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11/23/2020 Board Meeting





There will be a Board of Education Meeting on Monday, November 23, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Pursuant to the November 18, 2020 Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Emergency Order under MCL 333.2253 this meeting will be held virtually.  

PCFA Coat Drive Coat Heart

As you've experienced 2020 has been a year for change, but the Portland Community Fund Association will still continue to be a positive link in assisting with the Portland Community's winter wear needs!

Food Serivce/Chartwells Employment Chartwells Portland Logo

For information on position openings and how to apply for food service jobs, click the link below.

Substitutes Wanted Substitutes Wanted

Portland Public schools is seeking substitute teachers,support staff and bus drivers.  Click Read More for more information and how to apply.

Grade Level School Supply Lists School Supplies

Grade Level School Supply Lists

*Other specific supplies may be listed in the letter you receive from your child's classroom teacher.

Return to School Letter and Survey School Bus

Click here to read Mr. Heath's Return to School letter and access the parent survey.

Portland Public Schools Mental Health Resources Mental Health Site Header

Portland Public School's counselors, social workers, and school psychologists have created and will continue to update this page of Mental Health Resources to provide tools for students, families, and teachers.

Check back frequently at to see what's new.

Portland Board of Education Meeting

There will be a Board of Education Meeting on Monday, October 12, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Media Center. The School Board is no longer permitted under Executive Order 2020-154 to hold virtual meetings.  This meeting will be held in-person and, in accordance with the Emergency Order Under MCL 333.2253 - Gathering Prohibition and Mask Order.

Notice Portland Public Schools Board Meeting Board Meeting

There will be a Regular of the Board on Monday, April 13, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Open this announcement for joining details.

Distance Learning Plan Distance Learning Icon

/userfiles/34/my files/week 6 (5_18) 2nd grade plans .pdf?id=4219Click "Read More" below for information about Oakwood's Distance Learning Plan.

Little Raiders Preschool Registration Preschool

Little Raiders Preschool Online Registration

Additional At Home Resources for Parents Books

Additional At Home Resources for Parents

Free Breakfast and Lunch During School Closure Free Lunch Clipart

Click the "Read More" button below or this picture above for detailed information about free breakfasts and lunches for ALL school age children for the remainder of the school year.

**Updated** COVID 19 Statement


Please click "Read More" below to view current updates related to COVID 19.

*Most recently updated: June 17, 2020 - 2:30 p.m.

Spring Break Food Drive Backpacks for Bellies

Portland Backpacks for Bellies Food Drive will run from February 24th to March 13th. We appreciate all donations and support!

Conscious Discipline Workshop Conscious Discipline

Conscious Discipline Workshop March 28th from 8:30am-2:30pm

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Summer Adventure Program - Camp Information Summer Adventure Camp

Summer Adventure Camp for Oakwood and Westwood students will run from June 10th through August 7th.  Weekly themes will include science projects, arts and crafts, cooking, group games, water play, weekly field trips, and much more.  Look for Summer Adventure Camp enrollment information in early March.  Online registration will begin March 9th. 

Little Raiders Preschool Open House Preschool

Families are invited to visit the Little Raiders Preschool program on March 19th from 5:30-6:30pm. Come meet the staff, learn about programming, as well as tour the classrooms. 

Kindergarten Round Up Kindergarten Round Up

Kindergarten Round Up has begun for fall of 2020. Open this announcement for details.

Now Hiring Bus Drivers Hiring Bus Drivers Flyer

Signing and Referral Bonuses Available
Click here for more information.

DK / K Soft Start DK / K Orientation

Developmental Kindergarten and Kindergarten Soft Start

Oakwood Elementary School Open House Open House

Oakwood Elementary School Open House on Monday, August 19th from 4:00-5:30pm

Grade Level School Supply Lists School Supplies

Grade Level School Supply Lists

March Newsletter Newsletter

Oakwood News March 2019

What is the difference between Developmental Kindergarten and Kindergarten? Kindergarten

What is the difference between Developmental Kindergarten and Kindergarten?

February Newsletter Newsletter 2

Oakwood February Newsletter

January Newsletter Newsletter

Oakwood January Newsletter

Kindergarten Round Up for 2019-2020 Kindergarten Round Up

Kindergarten Round Up for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on Thursday, April 11th and Friday, April 12th.  To schedule your child's appointment fill out the attached form and return it to Oakwood Elementary School or call our office at 517-647-2991. 

Oakwood November Newsletter Newsletter

Oakwood November Newsletter

Veterans Day Celebration Veteran's Day


The Oakwood Elementary and Middle School Veteran's Day celebration will take place on Friday, November 9th at 1:45pm at the Middle School.  Students have prepared songs, artwork and writing pieces to share with our local Veterans as a token of our appreciation for their service to our country.  

Oakwood Halloween Parade Halloween Parade

The Oakwood Halloween Parade will take place on Wednesday, October 31st at 3pm on the Middle School football field.  

Parent Teacher Conferences Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conference Sign Up links

Interested in driving a school bus, click here?

Interested in becoming a substitute teacher or paraprofessional, click here.

Now Hiring Substitute Teachers

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If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher or paraprofessional, please click here to apply.

Oakwood Outdoor Classroom Dedication

OW Outdoor Classroom Image 

August 20th, 2018 @ 4:30pm


Preschool Openings

Exciting news!  The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) and Head Start are now enrolling for the 2018-2019 School Year.  If you have a child that will be 4 by December 1st, they may qualify for one of these FREE programs. Enrollment is easy!  For more information, you can call 616-527-4900 or fill out an online application at  Applications will be available in the Oakwood Elementary office as well.