• Rigorous Work Exponential Excellence!!!!
  • COSSN Celebrates OHES - Above the Line for Gr. 2 Reading Achievement
    Dr. Seuss, Jammies and Security Blanket - Read Across America Literacy Celebration - Oh, The Places to Go!!
    Literacy excitement peaked for all students at Oxon Hill ES on Friday, March 10, 2017.  It was Read Across America Celebration for Dr. Seuss. School- Wide! 
    OHES Remembers and Celebrates Black History
    Over 171 families attended and participated in Oxon Hill ES' annual Black History celebration family night event. Song, Dance, Marches and yes - checking the facts with Kabootz (an online using your cell phone activity) kept everyone totally engaged! 
    Qtr.2 Data U - Problem of Practice Student Growth Success
    Data Inquiry/Analysis meetings for Quarter 2 occurred for our first and second grade teachers on March 13, 2017 and for our third - sixth grade teachers on March 7, 2013.
    STEM Fair Projects: Student Learning at Its Culminating Best!
    STEM Fair Project Parent Viewing Night occurred on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm.  Parents and family continued to come with a sense of positive anticipation for viewing all of the STEM Fair projects in general and then their own child's STEM Fair project.
    PCCPS Math Dept. Conducts Numeracy Learning Walk at OHES - Acting and Assessing Yielded GLOWS and GROWS
    This Numeracy Learning Walk, focused on grades 3 - 5, occurred on Wednesday, February 1, 2017  from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm with a debriefing session to share and discuss evidence collected related to what the teachers were doing and what the students were doing.
    Commit to Be Fit Family Night Energizes All for Healthy Living
    Over 147 families and teachers participated in Oxon Hill Elementary School's annual Commit to Be Fit Night held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6:45 pm.  Families were excitedly engaged in fun activities that promoted healthy living and having fun!
    Twenty-One Students at OHES Celebrated for Earning Straight A's on Quarter Report Cards
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 was Celebration day for 21 students who worked hard, persevered and put forth much academic effort, with the exhilarating result of "Outstanding Academic Success," ...Straight A's in all content areas. 
    OHES Student Leadership Conference Leaders Voice Their Goals for Outstanding Academic Achievement
    Twenty-one (21) student leaders who were chosen by their classmates in grades K through 6 excitedly met with Principal Best-Goring on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 1:30 pm. 
    American Education Week: Student Essay Readings on Education Importance! Student Principal for the Day Exclaiming: Awesome! My Principal Walks a lot
    American Education Week under the leadership of Gretchen Lofland and collaborative efforts of the American Education committee members was Outstanding.View Video 
    STEM Family Night: Minds at Work Designing, Exploring, Building, Testing: Just Like Engineers
    Over 58 parents, students and teachers participated in our Stem Family Night event that occurred on November 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm.  Oxon Hill Elementary School's STEM Fair leader and Science Department chair, Yvonne Smallwood, reviewed the criteria for a "Winning" Stem Fair Project.
    Annual Book Character Parade Stirred Up Excitement and Enthusiasm Over Books and Favorite Characters!
    There occurred an explosion of excited students, picture-taking parents and enthusiastic teachers and staff on Thursday, October 27, 2016 during Oxon Hill Elementary School's annual Book Character Parade. 
    STEM School -Wide Engagement: Student Engineers Designing and Building a Working Submarine!
    Literacy and Numeracy:Parent Engagement All Day at Oxon Hil ES! Said One Parent- I would not miss this for anything.
    Children were Ecstatic!  Parents were beaming as they saw and heard their children learning!!
    Hispanic Heritage Celebration Family Night
    Diversity Brought Song, Dance, History, a Parade of Nations, Food, and Great Pride!
    PBIS and Student Attendance Family Night - Culture Matters - Be Respectful, Responsible, Safe, Prepared!
    Back-to-School Night - Culture + Data + Performance at It's BEST!!
    Over 231 parents and students attended Oxon Hill Elementary School's Back-to-School Night on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm.  Parents came with anticipation for what to expect and left with happiness and knowledge when it comes to teaching and learning. 
    Annual Meet & Greet at Oxon Hill ES Caused Beams of Joy!
    Anxieties Vanished. Confidence Grew. Ready for School, knowing teacher and classroom!  8/18/16
    Great by Choice Oxon Hill ES Staff Welcomes You to School Year 2016 -2017
    We pride ourselves for being a "School of Roadrunners Who Get Results" where every child is "Gifted, Talented and Valued!"
  • Mission Statement
  • We, the Oxon Hill Elementary School family, are a caring learning community in which teachers will deliver rigorous instruction and students will reach and exceed their full potential for academic growth with mastery level results.  We passionately believe that all students can and will achieve the rigorous educational standards when they are:

    • Made to feel important,
    • Expected to do well,
    • Engaged in challenging and meaningful work, and
    • Supported by a unified community of teachers, staff, parents, and other concerned and involved adults.

     We are the Roadrunners who get Results and Reach the Goal of Academic Excellence.


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