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.
It's was truly a successful Maple Sugaring Season. After tapping 40 maple trees on campus, the sap was evaporated, boiled down, filtered twice, and bottled - and the syrup is seriously delicious! We are thankful to the Science Department and all the students who were involved.
Huge thanks to Taylor Sahl for this fantastic video. Enjoy!
In honor of Black History Month, the Art and History Departments organized a fascinating trip to the Wadsworth Atheneum to examine African American artists' work from significant periods including slavery, the civil rights movement, and contemporary history. Thanks to Jill Vaughn for developing a fun and creative lesson plan to educate our students. Photos by Jill Vaughn and Tora Massey.
Mr. Cartier and the Career Path Club organized an exciting visit from Zander, "man's best friend" from a local non-profit organization called Fidelco. This enterprise provides training for guide dogs to impart life-changing independence for their clients.
All of the Oxford boys enjoyed a lesson in adolescent life education and exposure to a new career option.
On Thursday, Oxford hosted its annual Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament. After a series of best out of three contests, Ms. Massey represented the faculty and Nathan H. '20 represented the students in the finale. Ultimately, Nathan was victorious as he earned the infamous Oxford trophy and a fun prize.
It was a great afternoon for the entire school!
Oxford Academy and Westbrook Public High School united again to read Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. The novel explores a broad range of issues relating to power, gender, and religious politics. Students at Oxford recognize social justice as a very significant and popular theme this year and are highly encouraged to remain involved in building a better.
Learn more about The Oxford Academy Book Club and this novel on our Library News page.
Students worked closely with their advisors in the Innovation Lab to build a car made up of recycled goods, 3D printed wheels and special features for each vehicle. Then the groups used air pressure from a ballon to race their cars in Oxford's First Grand Prix Contest. Congratulations, to Mr. Maragliano and Gresham H. on their victory!
Thanks to Mr. Lindquist and Mrs. Gilman for coordinating materials, rules, and prizes for the winning advisory group.
On Tuesday, December 5, Phil Cocchiola, Faith Asselin, Tina Zimmermann, Tora Massey and Helen Waldron traveled to New York City to meet with alumni and friends of Oxford at The East Wing on the Upper East Side. With great food and drink, the group of twenty people chatted and reminisced about Oxford. Head of School, Cocchiola brought everyone up to date on the changes that have been made to the campus and upcoming events.
Thanks to all who joined us for a great event!
In continuation of the term II focus kindness, Dr. Landry, Mr. Hayden, Mr. Westbrook and a group of Oxford boys spread a wonderful act of kindness, by restoring our Little Free Library for the local community members
of our students are international
of students earn college acceptances
of faculty & staff have advanced degrees