Oaks Montessori School fundraising for expansion _lowres

Photo provided by Ashley Richardson -- Founded in 1987, Oaks Montessori School in Hammond offers accredited Montessori programs to students ages 3 to 12, with a planned middle school expansion to serve students to age 15.

Fundraising is underway for the expansion of Oaks Montessori School in Hammond to allow the school to offer programs to students ages 12 to 15.

Founded by Teri Bickham in 1987, Oaks initially offered only primary school education. The school now offers its accredited programs to students from ages 3 to 12.

A golf tournament fundraiser will be held at Oak Knoll Country Club on April 7. Teams of up to four players can participate in the scramble. There will be complimentary lunch and drinks. For information and to register, email Ray Stevens at tangiman22@gmail.com or call (985) 634-4882.

For information on Oaks Montessori School or the Oaks middle school program, call (985) 345-8088 or visit montessori.net.