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This just inโ€ฆUpton 5th graders create a mock broadcast to share the story behind the French and Indian War.

Student groups researched and presented information, gave live interviews, and told the story from multiple perspectives!
We're wrapping up School Library month with a big thank you to MSGCU for grants given to some of our school libraries this month!
The money donated along with some books will increase the options for children in the library. Thank you!
Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union
Be sure to come out to Royal Oak Middle School on May 4 to see the South Oakland County Fraternal Order of Police take on all-stars of the Detroit Lions in an annual basketball game.
Welcome to Royal Oak Schools Lisa!
Addams ECC is lucky to have you!
Addams Elementary School
An Arbor Day celebration with students from Addams Elementary ๐ŸŒฒ

Addams Elementary School Royal Oak, MI - City Hall Royal Oak, Michigan
Students were busy at Northwood on Earth Day! 5th graders picked up trash around the school grounds & 2nd graders created mobiles with 3 promises they made to the earth, like "I promise to never litter" or "I promise to create a compost pile in my yard."
Northwood Elementary School
On National Graphic Design Day we want to thank the students at ROHS in Mr. Anderson's "The Block" class for all they do for Royal Oak Schools!

Two of the students designed the mugs that were passed out to the Board of Education during School Board Appreciation Month.

Thank you for the awesome-looking mugs, Parker Mason and Elliot Callan!
Royal Oak High School
At Royal Oak Schools we recognize that we have some pretty wonderful Administrative Assistants and want to thank them today and every day for all that they do for our students!
Thank you! ๐Ÿ’ ๐ŸŽ‚ ๐Ÿ‘
You're invited to the last meeting of the Cultural Competence Engagement Committee, on May 10 at 6:30 PM.
For more on the CCEC Committee and DEI work done so far at Royal Oak Schools, use this link:
Did you miss the Teacher Band at ROJAM on Friday? Or maybe you want to see it again...
You can catch their act and other performances on our YouTube channel.
If you missed the Teacher TED Talks at ROHS during UMatter Week - you can watch it here:
Royal Oak High School

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Operating as usual


Hanging out @ Get Connected!

It was a great event. Thank you to all our parent groups, community partners and the BOE for attending.


Today we celebrate the brave women who fought for our right to vote and paved the way for gender equality. ๐Ÿ’Œ
Let's honor their legacy by fighting for equal opportunities for all.
Educating ourselves and others can build a brighter, more inclusive future. ๐Ÿซ


Meet Mr. Kale Clack.
Kale is a new math teacher at Royal Oak High School.
Welcome to the district, Kale!


Royal Oak Schools Food Service is hiring for the following position:

Oakland Elementary School-Cook $16.15/hour approx. 5.5 hours/day
7:30 am to 1:30 p.m. M-F

Brand new kitchen! Competitive wage, free lunch. Summers off! Cooking experience preferred. Training provided.

Contact Mike Jacobs via email for details: [email protected]


HAPPENING TOMORROW: Get Connected with other Royal Oak Schools families. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ
Have fun, have food, and learn more about the district's parent-led groups (PTA, ROMPA, PAC). ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š
It's on August 26 at Royal Oak Middle School in the back parking lot. ๐Ÿ˜‹


Due to the weather forecast tonight, we are planning to start the Varsity Football game early. Tentatively around 6:30pm.

Please spread the word! Come out and support your Ravens!


Say hello to Lindsay Hill, joining Royal Oak Schools this fall as a second grade teacher at Addams. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿซ
Lindsay was born in Canada,'eh. She moved to the U.S. with her family in the 3rd grade. ๐Ÿ—ฝ


Summer might be coming to an end, but the memories will last a lifetime! ๐ŸŒ…๐Ÿ˜Ž

Share your favorite travel moments with us and comment where you wandered... ๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ


Join our team at Royal Oak Schools! ๐ŸŒณ
Go to:, where you will find several athletic openings, student support services, Special Education, teaching positions, and more.

Recent postings: Kindergarten Teacher at Upton, Music Teacher at ROMS, Special Ed Social Worker at ROHS, and Middle School Cross Country Coach.


