Dr. Steinhoff discusses upcoming spring events in the video below. Check it out!
Please watch the video below for an update from OPS Superintendent Steinhoff regarding school closure and COVID-19.
Check out the below video as Superintendent Steinhoff reviews the planning and preparation meetings of the day, relaying important information to the public regarding the upcoming week and into the future. Also, make sure to check out these helpful infograms for more information: Stop the Spread of Germs Share Facts AboutContinue reading… COVID-19: Planning & Preparation Update From Supt. Steinhoff
My position includes meetings that require me to be away from the building. Some of these absences are multiple days in a row. When I return, it usually takes time to catch up on emails, voicemails, etc.; however, the District functions whether I am present in the building or not. Continue reading… Everyday Heroes at OPS – Fall 2019
by Kraig Steinhoff, Superintendent The Oakes Board approved the 2019-2024 Strategic Plan on April 9, 2019. The need for this plan is to guide our District through the transition to personalized competency-based learning, support the flex mod initiative in the high school, plan for funding the ongoing building and groundsContinue reading… Strategic Plan Approved for 2019-2024 – April 2019
By Kraig Steinhoff, Superintendent The word “home” has multiple definitions. According to Merriam-Webster (2019), definitions include 1) “one’s place of residence,” 2) “a place of origin,” 3) “a familiar or usual setting: congenial environment.” I like all of these definitions and believe that Oakes Public Schools can be defined asContinue reading… Home – March 2019
By Kraig Steinhoff, Superintendent Last week we had two buses stuck on an evening route. The radio calls from the drivers were within five minutes of each other. Both extra buses were on the regular routes already, so we didn’t have another bus to go and pick up the kids.Continue reading… Whatever it takes – February 2019
By Mr. Kraig Steinhoff, Superintendent The District Design team met this month at West Fargo for the second statewide convening. We collaborated with our cohort schools of West Fargo Public Schools, New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School District, Northern Cass Public School District, and the Youth Correctional Center. The Oakes District DesignContinue reading… OPS’ Next Steps with Personalized Competency-Based Education – January 2019
By Mr. Steinhoff, Superintendent The Oakes Public Schools have been busy this fall working with Dr. Jeffery Schatz, the former Superintendent at Fargo Public Schools, with the creation of the 2019-2024 strategic plan. This plan will be utilized to set priorities, focus energy and resources, strengthen operations, and ensure thatContinue reading… What is being planned at Oakes Public Schools for the next five years? – December 2018
by Superintendent Steinhoff How many of you can think back to your school days and remember your GPA? Were you a 2.0 student, perhaps a 3.25, or maybe even a 4.0 student? I can remember mine like it was yesterday because I graduated high school with a 4.0 GPA andContinue reading… What Was Your GPA? – November 2018