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Northview West Oakview Elementary School


Preparing Students For Life’s Next Step


Northview West Oakview Elementary School is an established and collaborative community school for students from Early Childhood age through Grade 4 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  One of its greatest strengths is its welcoming, respectful, responsible, caring and safe learning environment for students.  West Oakview hosts the regional deaf and hard of hearing program for students under Grade 4.  The school offers a comprehensive academic curriculum supported by classroom extensions including field trips, assemblies, technology labs, library, fine arts, and physical education programs.  Parents/Guardians are an important part of the school family.


Mr. Dan Heitzman, Principal   |  Michelle Walsh, Building Administrative Assistant
Office Hours:   7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.    School Hours:  8:14 a.m. – 3:16 p.m.
Lunch Hours:  11:40-12:05 (DK/K/3rd); 12:05-12:25 (1st/2nd/ 4th).
Recess:  12:05-12:25 (DK/K/3rd); 11:40-12:05 (1st/2nd/4th); 2:55-3:05 (DK/K); 1:55-2:05 (1st-4th).



Building News

  • West Fest Thursday, February 16, 2017

    WEST FEST SILENT AUCTION! Click on the link below to see the exciting things happening at West Fest! West Fest (view power point) Your parents can bid on many different fun items! The highest bid wins! ● Trail Ride at Double R Ranch with Mrs. Hoffman......

  • Valentine Party Times – Tuesday, February 14

    Valentine Party Times – Tuesday, February 14   Dykhuis 8:30-9:30 Shiffer 8:30-9:30 Chapin 12:30-1:30 Staal 10:30-11:30 Duba 1:00-1:45 Nephew 1:00-1:45 Gorter 1:00-1:45 Lyons 1:00-1:45 Ohnsman 2:15 in the library Schelhaas 2:15 Ballmer 2:15 in the gym Heyboer 2:15 in the gym Czechowskyj No formal party,......


    What : Preschool Open House and Registration When: Thursday, February 9, 2017  Time: 6-7 p.m. Northview Preschool (held at West Oakview Elementary School) is a wonderful place to begin early school experiences. The Northview Community Education Preschool and Great Start Readiness programs are designed for......


    www.SignUpGenius.com/go/409044DAEAB28A0FB6-west   We are still collecting packaged food and beverage items for West Fest. These donations are for the food walk and ring a drink games. Students will be entered in a drawing for each donation brought in and every Wednesday leading up to the event......