May/June Newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE

  • South Park Mission Statement 
  • Fine Arts Night & Annie Jr!
  • Online Registration
  • FCS Field Trip Reminder
  • Chromebook Collection
  • End of the Year Medication Pick up
  • Open House Save the Date
  • West Greece Trip Summer of 2024 info
  • Weekly Bulletins
  • Student Handbook
  • Food Service Positions
  • Progress Reports
  • Infinite Campus Messenger
  • Moving?
  • In Need of Assistance?
  • Essential OASD information
  • School Safety/ Where to Drop Off and Pick Up
  • Whom Do I Contact?
  • Specialist Updates & News, Sports, and PTN Information

CONTACT

Oshkosh Area School District 215 S Eagle Street                    Oshkosh, WI 54902                920.424.0395                        info@oshkosh.k12.wi.us

South Park Middle School      1551 Delaware St.                  Oshkosh, WI 54902 

Office Phone  920.424.0431   

Attendance Phone  920.424.0431 ext. 2702

Fax 920.424.7513

South Park Mission Statement

 

At South Park Middle School, education is a continuous transitional experience, which promotes positive intellectual, emotional, social, and physical growth. Students are encouraged to maximize individual potential to function in a diverse society.   

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Please remember that you are always welcome at South Park. We want you to take an active role in your child's education. Your involvement in your child’s academics as well as extra-curricular activities will result in their success. If you ever have any questions regarding your child, please call 920-424-0431 to be directed to the appropriate staff member. We are here to help you and your child.  


 




Family & Consumer Sciences, 8th Grade, Teen Money:

Reminder! Second semester Teen Money students will be visiting the Junior Achievement Center and Fox Valley Technical College on Thursday, May 12th. The bus will leave SPMS at 8:30 a.m. & return at approximately 3:15 p.m. Students should dress appropriately and remember to bring a sack lunch if this option was chosen. If you have questions, please email Ms. DeBruin at sandra.debruin@oshkosh.k12.wi.us or Mrs. Turner at  jennifer.turner@oshkosh.k12.wi.us. *Permission slips were sent home with students the second week of April. If you need another copy, please contact one of the teachers above. Thank you for your support!


Chromebook Collection dates are as follows:

Grade 6  Wednesday, June 1

Grade 7  Tuesday, May 31

Grade 8  Tuesday, May 31

Please make sure your child brings the following:

Chromebook case, Chromebook charger (2 parts - one that plugs in the CB and the other that goes into the wall), and the Chromebook

Missing items are charged the following replacement costs:  case $35, charger $25, Chromebook $300

Parents, please help by making sure that your child comes to school with everything to turn in on their assigned turn in day, and if you have a good vacuum have them vacuum / clean out their case please. You will be surprised to see what can be found there! :)


Medication Pick Up!

 Please pick up your child's medication on or before the last day of school Thursday, June 2.  We are unable to send medication home with students or keep it for next year. Please see HERE for additional information. Thank you!


Open House Dates for 2022-23 School Year

6th Grade Open House: Tuesday, August 23rd 4-6pm

 5-5:30pm is a parent meeting

7th and 8th Grade Open House: Tuesday, August 30th 4-6pm

Are you interested in traveling to Greece and Italy in June of 2024? 

Wildcats Abroad (Oshkosh West travel club) will have a group of students traveling in the summer of 2024.  We typically go on an abroad trip every other year.  In 2018, we traveled to Dublin, London, and Paris.  In 2022, we are traveling to Switzerland and Italy.  If this trip interests you, please email Mr. Lasee at jason.lasee@oshkosh.k12.wi.us and he will email you more information.  Current West students will have an opportunity during W-hour to get more information as well. Space is limited, so reach out if interested soon.


Weekly Bulletins

Every Friday there will be an updated bulletin for the week ahead. This will include the activities, special events and upcoming events. Make sure to check your Infinite Campus and email for this every Friday!


Student Handbook

  • View the Student Handbook HERE

Are You Looking For a Part Time Position?

Food Service may be for you!

Please take a look at THIS for more information.

Progress Reports

Progress reports will be posted at weeks 5,10, and 15 of the semester. An email will be sent to tell you the grades have been posted since the district has gone paperless. Just as grades are dependent on the requirements in the classroom, progress report marks are too. If you have any questions about the progress of your child, please contact your child's teacher.


Infinite Campus Messenger

One of the benefits of our student information system, Infinite Campus, is the messenger program. Through the Parent Portal Inbox, via Email, Voice, and/or Text. in order to save paper, we will be emailing the link to the South Park Newsletter with a target date of the first of every month. Please check to see that your current email is listed in your contact information on the Portal. There may be times when we send out a message via phone or text as well, so it is important that we have current contact information in our system.


Are You or Someone You Know in Need of Assistance?

If you or someone you know is in need of assistance in one of the areas below, please contact Jodi Gunckel or Heather Wolters for specific organizations and phone numbers in the areas you need assistance.

  • Child Care/Day Care, Clothing Assistance, Employment Resources/Job Search, Energy Assistance, Financial Assistance, Food Assistance, Health Care/Mental Health, Home Repair, Housing Options & Respite, Information & Referral, Labor Related Resources, Legal Services- Mediation, Personal and Family Concerns, Refugee and Immigrant Services, Transportation, Veteran Services, Work-Related Services for the Disabled.

Having Difficulty Finding the Resources You Need?

To connect to community service, help is just 3 digits away. United Way 211 provides easy access to health and human services.

Dial 2-1-1 OR 1-800-924-5514 for help with information about food resources, counseling, employment, health care, child care, support groups, housing, clothing, after school programs, or legal aid.

It's FREE, confidential, and available 24/7.


Questions, Suggestions, Concerns

At South Park Middle School we are dedicated to providing the best educational program possible for our students. Should something occur that you have a question about or are unhappy about, please give your child's teacher a call first. If you are unable to resolve the issue call me at 424-1228 ext. 2703 so that we can work together to address your need. If you have a concern that you have been unable to resolve with me, you may call Dr. Andrew Jones, Director of Administration, at 424-0100. He will help you address your concern and/or connect you with others who can help.

Notice of Surveillance

South Park Middle School is using video surveillance/electronic monitoring to observe, monitor, and/or record the behavior and activity of all personal on school property or grounds, or participating in school functions

American Disabilities Accommodations

Upon request, reasonable auxiliary aids and services will be provided to individuals with disabilities. If assistance is required, please provide advance notice by calling the school office at 920.424.0431

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Oshkosh Area School District, including all school buildings/sites/programs, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, orientation, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability. Therefore, no student shall be excluded from participation in any curricular, extracurricular, student services, recreational or other program or activity. When separation by sex in education activities is appropriate for health and/or safety reasons, equal educational opportunities shall be provided for both sexes.


 

School Safety/Where to Drop Off/Pick Up During the Day

For safety reasons, all entrances are locked. A "buzz in" system is located at Door #1. If you need to drop off something or pick something up or drop off/pick up a child, please do so at Door #1.


 

Whom Should I Contact?

We hope these listings will assist you in getting your issues dealt with directly and efficiently. Go to the following link: Whom Should I Contact?

 


 

Specialist Updates and News