​Our Mission Statement

Great Oaks Elementary School will promote academic excellence in a caring environment.
 

Mark Your Calendar

Our calendar can be linked to your phone/device's calendar app.  Please click on the calendar icon next to "Upcoming Events" below for directions on how to set this up.

PDF DocumentPrintable Great Oaks Calendar

 

Upcoming Events

December 8
PTO Flip Out Fundraiser
American Gymnastics
PTO Flip Out Fundraiser
Date: Dec 8
Location: American Gymnastics
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
December 9 - December 13
PTO Santa Shop
GOE
PTO Santa Shop
Date: Dec 9 - Dec 13
Location: GOE
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar

Times to be announced

December 14
PTO Breakfast with Santa
Great Oaks Elementary
PTO Breakfast with Santa
Date: Dec 14
Location: Great Oaks Elementary
Cost: See Flyer
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
December 17
Green Team Meeting
4:02 PM
Mrs. Strackbein's Room
Green Team Meeting
Date: Dec 17
Time: 4:02 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Mrs. Strackbein's Room
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
December 18
Board of Education Meeting
7:00 PM
MSN
Board of Education Meeting
Date: Dec 18
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: MSN
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
December 23 - January 3
No School - Holiday Break
No School - Holiday Break
Date: Dec 23 - Jan 3
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
January 6
School Resumes
School Resumes
Date: Jan 6
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
January 7
PTO Meeting
6:00 PM
GOE
PTO Meeting
Date: Jan 7
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: GOE
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
January 19
PTO Mother/Son Event - TBA
PTO Mother/Son Event - TBA
Date: Jan 19
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar
January 20
No School - MLK Day/Professional Development Day
No School - MLK Day/Professional Development Day
Date: Jan 20
Calendar: Great Oaks Elementary Calendar

Great Oak Banner saying "At Great Oaks Elementary We Grow! We Give Respect, remember to be safe, own our actions, Work together"

Spotlights

Honor Roll
4th & 5th Grade Honor Roll At the end of each quarter, our 4th & 5th grade honor roll students will be posted here.
North Central Association Accredited Through accreditation and related services, NCA CASI continuously improves the quality of education and challenges education entities to prepare each and every learner for success. All Anchor Bay Schools are NCA Accredited.

Anchor Bay News

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Moonbeams and Sweet Dream- December 19th

The Chesterfield Public Safety Department is sponsoring a 'Moon Beams for Sweet Dreams' Dinner & Bus Trip to Beaumont Children's Hospital Thu. Dec. 19th @ 5:30PM. 

Tickets available at the Chesterfield Police Dept. 24/7 and at Chesterfield Fire Station 3 (23 Mile / Baker) Mon-Thu 8AM-2PM
Minimum Donation $12 per Adult / $8 per Child
(All proceeds benefit Beaumont Children’s Hospital)

Thank you Anchor Bay Transportation Department for volunteering to be the drivers and buses for this very special trip!! 

Thank You Voters!!

We just want to say thank you again to all of our voters who supported the Anchor Bay School District Proposal that was on the November 5th ballot. Here are the unofficial results: (Includes totals from Macomb and St. Clair counties.)
Choices Total Votes % Votes
Yes 3,545 61.7%
No 2,200 38.3%

2019-2020 School Calendar

The proposed amendment to Section 101(10) of the State School Aid Act was enacted effective October 1, 2019 and now allows school districts to count qualifying teacher professional development towards pupil instructional time.  Accordingly, we can now confirm that the alternate calendar that was previously shared is now approved and finalized.

Contact Us

Great Oaks Elementary

32900 24 Mile Road
Chesterfield Twp, MI 48047
Phone: (586) 725-2038
Fax: (586) 725-4014

Administration

Ron Medley
Principal
Rene Moses
Office Manager
(586) 716-7862 x2051

Attendance Line:

(586) 725-2038 ext. 1101

If your child is going to be absent or tardy, please call as early as possible.  A message can also be left with your name, student's name, grade/teacher, date of absence & reason for absence.
Thank you!

School Times:

Full Day:  9:11 AM - 4:02 PM
Half Day:  9:11 AM - 12:40 PM

Dismissal Schedule:

Full Day:
Kindergarten-all: 3:55 PM
1st Grade-all: 3:57 PM
2nd-5th Grade:
- Walkers/Pick-up/SAC: 3:59 PM
- Bussers: 4:02 PM

Half Day:
Kindergarten-all: 12:34 PM
1st Grade-all: 12:36 PM
2nd-5th Grade:
- Walkers/Pick-up/SAC: 12:38 PM
- Bussers: 12:40 PM

Band Information

5th Grade Band Parents

***Please sign up for my REMIND as soon as possible.  I will use this for any band cancellations and other band-related topics.  Steps for doing this:  On your cell phone, enter the number (434)264-5121. Text this message: @goeband

PDF Document11/22/19 Band Update
PDF DocumentLetter from Mrs. Sheldrick
PDF DocumentIntroduction to Band 2019
PDF DocumentPrivate Lesson Teachers
PDF DocumentManuscript Bass
PDF DocumentManuscript Treble

Medical Forms & Info

Newsletters

PDF DocumentDecember 2019
PDF DocumentNovember 2019                       
PDF DocumentOctober 2019 
PDF DocumentSeptember 2019

PTO

The Great Oaks PTO has a website for PTO events, signups, etc. The school code is V3TPU7​​​​​. Please click on the link below. 

External LinkGreat Oaks PTO 

School Age Childcare

Drawing of a tree with kids hands as leafs saying "Each of us is Great Oak! We are grounded. We stand tall. We never stop growing."