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 and spirits of its students for over 100 years.  Our school mission statement contains just six words, six powerful words that are a guide for life:  We Pray!  We Learn!  We Achieve!

For more information about our top-rated preschool through 12th grade 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 give thanks for our family and friends and ask our heavenly Father to protect and guide them in all they do. We also pray for the Varsity Football team as they host Covert today, the Cross Country and JV Volleyball teams as they compete Saturday.

(8/26)  Budgets are now online

The parish and school budgets are now online.  Go to About Us/Documents and Forms.

(8/26) Happy birthday this weekend to Alex Leslie, Erik Leslie, Chase Bengel, and Mr. Smith.

(8/25) Happy birthday to Levi Knoop.

(8/25) 7th and 8th grade youth group will meet tomorrow after school at the Youth Center.


(8/24)  You are invited to the tailgate party and game

The Tailgate is Friday, August 26 at Portland High School at 6 pm.  All are welcome to join in for food, fun and football. Get to know other parents, teachers and students at this great event. We provide the hot dogs with all the fixings, water and paper products. Please bring a quick dish to pass and join the fun. We will have games for the kids and plenty of time for social time. Our special guests are all preschool, DK, K,  and new students and all of their families. The football game starts at 7:00 pm. It's another great way to kick off the school year.

(8/24) Shorts may not be worn to church tomorrow.


(8/24) Happy birthday to Landon Simpson.

(8/23)  Athletic Association meeting

The September Athletic Association meeting will be held this Sunday, August 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  All parents of Shamrock athletes are encouraged to attend.  Members who attend eight meetings per school year receive a free Family Sport Pass.

(8/22) Al Schrauben to be inducted into MHSCA Hall of Fame

Coach Al Schrauben will be inducted into the Michigan High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Al is very deserving of this recognition. We are very blessed to have him as a coach and a representative of our Parish and School Community at St. Patrick.

The Induction will take place on September 18th at Central Michigan University, Bovee University Center at 1:00 PM. Friends, family, and former athletes of Al's are welcome to attend the induction. Click here for ticket information. Congratulations Al!

(8/17)  Athletic Association minutes from August meeting

(8/17)  Scrap Metal Drive

The Athletic Association will hold a Scrap Metal Drive on Saturday, October 15.  President Todd Davlin is looking for someone to coordinate the drive.  If your child is a Shamrock athlete, please consider helping out.