Oak Park School District Family:
The Oak Park School District continues to provide educational opportunities for all students. We ask that all students, parents, and residents take advantage of all of our educational programming and extended learning opportunities.
Be a part of the new wave of communication by signing up for our email blasts. The district welcomes all stakeholders to join the listserv for announcements and news for the entire school district. Stakeholders that join this valuable network will receive regular email updates that include school news, calendars, student status updates, school events, progress reports, scheduling updates, parent/teacher conferences, PTSA events and much more. This is an opportunity to gain access to information that impacts the academic success for all students. To join our list, you can sign up at http://www.oakparkschools.org/content/listserv or email email@example.com, or call 248-336-7726 for more information.
Always remember that our goal is to provide quality learning for all of our students in a safe learning environment. With increased student achievement for all students as our main focus, we continue to work diligently in-house with our administrators and instructional staff to make a difference in the lives of all of our students. Our students are really showing progress and we will continue to push for even better results. We will continue to encourage parent and community involvement, because it takes a village to make a difference.
Thanks for your continuous feedback and support. Let's continue to work collaboratively for our students.
Welcome to the Oak Park School District!
Oak Park is the place to be!
Parents and Students: Please be mindful of the following information and dates. Of course, there are more, but these are the most critical.
Friday, May 17 - Report Card/Progress Report Distribution
Monday, May 27 - Memorial Day - No School
Wednesday, June 12 - Secondary Exams - 1/2 Day for Students in Grades 7 - 12
Thursday, June 13 - Secondary Exams - 1/2 Day for Student in Grades 7 - 12
Thursday, June 13 - Last Day of School for All Students
Monday, June 18 - Report Card Distribution
Monday, June 24 - First Day of Summer Learning Programs
Amazing things are taking place in the Oak Park School District. The 2012-2013 school year brings about excitement for students of all ages. We expect excellence in academics, arts, athletics, and attitudes for all students. We need all students on time for school every day and ready to learn.
We cherish and respect the relationships that we have established with all of our families. We encourage parent and community involvement at every grade level. Please stay informed about all of the happenings throughout the district. Be sure to check ParentConnect regularly for attendance, grades, and lunch account history. If you don't have a password to login to the information, please contact the building secretary or call the administration office for assistance. It is imperative that you find out when PTSA meetings, parent teacher conferences, and progress report and report card distribution takes place. Become an active part of the transformation that is taking place within the Oak Park School District. Remember, your child matters to us because every student counts and your involvement and support matters too!
We want to thank all of our supporters for the Oak Park Education Foundation 2nd Annual Golf Outing and Marching Band Uniform Sponsorship. Please click the link to Download our flyer
to see the donors.
Join the Oak Park Family! The Registration Office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., 13900 Granzon, Oak Park, Michigan 48237, 248-336-7708. Enroll now for the fall! Great things are taking place in Oak Park, and we would love to have you join in the excitement.
Funding is available for all students to attend college. You must apply for every opportunity available. Here are a few links that every student/family should click on and apply for scholarship assistance. It's never too early to become familiar with available opportunities and funding sources. Every middle school and high school student/family should click on the links below. (If clicking on the link doesn't work, copy and paste the URL in your web browser).
1) Bell Labs Fellowships for Under Represented Minorities
2) Student Inventors Scholarships
3) Student Video Scholarships
4) Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholarships
5) Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
6) Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships
7) Brand Essay Competition
8) Gates Millennium Scholarships (major)
9) Xerox Scholarships for Students
10) Sports Scholarships and Internships
11) National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships
12) Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
13) Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
14) FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid
15) Presidential Freedom Scholarships
16) Microsoft Scholarship Program
17) Wired Scholar Free Scholarship Search
18) Hope Scholarships &Lifetime Credits
19) William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for
20) Multiple List of Minority Scholarships
21) Guaranteed Scholarships
22) BOEING scholarships (soma e HBCU connects)
23) Easley National Scholarship Program
24) Maryland Artists Scholarships
26) Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business
Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida)
27) Historically Black College & University Scholarships
28) Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
29) International Students Scholarships & Aid Help
30) College Board Scholarship Search
31) Burger King Scholarship Program
32) Siemens Westinghouse Competition
33) GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds
34) CollegeNet's Scholarship Database
35) Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid
36) Federal Scholarships & Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship
Gateways from Black Excel
37) Scholarship &Financial Aid Help
38) Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group)
39) FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form &Info)
40) Aid &Resources For Re-Entry Students
41) Scholarships and Fellowships
42) Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies
43) HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study
around the world)
44) Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunitieshttp://ccmi.uchicago.edu/schl1.html
PLEASE CONTINUE TO STRESS THE IMPORTANCE OF ACADEMICS, ARTS, ATHLETICS, and ATTITUDE! WE ARE DESTINED FOR GREATNESS AND WANT ALL OF OUR STUDENTS TO BE WELL ROUNDED!
Student and Parent Connect
Families please take the time to sign up for Student and Parent Connect. This year, the Oak Park School District is proud to introduce Student Connect, which allows students to monitor their own academic achievements. Both Student Connect and Parent Connect can be launched from the Oak Park website
Upon logging into your account all of the links are located to the left of the screen. Click on a link to view your child's daily attendance, behavior, cafeteria lunch account, class assignments, contacts, GPA, health records, report card grades, schedule, and transcript information.
Student links are slightly different . Students will have access to their daily attendance, behavior, cafeteria lunch account, class assignments, report card grades, GPA, schedule, and transcript information.
Current students and thier parents can contact thier respective schools to retrieve their login information.
Oak Park School District offers a wide variety of educational options for all students. We provide customized learning opportunities and support for all students. If you missed us at the Michigan Expo held at Oakland Mall, there's still an opportunity to meet with all building administrators and staff. Please call our offices (248) 336-7708 to schedule a tour and hear about our exciting programming.
The Oak Park Advantage includes academics, arts, athletics, a renewed attitude and more.......
We're here to serve.....
Please call (248) 336-7708 to enroll now. Secure your seat today!
Our early childhood programs are phenomenal. We've added foreign language exposure to our elementary programming. We've also added elementary (grades 3 - 6 - inclusive of Einstein, Key, and Pepper Elementary Schools) and secondary marching bands (grades 7 - 12 - inclusive of Oak Park Preparatory Academy, OPHS Freshman Institute, and Oak Park High School).
Have you heard about our newly reorganized 7th and 8th grade academy? Check out the Oak Park Preparatory Academy.
The model 9th grade academy is located in Oak Park. We invite you to visit the Freshman Institute, where everybody is somebody. Students are focused on career and college readiness. All students receive a laptop! The technology driven Freshman Institute is new and exciting, and boasts of being one of the most unique opportunities for incoming 9th grade students.
We're also ready to showcase our ability to motivate students who have not had success in the traditional setting. Check out N.O.V.A. Discipline Academy for students ages 8 - 15, and Oak Park Alternative Education Center for students ages 16 - 19.
Oak Park School District strives to meet the needs of all students, because we believe all students can learn and deserve an opportunity for success.
Einstein Elementary School - Grades K - 6
Key Elementary School - Grades Pre-K - 6
Pepper Elementary School - Grades K - 6
Oak Park Preparatory School - Grades 7 - 8
OPHS Freshman Institute - Grade 9
Oak Park High School - Grade 10 - 12
NOVA Discipline Academy - Ages 8 - 15
Oak Park Alternative Education Center - Ages 16 - 19
Oak Park is the place to be!
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