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Specials & Extracurricular Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Oakside Prep 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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Music
PE
Technology
Visual Arts
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Electives

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2D/3D ArtHealthSkills Workshop
Advanced PEIntro to BandSocial Studies
American Sign Language IIntro to BusinessSpanish I & II
BandIntro to ChoirYearbook
Concert BandIntro to Comp. Science 
Foundational ArtLeadership 
*Not all electives are available for all grades.
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In-School Programs

In addition to specials and electives, Oakside Prep Academy also offers other in-school program activities such as: Academic Honors and High Honors, Cum Laude, Eagle of the Month, Effort Creates Ability, Excellence in Writing, Magna Cum Laude, Math Fluency, Moral Focus, Readers Are Leaders, Safety Program, School Matters, Student Activities Leadership Team (SALT), and Summa Cum Laude.

College Prep

Oakside Prep Academy offers college prep opportunites to scholars. These opportunities include: college campus tours, college counseling, and Early Middle College Program.

Learn more about our Early Middle College Program

Learn more about College Counseling

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Technology

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

Extracurricular Activities

K - 5th Grade

Chess Club
Fine Arts Club
Girls on the Run (5)
Mock Trial
PAL
Scouts
Soccer Club
Sports Camps
Table Top Game Club
World Culture Club
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6th - 8th Grade

Chess Club
Fine Arts Club
Girls on the Run (6-7)
Mock Trial
PAL
Scouts
Soccer Club
Sports Camps (6)
Table Top Game Club
​World Culture Club
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9th - 12th Grade

Chess Club
Fine Arts Club
Mock Trial
PAL
Scouts
Soccer Club
Table Top Game Club
​World Culture Club
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"The staff members at Oakside Prep are always friendly & welcoming. The communication from the staff is very thorough and it shows how much they care about the students!"

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Events

Oakside Prep Academy hosts a variety of events each year. Some examples of events are:

  • Black History Vendor Fair
  • Book Fair
  • Class Trips
  • Community Events
  • Concerts
  • Family Fiesta
  • Family Learning
  • School Carnival
  • Seasonal Dances
  • Talent Show

Field Trips

K - 5th Grade

Chicago (3-5)
Cider Mill (K-2)
Detroit Zoo (K-2)
Henry Ford (3-5)
Indian Springs (3-5)
Parade Co. (K-2)
Sloan Planetarium (3-5)
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6th - 8th Grade

Cedar Point (7-8)
Chicago (6)
Henry Ford (6)
Indian Springs (6)
Service Learning (7-8)
Sloan Planetarium (6)
Spring Hill (7-8)
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9th - 12th Grade

Cedar Point
Service Learning
Spring Hill
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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