Notice of Teacher and Support Staff COVID-19 Grants
Pursuant to Public Act 166 of 2020 Section 949q., Oak Park Schools (OPS) has notified eligible staff of the Teacher and School Support Staff COVID-19 Grant and the process, forms, and timelines associated with these grant dollars.
For more information regarding grant eligibility, frequently asked questions, required forms, and the appeal process if you were not included in the initial eligibility determination, please visit the Michigan Department of Treasury Teacher and School Support Staff COVID-19 Grants website. Staff can also contact Steven Barr, Chief Financial and Operations Officer at email@example.com or by phone (248) 336-7714
Oak Park Advantage Newsletter - November 20, 2020
Administration Building Address
13900 Granzon St. Oak Park, MI. 48237
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
FALL SPORTS UPDATE: CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON
MHSAA Playoff Football: Regional Championship
Our Oak Park Knight Football team will face the Livonia Churchill Chargers in the MHSAA Football Division 2 Regional Championship. The MHSAA Football tournament is currently postponed in wake of Governor Whitmer's 3-week shutdown due to a rise in COVID-19 cases. Once the tournament resumes, the winner will advance to the MHSAA Division 2 Semi-Final and face the winner of the De LaSalle/Warren Mott game.
DON’T WAIT TO UPDATE! FREE IMMUNIZATIONS!
Join us for our Oak Park Schools Drive Thru Immunization Fair.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Thursday, December 3, 2020
(13700 Oak Park Blvd. Oak Park, MI 48033) Please enter the high school parking lot off of Coolidge and begin at the outdoor fair at Station #1.
Raffles will be available for attendees, prizes include Xbox, Tablets, and $50 Kroger gift cards.
All OPS students must have an up-to-date immunization certificate or a valid immunization waiver to attend Oak Park Schools per Michigan law. If your child(ren) need immunizations, please use this time (virtual learning), to update the required immunizations.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Students who are not properly immunized will not be permitted to return to in-person teaching and learning until immunizations are up-to-date.
Appointments are also available at the Oak Park High School Clinic Daily, to schedule an appointment call 248-398-0199.
Safe for School Hotline
Beginning October 12 through December 30, 2020, Oakland County is offering a telephone screening resource to assist parents/guardians through the pre-screening process and to help identify potential illness in children prior to entering school. All screenings are conducted by healthcare professionals.
Hotline staff can help answer questions about COVID-19 symptoms, the need for testing, and what is considered high-risk.
Cost: No cost for parents/guardians of Oakland County school-aged children
Days: Monday through Friday
Times: 5 a.m. to 8 a.m.
General COVID-19 resources can be found on the Health Division’s website at www.oakgov.com/covid or by contacting Nurse on Call at 800-848-5533 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Nurse on Call is available 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday. For up-to-date public health information, follow @publichealthOC on Facebook and Twitter.
UPDATE: FEED OUR KIDS PROGRAM
Oak Park Schools is providing meals for families, residency and/or enrollment in the school district is not necessary to receive meals. All meal distributions will take place on Wednesday’s from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (new). Our next meal distribution will be Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Oak Park High School located at 13701 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park, 48237
For more information, please visit www.oakparkschools.org/coronavirus-information/feed-our-kids/ or email Aric Wienclaw, Director of Dining Services at email@example.com
News and Updates
Since we are out of school because of COVID-19, some of our teachers have graciously posted videos reading for our students. We will continue to add videos as we see them posted.
Kids Kicking Cancer - Heroes Circle
Oak Park Advantage
The Oak Park Advantage is a holistic approach to education that not only prepares students academically, fosters a sense of belonging but creates long-lasting connections to the Oak Park community. While attending Oak Park Schools, students develop a confidence that is woven throughout their post-secondary, professional and social-emotional well-being years after they graduate.