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Specials & Extracurricular Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Great Oaks Academy, students can explore their interests, learn new skills, and make new friends through a variety of extracurricular activities. Learn more about what we offer below. 

Specials

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PE
Visual Arts
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Electives

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PE
Study Skills
Visual Arts

*Not all electives are available for all grades.
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In-School Programs

In addition to specials and electives, Great Oaks Academy also offers other in-school program activities such as: above & beyond awards, Black History Programs, honors assembly, National Junior Honor Society, peer mentoring, and student council.

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Technology

We offer one-to-one technology, with each student receiving their own Chromebook.

Athletics

Basketball

Basketball

5th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Cheerleading

Cheerleading

5th - 8th Grade

Girls

Cross Country

Cross Country

5th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Flag Football

Flag Football

5th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Track

Track

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Volleyball

Volleyball

5th - 8th Grade

Girls

Extracurricular Activities

K - 2nd Grade

Art Club
Coding
Community Service
Engineering
Great Oaks Community Changer (GOCC)
Latchkey
Male & Female Mentoring
Robotics Club (1-2)
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3rd - 5th Grade

Art Club
Coding
Community Service
Engineering
Great Oaks Community Changer (GOCC)
Latchkey
Male & Female Mentoring
Robotics Club
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6th - 8th Grade

Art Club
Coding (6)
Community Service
Engineering (6)
Great Oaks Community Changer (GOCC)
Latchkey
Male & Female Mentoring
Robotics Club (6)
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What Great Oaks Academy Parents Are Saying

"I like that they have more activities for the students to be involved in. Great Oaks has many rewards for the children when they get good grades or exhibition good behavior and children need that kind of motivation."

- Great Oaks Academy Parent

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Events

Great Oaks Academy hosts a variety of events each year. Some examples of events are:

  • Back to School Events
  • Breakfast of Champions
  • Concerts
  • Father Daughter Dance
  • M-STEP Ceremony
  • Math & Game Night
  • Mother Son Dance
  • Multicultural Fair
  • School Carnival
  • Summer Bridge Books
  • Talent Show

Field Trips

K - 2nd Grade

Zoo
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3rd - 5th Grade

Science Center
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6th - 8th Grade

Cedar Point
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NHA Shines: Stanford Study Shows Our Students Surpass Their Peers by 3.5 Months Each Year

A recent Stanford study shows NHA partner-school students continue to outperform their traditional public school peers. They do so by gaining nearly three-and-a-half months of additional learning. NHA also earned the new “gap busters” designation for outstanding progress in eliminating learning disparities for minority and poverty students.

Learn More About Stanford's Study