Grade 5 Workshop class is held on Monday mornings. An Oakland Public Schools bus will pick up students from Manito at 9:05 a.m., from Heights at 9:10 a.m., and from Dogwood at 9:20 a.m. and bring them to the Oakland Board of Education building. Ms. Boomhower meets the bus and escorts the students to the Workshop classroom, Room 22 at Valley Middle School. Ms. Boomhower brings the students back to the bus at 11:40 a.m. and students return to their respective elementary schools.
Musical Encounters - Classical music study
Perplexing Problem (year-long project) - students select one
- Rescue Me!
- My Heavens!
- Journey to the Center of You
- Tapestry Tales
- Natural Disasters
NJ Consortium of Gifted and Talented Programs (NJCGTP) Spelling Bee
Plexers, Tangrams, MindBenders, Stories with Holes