Newsletter - April 2020

Read Elementary School

Scott VanEss, Principal

Jackie Morter, School Secretary





1120 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901

Phone: 920-424-0172   FAX: 920-424-7592


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The OASD's Free Grab-and-Go Meal program (Monday-Friday) is ongoing; it IS NOT impacted by the State's Safer-at-Home Order. LEARN MORE:


At-Home Learning

The Oshkosh Area School District (OASD) will be closed for students as of Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice. Beginning March 18, 2020, the OASD will be implementing At-Home Learning Days Monday through Friday.The following resource contains important information for students and families regarding OASD At-Home Learning Days. The information is organized by grade levels (PK-5 and 6-12).

At-Home Learning resources

Our school has access to a variety of eBooks (electronic books), digital audiobooks, and online magazines, that can be read on any device with an internet connection (including smartphones)! These eBooks and online magazines can be read and checked out all year long - at home and at school! 

eReading family brochure


Read Digital Dress up Days

March 30-April 3

Dress up at home for digital learning. Teachers will be joining as well. Each day take a picture and send it to  in the subject please put the name of your teacher or post it on the Read School Facebook page put the classroom teachers name with it. I will make a collage of all of you and share it each day on the Read Facebook page. The class that has the most participating students will win. What will you win? Bragging rights and Ice cream. Mrs.Bertram will send everyone from the winning class a coupon for a free scoop of ice cream.

click here for list of Dress up days

Chromebook Assistance

If your child is having issues with their Chromebooks, our staff is working hard to make sure your child is able to continue their learning at home.  Please click on the following link to get assistance with Chromebook issues:  Chromebook Assistance Link

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Positive Behaviors Interventions and Supports

Schools use PBIS as a framework to establish clear expectations and routines for students. Students are acknowledged for their expected, appropriate behavior. Using PBIS at home will help your child understand what is expected and maintain a sense of normalcy.  Click the link below for a slide show about PBIS at Home to help students continue to follow the Read Way expectations during their time at home.

PBIS at Home

Classroom Assignments for 2020-21 School Year

Requests DUE May 1

The Oshkosh Area School District Policy #434 provides parents the opportunity to fill out a request form for a specific classroom for consideration at the building level based on an educational need for your child.  “Request for Specific Teacher or Class Assignment Forms” can be found on the district webpage using the following link: Request for Specific Teacher or Class Form.  All request forms must be emailed to Jackie Morter, School Secretary, by Friday, May 1.  A great deal of time and effort is put into creating balanced classrooms. All classroom requests will be reviewed; however, they may not be honored. Late forms will not be accepted. 

Summer School 2020

There is still time to register! If you missed registering online and would still like to register your student for summer school, please contact the OASD Summer School Secretary, Shanda McLimans, at (NOTE: Online registration for Summer Camps, including athletic and music camps, will remain open until June 10, 2020.)

To learn more about the OASD Summer School Program and registration process visit Plus, check out the 2020 OASD Summer School Course Guide for a complete listing of course options, as well as registration and busing information. 

Annual Online Registration for 2020-21 School Year

The OASD's required Annual Student Update (Enrollment) for Returning Students begins on April 1.  New students and 4K students can enroll on March 30, 2020.  The Annual enrollment for returning (existing) students is required and only by fully completing the enrollment process will a student’s place at school for the upcoming school year be assured.

Online Registration Information & Instructions

Open Enrollment 2020-2021

OPEN ENROLLMENT (attending an Oshkosh Area School District School while living outside of the Oshkosh attendance area - application period is from 2/3/20 to 4/30/20). Click below for the sheet that explains the deadlines and procedures. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Math Corner with Mrs. Neveau, Math IST

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Counselor News from Ms. Muenster

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Social Emotional Resource Packet (COVID-19) from Ms. Muenster

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