St. Patrick Catholic School

122 West Street, Portland, MI   (517) 647-7551

We Pray! We Learn! We Achieve!

Located in Portland, Michigan, St. Patrick Catholic School has been educating the minds, bodies, and spirits of its students for over 110 years.  Our school mission statement contains just six words, six powerful words that are a guide for life:  We Pray!  We Learn!  We Achieve!

St. Patrick School is open to all families who are looking for a faith-based education for their children.  For more information about our top-rated preschool through 12th grade academic, athletic, and extra-curricular programs, please visit the Prospective Families page, contact the school office at 517-647-7551 or e-mail Mr. Randy Hodge.


Daily Intention:

Today we pray for the strength to forgive those who have sinned against us and to avoid holding grudges. We also pray for the 5th and 6th grade girls green and white basketball teams as they finish playing in the league tournament this weekend.

(3/16) Happy birthday to Paul Cook and Irene Mackowiak.

(3/15)  Athletic Association minutes

The next meeting will be on Sunday 3/25 at 6:30 in the Parish Hall.  All parents of Shamrock athletes are encouraged to stop in.

(3/15)  Eat at the Wagon Wheel!

The Athletic Association and The Wagon Wheel are sponsoring a dinner fundraiser on March 26 and 27.  Present them with a coupon for the event between 4:00 and 7:00 and 20% of your check will go towards supporting Shamrock athletics.  Coupons are available at the school or print out here.

(3/15) Happy birthday to Payton Russman, John Schneider and Simon White.

(3/14) This weeks jean day money will be collected at Mass tomorrow and donated to Positive Solutions Informed Choices.

(3/14) Writing club is having a meeting during lunch tomorrow in Mrs. Holman’s room. Pizza will be provided.

Prom tickets will be sold during lunch on March 27 for $60 and April 12 for $65.

(3/11)  School newsletter is online

(3/11)  Holy Thursday School Lunch

Thursday, March 29: Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowls: There is no school Mass on Holy Thursday. We will serve students hot dogs for lunch and ask students to make a donation in the giant rice bowl at lunch. Money from this jean day will be added to the rice bowl project.

(3/11)  SAT to sponsor Stations of the Cross

On March 16th, the Student Ambassador Team will sponsor a Living Stations of the Cross.  Students from St. Patrick High School will act out the stations, beginning at 6:00 pm in our church.  The school board will sponsor the Soup Supper following the stations.   Please join us for this powerful presentation.

(3/11)  Parent Survey---Please complete by April 8

It is time to complete our annual Diocesan Program Effectiveness survey.  We ask that all school families complete a survey, which takes less than 10 minutes. When you get to the page that says, “Thank you for completing your survey,” please print it off, sign it and send it in to the school office. Once we receive this, each one of your school-aged children will receive an Out of Dress Code pass.

(3/2)  2018 Shamrock Auction

The Shamrock Auction will take place on Saturday, April 21.  Mark your calendars now for a fun filled evening.  The Auction letter and donation form were emailed to all school families several weeks ago.  You can also find the form here.