The Oakland Elementary School - Suffolk, VA

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

Operating as usual

01/11/2022
Timeline photos 01/03/2022

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As temperatures drop below freezing, Suffolk Public Schools will open on Tuesday, January 4 with a 2-hour delay for students and staff.

A two-hour delay means:
Bus pick-ups for all students will begin two hours later than normal pick-up times.
Breakfast will NOT be served. Lunch will be served.
Dismissal time will remain the same unless otherwise noted.
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Timeline photos 12/07/2021

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Just a reminder that tomorrow is an Early Dismissal Wednesday.
Elementary schools will dismiss at 1:15 p.m.; Middle schools will dismiss at 11:25 a.m.; High schools will dismiss at 12:25 p.m.
Bus Tracker will NOT be available during early release days.
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Timeline photos 11/26/2021

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Registration for the SPS Saturday Academy December 4 session is NOW OPEN.

You will be able to register your child from now through Wednesday, December, 1 at 5 p.m. Please be sure to fill out the required registration form. CLICK THE LINK the December 4 Saturday Academy registration form - https://bit.ly/2Z0Il3p

Registration is required to attend our SPS Saturday Academy. Students will not be allowed to attend if they are not registered. Late registrations will not be accepted. Registration caps will be locked at a maximum of 15 students per class.

SPS Saturday Academy will also offer Virtual Tutoring Services through our instructional support partner - University Instructors/TutorU. Students will be able to register for live virtual sessions with qualified tutors in all available content areas. Students must register and have reliable internet to ensure a quality session.

Reminder: Spanish I is NOW AVAILABLE as a virtual course selection through TutorU ONLY.

CLICK THE LINK for the TutorU Virtual Tutoring Registration - https://bit.ly/30YyyMq

Timeline photos 11/24/2021

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Just a reminder that Suffolk Public Schools will be closed November 24 - 26 for Fall Break. We will reopen on Monday, November 29.
Have a Safe and Happy Fall Break!
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Timeline photos 11/19/2021

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The Community Engagement Department is teaming up with our SPS Teaching & Learning Team to bring you the SPS People’s Choice Awards!

Suffolk Public Schools is providing the opportunity for SPS Stakeholders (parents/guardians, community members, SPS staff, etc.) to recognize an instructional staff or support staff member (our very own SPS Celebrities) for their outstanding performance. We want to honor them for their commitment to our students and continuous effort in “Building the Best SPS!” The SPS People’s Choice Awards is intended to bolster morale and showcase our hardworking staff.

SPS People's Choice Awards Nominations are NOW OPEN - CLICK HERE!
https://bit.ly/3Cw5Ak7

Oakland Elementary School on Twitter 11/17/2021

Oakland Elementary School on Twitter

https://twitter.com/oes_braves/status/1461101074375495689?s=21

Oakland Elementary School on Twitter “Thank you to the Suffolk Sheriff Department for the generous donation! We are so grateful! #alwaysabrave”

Timeline photos 11/17/2021

Way to go Mrs. Griffin! 🎉😃🎉

Congratulations to our October 2021 teacher spotlight nominees. Thank you for all you do for our students!
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Photos from Suffolk Parks and Recreation's post 11/13/2021

Look at Mr. B and friends!

Photos from Suffolk VA Public Schools's post 11/11/2021

Check out our Braves!

Photos from Oakland Elementary PTA (Suffolk, Virginia)'s post 11/10/2021

Please make checks payable to: OES PTA

Timeline photos 11/09/2021

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Good Afternoon SPS Family...
Just a reminder that tomorrow is our first Early Dismissal Wednesday.
Elementary schools will dismiss at 1:15 p.m.; Middle schools will dismiss at 11:25 a.m.; High schools will dismiss at 12:25 p.m.
Bus Tracker will NOT be available during early release days.
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10/21/2021

This is a reminder that tomorrow, Friday, October 22nd is an early release day for students. Dismissal is at 1:15 p.m. Also, our school office will close one hour early at 4:00 p.m.

Timeline photos 10/21/2021

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Registration for the October 30 session of the SPS Saturday Academy will reopen TOMORROW, Oct. 22 at 8 a.m. and will close on Wed., Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. CLICK THE LINK for registration info: https://bit.ly/2ZbzufN. Please DO NOT submit any information prior to the 8 a.m. time.

Timeline photos 10/19/2021

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10/04/2021
Photos from The Oakland Elementary School - Suffolk, VA's post 09/20/2021

Order Today: https://oes21.itemorder.com/sale

09/15/2021
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

Photos from Oakland Elementary PTA (Suffolk, Virginia)'s post 09/01/2021

Photos from Oakland Elementary PTA (Suffolk, Virginia)'s post

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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Photos from Oakland Elementary PTA (Suffolk, Virginia)'s post 06/16/2021

Photos from Oakland Elementary PTA (Suffolk, Virginia)'s post

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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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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