Newsletter May 24, 2021


Oaklawn Elementary      School

May 24, 2021 


Summer School

Summer school confirmation emails have been sent to students who are enrolled.  Attached to the email was an information sheet with dates, times, schedules, etc.  

Information Sheet

Summer Lunch/Breakfast Program:  School lunch/breakfast are available to any child 18 years old or younger for FREE.  Please enter Door #2 on Viola St. Your child does NOT need to be attending summer school to participate in the breakfast and/or lunch program.  No need to sign up, just come on in!

Breakfast (Mon-Thurs) - 7:45-8:15am

Lunch (Mon-Thurs) - 11:15-12:00noon

Summer Lunch/Breakfast Menu


Library Materials Due - Fri. May 28th

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, the district-wide due date for media materials is Friday, May 28.  Please make sure that all library books are returned by then.  If unsure, students can always double-check what items they have checked out by logging in to Destiny, following these directions:


5th Grade Promotion - June 3rd   12:45-1:30pm


Dear Fifth Grade Parent/Guardian,

The Oaklawn staff are preparing details for the 2021 5th grade promotion planned for THURSDAY, JUNE 3rd at 12:45 p.m. We anticipate the promotion ceremony will go until 1:30 p.m. Under direction of the Oshkosh Area School District we will be holding a promotion at school and will be able to broadcast the live stream, as well as have the video available after the event for families to view on the OASD Elementary Youtube channel. The link for the ceremony will be shared with 5th grade families the week of the event.  

We need all parents/guardians to access this google form and provide permission for the image/likeness of their child to be used in the live stream and saved video.  This is a district requirement to protect our students. Any fifth grade student who does not have parent/guardian permission will receive their recognition and awards at a separate time. At this time the Oshkosh Area School District is not allowing visitors to the school, so there will be no in-person spectators at the promotion.  

Parents/guardians can access this link to provide permission to include your child in the promotion ceremony which will be broadcast live on the OASD Elementary youtube channel.  


The Oaklawn PTO provides updates on opportunities for families through the Oaklawn PTO Facebook page.  I encourage all families to regularly check for updates.  

Contact Principal Scott W. Johanknecht via email or cell (920) 573-0456 with any questions.

Thank you,

Scott W. Johanknecht

Oaklawn Principal

Food Services Information

***At this time, all students will receive free meals again for the 2021 – 2022 School Year.  However, we still highly encourage families to fill out free and reduced applications in order to qualify for other benefits.

FREE AND REDUCED MEAL APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR will be available online on the Infinite Campus Parent Portal in mid-July and will also be mailed out in the US mail to all households in mid-July.  Please return your completed application to the Food Services Office, Oshkosh West High School, 375 N. Eagle St., Oshkosh, WI  54902, or the Elementary School Office your child attends on or before the first day of school.

LIMITED LUNCH SERVICE AT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS are used when a student is very negative in their lunch account and the family has been notified by Food Service that service will cease if the account isn’t brought current.  If the student doesn’t bring a sack lunch or cash to pay for the lunch the Food Service Department will allow the student to eat a limited lunch.  The limited lunch will consist of 2 pieces of bread and a peanut butter cup (as the entrée) and then will be allowed to have the fruit, veggies and milk offered and the account will get charged accordingly for the limited lunch.  They will NOT be able to have their choice of an entrée.

HAVE LUNCH WITH YOUR CHILD - All Elementary Schools and the Food Services Department invites parents of school-age children to have lunch with their child any school day.  Please let the school office know in advance so we can make sure a lunch gets ordered for you.  You may bring money with you to pay for the meal or the adult lunch can be charged to your students Food Service Account.  

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE DEPARTMENT - The food service department is seeking individuals to work for our department serving breakfast and / or lunch. The majority of these positions available are 1.5 - 2 hours in length and are during the breakfast and lunch service time, which varies with the school.  Opportunities for longer shifts and additional hours may also be available.  Please see the WECAN at website for employment opportunities along with applying for positions within the Food Service Department.

