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Your First Day of School at Great Oaks Academy

Starting a new school year is exciting for everyone — students and parents included! The first day of school is like the beginning of a big adventure, full of excitement and the chance to start fresh. We're looking forward to welcoming everyone and are here to guide you through your first day of school at Great Oaks Academy. Below you will find lots of important information and tips to ensure you're prepared for a fantastic back-to-school experience.


First Day of School:
Monday, August 26, 2024

Meet Your Principal

"What I love about Great Oaks Academy is the infectious comradery and teamwork displayed by the staff.  The intentional focus on student achievement is palpable, and everyone works hard every day.  Furthermore, the students are kind, caring, and respectful.  The formula of great staff and great students is a recipe for success!"
- Damon Williams, Principal at Great Oaks

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First Day of School: Tips for a Smooth Start

Starting school can be exciting and stressful, whether you’re a brand-new kindergartener, joining a new school midyear, or settling back into scheduling rhythms after summer break. It’s a lot of adjustment for kids, parents, and teachers, but here are a few tips that might help to smooth out the back-to-school transition.
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NHA Parent Portal

Use the NHA Parent Portal to submit all forms before the first day of school. Whether you're a returning family or this is your first year at our school, take the time to finish any remaining forms so you're ready for the first day of school! To do this, log in to the NHA Parent Portal before the first day by clicking on the link below. If you have any questions or need assistance, contact the front office. We are happy to help!

Log in to Parent Portal

Need help with your Parent Portal account? Head to our Parent Portal Help page.

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NHA SchoolConnect

Stay connected with all things school-related through NHA SchoolConnect! It is your go-to tool for staying informed and in the loop about everything happening at our school. Don't miss out! Sign up for SchoolConnect right inside your NHA Parent Portal to keep up with important updates and information.

Log in to SchoolConnect

Need help with your SchoolConnect account? Head to our SchoolConnect Help page.

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We're Here to Help

Understanding school policies is essential for a smooth start. We're here to support you! If you have any questions, please call the front office at 586-427-4540 or email