The seventh and eighth grade band and choir students loved exploring at the Imagination Station in Toledo. Following music workshops at EMU, they investigated the displays at this museum before splashing it up at Castaway Bay! What a fun way to celebrate the school year!
6 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
girls pose by Imagination sign
two girls stack wooden tower
student looks at intelligent guitar
student pedaling aerial bike
2 girls with tubes in water
2 girls with bowl game
students in tilting room
During the choir/band field trip today, the 7th and 8th grade choir students participated in a vocal clinic with Dr. Brandon Johnson at EMU. They worked on blend, vowel sounds, and expression. Our singers really enjoyed working with him!
7 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
choir sings at EMU
choir on stage with EMU professor
choir makes a sign with EMU professor
teacher demonstrates a horn
Our ELL students enjoyed a wonderful tour of the Detroit Institute of Art! Thank you to Mrs. Ginsbach for arranging this special field trip!
11 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
students listen to docent at DIA
students stand by bus
Congratulations to our May Students of the Month. It's tough to show positive character traits and academic focus this late in the school year, but you continue to do that and we are so proud of you! Thank you to our anonymous sponsor for this morning's breakfast.
21 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
students of the month
The cast and crew of "Annie, Jr!" shared a sneak peek of the show with our student body today, and wrapped up their final dress rehearsal. Tomorrow night is opening night! We invite you to join us at 7 pm on May 19, 7 pm on May 20, or 2 pm on May 21. Tickets are available through cash sales at the door ($5 per adult, $3 student/staff, or $15 per family). You won't want to miss this wonderful production!
21 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
Grace, Annie and Daddy Warbucks
Rooster, Miss Hannigan, and Lily
crew girls run sound board
Daddy Warbucks sings to crowd
new girl in NYC
8th graders had a GREAT day at the zoo! The weather was amazing and there were many animals out! We also learned from the zoo educators about how climate impacted the wolf population on Isle Royale.
22 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
students at zoo
students at zoo
students at zoo
students at zoo
students at zoo
students at zoo
students at zoo
students at zoo
students at zoo
students at zoo
At Sixth Grade Orientation today, we were excited to meet our incoming students! We had tours from our WEB leaders, music from band and choir, and we learned about schedule choices for sixth grade. It was a great day and we can't wait until next year!
28 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
leadership class in hall
group on tour in hall
group on tour by cafeteria
group of kids in hallway
welcome sign
students listen to band
choir sings for visitors
Eighth graders enjoyed a day at the Henry Ford Museum on Friday. They took a seat on the Rosa Parks bus and viewed other innovations. They also watched a 3D movie about the Great Bear Rain Forest in the Imax Giant Screen Experience!
about 1 month ago, Oak Valley Middle School
students in front of mural at museum
students by Rose Parks' bus
students sitting inside bus
student with face in tv screen
students standing by Oscar Meyermobile
two girls with faces in tv screen
Oak Valley 6th and 7th grade instrumentalists enjoyed the opportunity to play with Lakeland High School Jazz Band and Wind Ensemble students on Tuesday. After rehearsing together, they presented a wonderful concert for the Band-O-Rama!
about 2 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
band students with clarinets
3 girls with their flutes
band in concert at LHS
It's National Assistant Principal's Week! We are so proud to celebrate our Mrs. Fraza! Since joining us in November, Mrs. Fraza has been learning the ropes at OV and getting to know our students, staff, and families. She brings many gifts and talents to our Oak Valley team and we are so grateful that she is a part of our Hornet Family. Happy Mrs. Fraza Week!
2 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
picture of Sara Fraza, assistant principal
Congratulations to Mrs. Kelly Haas, the HVS Middle School Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Haas works tirelessly to bring our students many enriching experiences, in the classroom and beyond! We appreciate your extraordinary leadership, Mrs. Haas!
2 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
staff and students with Mrs. Haas
applauding our teacher of the year
confetti celebration for teacher of the year
The HVS choirs were excited to bring all of our bass voices together for a day filled with workshops, singing, and performing for elementary students!
2 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
Bass Choir practices on stage
Summer programs are available for current 7th and 8th grade students at the Oakland Schools Technical Campus! Please see this flier for details.
3 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
flier for OSTC with picture by car
The Oak Valley Choirs offered a wonderful concert last night for a full house! The audience enjoyed listening to their classical, folk, and multilingual music. The MHS Singers joined us with "Cruisin' for a Bruisin'" and the evening concluded as the combined groups belted out "River in Judea." Congratulations to Mrs. Samuels and all vocalists on a very successful presentation!
3 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
choir in concert
Oak Valley choirs sing together
Milford High School singers
8th grade choir claps
Are you running low on school supplies? Do you need a posterboard for an upcoming project? Our Oak Valley school store can help! We carry pencils, lead, composition notebooks, posterboard, and so much more. You can also purchase spirit wear as well. Come check it out on Tuesdays and Fridays during lunch.
3 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
School Store
We had a blast at our St. Patrick's Day activity this afternoon. Hornets enjoyed dancing to music from the DJ, playing carnival games, volleyball and basketball in the gym, a cake walk and hanging out with their friends! ūüćÄ
3 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
st Patrick’s day dance
st Patrick’s day dance
st Patrick’s day dance
st Patrick’s day dance
st Patrick’s day dance
st Patrick’s day dance
st Patrick’s day dance
st Patrick’s day dance
st Patrick’s day dance
st Patrick’s day dance
Our St. Patty's Day Dance is Thursday, March 16, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm here at OVMS! We'll have a DJ, pizza, basketball, cake walk, coin toss, photo backdrop/props, and more! Tickets are $10 and the deadline is lunch time on March 16. No tickets will be sold after lunch. Also, remember that March 16 is a GREEN OUT here at OV!!
3 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
students with leprechaun masks
Oak Valley 8th Graders enjoyed tours, orientation, and activities at MHS and LHS last week. Remember that all high school schedules are due by this Friday, March 17. Students, if you have questions, please see Mrs. Nellis.
3 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
girls eating in high school cafeteria
group picture on high school bleachers
students holding up whiteboards
8th graders eating in high school cafeteria
Last week, 8th graders had the opportunity to visit the Oakland Schools Technical Campus (OSTC) SW. Oak Valley students heard from current OSTC students about the programs offered such as agriscience/environmental technologies, health sciences, welding, graphic design, culinary arts, automotive technology and more. Our 8th graders came back excited about options they will have once they begin high school!
3 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
students learning in classroom
students learning in classroom
students learning in classroom
students learning in classroom
students learning in classroom
students learning in classroom
The Oak Valley Art Department is featured in the HVS Central Office for the month of March! If you stop by, take a look at the impressive student work on display!
3 months ago, Oak Valley Middle School
four self portraits
black and white prints
3 pieces of artwork
4 watercolor paintings