Located on the gorgeous CT Shoreline, Oxford Academy is the original one-to-one top secondary, all boys, college preparatory independent boarding school.

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Oxford's Mission

Within a culture of mutual trust and respect, where teachers and students are partners in education,

The Oxford Academy challenges each young man to reach his potential through individualized

learning experiences that encourage self-awareness and a growth mindset.



Customized Curriculum
Students learn best when materials, content, and pace of instruction are appropriately challenging. Thoughtfully designed coursework, with regular assessment, increases motivation and ensures that success is attainable.
Our Community
We are a vibrant community offering sports, clubs, trips and service opportunities. Students develop life long friendships in our family style community.
Outcomes
Oxford alumni are extraordinary people and professionals committed to making the world a better place through their work in a wide range of fields including environmental research, education, business, entertainment, and technology.
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Oxford Trip to Spain

Last week, Mr. Pachniuk, Mr. McGrath, and a group of Oxford students returned home with fantastic photos from this year's 9-day international trip to Spain. The group explored the streets and buildings of Toledo, Segovia and Madrid. Highlights of this comprehensive trip included a day in Segovia with its enormous Roman Aqueduct. They spent a day in Toledo with its spectacular Gothic Cathedral, an excursion out to El Escorial with its tombs of Spanish Monarchs then journeyed through the Royal Palace in Madrid. In preparation for this excursion, all attendees took part in history seminars for a rich understanding of each city. Thanks to Mr. Pachniuk and the Students Love travel group for this spectacular adventure!

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Light On Westbrook

Our 8th Annual Light on Westbrook Photography Exhibition and Photo Drawing was a blast! There was a record turnout with over 110 submissions. Glad to see so many local talented artists attend in support of The Summer Meal Project.

Huge thanks to Faith Asselin and Jill Vaughn for their hard work coordinating this event.

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Maple Sugaring 2019

The OA science department is back at it again with this year's successful sap collection and boil! Here are some highlights of the sugaring season. Video by Taylor Sahl-- be sure to stay tuned for some hilarious bloopers at the end of the vid.

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Maple Sugaring Lesson with Daisy Ingraham School

The faculty and students from the science department spent time in the Sugar Shack teaching 1st graders from Daisy Ingraham Public School all about the process of maple sugaring. After tapping 36 trees, the finished product was filtered twice, boiled down, and bottled. Finally, the elementary students were able to taste OA's delicious pure maple syrup. Thanks to Daisy School for joining us!

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Winter Sports Banquet 2019

Yesterday, we celebrated The Oxford Charge basketball team with our Winter Sports Banquet. This year, the Charge earned a spot in the Shoreline League semifinals under the direction and leadership of coaches Lindquist and McGrath. Special recognition went to Jaswani E. '19 this year's MVP and Kyle Z. '19 who earned the Unsung Hero Award. We are so proud of our team. Congratulations to you all!

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100 Nights 'til Graduation Event

Oxford recently celebrated our soon-to-be graduates at the 100 Nights until Graduation Event. After being roasted by Mr. LaSota and toasted by Mr. Cartier and several members of the faculty, the graduates were officially inducted into the Alumni Association by Frank Ball '11. Oxford also presented the fourth J. Bradley Allen '13 Leadership Award, this year it was given to Charles K. for his outstanding leadership while at Oxford. A special congratulations to Bailin P. the recipient of this year's student ambassador award.

Congrats to all! It's hard to believe that graduation is just around the corner!

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National Read Across America Day

On Friday, in solidarity with many schools and libraries around the country, OA celebrated National Read Across America Day! We designated space in the rotunda for teachers and students to enjoy their favorite books and snacks.

Thanks to Mrs. Zimmermann and the English department for coordinating this event and encouraging great reading habits!

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