Oak Valley’s robotics team, the Steam Stingers, participated in their first competition this fall. The Stingers won most of their matches and ended up with a respectable score. Way to go! Their next meet will be December 10.
2 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
robot in the field
robotics team
coach and 3 robotics team members
2 robotics team members on controllers
Oak Valley NJHS students collected non-perishable food items to create Thanksgiving baskets for local families. They were able to create 45 baskets of food and shared them with families at Oak Valley, Country Oaks, Kurtz, and Johnson. Great job, Hornets!
3 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
NJHS leaders with Thanksgiving boxes
We had so much fun at our assembly, celebrating the success of the Oak Valley Rally! The incentives included Mrs. Meray-Poe getting duct taped to the wall, Mrs. Durso and Mr. Hamilton playing Bean Boozled, Mrs. Chwalek becoming a human sundae, and much more. We are so grateful for the work and organization of our Leadership Class and Mrs. Haas, who was also slimed!
4 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
Teacher gets duct taped to a wall
two staff members grimace with Bean Boozled
Librarian turned into an ice cream sundae
2 girls pour slime on teacher's head
Mrs. Samuels has unveiled the spring musical for OVMS! We are looking forward to a special production of Annie Jr. More information will be coming soon.
4 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
Poster about Annie Jr.
Our boys basketball teams played Muir at MHS last night in a highly anticipated rival game. 6th/7th grade fought hard but came up short, losing 19-29. 8th grade was victorious with a final score of 50-37. Both teams were welcomed with an OV basketball alumni tunnel to start the game. The energy in the fieldhouse was contagious!
4 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
basketball players
basketball players
basketball player
basketball players
Sixth graders at OV made ice cream to investigate phase changes. Science is fun and yummy!
5 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
kids eating ice cream
kids eating ice cream
kids eating ice cream
kids eating ice cream
It's "Anything but a Backpack Day" at OVMS! This Spirit Day brings a fun parade of students' flexibility and creativity. What will they think of next?
11 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
three girls with carts and trash can for backpacks
Boy using net instead of backpack
girls using strollers, suitcase, carts for backpacks
two boys with wagons for backpacks
Today we honored those who have fought for our country and our freedom during our Veterans Day Assembly. We were joined by our students' loved ones, as well as local veterans from our community. Thank you to the WEB Leadership class for planning the afternoon, and to Spicer's Orchard, Bella Rose, Holden's, Village Grill and Milford Kroger for your donations of food and flowers for our veterans.
12 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
students with veterans
students with veterans
veterans
The Craft Club has been busy creating twirling toys that spin. Whether they paint with shaving cream or bake a shrinky dink, they always have fun together after school. Come join any intramural club you wish! You can sign up in the office.
21 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
craft club showing their spinners
craft club assembling spinners
OV Engineering students designed and assembled their projects using 3D printing and motion with gears. Great work!!
21 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
two girls with Lilo and stitch project
boys with merry go round project
2 boys with gear project
The HV United Middle School Cycling Team has enjoyed great success, embracing the challenges and the muddy terrain. They received another first place trophy at the MISCA Cycle Therapy Bicycles Lakeshore Park Race. Congratulations to all!
23 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
cyclist with mud on face after a race
four cyclists standing by a bike
boy on cycle going through woods
The Oak Valley Robotics Team (STEAM Stingers) has been hard at work designing, building, and programming a robot that will perform specific tasks. On Nov. 19, they will compete with other middle schools across the state, and will be judged on their robot’s ability to carry out required challenges, their written and oral presentation of what they’ve learned, and their ability to work together as a team. Let’s wish them all good luck!
24 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
boys working on a robot
two boys working on robot construction
Congratulations to our October Students of the Month! We recognized them at a breakfast before school last week. Great work, Hornets.
24 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
October students of the month
8th graders, if you are interested in attending the International Academy next year, please note the information meetings available. Applications are due by January 29.
24 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
International Academy meetings
At the Fall Harvest Dance, we enjoyed a haunted hallway, photo booth, pumpkin bowling, DJ and dancing, pizza, guessing games, and much more! Many thanks to our Leadership Class for all of their hard work in planning and orchestrating this special event!
25 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
three girls in costume at the dance
girls outside the haunted hallway
four students in costume at photo booth
student bowling with pumpkin
Oak Valley 7th and 8th Grade Choirs and 7th Grade Communication Arts classes were invited to Milford High School for a behind-the-scenes view of a musical production. The rehearsal process for "White Christmas" was interactively explained to our students. We were impressed!
28 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
middle school students watch rehearsal
students talk in a circle in the lobby
middle schoolers watch the stage from the audience
The HV United Cheerleading Team will begin in early November. Please see this flier for times and tryouts for seventh and eighth graders.
29 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
7th and 8th grade cheerleading tryouts in November
Costume Day was a blast at OVMS! Our students are so creative! We love to see their unique ideas. The hallways were filled with sharks, dinosaurs, Ghostbusters, aliens, Minions, and more.
29 days ago, Oak Valley Middle School
two kids in banana costumes
two guys dressed up like Jim Harbaugh
girls in Ghostbuster uniforms
Four girls in animal suits
Tickets for the Fall Harvest Dance on Oct. 27 are on sale ($10 through Wednesday, $15 on Thursday at lunch only). Students will need to buy their ticket soon so we can order pizza for everyone. This event is loads of fun! Pictures here are from last year's event.
about 1 month ago, Oak Valley Middle School
cake walk in costumes
playing basketball in costume
game of ghosts at party
Last week, OV 8th grade students visited Indian Springs to test the water quality of the Huron River Watershed. In addition, students hiked to the headwaters of the Huron River and learned about wetlands and other ecosystems found in our watershed.
about 1 month ago, Oak Valley Middle School
students on dock collecting water sample
students in water observatory
two girls holding up water testing supplies
girl looking at water through glass