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From the Principal

Welcome to Oakland Primary School’s Web site! I hope you will enjoy your visit and will find the pages both informative and helpful.
 Oakland Primary is proud of its heritage and tradition and we are dedicated to the total development of every K4-1st grade student. The best teachers in town can be found at Oakland and we sincerely value the community partnerships and parental support that we receive.


Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Ms. Lakesha Grant for being selected as Oakland Primary's 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Grant received her Master of Education Degree from Cambridge College.  She has taught first grade at Oakland Primary for the past 15 years.  She is married to Jeff Grant and has two sons, James, 8 and Joshua, 4.  Mrs. Grant has a passion for teaching and believes all children can learn.  In her spare time, she enjoys quality time with her family, reading, and gardening.

Distinguished Reading Teacher

Oakland Primary School is proud to announce Mrs. Sherri Palmo has been selected as Oakland's Distinguished Reading Teacher of the Year for 2013-2014.  Mrs. Palmo is a reading instructor in the School’s reading lab and a member of the Sumter Area Reading Council.

Daily Announcements

School Orientation August 12, 2014

Oakland Primary will hold its school orientation on August 12th. Pre-K and 1st Grade will meet from 11:00-12:30 p.m. and Kindergarten from 2:00-3:00 p.m.  Both sessions will start in the School Cafeteria with a welcome message and some important information about the upcoming school year. Vendors will be available in the multi-purpose room and parents and students will have an opportunity to visit their new classrooms and meet their new teachers. Hope to see you all on the 12th!

Oakland Primary School

2014-2015 School Supply List

Visit the School Website -  http://ops.sumterschools.net/



1 Standard-sized Book Bag -NO WHEELS 
1 Kinder Mat      

1 Box of Washable Magic Markers                               1 Box of Crayola Crayons (48 large count)

3 Box of Kleenex Tissues -                                              1 Bottle of Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap

2 Container of Baby Wipes                                             1 Box Gallon Ziplock Bags -

2 Pack of Glue Sticks                                                        1 Box of Washable Paint

2 Plastic Folders with fasteners                                     1 Container of Clorox Disinfecting Wipes

1 Box quart size Ziploc Bags                                           1 Pack of copy paper

1 Package of  “Fat” #2 Pencils                                        1 Box of Playdoh 

1 Black/White Composition Writing Tablet (without wire binders)

1 Bottle of Waterless Hand Sanitizer       

1 Set of Clothing (underwear & socks included) in a Ziploc Bag labeled with child’s name




Standard-sized Book Bag (Large enough to hold folders)—NO WHEELS

3 Boxes of Kleenex Tissues                                              Hand Held Pencil Sharpener

3 Plastic Folders with Pockets                                         1  Four Pack of Play Dough

1 Box of Crayola Washable Markers                              1 Container of Baby Wipes

2 Box of Crayola Crayons (24 small count)                    3 Bottles of Washable Paint

2 Pack of #2 Pencils                                                           1 Box Gallon Size Ziploc Bags (Girls)

2 pack of Dry Erase Markers                                            1 Box Quart Size Ziploc Bags (Boys)

1 Large Bottle of Hand Sanitizer (Boys)                         1 Pack of  White Copy Paper

1 Bottle of Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap (Girls)       1 Pack of Big Erasers

2 Packs of Glue Sticks (2 Per Pack)                                 1  Pack of Magic Eraser                                                   

 First Grade

1 Bottle of Elmer’s School Glue                                      2 Pack of Dry Erase Markers

Standard Size Book Bag - NO WHEELS                           4 Packs of 24 count #2 Pencils

3 Boxes of Kleenex Brand Tissue                                    1 Pack of Glue Sticks (8 small or 4 large)                 

 2 Pack of White Copy Paper                                           1 Bottle of Sanitizer                

1 Pack of large Pink Erasers                                            2 Spiral (70 count) Tablets

2 Container of Baby Wipes                                             3 Boxes of Small Crayola Crayons – 24 count

4 Plastic Pocket Folders with Fasteners                       1 Pair of child-size pointed Scissors

     (Blue, Red, Yellow & Green)                                      2 Black & White Composition Notebooks

1 Box Ziploc small Bags (Boys)                                       1 Box Ziploc large Bags (Girls)

1 Plastic Pencil Box                                                           2 First Grade Handwriting Tablets



 Mrs. Eron, Ms. Golden & Ms. Sabo

Standard Size Book Bag - NO WHEELS                          1 Journal (Jones)

2 Bottles of Liquid Hand Soap                                        1 Pack of Crayola Paint                                 

2 Boxes of Kleenex Tissues (per semester)                  1 Pack of Large Glue Sticks

1 Box Ziploc small Bags                                                    1 Bottle of Large Elmers Glue

1 Box Ziploc large Bags                                                    2 Plastic Folders with pockets

2 Containers of Baby Wipes                                           1 Box of Crayola Crayons-8count(Eron/Jones)

1 Kindergarten Mat with 4 Folds (Golden only)         1 Pack of Crayola Paint

1 Pack of Large Pink Erasers (Golden only)                 1 Box of Large Washable 8 Count Markers

1 Pack of Assorted Construction Paper                       1 Box of Crayons 24 Count (Golden)                           

1 Five Pack Dry-Erase Markers                                      1 Pack of Playdoh

1 Set of Clothing (underwear & socks included) in a Ziploc Bag labeled with child’s name

School begins on Monday, August 18, 2014

E-Books A Summer Hit!

Since school ended for the summer, on June 5th, over 600 books have been checked out of the new Electronic Library! Wow, students are reading and keeping those reading skills honed for the new school year.  Keep it up and continue to read this summer. Remember we have over 1,200 selections to choose from. 

Parents if you have misplaced the log-in and password for the new e-Library please e-mail me at Bill.Austin@sumterschools.net and I will be more than happy to supply you with the log in information.

Keep Reading and let's see if we can reach 1,000 books this summer!

Important Information

For information about School Start Date and Supplies for the 2014-15 School Year look under the Resources tab.  We have also included a link to the district calendar for the 2014-15 School Year.


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Oakland Primary School Proudly Serves Members of the United States Air Force and the United States Army. We are a Military Friendly School! If you are being assigned to Shaw AFB and would like more information please call us during normal office hours and we will do all we can to help facilitate your child's needs.
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