Educating young men one-to-one since 1906

Oxford's Mission

The Oxford Academy’s mission is to create a supportive learning community for young men built on the values of trust, respect and integrity. At the heart of the Oxford Method is the belief that students, in partnership with their teachers, will find success through increased self-awareness and strategic effort. In a boarding environment with a holistic approach, Oxford’s individualized education balances one-to-one and collaborative learning experiences that challenge each young man to reach his potential.

Student-Teacher Partnership
Personal efficacy is essential to the development of self-confidence and motivation. Students who feel they are partners in their education will learn to connect individual behavior with academic outcomes.
Independent Study
Proctored study halls following each one-to-one class provide structure throughout the academic day.
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.
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Maple Sugaring Project

As Term IV comes to a close so does this year's maple sugaring season. Despite the unusually cold temperatures the Science Department has been busy in the sugar shack transforming sap into pure maple syrup. The final product was evaporated, boiled down, filtered twice, then bottled - and the outcome is absolutely delicious! Great job by the Science Department and all the students who were involved!

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Iron Chef Oxford II

Back by popular demand was the Iron Chef Oxford Competition. On March 23, teachers and students teamed up again to create an original dish using four of the following ingredients: a whole coconut, cornstarch, a pomelo, coffee beans, and pork chops. Teams were given 30 minutes to prepare their meal and an opportunity to describe to the panel of judges why their masterpiece was the most flavorful, aromatic, visually pleasing, and unique dish. It was another round of scrumptious fun for the entire group.

Congratulations to Mrs. Monroy, Stephen, and Quinn for their victory.

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Light on Westbrook

This weekend, Light on Westbrook- Photography Exhibition fundraiser was a huge success! With 96 submissions and the largest turnout in six years, everyone enjoyed a fantastic night of art and fun.

Thank you to all who came to support The Westbrook Summer Meal Program!

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100 Nights Event

Last week, Oxford honored the senior class at the 100 nights until graduation celebration. The soon - to -be graduates were roasted by Mr. LaSota then awarded personalized gifts by Mrs. Neale. Finally they were officially inducted into the Alumni Association by Board of Trustee, Joe Dattilo '93. A special thanks to Mr. and Mrs Allen for joining us and presenting the annual J. Bradley Allen '13 Leadership Award, to this year's recipient, Quinn R.

Congratulations class of 2017, we are proud of you for all of your hard work!

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All - School Rock Paper Scissors Tournament

It took 41 students and 32 members of the faculty and staff 1 afternoon to declare the winner of the Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament on Thursday. Two players each matched up to battle in a series of best out of three contests, to reveal a representative from both the faculty and students teams. Mr. LaSota triumphed over the faculty but he was ultimately taken down by Livingston class of '18 in the finale. Congratulations!

It was a great afternoon of fun for the entire school!

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Oxen Varsity Basketball Winning Streak

The basketball team sure is on a roll! It was rough in the beginning of the season with two consecutive losses. However, in true Oxford fashion, the Oxen pulled it together this week to defeat ACES and Fishers Island. We are proud of our team and their level of resiliency.

Congrats on another victory this week Coach Lindquist, Coach McGrath and our remarkable Oxford athletes!

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2016 Kindness Project

Term II concluded with our school wide Kindness Projects. This is a philanthropic initiative for each advisory group, made up of teachers and students, to provide good deeds outside of the Oxford community. Those projects included donating collected non-perishable goods to the Shoreline Soup Kitchen, cleaning up litter in town, presenting gifts to underprivileged families at the Westbrook Youth and Family Services, and much more. We are so proud of our students for going above and beyond to show kindness in our community at large!

Looking forward to Term III Core Value: Integrity

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NYC Alumni and Friends Event
On Wednesday, December 7, Mr. Cocchiola, Mrs. Zimmerman, Ms. Massey, and Ms. Asselin connected with Oxford's alumni, parents, and friends at The East Wing in New York City. The group of twenty enjoyed a reception with food and drink and shared stories about fond memories while at Oxford. Phil Cocchiola discussed the exciting things happening around campus and the proposed plans in the near future.

Thanks to all who attended and made this such a great event. Be on the look out for upcoming gatherings taken place in Chicago and Boston!

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