Keep Contacting the School

The OASD still has COVID-19 protocols in place.  If anyone in your household shows symptoms of Covid-19 please keep all school age household members at home and contact your child's school.  We are still contact tracing and quarantining students as needed.

In an effort to continue to track symptomatic students, return dates to school, and Covid-19 cases, we kindly ask that you continue to notify your school nurse when your child has symptoms, has tested positive for Covid-19, or has been a close contact to someone that has tested positive for Covid-19. Please call 920-509-0586 or email with Covid-related information. Thank you. 

6th Grade Immunization Requirements

(First dose given at age 11, before entering 6th grade)

Your 5th grade child will need the Tdap immunization before entering 6th grade as required by Wisconsin State Law.  

Please inform your school of the immunizations your child has received by emailing the school nurse your child’s name and date of immunization. 

Merrill Middle :

If you choose to sign a waiver, please contact your school office or click on this link  to obtain the paperwork. On the paperwork, you will need to complete Step 1, Step 4 and Step 5, sign and return to your school before the start of 6th grade.


Get ready for the 2021-22 school year!

The Oshkosh Area School District’s Annual Student Update (Enrollment) for returning K-12 students and for new 4K students will take place April 1 - September 1, 2021. Students must be enrolled by September 1. However, the sooner you complete this process, the better!

This annual enrollment process is required and secures a student’s place at school for the next school year. The process is done through the Infinite Campus (IC) Parent Portal and includes updating demographic and contact information. NOTE: Fees and payments for the 2021-2022 school year cannot be paid until mid-August, additional information will be provided at that time.

  • Instructions: CLICK HERE for step-by-Step Instructions 

    • NOTE: This process should be completed on a desktop computer, laptop, or tablet. It is not recommended to use a cell phone.

  • Link: CLICK HERE to log in to your Infinite Campus (IC) Parent Portal and click on the “Online Registration” link (located on the bottom left side of the home screen)

    • NOTE: This link will be active/available as of 8 a.m. on April 1, 2021.

    • HELP: If you do not have an Infinite Campus Parent Portal Account OR need your password reset complete the following form: 

  • Contact: If you have any questions or need assistance during the online annual enrollment process you can contact your child’s school office OR the OASD Administration Office at 920.424.0395.

  • In-person Support: If you need in-person assistance / access to a device or internet, a Central Registration Day will be held at Oshkosh North High School on August 10, 2021. More information will be provided in the coming months. 

Additional information regarding the 2021-2022 school year, including important dates, will be provided to families by their child(ren)’s school. 

Thank you for choosing the Oshkosh Area School District for your student’s educational experience. We look forward to continuing to work with your family to meet your student’s individual needs and provide them with the best education possible.

2021 Oaklawn PTO


During the PTO meeting on May 27th, the attendees voted for officers.  Here is your 2021-2022 PTO Leadership Team. 

President:  Stephanie Pereira Da Silva

Vice-President: Beth Kimball

Treasurer: Samm Pamperin

Secretary: Jennifer Greenfield

Mr. Scott J: Principal 920-424-0170 or


PTO Meeting Minutes 9/10/2020

PTO Meeting Minutes 12/16/2020

PTO Meeting Minutes 3/16/2021

PTO Meeting Minutes 5/27/2021

Future Dates

May 26

  • 4th Grade Leadership Academy, Menominee Park

May 27

  • 5th Grade Leadership Academy, Menominee Park
  • PTO Meeting - Officer Elections, 6:00pm

May 31

  • Memorial Day, No School

June 1

  • Field Day - All school, various times per grade level. (Per OASD Covid guidelines limiting visitors to schools, we will not be having any in-person spectators.)

June 2

  • Yearbooks handed out to students who purchased them.  

June 3

  • Last Day of School
  • 5th Grade Promotion Program 12:45-1:30pm (Per OASD Covid guidelines limiting visitors to schools, we will not be having any in-person spectators.)