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 pray for greater respect for human life. We also pray for the JV and varsity boys basketball teams as they play at Bath.


(1/18)  Due to Portland Public High School Exam schedule, there will be no busing for St. Patrick secondary students in the afternoon on Wednesday, January 18, Thursday, January 19 and Monday, January 23.

There will be no busing for all students on Friday, January 20 both morning and afternoon when Portland Public Schools are not in session.

(1/18)  Happy birthday to Karley Beachnau and Carly Zimmerman who celebrated their birthdays Monday, and to Brittany Thelen and Kyla Drake who celebrated yesterday.

This weeks jean day money will be collected during the communion service tomorrow and donated to the Franciscan Life Process Center.

(1/18)  The JV and Varsity Boys Basketball game in Bath tonight will begin at 6pm.  The bus will leave at 5pm.

(1/17)  School is closed today due to icy roads

The scheduled St. Patrick School games and practices are cancelled.

The JH Girls Basketball game @ P-W will be rescheduled.

The JV and Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Bath will be rescheduled.

(1/16)  From the PTO

  • JANUARY MEETING   PTO has their next meeting Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 6:00 PM in room 115.  All are welcome, please come join us!
  • Uniform Sale   PTO will be having a uniform sale during Catholic schools week breakfast January 29 8:30 am-11:30 am and after school Jan 30-Feb 3rd 3:30-4:30 pm in room 208.

(1/14)  Wagon Wheel supports the PTO

If you buy food/drinks at the Wagon Wheel on Tuesday, January 24 between 5 and 8 pm,, Chopper and Jonda will donate 20% of all proceeds to St. Pat's PTO.  Dine in or carry out.  You must print this coupon and present it to your server.  (Coupons are also available at the school office or from any PTO member.)


The St. Patrick Catholic High School chapter of the National Honor Society is hosting a Red Cross blood drive on January 23rd from 10:00AM to 4:15PM in the Parish Hall.  There is currently an emergency level blood shortage nationwide!  Please invest an hour of time on the 23rd and give the gift of life!  Each donation has the potential to save up to 3 lives! To schedule an appointment to donate, please see an NHS member or visit

(1/13) Happy birthday to Mathius Cross yesterday, to Macie Leonard on Saturday, and to Abi Mason on Sunday.

(1/13) This weeks’ jean day money will be donated to Mandy Woods who is battling cancer.

(1/12)  School is cancelled today because of icy road conditions

The St. Patrick 1/12 JV and Varsity Boys Basketball Games have been cancelled for today. 

They have been rescheduled for Friday 1/13.


St. Patrick JV Boys basketball @ St. Patrick Gym, 5:00 PM start. Kevin Pline - Clock.

St. Patrick JV Girls Basketball @ St. Patrick Gym, 6:30 PM start. Kevin Pline - Clock.


St. Patrick Varsity Boys @ Portland Middle School Gym, 6:00 PM start. Neil Miros - Clock

St. Patrick Varsity Girls @ Portland Middle School Gym, 7:30 PM start. Neil Miros - Clock

(1/11) Happy birthday to Aiden Fandel yesterday, and to Brody Beckhold, Nathaniel Leahy, Tori Sandborn and Emily Snitgen today.

(1/9) Happy birthday to Marley Weems, Colie Weems, and Mrs. Kristen Schrauben.

(1/9) The PFCU Student Run Branch will be open tomorrow during lunch.

Happy birthday to Adam Brown, Alex Bennett, Michael Cross, Josie Pung, and Mr. Hodge today. And happy birthday to Robert Heins and Mrs. Pung on Saturday.

(1/4) Coach Al Schrauben reaches 600th Girls Basketball victory!

The victory came against Ashley on Tuesday night. Nice job girls!  In recognition of "Super Al" reaching this coaching milestone, we are going to have a party at the Wagon Wheel following the Varsity Girls Game vs. Fowler this Friday 1/6.