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 that the Holy Spirit will direct us daily in all that we do. We especially pray for all of those who have died while serving in our country’s armed forces as we celebrate Memorial Day this weekend. We also pray for the JV baseball team as they play in Olivet, and for the JV softball team as they host Olivet.

(5/26)  School newsletter is online

(5/26)  Spring sports banquet

The 2017 Spring Sports Athletic Banquet will be Thursday June 8th at the Knights Hall beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Mark Simon will be providing the main dish; athletes are expected to bring their favorite dish to pass. Please remember to dress appropriately for this event. The High School teams being honored will be:  JV Baseball, Varsity Baseball, Varsity Softball, Varsity Boys Track, Varsity Girls Track, Varsity Golf

(5/26) Happy birthday to Sean Fedewa and Zoey Miller today, and to Alexis Knoop on Monday.

(5/25) Happy birthday to Mr. O’Brien.

(5/25) The varsity girls track team finished in 5th place at the CMAC League Meet on Wednesday night, while the boys finished in a tie for 6th place. 

All-conference honorees included: 

Ashton Walker -

3200 Run - 1st team

800 Run - 2nd team

Greg Doll -

Shot Put - 2nd team

Discus - Honorable Mention

110 Hurdles - Honorable Mention

Annie Gunderman -

400 Dash - 2nd team

4x400 relay - Honorable Mention

Leah Cook -

Long Jump - Honorable Mention

4x400 relay - Honorable Mention

Emma Gunderman -

300 Hurdles - Honorable Mention

4x400 relay - Honorable Mention

Brittany Thelen -

4x400 relay - Honorable Mention

(5/24) Happy birthday to Bella Myers and Joshua Snitgen.

(5/24) This weeks’ jean day money will be donated to Mark Simon and collected at Mass tomorrow.

(5/23) Happy birthday to Joel Enz.

(5/23) All library books are due by tomorrow.

(5/23) A new label competition is now underway. 

Bring in your labels by Friday, May 26th.  The class with the most labels brought in per student in grades DK-5 and 6-12 will win out of dress code and popsicles.

(5/22) Happy birthday to Macie Smith and alumni Kelsey Schneider.

(5/17)  Win tickets to the Summerfest concerts

Send your photos from past Summerfest celebrations to the Ionia Sentinel Standard and you can win St Pat's Summerfest Concert Tickets for The Journey tribute band or local favorite, Skank, in weekly sweepstakes drawings.

(5/17) Starting Monday, May 22, grades 6-12 will no longer be allowed to charge lunch to your account. 

If you are unsure of what your current lunch balance is please check with Mrs. Pline after lunch is served.

(5/12)  Volunteer at Summerfest

The Summerfest sign up sheet is up and running.  Please take a look and sign up to work at an event or two.  

(4/28) Director of Development Position

St. Patrick Parish is looking for a Director of Development to expand, encourage and enrich philanthropic giving to the church and school. A minimum of 3 years of post-graduate work experience in a comprehensive development office, including development with significant major gifts and a background in individual and/or corporate fundraising, is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field is required. Click the link above for more details and how to apply.