Please welcome Dana Sternicki to Royal Oak Schools! ๐ŸŒณ
Dana will be joining the team at ROMS as a Math Teacher!
A fun fact about Dana is that this summer she made it to Yellowstone National Park where she saw her first rodeo! ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿค ๐ŸŽ


Looking for specific forms or student handbooks? ๐Ÿค”
You can find them at

Many useful forms like an emergency form or a form for dispensing medication can be found there, as well as student handbooks, the Student Code of Conduct, and quick links to staff shout-outs, student features, and more! ๐Ÿ’ป


Welcome to Royal Oak Schools Devin Shencopp! ๐ŸŒณ
Devin will be joining the ROMS staff as a Paraprofessional. ๐Ÿ–คโค

A fun fact about Devin is that he says he was fortunate enough to spend 12 days, with his wife of 14 years & counting, touring Greece in October '22. He says that a class they had together in high school was Myths & Legends and their shared love of Greek Mythology finally bore fruit a quarter century later! He also has twin dogs named Achilles & Athena. ๐Ÿ’ซโœจ๐ŸŒŸ


If you're looking for our fall sports lineup, head over to
You'll find schedules for football, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, volleyball, tennis, and more! ๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ‘Ÿโ›ณโšฝ๐Ÿฅฝ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽพ

Remember, our first home football game is against Holly High School on 8/24/23 at 7 PM! ๐Ÿˆ


Say hello to Donna Mitchell as she takes on her new role as a Learning Support Specialist at Upton Elementary! ๐Ÿฆ‰
Donna says a fun fact about her is that this is her second time working for Royal Oak Schools! ๐ŸŒณ
Welcome back Donna!


Going back to school can be an exciting time!

Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your return:
1. Organize your supplies. Make a list of the essential supplies you'll need for the upcoming school year, such as notebooks, pens, pencils, and any textbooks or specific materials requested by your teachers. Purchase or gather them ahead of time so you're ready to start the year off right. ๐Ÿ““๐Ÿ–Šโœ๐Ÿ“š
2. Review your schedule. ๐Ÿงฎ
3. Get back into a routine. ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ›Œ
4. Review previous materials. ๐Ÿ“„
5. Set goals: Think about what you want to achieve academically and personally during the upcoming school year. ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿฅ‰
6. Reach out to friends: Reconnecting with friends before school starts can help you feel more excited and less anxious about returning. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿพ
7. Take care of yourself: Prioritize self-care to ensure you start the year feeling your best. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฉ


Senior Citizens, did you know that we offer a Gold Card that can get you into events at Royal Oak Schools for free? ๐Ÿ†“

Passes are issued at the Royal Oak Schools Administrative Building, 800 DeVillen in Royal Oak. ๐ŸŒณ

Residents will be asked to present a driver's license or identification verifying their age when applying for the pass. ๐Ÿš˜๐ŸŽซ


Say hello to the new secretary at Keller Elementary School, Mary Saltsman! ๐Ÿšธ

She says she loves being part of the Husky family and was previously a paraprofessional but is most excited to move to the front office and get to know all the new faces! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿฆฐ๐Ÿ‘ฑ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

She has two daughters and says her absolute favorite thing to do with them is nature walks and finding new trails to explore. She is also a face painter!! ๐Ÿ–Œ๐ŸŽจ


Get Connected with other Royal Oak Schools families. ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ
Have fun, have food, and learn more about the district's parent-led groups (PTA, ROMPA, PAC). ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š
It's on August 26 at Royal Oak Middle School in the back parking lot. ๐Ÿ˜‹


Welcome to Royal Oak Schools Emily Esbri! ๐ŸŒณ
Emily joins our team at Oak Ridge as a Developmental Kindergarten Teacher! ๐Ÿšธ
And did you know that Emily is a competitive ballroom dancer?! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐ŸŒน


Welcome back to Royal Oak Schools, Kris Ryan! ๐ŸŒณ

Fun fact: Kris is a product of Royal Oak Schools and actually retired from Royal Oak Schools in 2015 after teaching 25 years in the district. ๐Ÿ˜ฒ She says she has kept busy since retiring and loves spending time with her granddaughter, Eloise! ๐Ÿ’—
She will be at Upton Elementary School as a Learning Support Specialist!


