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.


(10/18)    The Executive Committee of the School Board has released the annual report for St. Patrick Catholic School for last school year, 2017-18. The report highlights some of our achievements over the past year and provides important information on the finances of the school. You can read the report here.

(10/17) Happy birthday to Tessa Roe and Mrs. Thelen on Thursday, to Gabe McCormack and Judith Pohl on Friday, to McKenna Pixley and Grant Pline on Saturday, and to Ethan Chamberlain and Moriah Hass on Sunday.

(10/17) Good luck to the junior high and varsity cross country teams as they run in Fulton today, and for the freshman, JV and varsity volleyball teams as they compete in Dansville today. Good luck also to the junior high volleyball teams as they compete in Saranac on Thursday, to the varsity football teams as they play in Ashley on Friday, and to the varsity cross country team as they run in the Class D State meet on Saturday and to the the 5th and 6th grade volleyball white team as they compete for the league championship on Sunday.

(10/17) Aquinas is on fall break next week; all Aquinas students will report to study hall during your scheduled Aquinas class.

(10/17) There is no school tomorrow or Friday.

(10/16) Families wishing to apply for scholarships for the 2019-20 school year will need to complete the Smart Aid application. Applications and complete instructions are available by following the links below:

Applications and supporting document deadlines:
  Round 1 of Bishop Scholarship: 12/1/18
  Round 2 of Bishop Scholarship: 2/2/19
  Application Fee: $30.00

The Bishop Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible families. The Smart Aid application must also be submitted for parish awards (no deadline).

Family information from 2018-19 school year was rolled over and is available in Smart Aid 2019-20. If you applied last year and use the same email and password, this part of the application does not have to be filled out again.

This information can also be found on the school website under Prospective Families, Tuition/Scholarship Info or For Parents, Tuition/Scholarship Info.

If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 517-647-7551 or the business office at 517-647-6505.

(10/16) Good luck to the 5th and 6th grade volleyball (white) team as they continue play in the league tournament at St. Thomas.

(10/15) Good luck to the junior high volleyball teams as they host P-W.

(10/15) The PFCU Student Run Branch will be open tomorrow during lunch.

(10/14)  Fall Festival Raffle Winners

(10/13) Downtown Decorating!

Several members of St. Pat's Middle School Youth Group decorated downtown Portland yesterday.  Thanks to all of them for their volunteer time---the downtown looks great!

(10/12) Happy birthday to Blair Lafferty today and to Peyton Brown and Carter Hilliard tomorrow.

(10/12) Good luck to the varsity football team as they play at Tekonsha tonight and to the following teams who all compete tomorrow: JV volleyball at the Morrice Invitational, varsity volleyball at the Perry Invitational, varsity cross country at the Greater Lansing Invitational, and 5th and 6th grade volleyball as they begin their league tournament.

(10/11) Happy birthday to Braden Bozung.

(10/11) Fall Fest Take-out Meal Coordinator Needed

After many years of overseeing take-out meals at the Fall Festival, Mr. Kevin Pline will be stepping down after this year. We need someone to shadow Mr. Pline this coming Sunday and then take over this important position beginning next year. Please contact Mrs. Jill Scheurer at (517)944-4725 if you are interested in this volunteer opportunity.

(10/10) Happy birthday to Joanna Dugan.

(10/9) Happy birthday to James Miller and Teddy Wernet.

(10/8)  Rosary in support of life

Please join a group of St. Patrick parishioners who gather together to say the rosary in support of life on Saturday, October 13 at 3:00 p.m. at Father Flohe Field.

(10/8)  Special visitors.  On Friday, St. Patrick School had some special visitors. As a part of her presentation for her Aquinas College dual enrollment class speech, junior Anna Schasser had three llamas visit.  The llamas names are Caccini, Morgana and MariMae.  Thank you to Emerald Glen Farm for bringing the llamas in for a visit.

(9/7)  Facebook page

Make sure that you check out our Facebook page for latest videos, announcements, sports scores, etc.