The Oakland Elementary School - Suffolk, VA

This is the official page for The Oakland Elementary School located in Suffolk, VA.

Operating as usual

09/07/2021

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09/05/2021

Click Here For Bus Route Information: https://www.spsk12.net/cms/one.aspx?portalId=286033&pageId=13462574

Click Here For Bus Route Information: https://www.spsk12.net/cms/one.aspx?portalId=286033&pageId=13462574

08/31/2021

Please help us stay safe by adhering to the scheduled times and safety protocols. We appreciate your patience and cooperation so much! Can’t wait to see you and our little Braves tomorrow! 😊 🌊🤗

Please help us stay safe by adhering to the scheduled times and safety protocols. We appreciate your patience and cooperation so much! Can’t wait to see you and our little Braves tomorrow! 😊 🌊🤗

08/28/2021

We can’t wait to see you! ☺️

For safety only the enrolled Oakland student(s) and one parent/guardian may attend. Masks are required.

08/23/2021
Photos from The Oakland Elementary School - Suffolk, VA's post 08/17/2021

2021-2022 School Supply Lists

08/11/2021

Join us Friday, August 13, 2021, at 2 p.m. when Superintendent Dr. John B. Gordon III will host a Facebook Live to discuss the 2021-2022 school year and answer questions from the community.

To submit your question, please visit https://bit.ly/2Xf0Ujz. The Superintendent will provide a response to as many questions as he can during the live session.

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07/27/2021

Suffolk Public Schools and Rite Aid Pharmacy are working together to offer the opportunity for SPS staff and students, ages 12 and up, to receive the COVID 19 vaccine.

First and second doses will be available on the following days:

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at King's Fork Middle School
Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at King's Fork High School*
Thursday, August 5, 2021, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at John F. Kennedy Middle School*
Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at King's Fork Middle School*

*Anyone receiving their first dose on 8/4, 8/5, or 8/24 will need to schedule the second dose directly with Rite Aid.

This is the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. It is administered as a 2-dose series, 21 days apart.

Please register for one of the clinics by completing the Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic form so we know how many participants to expect in planning for vaccine doses.

For more information about the vaccine, view Fact Sheet For Recipients And Caregivers.
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07/27/2021

SPS Family:

United Way of South Hampton Roads, a long-time partner of Suffolk Public Schools, would like to take you out to the ball game! SPS elementary and middle school families and SPS Staff can pick up free tickets to the baseball game at Harbor Park on Thursday, July 29th at noon, as the Norfolk Tides face the Durham Bulls.

SPS Families and SPS Staff are eligible to receive four (4) free tickets, on a first come, first served basis, from the following summer series sites from Tuesday, July 27th through Thursday, July 29th. Tickets are limited.

Locations and Pick-up Schedules:

Florence Bowser Elementary School - 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Hillpoint Elementary School - 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Mack Benn, Jr. Elementary School - 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Kings Fork Middle School - 8:30 AM-11:30 AM

Families and Staff will have to sign off, to include student and/or staff identification numbers, in order to receive the tickets.

Suffolk Public Schools would like to thank the United Way of South Hampton Roads and their donors for extending this great, family-filled opportunity!
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07/22/2021

School Supply Lists for the 2021-2022 school year are posted on our school’s website by grade level. Link to site: https://oes.spsk12.net

School Supply Lists for the 2021-2022 school year are posted on our school’s website by grade level. Link to site: https://oes.spsk12.net

07/15/2021

Beginning July 16, 2021, Home Access Center (HAC) will be offline to parents and students as we prepare for the new school year. It will be back online beginning August 23, 2021.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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07/14/2021

SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM UPDATE - July 13, 2021

Due to the need in our community, we are opening Southwestern Elementary School as our fourth food distribution site on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. starting this Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

Children do not need to be present to pick up food.

Please pull around to the side of the building and park by door number 3. Our staff will assist you with the meals.

For information about other locations, see our previous post, https://www.facebook.com/SuffolkVAPublicSchools/posts/3969296386451904

06/24/2021

If interested please email [email protected] directly.

If interested please email [email protected] directly.

Timeline Photos 06/17/2021

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ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, EXPLORE!!!

Suffolk Public Schools is offering "SPS Explore" for all SPS students and families to investigate the wonders of our area. These activities are grade-level specific, skill based, family-focused and student-centered for learning, application, and fun.

