of 2015

    Oak Meadow School Class of 2015

    Posted June 23, 2015

    Oak Meadow is proud to announce its class of 2015. We congratulate the 8th grade graduates and wish them all the best at their respective high schools in the fall: Acton-Boxborough High School, Lawrence Academy, Littleton High School and St. John's Preparatory School.

  • Students Perform at Littleton Nursing Home

    Posted April 1, 2015

    This week, music teacher Steve Pixley and OMPA Community Service Chair Lyn Goldman brought students to the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton for the first of two community service performances. The performance included a mixture of band pieces as well as an individual vocalist. In addition to sharing their talents, students had an opportunity to socialize with the very receptive and appreciative residents. Afterwards, students reflected on the various benefits of this experience, including cross-generational social interaction, preparing pieces for a meaningful goal, and gaining experience presenting themselves formally and elegantly in front of an audience of strangers. Accolades to our students as they nurture the world around them!

    This performance is part of an ongoing effort to create an awareness at Oak Meadow, both among the students and among the parents, for community service. The next nursing home concert will be at Westford House on April 15th.

  • MS Collaborates to Build Living Wall

    Posted March 27, 2015

    The walls are alive at Oak Meadow! At least one of them is. You can see it in the hallway connecting The Rizzi Center to the Middle School next to the Peace Garden. As of Thursday, March 20th, Oak Meadow is now the steward of a new permaculture science initiative called a "living wall," or sometimes called a vertical garden.

    The project originated as a collaboration with Lawrence Academy as part of their Winterim curriculum in which students work on volunteer projects all over the world. English teacher David Smith along with his son Trevor who owns the business and nine high school students partnered with 17 Oak Meadow Middle School students to make the wall a reality. Together they built the stainless steel wall that reaches to the ceiling, filled it with dirt, and dug in 72 herb plants including parsley, sage, rosemary, oregano, and thyme. What a terrific way to welcome in SPRING after this very hard winter! Visit our website for photos of this fun project.

  • Science Fair Showcases Student Ingenuity

    Posted March 4, 2015

    For as long as institutional memory can serve, Oak Meadow has been presenting its annual Science Fair comprised of thought-provoking science experiments conducted by students in grades three through eight. Depending on their interests, students can begin working on their Science Fair projects as early as the start of the year. Students begin by observing their world and identifying something of personal interest to study. Using the scientific method, each student forms a question with a hypothesis, designs an experiment, and takes measurable data to determine the accuracy of the hypothesis. Upon completion, students share what they've learned with the community by preparing a visual and presenting it. Not only does the individual student benefit from in-depth exploration, but so, too, does the community from learning more about this world we all share. “Looking at the world with a sense of wonder and awe is something that children do naturally. It’s the way they are made,” said Science Teacher Kirsten Wright. “Science Fair promotes discovery of the process of learning, as well as the content. Maria Montessori, a scientist herself, recognized the importance of the discovery process.”

  • OMS Community Service Collects Books for DCF

    Posted December 10, 2014

    Collecting GENTLY USED BOOKS
    for DCF-Lowell

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    Oak Meadow’s Community Service Committee is collecting books for foster youth and adults. Bring your gently used children's books to the OMS foyer until December 15.

    * We cannot accept magazines, coloring books, textbooks, dictionaries or encyclopedias.

  • Giving Tree Gifts Due MONDAY

    Posted December 5, 2014

    Oak Meadow’s UE students are wrapping up their annual Giving Tree community service project. If you are participating in this project, gifts are due on Monday, December 15. Please bring your gift, wrapped and with the ornament tag attached and leave it in the designated box in the foyer.

    Many thanks from Oak Meadow's UE students, the OMS Community Service committee and the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF-Lowell) for your support of this project. Many families in need will be able to enjoy the holiday season thanks to the generosity of the Oak Meadow community.

  • Parent Education

    Posted October 29, 2014

    There are many workshops and events to attend in our area for parents who are interested in exploring child development and parenting topics. Here are a few upcoming events that you might find of interest:

    January 14, 2015 - Positive Discipline, Kristen Ancker

    February 5, 2015 - Angeline Lillard

    March 19, 2015 - Hugh Weber

    Community Speaker Series - Fenn Speaks

    Westford Parent Connection Center for Parents and Teachers, Concord MA

  • Veterans' Day Commemoration 11/3

    Posted October 27, 2014

    Announcing a very special commemoration for our Veterans...

    Please join Oak Meadow in honoring our veterans at this Monday's Morning Meeting on November 3 at 8:45 a.m. featuring Oak Meadow parent and retired Veteran, Lt. Col. Tamara Schwartz, USAF. Each year we have been fortunate to have presentations by veterans drawn from our parent community, representing different branches of the service, including Army Reserve, Coast Guard and Navy. Lt. Col. Schwartz will not only be our first Air Force presenter, but our first female veteran to share her thoughts and experiences with us.

    The event will conclude with singing the Vietnam War era anthem, "Tie a Yellow Ribbon." This song is about the yellow ribbon as a symbol to welcome soldiers home and to show that they have not been forgotten.

    Also in honor of our veterans...

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    Oak Meadow's Community Service Committee recently sponsored a school-wide project honoring our veterans. Students from Children's House through Middle School created cards decorated with red, white, and blue stars and stripes to thank the men and women who have served our country. Click here for pictures. The cards will be delivered to a local veterans' organization.

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