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.
Congratulations to Nick, Alex, Jack, and coach, Mr. Maragliano for his second consecutive year winning our Annual Egg Drop Contest. This team created the best protective system to absorb energy before the egg hit the ground. This year, for the first time, the final teams battled it out in a tiebreaking egg toss contest. Check it out!
Every year the entire OA community volunteer at the Clinton Community Garden which supplies fresh veggies for local soup kitchens. This past Saturday, all students participated in the community service event. We are proud of their hard work!
Huge thanks to Mr. LaSota and Mrs. Zimmerman for coordinating this program.
On September 10th, the Oxford community was excited to welcome 14 new students at the start of the 2018-19 Academic Year. During the opening days, the new students along with dorm reps became acclimated with the campus and the town of Westbrook. The group enjoyed trips to the movie theater, the mall, and Dave and Busters. On September 12th, our upper-classmen returned to campus ready for a great year at OA.
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On Friday the students and faculty toured the Connecticut River Museum and sailed up the CT River aboard New York's oldest ship, The Onrust! It was the perfect afternoon to celebrate an awesome five weeks of the Summer Launch Academy.
Huge thanks to Mrs. Neale for coordinating this trip and boys for hoisting the sails!
The English Department has developed a collection of titles and writing prompts related to the theme of "Music". This collection spans media types such as online videos, graphic novels, biographies, poetry and art. This collection is categorized by length and type.
During the opening week in September, we will dedicate part of the first week to gathering in groups to discuss our reading and writing. Click here for details.
It was a very memorable graduation ceremony as the Oxford Academy Class of 2018 marched into the Donald K. Miller Study Center for their graduation on Saturday, June 1. Dan H. '18 read from Ecclesiastes followed by Mr. Cocchiola's welcome and presentation of books to the seniors. Mrs. Martha White and Mr. Matthew LaSota then gave awards and plaques to the following seniors:
At the conclusion of our spring sports season the varsity tennis, air-soft, and intramural players were celebrated for their hard work and sportsmanship at our Spring Sports Banquet. The coaching staff spoke passionately about each athlete and honored them for their individual contribution to their team.
Special recognition went to Victor L. '18, Livingston F. '18, Ronald M. '18, Jaswani E. '19, and Gresham H. '19 for the Iron Man Award, an award dedicated to athletes who participate in all varsity sports. Charles K '19 won the Intramural Award and Livingston F. '18 and Ronald M. '18 earned outstanding athletic performance during varsity tennis season.
We are proud of our athletes. Congratulations to all! -- Photos by Jill Vaughn
Last week, Mr. Maragliano and Mr. Hayden coordinated a school field trip to Oxford's own Foster Pond for the 4th graders from Daisy Ingraham Public School. Huge thanks to Charles K. '19, Livingston F. '18, Noah L. '20, and Will S. '18 for leading the lesson in ecology and keeping the children engaged. Well done boys!
of our students are international
of students earn college acceptances
of students join sports or clubs
Zach Hayden is enrolled in a graduate program designed and certified by Landmark College and Marlboro College for Executive Function and LD Professional Development to better serve the Oxford student population. Read his bio here...