Grab your family and further your child's interest in becoming a mathematician, scientist, historian, artist, wellness champion, and informed citizen by joining our exploration of our great city through the "SPS Explore" activities!

More info and sample activities are on our website https://bit.ly/3gzBQuL
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Timeline Photos 05/24/2021

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All schools, departments and offices will be closed Monday, May 31 in honor of Memorial Day.

Suffolk Public Schools will reopen on Tuesday, June 1.

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05/04/2021

Join us for Yoda Yoga tonight! The link to join is in Canvas. #MayTheFourthBeWithYou #buildingthebestsps

Join us for Yoda Yoga tonight! The link to join is in Canvas. #MayTheFourthBeWithYou #buildingthebestsps

Timeline Photos 05/03/2021

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We are kicking off Teacher Appreciation Week with a chance for you to share with us.

So many times we hear about that one teacher who made a special impact in someone's life. Who was that teacher for you? What grade or subject did they teach?

Tell us about your best teacher ever!
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Timeline Photos 04/21/2021

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Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

Thank you to all of our Administrative Professionals for all your hard work, tireless effort and every day enthusiasm to keep our schools running smoothly.

We appreciate you today and every day!

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04/07/2021

Happy Assistant Principal’s Week to “The Greatest on Earth”. We love you and are so thankful to have an AP as kind and as loyal as you! You make sure The Braves are taken care of! 🥰

Happy Assistant Principal’s Week to “The Greatest on Earth”. We love you and are so thankful to have an AP as kind and as loyal as you! You make sure The Braves are taken care of! 🥰

Timeline Photos 04/02/2021

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UPCOMING SCHOOL CLOSURE REMINDER

Spring Break is the week of April 5-9, 2021. All SPS Buildings, Offices & Schools Will Be Closed.

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Timeline Photos 03/31/2021

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In observance of Spring Break, there will be no food deliveries April 5- April 10.

To accommodate this change we will deliver 10 days worth of meals on Friday, April 2 at the normal stops and times. These meals are packed in multiple boxes and bags weighing over 10 pounds each.

Please plan accordingly for pick up.

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Timeline Photos 03/23/2021

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The Suffolk Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services Department is hosting another "Nourishing Our Neighbors" community event this Thursday, March 25, at Booker T. Washington Elementary School from 5 pm - 6 pm.

PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE TO LINE UP BEFORE 4:30 p.m., in order to allow room for our student buses to leave at the end of the school day,

This is a drive-thru event. Please be aware of volunteers wearing bright orange vests, who will be directing traffic. All produce items will be prepared and packaged separately.

The following items will be available

- A 16-pound box consisting of Potatoes, Oranges, Zucchini, Onions, Apples, Tomatoes, and Peppers
- Bananas
- Green Beans
- Strawberries
- Squash

Children do not need to be present to receive produce items. Please follow all CDC guidelines, including wearing a mask.

In partnership with the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, “Nourishing Our Neighbors" allows SPS to provide fresh produce to families at no cost.

A special thank you goes out to Suffolk Public Schools Nutritional Services for putting these events together for the community!

Virtual no more, Suffolk students begin return to classrooms - The Suffolk News-Herald 03/16/2021

Virtual no more, Suffolk students begin return to classrooms - The Suffolk News-Herald

Virtual no more, Suffolk students begin return to classrooms - The Suffolk News-Herald A bundle of nervous energy, she was ready for a unique first day of school, wearing her Creekside Elementary School shirt and mask, ready to greet the other Gators marching in.

[03/14/21]   Below are some reminders as we prepare to reopen the building this week:

1. Monday, March 15th is for Hybrid A- Day students only.

2. Please communicate with your child’s teacher the mode of transportation your child should take home (car, school bus, or after school program)

3. If you’ve chosen to wait until this week to drop off medicine or take care of other business matters at school please remember visits to the school are by appointment only and we will only allow 3 people in the front foyer at once.

Thank you for all you are doing to help us ensure a smooth reopening!

