District Newsletter "The Oakum"

The Oakum Delivery Options:

The district is trying to reduce costs on printing and mailing (while saving lots of trees in the process). There are several ways you will be able to receive our district newsletter "The Oakum":

  • You can download it on this page in .pdf format.
  • You can have it e-mailed directly to you.
  • If you don’t have access to the internet, you can still have it mailed directly to your home. (If you choose to have it mailed or emailed to you, the school will need the following information):
    • your name, address, city, state, zip code and/or your complete e-mail address

Send this information to: Teresa Montague, 255 First Street, Olivet, MI 49076. Questions may be directed to Teresa by calling (269) 749-9129 or you can e-mail her at Montagt@olivetschools.org.

Oakum Downloads

2017-2018 Back to School


February 2017

December 2016

August 2016 - Back to School Issue


Deadlines for Article Submission 2016-2017

Monday, November 14, 2016

Friday, January 13, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017


Back to School Issue 2017-2018

Friday, July 21, 2017

Published on District Website

Friday, December 2,2016

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017


Back to School Issue 2017-2018

Friday, August 4, 2017

Instructions for Submitting Article for Publication

  1. When submitting your files please name them with your name and a short description. For instance, "ckita_technology_news" or "wmurray_newbooks". Please do not name your file "oakum".
  2. Send picture that accompany your article in a separate message. Please name your picture file or include a caption so the Oakum editor will be able to determine the best placement of your photo and text.
  3. Please send a copy of your article to your building principal for review. This is especially import for student written articles.
  4. Call or email the editor with any questions or concerns regarding article submissions at montagt@olivetschools.org or dial 269-749-9129