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 If your student is not registered during the spring window (4/4/22 - 4/29/22), you will be required to register in person this summer. Below is a list of dates for registration:

Registration Dates

Returning & New Student Registration

 

Opens:

Closes:

New Students

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

Thursday, June 30th, 2022

 

Kindergarten Registration

 

In-Person:

Online:

Kindergarten Registration

Friday, May 20th, 2022

(9 a.m. - 2 p.m.)

Follows the same window as new student registration.

 

 

 

How you can prepare now for Returning Student Registration

In order to ensure a smooth registration process, we encourage you to begin preparing now. You can begin preparing for registration now by ensuring you can log in to your Parent Portal account and gather proofs of residency. If you do not know your username or password for Parent Portal, select the “Forgot Password” option and follow the on-screen instructions (be sure to check your spam folder for a password reset link). Parent Portal can be accessed here. For a list of acceptable proofs of residency for returning students, click here.

 

 

    

OAK PARK’S ANNUAL TALENT SHOW & END OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION 

SPONSORED BY PTO

MONDAY MAY 23, 2022

       Talent Show Information             

 K & 1 begins at 8:00am

 2 & 3 begins at 10:30am

Talent Show: due to the time constraints and the number of students who signed up for the show,  each Talent Show act will have a STRICT 2 minute time limit!! Parents are welcome to attend the Talent Show, but if you can’t make it to school, the Talent Show will be live or after the event watch it on www.osgreyhounds.live
Students will be treated to a Tay’s hot dog, chips, a coke and a Kona Ice Fruit First. If your child needs an alternative lunch, please send a lunch and a drink.

Thanks to everyone who has helped make this year’s event a great SUCCESS!!!

Order Securely Online Starting Now thru May 27th!

1. Go to www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks

2. Enter the school ID, OAK252 (3 letters/3 numbers)

3. Follow the directions to complete your order.

4. Keep your online confirmation as your receipt. OR Order by returning this order form along with your check/cash payment to school by: Monday, May 23, 2022. Make Checks Payable to: Oak Park Elementary PTO

2022-23schoolsupplyorderform.pdf

 

 

 
   

WAMA 2022 Summer Art Camp Registration is OPEN.

https://www.walterandersonmuseum.org/events

 

   

In an effort to provide a safer and more hygienic way of attending OSSD sporting events, our athletic department has partnered with GoFan to move to a paper-free way of electronic ticketing.

This means that tickets for any OSSD athletic event will now be purchased completely online, with a digital copy of the ticket being sent to your device. Game attendants can then scan the electronic ticket off of your device when you enter the event just as they would with a paper ticket.

Our goal is to provide a more hygienic way of attending events by eliminating unnecessary exchanges of cash and paper.

To purchase tickets using GoFan:

  1. Visit www.gofan.co.
  2. Search "Ocean Springs."
  3. Select your school and event.
  4. Complete the steps on-screen to checkout.

 

all students eat free

District & Boundaries Map

First page of the PDF file: School_Attendance_Zones_1-2015
Our Mission:
It is the mission of the Ocean Springs School District to teach our students essential content and strategies, which will enable them to apply knowledge beyond their school experience and to have a positive impact on society.
Oak Park's Vision

Oak Park’s vision is to provide an Opportunity for All students to develop the foundation and Knowledge they will need to reach their full potential

 
OSSD's Vision:
It is the vision of Ocean Springs School District to educate and inspire all students to their highest levels of achievement.

Our Community

Ocean Springs School District is proud to reside in the heart of the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Photo of downtown Ocean Springs

Photo by Jim Howton Photography. 

Photo of the Mary C

The building above served as the public high school from 1927-1966. It is now serves as a cultural arts center for the Ocean Springs community and carries the name of former OSSD Superintendent, Mary C. O'Keefe.

The City of Discovery
Ocean Springs, also known as "The City of Discovery," rests along the coast of Mississippi on the shores of the Biloxi Bay and Gulf of Mexico. The small community of about 17,000 features quiet beaches, close-knit downtown scene, and a robust arts community.
 
Ocean Springs earned its nickname from the French, an establishment of theirs in 1699 by Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville. Since that time, the community has grown to 17,000 strong, with heavy influences from the arts community.
 
Notable artists like Peter Anderson, Walter Anderson, and George Ohr made Ocean Springs their home, and inspiration for their artwork.
 
Ocean Springs serves as hosts of the annual Peter Anderson Arts Festival, a weekend-long arts festival that brings hundreds of thousands of visitors to downtown.
The 1927 Public School
Due to overcrowding in a growing community and a necessity for centralized learning, a new city public school was opened in 1927 as "Ocean Springs High School." Miss Mary C. O'Keefe was the first Superintendent of Public Schools at Ocean Springs, and the former high school building is named in her honor.
Present Day
In 1966, Ocean Springs High School moved out of the 1927 school and into what is now Ocean Springs Upper Elementary, where they stayed until summer of 2012. In 2012, a new, state-of-the-art school was completed along Old Spanish Trail, on the far-east end of the city. 
Photo of Ocean Springs High School