03/12/2021

OES Families,

Please view the following short videos to be most informed on our new procedures due to COVID restrictions:

Most Important! Transportation Home: https://youtu.be/mWF0iNMHsVA

Welcome Back to the Building: https://youtu.be/rUCu8pLN9qE

Meals in School & Bus Routes: https://youtu.be/BlS3Zg2O52c

New OES Procedures: https://youtu.be/nVepS2RF23s

OES Families,

Please view the following short videos to be most informed on our new procedures due to COVID restrictions:

Most Important! Transportation Home: https://youtu.be/mWF0iNMHsVA

Welcome Back to the Building: https://youtu.be/rUCu8pLN9qE

Meals in School & Bus Routes: https://youtu.be/BlS3Zg2O52c

New OES Procedures: https://youtu.be/nVepS2RF23s

Timeline Photos 03/11/2021

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Elementary bus routes have been posted to our website at https://bit.ly/30xBM66

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03/10/2021

Please click the link for bus route information: https://www.spsk12.net/hybrid_virtual_learning_plan/hybrid__virtual_bus_routes

Please click the link for bus route information: https://www.spsk12.net/hybrid_virtual_learning_plan/hybrid__virtual_bus_routes

03/10/2021

This is a reminder that all visits to the school are by appointment only. If you need to take care of medication drop off, chromebook exchange, registration, etc. you must call the school at 757-923-5248 to schedule an appointment.

This is a reminder that all visits to the school are by appointment only. If you need to take care of medication drop off, chromebook exchange, registration, etc. you must call the school at 757-923-5248 to schedule an appointment.

03/08/2021

If you have child that needs to take medication at school, please call the school to make an appointment to bring the medication to the school nurse prior to March 15th. Students may not transport their own medication.

03/08/2021

Car Rider applications were mailed and need to be returned to the school in person so you may receive your placard to place visibly in your car prior to the first day of school. Please follow the schedule listed below for submitting your application and obtaining your placard:

Last Name A-J: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9AM - 3PM

Last Name K-R: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 9AM - 3PM

Last Name S-Z: Thursday, March 11, 2021 9AM - 3PM

MUST HAVE photo ID and bring the application that was mailed to you.

If weather permits this will occur outside in the side parking lot, if not please come to the front entrance.

Must wear a mask covering your nose and mouth.

We will be practicing social distancing and appreciate your patience.

THANK YOU!! ☺️

03/05/2021

Car Rider applications were mailed and need to be returned to the school in person so you may receive your placard to place visibly in your car prior to the first day of school. Please follow the schedule listed below for submitting your application and obtaining your placard:

Last Name A-J: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9AM - 3PM

Last Name K-R: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 9AM - 3PM

Last Name S-Z: Thursday, March 11, 2021 9AM - 3PM

MUST HAVE photo ID and bring the application that was mailed to you.

If weather permits this will occur outside in the side parking lot, if not please come to the front entrance.

Must wear a mask covering your nose and mouth.

We will be practicing social distancing and appreciate your patience.

THANK YOU!! ☺️

Car Rider applications were mailed and need to be returned to the school in person so you may receive your placard to place visibly in your car prior to the first day of school. Please follow the schedule listed below for submitting your application and obtaining your placard:

Last Name A-J: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9AM - 3PM

Last Name K-R: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 9AM - 3PM

Last Name S-Z: Thursday, March 11, 2021 9AM - 3PM

MUST HAVE photo ID and bring the application that was mailed to you.

If weather permits this will occur outside in the side parking lot, if not please come to the front entrance.

Must wear a mask covering your nose and mouth.

We will be practicing social distancing and appreciate your patience.

THANK YOU!! ☺️

03/05/2021

If you have child that needs to take medication at school, please call the school to make an appointment to bring the medication to the school nurse prior to March 15th. Students may not transport their own medication.

If you have child that needs to take medication at school, please call the school to make an appointment to bring the medication to the school nurse prior to March 15th. Students may not transport their own medication.

Timeline Photos 03/04/2021

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Attention SPS Families!

Please join us Monday, March 8, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. for a live Zoom webinar "Transitioning Back Into the Classroom: How to Help Your Child Succeed!"

This webinar will offer information, tips, and resources to make this transition as smooth as possible. We hope to see you there!

Click to join the webinar: https://bit.ly/3sQxVgz

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03/03/2021
Timeline Photos 03/03/2021

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UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES

Wednesday, March 3 - Schedules for elementary students will be mailed
Wednesday, March 10 - Bus routes for elementary students will be announced
Wednesday, March 10 - Schedules for middle and high school students will be mailed
Wednesday, March 17 - Bus routes for middle and high school students will be announced

For questions, please contact your child's school directly.

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Suffolk, VA
23434

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm
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