Today is National Nonprofit Day, and we're proud to be part of a community that cares! โ˜บ

Join us in celebrating the amazing work that non-profit organizations do to make our world a better place. ๐ŸŒŽ
Tag a favorite organization below to spread the word about the important work they're doing to serve the community. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š


Welcome Sanja Thelen to Royal Oak Schools! ๐ŸŒณ
Sanja joins Royal Oak Middle School as a Counselor. ๐Ÿซ

She says she loves watching The Office and Schitts Creek and going to concerts! ๐Ÿ“บ๐ŸŽถ
We are so glad you are here! ๐Ÿ˜Š


Save The Date for the 2023-24 State of the Schools Address!


๐Ÿ‘‚ In case you didn't hear...
Head Start has decided to dissolve its Royal Oak location.
๐Ÿšš They have moved to Webster Elementary at 431 W. Jarvis Street in Hazel Park.
More information can be found at or by contacting OLHSA at 248-470-8019.


It's National Back To School Prep Day. Youโ€™ve got this! ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿซ

What do you do to prep for back to school? ๐Ÿ“„๐Ÿ–Šโœ๐Ÿ–โœ‚๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿšธ


Say hello to Ms. Rebecca Rea! ๐Ÿ‘‹
She is joining us as a Speech and Language Pathologist at Addams Early Childhood Center. ๐ŸŽ
Welcome aboard!


We are now hiring for substitute positions. ๐Ÿšธ
Use the QR code to apply! โคต


Please welcome Daniel Russell to Royal Oak Schools! ๐ŸŒณ
Daniel joins us as the new Director of Athletics and Activities. ๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™
Daniel says he is looking forward to getting to know the staff, coaches, student-athletes, and members of the Royal Oak community.
A fun fact about Daniel is that he is very close to visiting every Major League Baseball Park! โšพ (You can ask him which ones are left when you meet him!)
Royal Oak High School


is great, but it's not the same without our amazing students!

We can't wait to see you again and hear about all the wonderful things you've been up to! ๐Ÿคฉโค๏ธ


Say hello to Miho Prokurat, an Academic Support Teacher at Upton Elementary School. ๐Ÿšธ
Miho says she likes crocheting, walking my rescue dogs and embarrassing her three children! ๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’
She is looking forward to seeing everyone this fall and coming up with fun new spirit day outfits!
"Hereโ€™s to year 23 of teaching in Royal Oak." ๐Ÿฆ‰
Upton Elementary School


On International Youth Day, we're all about lending a helping hand to the next generation. ๐Ÿค

Let us know in the comments how you're making a difference in your community!


Today, we celebrate the incredible joys that sons and daughters bring into our lives! ๐Ÿ’• Whether they're toddlers, teens, or grown-ups, they fill our days with love, laughter, and unforgettable memories.

To all the parents out there, let's take a moment to appreciate the unique bond we share with our children. They teach us patience, resilience, and unconditional love in ways we never knew were possible. ๐Ÿค—

Drop a photo or a heartwarming message in the comments to celebrate your wonderful sons and daughters!


Congratulations on your retirement Theresa Vernier! ๐Ÿ˜Ž
You will be missed at Royal Oak High School and across the district!


Say hello to Mr. Berg! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป
Matt Berg will join the Royal Oak High School staff as a Social Studies Teacher!
A fun fact about Matt is that he spends his summers โ˜€ working on the family farm in Nebraska! ๐ŸŒฝ
Welcome Matt!


August is National Wellness Month! ๐Ÿ˜
We want to know what your morning routine is... ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿปt๐Ÿšฟ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿฅž๐Ÿฅฃ
The way we start our day matters! ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ˜Ž

Here are 5 ways to give your day a boost from the beginning.


Today is National S'mores Day!

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Our school communities offer a variety of programs to reach every student. In addition to the cityโ€™s regular national recognition as one of the best places to raise a family, the school district is consistently recognized for what it offers, including:

  • A comprehensive curriculum

  • Social and emotional supports for all students

  • Exceptional fine arts programs
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    Royal Oak, MI

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