Resources for Parents

Otsego Public Schools provides parents with several resources to stay connected with your child's education and opportunities at school.

Accelerated Reader, Building NewslettersEducational Resources, Food Service, Medication AuthorizationInfinite Campus Parent Portal, Volunteering (Criminal Record Check Form)


 Accelerated Reader

Home Connect

To access your child's Accelerated Reader scores, you can use Home Connect.  To obtain a username/password for Home Connect, please contact Michelle T. Triemstra, Director of Technology, at (269) 692-6222 or


You can determine if a book is an AR book by using ARBookFind.  ARBookFind also gives you detailed information about the book including a summary, grade level equivalent, and the number of points the book is worth.

 Building Newsletters/Bulletins

Each school creates a newsletter that is published weekly (typically on Fridays).

Building Newsletters


 Educational Resources

Websites: Please use our list of educational websites to provide your child(ren) with valuable educational resources at home.

Apps: If you have an iPad there are several apps used in the classroom that you can install on your home device. Here are our suggestions: iPad Apps Also take a look at the District Acceptable Use Policy for Students to understand the guidelines with technology.

Common Core Standards: 
Click here for a PTA version of the new curriculum standards

 Food Service

For questions about our Food Service Department, contact Connor Kooyers, Director of Dining Services at 692-6167 or

Lunch Prices for 2016-17
   Elementary Breakfast: $1.40
   Elementary Lunch : $2.10
   MS & HS Breakfast: $1.40 
   MS & HS Lunch: $2.35/$2.60/$2.85
   Milk only: $0.50

Summer Food Program (Free Breakfast & Lunch) 

Elementary School Breakfast Menu

DSE & WSE School Lunch Menu

Mobile Site Lunch Menu

Send Money To School (formerly allows parents to deposit money into their child's lunch account.


To determine if your child is eligible for free or reduced breakfast and lunch, you can apply at  Applications for the upcoming school year can be entered online beginning July 1.  

Medication Authorization 

For your student to be able to take any medication, prescribed or over-the-counter, during the day, you must fill out an authorization form detailing what medication and the dosage. Students are not allowed to bring any medication, including cough drops, to school with them to take themselves.

Prescription Medication Authorization Form

Over-the-counter Medication Authorization Form

 Parent Portal

Infinite Campus Parent Portal allows you to view your child's grades and attendance information. If you have your activation code you can view this handout to setup your account. If you do not have your activation code, please contact Michelle T. Triemstra, Director of Technology, at


Anyone wishing to volunteer in one of our classrooms or buildings, must fill out a Criminal Record Check and History Affidavit. Upon approval, it is good for all activities at all buildings, however, it must be completed every two years. Criminal Record Check and History Affidavit