District News Stories
Welcome to the Oxford Hills School District!
Oxford Hills School District has many items for sale which fall under OHSD Policy Code DN "School Properties Disposition." This is a sealed bids sale. Bids must be received by 9:30AM August 10, 2016 at the district central office. See details and list of items here.
Online payment system upgraded
Our online payment system had been upgraded from AndroPay to AndroGov. It will go into effect sometime on July 1, 2016.
Budget passes! Thank you for your support.
Out with this old thing, in with the new...
Our district's beloved (not!) website will be replaced with a shiny new one very soon. We plan to have the new one ready for its debut on August 1, 2016. Please look for it right here at this same address. For more information, please read this.
Budget Newspaper available here!
A printed version of the will arrive in district citizens' mailboxes soon, but you can download a copy right here.
Colpitts named to Blue Ribbon Commission to Reform Public Education Funding
Superintendent Rick Colpitts is a member of a commission that will "examine increasing costs throughout the public education system in Maine and recommend action to reform public education funding and to improve student performance in the State." - more here
Hebron Station Students Win!
April 12, 2016: Congratulations to Bailey Graffam's fourth grade class on taking first place in a national book trailer video competition! To see their video and learn about the book and author, please check out the author's blog.
Kindergarten Registration and Screening
We will be holding Kindergarten screening at all of our elementary schools. If your son or daughter will be 5 years of age on or before October 15, 2016, please see this schedule and call the school in the town you reside to schedule an appointment.
Items you need to bring on screening day: Original birth certificate; proof of residency; immunization record; most recent physical exam by a doctor; any legal documents regarding custody issues and any pre-school special services documents, such as OT, PT or speech.
Make sure MSAD17 can reach you!
If you have never subscribed to our text messaging service, you will get a text message from us on Saturday, March 19, asking you to do so. The message will start with "Oxford Hills School District" and end with "SchoolMessenger/tm." Please respond with a "Y" to the message to subscribe.
Manage your contact settings with School Messenger's Info Center! You can set which phone is called and for what purposes, which email address is used and which text message number to sue for what purposes.
Our very own Rick Colpitts named Maine Superintendent of the Year!
Superintendent Richard Colpitts has been named Maine Superintendent of the Year by the Maine School Superintendents Association (MSSA). See article in the Maine School Management Association. Congratulations on this latest honor, Rick!
If you graduated from our high school please take a minute to complete our alumni survey. Thank you very much!
Apply for free or reduced price school lunches online
We are pleased to announce that free and reduced price school lunches may now be applied for on-line via the Parent Portal. Instructions for how to complete an online free/reduced meal application can be found here.
Parents will need a code from the district in order to create a portal account (codes are included in the packet of forms sent to parents at the beginning of the year). Portal accounts can be created here.
PAY YOUR STUDENT FEES ON-LINE
OHCHS students and Adult Education students can now pay their fees on-line. See the link to AndroGov in the right hand navigation panel. Please note that there are on-line payment fees.
Building a Bridge to the Future: Elevating the Performance and Effectiveness of Our Schools
Laptop information for OHMS and OHCHS students
Help your students! Here's how...
Elementary parents: How can I help my elementary age child achieve her/ his aspirations?
Looking for the bus schedule for your child?
Try our new InfoFinder system by clicking the bus routes box in the right column! >>>
You can also find.
Notice to Parents as required by NCLB
Parents have the right to request the professional qualifications of their child's teacher. Parents interested in accessing the professional qualifications of a teacher should make the request in writing to Dr. Patrick Hartnett, Assistant Superintendent, Oxford Hills School District, 232 Main Street, Suite 2, South Paris, ME 04281.
Click on the NCLB Quick Link below to view the NCLB Report Cards information provided by the Maine Department of Education and SAD 17. The school Report Cards and school NECAP information is located on each schools' web page.
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|Policies and Regulations
|Oxford Hills Community
|Enroll your child in school
||Get a student work permit|
|Portal account management
|Directions to the Superintendent's Office: From Portland (about 1 hour), take Route 26 north through to Route 117. Take a right at the light (high school on inside corner) and go about 100 yards. Turn right into high school and take an immediate left to the Western Maine Community College building.
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at the superintendent's office.